How to Become a Resident Field Technician

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Resident Field Technician

What does a Resident Field Technician do?

A Resident Field Technician removes, installs, repairs, disassembles, assembles, performs failure analyses of all equipment including engines, electrical systems, hydraulics, transmissions, power train, brakes, steering, and electronic and computer applications. Work is done in shop or customers location. Being a Resident Field Technician home base is away from shop. Requires a high school diploma. Additionally, Resident Field Technician typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Resident Field Technician works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Resident Field Technician typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

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Applicants must have 3 plus years’ experience working on all makes and models of heavy equipment to work in the field.  Must be assertive, a self-starter, and able to work without direct supervision.

01/04/2020: Casper, WY

US-OR-SALEMCome join the fastest growing business at Car Toys! We re now hiring for Auto Salon Technicians (Detailers) to join.

12/03/2019: Nashville, TN

Repairs machines to the customer's satisfaction in the field or customer's location.

12/31/2019: Racine, WI

Performs work in the field or at customer locations which can include overtime and overnight assignments.

02/11/2020: Santa Barbara, CA

Resident FIELD TECHNICIAN needed in Kawartha Lakes Licensed 421A-HET Ability to travel daily into the field Vehicle, laptop, cell phone provided Free uniforms & Boot allowance (summer/winter).

01/09/2020: Boca Raton, FL
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Resident Field Technician

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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Resident Field Technician

Best colleges and universities for Resident Field Technician

  • High Point University
  • Bradley University
  • College of New Jersey
  • St. Edward's University
  • Florida Southern College
  • Marist College

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Resident Field Technician

Is being a Resident Field Technician Worth it?

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Ziegler CAT has an opening for a full-time, experienced Field Service Technician to work to work on agricultural equipment.

02/20/2020: Grand Rapids, MI

The Field Technician is directly responsible for the management of field operations and reports to a Field Supervisor.

01/14/2020: Grand Forks, ND

This position will report to the Field Service Manager in charge of Motion Control Machine Tool Field Service.

12/28/2019: Asheville, NC

Partner with assigned service team members to learn how to effectively and efficiently resolve resident service requests.

02/28/2020: Milwaukee, WI

The successful candidate will be a core member of our field and laboratory services team and will work closely with TREK’s manager of the field and material….

02/17/2020: Anderson, IN
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Resident Field Technician

What skills do you need to be a Resident Field Technician?

As with every job, there are some skills needed to succeed within this role.  Possession of the following skills will help ensure successful day-to-day operations in this role: Electronic Equipment Installation, Electronics Repair, Failure Analysis, Preventive Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Equipment Diagnostics.  This list doesn’t encompass every skill required for the role, but is a good place to start.

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Valid Technician, Heavy Equipment Licence with a minimum of 5 years experience in repair and service of heavy equipment both in the shop and in the field.

12/01/2019: Riverside, CA

Applicants must have 3 plus years’ experience working on all makes and models of heavy equipment to work in the field.  Must be assertive, a self-starter, and able to work without direct supervision.

02/20/2020: Los Angeles, CA

This individual will operate a mobile service vehicle and travel to customer locations in the Santa Rosa, CA area to perform in-field, machinery diagnostics and repairs as required.

02/03/2020: Anderson, IN

Perform in-field machinery diagnostics and repairs as required.

12/21/2019: Petersburg, VA

Must have 2+ years previous Field Service experience.

12/23/2019: Milwaukee, WI
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Step 6: View average salary for Resident Field Technician

How much does a Resident Field Technician make?

The average salary range for a Resident Field Technician is from $58,430 to $71,649. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Resident Field Technician
$58,430 to $71,649

Step 7: Find relevant Resident Field Technician jobs, and apply.

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Step 8: Explore Career Path of Resident Field Technician