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Field Service Technician/Engineer

Bloom Engineering improves the environmental sustainability of industrial heating applications, particularly focused on the aluminum and steel industries. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, USA since 1934, Bloom serves its global customers from subsidiaries in the Germany, India, and China.

Bloom Engineering’s knowledge and experience in furnace and heating applications provides meaningful competitive advantage to our customers by reducing CO2 and NOX, conversion to sustainable fuel sources, increasing production capacity, improving temperature uniformity, reducing fuel consumption, and enhancing operating flexibility. 


Position Summary:


Are you a recent graduate looking to jumpstart your career? Do you enjoy hands-on learning in a fast-paced environment? Do you like to travel? Does the idea of commissioning and troubleshooting industrial sized burners for the steel and aluminum industries excite you? If so, we have just the opportunity for you as a Field Service Technician/Engineer. The Field Service Technician/Engineer will assist in start-ups, trouble shooting, and optimization of combustion services supplied by Bloom Engineering Company. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Commissioning, troubleshooting, and regular maintenance of new, existing, and retrofitted industrial combustion systems.
  • Independently troubleshoot and conduct a root cause analysis for failed industrial heating systems.
  • Review programming in PID loops in single and multi-loop controllers.
  • Interface with industrial heating equipment operators, engineers, and managers.
  • Utilization of electronic measuring equipment, such as multi-meters, pressure/flow transmitters, and combustion analyzers to interpret their data.
  • Collaborate with other Service Technicians & Corporate managers to improve services offered.
  • Complete timesheets, reporting and required paperwork upon completion of each job assignment.
  • Travel of up to 80% with the duration of a few days to two weeks at a time. Travel is primarily domestic but international travel may be required on occasion.


Desired Qualifications/characteristics:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, electrical, or instrumentation.
  • Two or more years of relatable experience is desired. For candidates with no experience, you must reside in the Pittsburgh, PA area or be willing to visit for extended periods to complete training. 
  • Have a basic understanding or a strong desire to learn about industrial heating systems and mechanical and electrical measuring tools.
  • The ability to read and comprehend technical information for components used in industrial heating processes.
  • Have a basic understanding of mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Basic math skills including algebra are required.
  • Knowledgeable in, or able to learn how to calibrate, use, extract, and analyze data from various mechanical and electrical instruments.
  • General knowledge of safety requirements in an industrial environment.
  • Proficient ability to use Microsoft Office products.