ABB Group
Senior Field Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Linthicum Heights Map
Posted: 10/16/2021
Closing: 11/15/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description

Senior Field Engineer

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

The Senior Field Engineer, Power Delivery role will provide direction and assistance to the work group in order to meet assigned objectives in Electrification Distribution Solutions in US.

Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be responsible in performing installation, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance on electrical distribution equipment.

Your responsibilities

  • Provide knowledge of and conduct work activities in compliance with the ABB HSE (Health, Safety and Environment), ABB Way, and Safety Manual & Safety policy at all times.
  • Be responsible for hands-on execution of projects including Startup, commissioning, troubleshooting, engineering, design and repair of Power Delivery equipment in respective area; Power Delivery includes transformers, switchgear, OCBs, Circuit Breakers, busways, Uninterruptable Power Source (UPS), Automatic Transfer Scheme (ATS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Relays, Power Management Controls systems and other Power related equipment & controls.
  • Lead outages with other field engineers, technicians, and contractors including project management, lead site engineer or site project manager. Perform administrative functions such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheet and expense sheets on a complete timely and thorough basis.
  • Plan, organize, and perform multifunctional field assignments in designated areas of expertise, directing the work of other field engineers and craft labor as required, in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Develop and further expand technical knowledge and expertise, currently recognized industry standards for engineering ability.
  • Plan, prepare, and/or instruct both internal and external training programs as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge in area of specialization.
  • Perform administrative functions in a timely manner that are associated with your work, such as writing technical reports, ordering necessary materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheets, expense tracking sheets, and cost control activities. Such tasks must be completed on a timely, and thorough basis.
  • Maintain knowledge of the report system to the extent required for timely and accurate input of field information necessary.
  • Exercise good judgment in controlling costs and expenditures of company funds. Protect the company's capital investments by properly safeguarding and maintaining that equipment for which responsible.
  • Strive to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in all transactions and relationships with customers.
  • Work directly with customers and ABB sales / service team to identify new service opportunities, develop proposals, and execute work scope. Develop knowledge of ABB Industrial Solutions, terms & conditions, and those of our customers & sub-contractors to minimize risk and ensure compliance & integrity.

Your background

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 10 years of related engineering / field experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of field engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated & ability to build strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision, with strong business acumen.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 70% as required.
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid passport and driver's license.
  • Knowledge of industrial customer base in geographical area.
  • Technical skills in testing of power distribution and delivery to include Low Voltage and Medium Voltage Breakers, Switchgear, Relays and Transformers. Experience in the repair and refurbishment of LV and MV circuit breakers (OEM equipment such as Siemens, GE, ABB, SquareD, Multilin relays, and Switzer Relays).
  • Technical skills in testing, commissioning, startup and troubleshooting of medium voltage synchronous machines (including excitation systems), controls systems and Programmable Logic controllers a plus.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

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Senior Field Engineer