Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | CNC Field Service Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and technical sales recruitment and placement for a variety of industries including aerospace, CNC machine tool, automotive, industrial and medical products. One of our international clients is currently recruiting for several field service engineers as follows:

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, and electrical systems in commercial or industrial establishments by performing the following duties.

  • Visually inspects, installs and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction.
  • Discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance technicians, to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantles defective machines/equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring.
  • Installs and repairs electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Installs, programs or repairs automated machinery and equipment, such as robots or programmable controllers, and computer numerical controls.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures, and tools.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions and other structures.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent, 2 years shop experience, 2 years Associate Degree in technical program, experience as service technician.