Job #: 2017-03/L
Title: Field Technician
Location: Leesburg, Virginia
For over 25 years, Noldus Information Technology has been the leading developer of innovative solutions for behavioral research. We are specialists in observational methods and techniques, image analysis, multimedia and signal analysis, and provide our customers with the tools they need to perform ground-breaking research in the fields of biology, neuroscience, psychology, medical research, and usability/human factors. With our international headquarters based in Wageningen, The Netherlands, and our North American headquarters in Leesburg, Virginia, along with satellite offices all over Europe and China, we are able to serve customers in over 100 countries. Our company culture is based on enthusiasm, a proactive attitude, and customer satisfaction and we strongly believe that the success of our business is related to the dedication of our 145+ employees.
Primarily responsible for the installation of computer/video/audio equipment, with travel within the US and Canada comprising up to 35% of the position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: installation of equipment racks, screens, microphones, desktop computers, mounting cameras, performing software installation, pulling, terminating and labeling cables, operating hand and power tools, configuring networking devices. Other responsibilities will include problem solving, equipment testing and technical support assistance. In office time will consist of maintaining production inventory, sales support, logistics, pre-production, integration and testing, and additional duties as assigned by management. This is a full-time, salaried position. Most work is performed Monday thru Friday from 9-5 with occasional evening and weekend work. Overnight travel is possible and mileage and other travel related expenses will be reimbursed.
The field technician is responsible for installing our products in accordance with Noldus and the manufacturer’s specifications, in a safe and secure manner. All installations must meet the highest quality standards. A professional attitude must be maintained at all times, while delivering excellent customer service. The ability to effectively handle stressful situations is required.
- Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent and some college
- Training in related fields such as electrical engineering, construction, A/V installation is preferred
- Capacity to understand the implications and consequences of the actions taken by yourself and your team members; ability to transfer information, written and oral, in an accurate manner to fellow employees and to clients; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and general office equipment; ability and desire to meet or exceed all company and customer deadlines. You must be able to climb ladders, lift heavy objects and similar tasks.
- Applicants must be reliable, have a clean driving record and be able to travel internationally.
We offer a rewarding position in a growing international company supplying unique products and solutions that make significant contributions to the scientific community. With us, you have the opportunity to develop your career in growing, fast-paced, yet relaxed, environment. Comprehensive benefits package is provided and this position is based out of Leesburg, VA.
Please submit an electronic copy of your résumé along with a cover letter describing your motivation for applying to: firstname.lastname@example.org. (When responding, please refer to the job number 2017-03/L.)