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System Field Engineer
REQUISITION NUMBER:20180502-34001-002
COMPANY LOCATION:HSQ Technology - Hayward, CA
Job Responsibilities:

Summary: Responsible for a variety of system engineering and project tasks. Formulates and defines technical scope and objectives of projects, and is a professional presence in representing HSQ. Work under the direction of a project manager or senior project manager on large projects.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform Field and factory testing, installation, maintenance, calibration and field repair of Radio Systems, PLC’s, Remote Telemetry units, control panels, I & C equipment.
  • Perform factory and field functional testing of programmed control systems, including PLCs, HMI and SCADA.
  • Conduct research into the feasibility, design, operation and performance of radio systems and electronic communications instruments, equipment and networks.
  • Process calibration documentation in a timely manner.
  • Modify PLC and HMI applications in the field.
  • Ability to compile and organize customer proposals, submittals, tests procedures, and Training course submittals
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on plant instrumentation and equipment.
  • Use NIST-traceable calibration equipment to perform precision comparisons.
  • Modify and assemble control panels and mechanical assemblies in field.
  • Perform material tracking, shipping / receiving functions as required; especially related to material on a job site.
  • Generate Daily Field reports, test procedures and forms
  • May Coordinate start-up activities within HSQ, any contractors and owner personnel


Job Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in electrical, civil, mechanical, structural or chemical engineering, or engineering management with a specialty in one of those areas. Two years’ experience is preferred.However, the exceptional candidate with work-study or internship experience will be seriously considered such as AA degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school and two years related experience, or five years related experience
  • Radio System development design and field radio signal testing and measurements
  • Experience with Radios, instrumentation, VFDs, PLCs, and HMIs
  • Ability to modify PLC and HMI programs in the field
  • Basic understanding of NEC code and UL508 requirements
  • Lead field start-up testing of electrical and programmed control systems, including loop checks, drive setup, installation inspection, operational readiness testing, and functional acceptance testing
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills for collaboration and teamwork
  • Knowledge ofDatabase software; Design software; Development software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, and the ability to operate a PC.
  • Provide project leadership on difficult applications and solutions
  • Excellent performance in stressful environment
  • Work duties could be performed on weekends or holidays to fulfill customer commitments
  • Willing to address conflict resolution immediately and without fail
  • Daily travel may be required


    Desired Skills:

  • Radio Systems and Remote telemetry design and testing.
  • Experience in industrial controls for power distribution, central plant control, water / Transit, Water, wastewater, or similar
  • Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer (CBRE) title
  • ISA Certified Control System Technician (CCST)
  • Ability to solve software and data communication problems, including network switches and radios
  • Desirable, but not required, certification by state board for PE or certification of PE-in-training.


Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements
  • Sits, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard
  • Works outdoors at construction sites as well as indoors
  • Ability to travel

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.


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