Field Service Senior Technician

Location: Corporate Office
Job Code: 189
# of openings: 2


Position:  Senior Field Service Technician

Summary:  The Sr. Field Service Technician will report to the Field Services Supervisor.  The individual in this role will generally be the project crew leader,  and will be responsible for the safe and productive field assignments involving the installation, repair and oil processing energized and de-energized transformers in high voltage substations.  Responsible for the operation of oil processing and related equipment.  This position will help to execute strategic and tactical objectives while upholding  a foundation of a Good Place organization and culture.  The individual in this role must be willing and able to travel full time. The purpose of the Sr. Field Service Technician is to be responsible for pre-planning, on site and travel for the safe delivery of SD Myers Transformer Field Services.  


High school diploma preferred or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  

The candidate would ideally have 5-10 years of related experience and knowledge of:

  • Transformer repair and oil processing desired.

  • Lab tests and basic lab data interpretation.

  • Electrical safety practices, Confined Spaces, and Lock-Out-Tag-Out.

  • Transformer field service equipment and maintenance.

  • Electrical Safety Goods and proper usage.

  • Work safely.

  • Have a high mechanical and electrical aptitude.

  • CDL-A with clean driving record according to the company policy and be insurable.

  • Must have exhibited strong work ethic, high level of integrity, initiative, and confidentiality.

  • Must maintain proper Safety Training credentials throughout employment.

  • Ability to travel via air or land overnight and/or for extended periods of time.

  • Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all customers,company departments and employees in a team-oriented environment.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must possess strong problem analysis and problem resolution at a tactical level.

  • Strong sense of team commitment, which involves meeting deadlines, punctuality and excellent feedback.

  • Ability to pass a comprehensive medical exam for the physical requirements of position.Carry and maintain Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card.

  • Responsible for providing leadership and training to both new and other field technicians.

  • Plan and take responsibility for site management of projects and able to work independently.


    Duties, activities, and/or job processes for this position:

  • Responsible for all site paperwork and training of other FS technicians.

  • Mastery of SOP and tracking system.

  • Making and leading in the field repairs to electrical equipment as necessary.

  • Transformer Vacuum filling.

  • Oil sampling as necessary.

  • Equipment application dialogue with customers.

  • Field job record keeping with basic computer skills.


    Specific and observable results that will be tracked and measured:

  • Obtain accurate insulating fluid samples from high voltage transformers.
  • Accurately and fully complete paperwork for each job. 
  • Provide superior customer service and have excellent attendance.
  • Determine additional opportunities.
  • Maintain Vehicle to SD Myers standards.
  • Maintain proper record of accountability and Per Diem.

Working conditions of the position to include working hours, working days, travel requirements, lifting requirements and hazardous or uncomfortable conditions (i.e. works primarily outdoors; exposed to dirt, dust, loud noises):

  • Clean or Dirty Environment - Chemical to Steel Plants.

  • 40 – 84 Hour work week.

  • Sitting / driving for extended periods of time; Standing; Climbing, Walking; Lifting; Carrying; Grasping; Reaching; Stooping and Crouching; Speaking and Listening.

  • Work is primarily outdoors.

  • Exposed to live electrical substation situations.

  • Travel will be by tractor trailer, box truck, pick-up truck, van and air.


SD Myers is a family owned business that opened in 1965.  In 2013 and 2014, we were awarded Northcoast-99 as being one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio. We are celebrating our 50th year of business in 2015!  Our company continues to be a worldwide leader in high voltage transformer life extension. 

We provide a place where our employees can build a career and a future.  With an average tenure of our staff in excess of 9 years, nearly 20% of employees with 20 or more years of service, and several team members experiencing over 30 years with SD Myers, it is a place where people enjoy being a part of a “family.”  With a focus on promotion from within, a person can start at an entry level role and potentially become a member of the leadership team!  The opportunity for career growth is endless!

We are a diverse group of individuals coming together with a common focus on being the customer advocate in the transformer service industry.


What SD Myers Offers You:

Competitive Compensation   

Medical, RX and Dental Benefits

Employer Matched 401K

Life Insurance

Professional Development Opportunities

Short/Long Term Disability Insurance

Flexible Spending Account


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Email: or Fax (330) 633-4786



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