Field Service Representative (FSR)
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Ricardo Defense is seeking an experienced Field Service Representative (FSR) to support light tactical wheeled vehicle modifications and upgrade programs for the United States Army.
The successful Field Service Representative will serve as a technical subject matter expert (SME), within our field service and support team. The Field Service Representative will support and manage component hardware installations, maintenance procedures, troubleshooting, software downloads and post install functional validation for newly upgraded vehicle modifications.
This position will predominately be stationed at bases in Illinois but travel to various U.S. Army sites throughout CONUS locations may be required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage and perform light tactical vehicle installation, modification, repair, and upgrade actions
- Provide on-site technical expertise as the customer facing representative for Ricardo Defense, while rapidly addressing and bringing to complete resolution all installation and component challenges that arise within the field
- Interpret and work from technical manuals, work instructions, work orders, notes and troubleshooter findings
- Provide technical guidance on operational or maintenance aspects of equipment, and recommendation to the customer for most cost-effective repair or resolution, minimizing downtime
- Serve as liaison between customer field operations and manufacturing, engineering, and quality for component issues and or other product concerns
- Perform all aspects of product field support, servicing, repair, training, installation and installation validation/sign off for newly modified vehicles
- Experience in inspection, repair, and maintenance on tactical wheeled vehicles
- Experience with performing modifications and maintenance tasks on wheeled combat vehicles in conjunction with 91 Bravo MOS is a plus
- Proficient using common and special tools, diagnostic equipment, and schematics
- Ability to use power tools, lifting devices, carrying or support equipment, including slings and chains
- Capable of working in all climates, and environments, heat, humidity, confined spaces
- Ability to effectively communicate and interact with internal & external customers
- Certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or equivalent organization is highly desirable
- AA or AS degree plus eight years of relevant experience is preferred
- Proficient in MS Office programs, and prepare written technical reports
- Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
- Able to obtain a U.S. government secret clearance
Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
- Company Paid Life and AD&D
- Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability
- Flexible Spending & HSA Accounts
- 401k with Company Match
- Paid holidays, vacation and sick days
Ricardo Defense is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ricardo Inc. established as a separate limited liability company in 2015 and structured under a Defense Security Service ‘Special Security Agreement’. Ricardo Defense provides engineering, technology, product innovation, sustainment, and field support services for our customers in the defense industry. We are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation. We are guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, creativity & innovation and passion. Ricardo, Inc. is the US subsidiary of Ricardo plc. For more information, visit www.ricardo.com.
Ricardo Defense is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity or gender expression), age, mental or physical disability, creed, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic trait or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.