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Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:06 AM


SD Myers, Inc.

Tallmadge, OH

330 630-7000

Position Title: Mobile Diagnostic Technician (MDT)

Position Summary:

This position reports to the MDT Supervisor.MDT is responsible for completing the field sampling process, upgrading sales opportunities, and consulting with the customer. This position is the in-the-field, face-to-face representation of SDMyers. Responsible for traveling to customer sites throughout the U.S. to draw oil samples from energized transformers. MDT must be willing and able to travel Monday through Friday, home on weekends. Travel will be by van and air

Position Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

Obtain accurate insulating fluid samples from high voltage transformers following all sampling procedures and training
Complete paperwork for each job thoroughly and accurately
Basic lab data interpretation, individual test knowledge, industry knowledge
Ability to identify upgrade opportunities
Determine and recommend additional opportunities–Field Service/Rewind
Provide superior customer service
Maintain MDT Vehicle to SDMI standards
Maintain proper record of accountability and Per Diem
Obtain purchase orders / obtain customer signatures
Follow shipping procedures and policies to ship samples promptly and accurately
Perform all other related duties as assigned


High school diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience
Must have acceptabledriving record (less than 6 points or 3 incidents)
Must have demonstrated strong work ethic and commitment to safety
Knowledge of transformers and industry desired
Knowledge of lab tests and basic lab data interpretation
No experience required; in-depth training provided

Key Skills and Personal Traits:

Extensive travel time; overnight up to 5 days per week, travel via air and company provided van
Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Create a favorable impression for the company to all internal/external customers
Individual must display a high level of integrity and initiative
Utilize safe work habits at all times
Must have a strong sense of team commitment, which includes meeting deadlines, punctuality and excellent follow-through and feedback
Excellent customer service and problem solving skills.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

This position typically works Monday to Friday and up to twelve (12) hours a day. This position is subject to a pre-employment physical and employee must be able to perform the following:

Frequently—tasks required on a daily basis
Seeing (driving, equipment labels/gauges, paperwork)
Bending (loading and unloading samples, taking samples)
Crouching/Kneeling (taking samples)
Driving/Sitting (700 miles per week average)
Reaching (taking samples)
Lifting/Carrying (up to 40 pounds—tools, buckets, oil samples, waste oil)
Eye/hand coordination (taking samples and use of hand tools)
Wrenching/repetitive wrist motion (taking samples)
Stairs (accessing units)
Standing (filling out paperwork, prep work)
Twisting (taking samples)
Walking (1+ mile daily)
Exposure to electrical hazards (sampling transformers and electrical equipment)
Exposure to fumes/odors/oil (sampling of various dielectric fluids)
Works in hot and/or cold temperatures (depending on customer site)
Works indoors and/or outdoors (depending on customer site)
Works with others (will work with customer escorts 100% of the time on a customer site or facility)
Works alone (when driving)
Occasionally—tasks required on a weekly basis
Crawling (accessing sample ports under transformer radiators)
Ladders (accessing LTC’s and rooftop units)
Works in cramped quarters (accessing units in tight spaces)
Walking on uneven or slippery surfaces (depending on customer site)
Works in wet conditions (depending on customer site and weather)
Exposure to dust/smoke (depending on customer site)
Exposure to noise (depending on customer site)
Exposure to chemicals (depending on customer site)
Rarely—tasks required on a monthly basis
Exposure to toxic materials (depending on customer site and dielectric fluid being sampled)


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