Controls Technician

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Controls Technician

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Davis Engineering is a full service staffing firm partnering with an excellent company working in power systems in the Portland, Maine area to hire an experienced Controls Technician comfortable in a field service role and experienced in motor systems and variable frequency drives (VFD). If interested in this role, please apply with you Word formatted resume. To expedite the process, resumes can be sent directly to Rich Gardner at to be considered.

Controls Technician- (Field Service - VFDs and Controls)




•Perform on site and/or in shop troubleshooting, testing, calibration, programming, repair, estimate, or replacement of motors, controls, VFDs and select instruments.

•Read, understand, and modify, electrical prints and electronic schematics.

•Perform on site start-ups and operator training.

•Use test equipment such as multimeters, meterscope, simulators, and power supplies.

•Practice all codes, technical requirements, and safety procedures.

•Submit required forms, reports, and documentation.

•Build or test VFD and control panels.

•Promote a culture of excellent customer service and look for opportunities to broaden relationships or sales opportunities with new and existing customers

•Safely operate company vehicles, and maintain company equipment and vehicles.

•Maintain current body of knowledge/training (attending manufacturers’ continuing development or factory training classes)

•Reports to work in PORTLAND, MAINE.  May work extended hours or work on-call as scheduling demands or as needed

•Travel to customer sites to perform work duties as needed




•High school diploma

•Formal electrical / electronic schooling (certificate or associate’s degree)

•Prior Variable Frequency Devices Technician and Electronic Controls Technician experience, including the maintenance, repair, construction, and/or design of VFDs and Controls. This includes the ability to perform on-site start-ups and operator training.

•Prior experience using test equipment such as: multimeters, meterscope, simulators, and power supplies.

•Valid driver’s license

•Familiar with use of personal computer and software (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)

•Strong mechanical understanding of electrical controls and VFDs

•Perform on site start-ups and operator training.

•Practice all codes, technical requirements, and safety procedures.

•Ability to interface with external customers and internal team members

•Ability to express technical ideas and concepts verbally and in writing

•Ability to work in industrial environments (indoor “shop” area as well as exposure to external environments where electronic controls may be installed or based)

•Position requires travel to customer or control sites

•Position requires occasional on-call hours/shifts to respond to equipment failure/emergencies

•Position requires Controls Technician to have own relevant hand-tools/equipment



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