Field Service Technician III

Date: Sep 11, 2023

Location: Reading, PA, US, 19605

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

GAI-Tronics owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world's largest company focused on the communication needs of the world's industrial markets.  Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability.  While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today's GAI-Tronics aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world's most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products.  Standing behind all those accomplishments are our people.  It is this talent that we consider to be our company's greatest asset.  

Posting Address

455 Lowries Run Road

Pittsburgh Pa 15237

Position Overview

Perform depot repair, field service and technical support on standard and specialty systems to internal and external customers. Technicians in this position will be required to consistently demonstrate the ability to accept and complete assignments involving our most complex systems, including ICD, Cableform, and Austdac communication and control systems plus other GAI-Tronics mining products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • ​​​​​Provide field service at domestic and international customer locations for standard equipment and medium-complexity custom equipment.
  • Perform electrical and mechanical tests on components, circuit board assemblies, and complete controller assemblies.
  • Evaluate electromechanical control assemblies to determine the appropriate tests required to validate full functionality.
  • Work safely with DC supply voltages up to 500 volts and AC supply voltages up to 6600 volts.
  • Evaluate electromechanical control assemblies to determine the appropriate tests required to validate full functionality.
  • Troubleshoot complex electrical circuits to component level.
  • Perform new system add-on equipment start-up.
  • Perform cable terminations.
  • Perform depot repairs on Austdac and GAI-Tronics-manufactured product lines relative to the local district/ region. 
  • Provide technical support, via telephone, to customers and sales representatives.
  • Provide installation/ project management assistance to contractors and end user personnel as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience


  • Self-motivated and a good communicator
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good mechanical skills for repairing and adjusting electromechanical devices
  • Ability to read/ interpret schematics and mechanical drawings
  • Ability to apply math skills to solve formulas in relation to electrical circuits
  • Ability to read and follow detailed, written instructions
  • Excellent organizational/ prioritization skills 
  • Proficient in computer operation (Excel, Word, etc...)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand/ walk 10-90% of work day
  • Occasional bending and squatting required
  • Occasional lifting required (up to 50 lbs)
  • Ability to work on overhead crane catwalks greater than 20 feet above ground level
  • Ability to work in underground mining environment

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally be on call nights and weekends for customer phone support up to 25% of the time
  • Ability to travel, including possible international travel, up to 25% or work time (travel may include weekends and/ or holidays)
  • Willing to receive necessary industry training including, but not limited to OSHA 10, MSHA and any industry certifications
  • Must possess or be able to obtain valid passport
  • Must have valid driver's license
  • Ability to work in harsh environmental conditions at customer locations


High School Diploma
Trade School


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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