Field Technician



Advert ID



New Haven

Job Type




Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Bridgeport, CT - (USA) 1000 Lafayette Boulevard 11th Floor Suite 1167 CT Bridgeport , CT 06604



Job Description

Performs work on rail cars being processed through the Yonkers Facility and Commissioning Warranty Sites.  This includes repairs, modifications requested by their supervisor.
The position entails working on rail cars in the final assembly process at the Yonkers facility or at a remote site. The technician will use standard hand tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, sockets, etc.) along with his or her ability to perform basic trouble-shooting utilizing multi-meters and PC based test equipment.  The technician will read piping diagrams, mechanical drawings, technical manuals and electrical schematics as required to accomplish the job assignment. 
The technician will perform test procedures on some the following systems: HVAC, Brakes, Propulsion, Communications systems, Toilet systems, Trainline systems, Sign systems, Automatic Train Control systems, general functional tests, 
From time to time the Test technician will be required to assist and support the engineering group on various engineering tests.

The test technician will interact directly with the customer on a regular basis and must have to ability to communicate clearly the intent and be confident in his or her assignment. The test technician will fill out all test documentation, reports and any other documentation required for the particular job assigned.

The Field Technician will operate in many cases without direct supervision. He will be the lead in performing his tasks. The Field technician is not a novice position. He or She is required to take the lead in the assignment and guide the Function Test Technician or Rail Car Technician assigned with him. The Field Technician is to initiate the call for vendor, engineering, or manufacturing support first, then report to the supervisor the results or need for further assistance.

The Field Technician will enter discrepancies into the KRC database system. The Field Technician will accurately report his or her time on the job to the supervisor.