Optel Group

Montreal Field Service Engineer – Military Electronics and Networking Specialist

Canada, North America
Engineering, Optel Vision

Transitioning Military Candidates must be located within 45 minutes of Montreal or Quebec City  International Airports, Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency Required.

Optel Vision is a global leader in the field of of automated vision inspection systems. Every day, Optel Vision’s advanced technology inspects millions of pharmaceutical products and packages worldwide. 

Optel Vision is looking to hire immediately full-time; permanent, remote based  Field Service Engineers to  install, service and upgrade to our computerized  camera based vision inspection systems.

Field Technicians serve the vital role and primary contact when delivering, installing and supporting our advanced optical inspection systems.Field Technicians are dispatched from their homes to customer locations throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. All applicants must have a valid US Passport and local driver’s license. Field Installers are required to travel 3 weeks (continuously) every month. Certain assignments may be require to travel on weekends, or to stay-over during weekends. (paid travel and paid weekends)

Desired Skills and Experience: Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of hands-on,  technical experience with the installation, repair, troubleshooting of board level electronics and  IT Networks. 

Troubleshooting, inspection and maintenance of various electronic equipment including radar, navigation, satellite and IT network systems.
 Hands-on experience with both  preventative and corrective maintenance on sophisticated electronic components and electronic communication equipment
 Installation, modification and repair of complex electrical systems, controls, and instrumentation,
Advanced troubleshooting skills to identify faulty electrical and electronic systems and circuits. 

Veterans with military training and electronic repair and IT Networking experience are encouraged to apply.

Required Technical Knowledge and Skills:     Must have hands on experience in the maintenance and support of electronic components, IP based IT networks  

Related industrial engineering and experience with manufacturing,  automation or conveyors  will be considered.Related experience can include; production line mechanic, line electrician, packaging machinery engineer, and general field technician responsible for product installation, support and repairs. 

Demonstrate clear communication skills, and individual leadership potential.  Able to excel when working autonomously with high value electronics.
Must have knowledge of electronic engineering experience; working with wiring/  cables, schematics, wiring and testing circuits and electrical components to the board level.
Drilling / mounting in various materials. Running wiring, terminating, creating cable harnesses.
Experience with wiring, wiring harnesses, terminating and testing circuits and components.  Experienced in the installation of electronic-mechanical machinery or optics equipment is ideal.
 Must understand and interpret schematic diagrams, understand electrical symbols, terminology, calculate voltage and circuit flow. Be responsible and confident when installing sensitive electronic hardware, software and OEM equipment.     
Be familiar working with networking hardware, IP processes / connectivity, networking communications. IP addressing, identifying domains, routers, cables, switches, etc.  General knowledge of software programming. (C++) Programming is not a requirement.  Experience with XML scripts is a plus.  

Required Education: Applicants must provide certificate(s) or diplomas from a recognized program  (school, university, or military technical program). Training in electronics, mechanical, electro-mechanical engineering or similar related fields are desired.  Military training and certifications fully considered. Military experience, training or certifications are welcome, and considered equal. GI Bill students from DeVry EET Electronic  Engineering programs are encouraged to apply. 

Language Requirements: All Field Technicians must be able to clearly speak and write in English. Secondary languages are highly desired. Field Technicians with the ability to deliver customer training in Spanish is a major plus. Clear communication, leadership potential and professional presentation skills are essential.

Travel Requirements: This position requires frequent and extended travel. All candidates must be prepared, ready and available to travel for a minimum of 3 weeks (continuously)  per month. Weekend over-stays may be required when installations exceed 5 business days. All Field Technicians must be able to travel freely between the US and Canada, by commercial airline.

Required Training Period: 6-12 weeks paid hands-on training in Quebec City, QC. Canada. All new hires are required to pass progressive technical tests and skill-based functional tests throughout the entire training periods. 

All applicants must pass a Technical Skills Test, prior to advancing to the Skype based technical interview. Candidates must be in good health, with the ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary, based upon a combination of experience, education and skills. Paid Comp-Time paid for all hours travelling, waiting, weekends, working overtime. (portal to portal) Tools, laptop, cell phone and uniform  are provided. Key benefits include; Paid training program, substantial per-diem, healthcare reimbursement benefit, paid vacation, sick and parental time; US 401 K with salary match, and quarterly corporate bonus program.

Employment with Optel Vision is conditional upon a personal credit and criminal background check, as well as successful completion of our company’s technical training and internal certification program. Optel Vision cannot consider any employment arrangement, which requires sponsorship or a 3rd party coordination. All Field Technicians employed by Optel Vision are considered permanent, full-time professionals striving to deliver the very best in service and support.

Keywords related to this position could include:  Hardware, Technician, Intelligence and Electronics Warfare maintenance • Troubleshot various electronic systems to the component level, to include soldering and circuit board replacement in mission critical  essential equipment. • Installed and maintain communication satellites and IP based networks. • Diagnosed and repaired system faults.• Administer Windows workstations, desktop support utilizing Active Directory  (KVM).• Effectively troubleshot hardware and software faults on platforms such as Windows XP workstations, Servers, Satellite Communication Systems, Satellite Modems, Router Configuration, Encryption Devices (SKL), and mission essential software. • Performed maintenance and repair on electronics to include circuit cards, antennas, and radar systems. RF, VHF, UHF –  Proficient with electronic test equipment use and signal troubleshooting on electronic systems, • Equipment installations, calibrations, and inspections. PLC programs (Keyence and Allen Bradley) Oscilloscope Digital Multi meter Function Generator – AC/DC Circuit Analysis Electronic Devices A/D Signal Processing Communications Systems Control Systems Embedded Microprocessor Architecture Peripherals Digital Circuits Network Engineering – Expertise Electronic Instrumentation Expert• Equipment Removal and Installation • Electronic System Assembly Electronic Testing / Troubleshooting • Internal Communication, Telephone, Power, Alarm Documentation • Satellite communication and uploads/downloads • High frequency Radio maintenance and repair • Component assembly and repair . 

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