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Field Service Technician

Princeton, WV, US, 24739

Your Career Begins at Timken 

If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


Smith Services, a part of Timken Power Systems, is seeking a Field Services Technician for the Princeton service center.


The Field Service Technician supports the plant both internally and externally on motor repairs and on-site technical support.  The majority of work includes extended outage work, motor removals and reinstallations, motor testing (including start-up tests) and rigging.


Field Service Technicians must be able to work as a productive team member in a group of 6-8 technicians at one plant doing everyday repairs and support as well as work at customer sites.  During some outages, they may perform additional tasks such as cryogenic cleaning and on-site machining.  Technicians are on call 24 hours a day to offer customer availability for emergency work.   Technicians travel frequently to customer sites.  On site work can include vibration analysis, balancing, laser alignment, electrical testing, and infrared thermography and switchgear testing.  Customer certifications must be obtained when necessary to be permitted on-site.  Some required certifications are MICCS, Mine Safety Certification (below and above ground) and OSHA Certification.  Technicians are responsible for Smith Services customer interface and responsible for managing all customer orders and relationships.  Additionally, technicians support other shop efforts such as warranty work.



Basic requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required.
  • AS in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology, strongly preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to obtain NON-DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate
  • Ability to obtain Mine Safety Certification (below and above ground) and OSHA Certification.
  • 1-10 Years of Experience
  • Familiar with PDMA, Baker and PI Electric Motor Testing
  • General Knowledge of DC Equipment
  • Out of town, overnight travel required



All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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