Lead Field Technician - IL
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Melrose Park - Corporate HQ - Melrose Park, IL
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Road Warrior
Lead Field Technician

The Lead Field Technician is responsible for the electro-mechanical installation of automated storage systems equipment at our customers’ sites in the USA and Canada.  This role assumes the lead over other laborers to ensure accurate and timely system installation.


  • Assemble, install, wire, configure and test automated storage systems, making and supervising the mechanical and electrical adjustments
  • Leading the connectivity of the automation hardware to the software environment.
  • Resolve any electromechanical issues
  • Coordinate and manage small teams of workers at customers’ sites.
  • Create and provide scheduled quality reports and status reports regarding the project.
  • Communicate any issues that arise on site to the Project Manager.
  • Lead the final quality assurance and safety tests on installed equipment and complete all required documentation
  • Train customers on system and light maintenance operations
  • Provide scheduled preventive maintenance and on-demand corrective maintenance services to customers as needed


  • 5 years of related experience
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and plans (mechanical and/or electrical).
  • Basic knowledge related to programming controls (Siemens Step7, TIA Portal…)
  • Ability to travel (USA and Canada) 100% of the time.
  • Responsible, results-oriented person who can be trusted to accomplish the established objectives of each project on time, safely, and with the highest degree of integrity
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work variable hours including weekend, night, and/or holiday work
  • Ability and willingness to lift, lower and carry objects up to 50 lbs., work from heights, climb ladders, and work in confined spaces
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must be bilingual English/Spanish