Field Services Technician

Requisition ID:  41777
Business Unit:  Training Systems Atlanta (3300)

Suwanee, GA, United States, 30024

This is a temporary position


MTSI is a global leader in Live Fire and Virtual training equipment. MTSI currently has ~400 employees in 7 countries - US, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Holland, and UAE, performing sales and service activities with a majority of employees located in Suwanee, GA. Most of the production and engineering is performed in Suwanee.


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

This is a temporary position.

Install and service Military live-fire range equipment sold by Meggitt Training Systems around the World.  In some instances, the Installer is responsible for completing all the work utilizing locally hired labor; in other situations the individual will assist, supervise or oversee the contractor’s personnel who are responsible for the installation.

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Service range equipment utilizing blueprints and written instructions.
  • Trouble-shoot problems, both mechanical and electrical, and determine and implement solutions.
  • Read and generate when needed, wiring and circuit card schematics/ wiring diagrams.
  • Troubleshoot, and repair Electrical wiring 120-480 VAC and 5 to 48 VDC, Data RS 485, RS 232, ENET, and Fiber Optics.
  • Setting up and troubleshooting infrastructure networking gear related to RS485/232, DSL, ENET, and Fiber Optics.
  • Setup computers and troubleshoot computer bugs
  • Arrange for, direct, and supervise field crews.
  • Work with contractors, engineers and customers to schedule and complete equipment installation.
  • Prepare written reports of all installation and service activities.
  • Provide customers support both in person and by phone to help trouble shoot and correct issues including, but not excluding infrastructure, operating systems outside Meggitt owned software and targetry paraphernalia.
  • Must be flexible due  to constantly changing schedules.


  • When in the office, help other field personnel with problems and jobs.
  • When not busy with service or installation, help out in other areas of the company as needed, such as manufacturing, repair, inventory area, etc.
  • Help edit or revise documentation for the installation, operation and maintenance of Meggitt equipment manuals.
  • Work on other assignments as assigned.
Job Specifications


Must be able to read and interpret mechanical and electrical prints. Be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Be able to work independently, and solve problems. Must be proficient with a computer and Computer Programs. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a driving record that is acceptable to Meggitt Training Systems insurance provider. Must have your own credit card or have individual credit that will allow the issue of a company credit card.



A minimum High School degree. Proficient in electrical, carpentry, mechanical, electronics, welding, MUX, and Fiber Optics operation and repair. General construction experience preferred. Military Live Fire experience is a plus.



Working with contractors, engineers and direct customer interaction. Prefer someone with experience directing and supervising a construction field crew.



Knowledge of how to use a variety of hand tools, power tools, fastening tools, etc. Also need knowledge in using electrical test equipment, meters, scopes, variety of fiber optic test equipment, etc.



This position requires travel up to 85% of the time, with typical installation assignments starting from 2 weeks, and periodic assignments for extended durations as needed, including weekends and holidays. Working outdoors in extreme, dangerous, and unfamiliar environments unsupervised. Frequently lift/push/pull up to 100+ lbs.



This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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