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Field Service Engineer

Job Description

Summary:  will provide first line maintenance for ATMs, perform limited repairs and preventive maintenance on a variety of financial equipment, perform project and installation support as needed and work on PC and PC peripheral equipment. Individuals responding to this position must have the ability to use basic hand tools/digital volt meters and must have basic PC/network knowledge.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but not limited to:

  • Prioritizing and planning service calls.

  • Contacting customers with estimated time of arrival (ETA) and providing updates as required.

  • Directly communicating with customers to provide call updates and resolution.

  • Working with local service team and service management team to reassign calls as required.

  • Timely and accurate reporting of service updates and call closure information to the call center.

  • Escalation of issues to service management team as required.

  • Follow material control processes in support of assigned responsibilities (keys, combinations, alarms, parts inventory, etc.).

  • Organize and utilize technical documentation in support of job responsibilities.

  • Provide first line maintenance on ATMs to include:

    • Basic troubleshooting of problems.

    • Clearing of paper jams, card jams, bill jams, deposit jams, etc.

    • Minor maintenance of ATMs including replacement of consumable materials, belts, air filters, feed parts, assemblies, etc.  Clean equipment exterior and interior on each service call.

  • Provide basic repairs and preventive maintenance on a variety of financial equipment including ATMs, drive-up/conventional equipment, check sorters/proof machines, scanners, smart safes and small equipment

  • Perform basic installation functions including pulling cable, anchoring/mounting of equipment, installing locks, configuring equipment and provide basic training to customers.

  • Adhere to service operating procedures.

  • Actively participate in equipment, maintenance and supply sales lead program.

  • Participate in special background checks based on customer base.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    Problem Solving – will need to be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information skillfully, developing alternative solutions, working well with others to implement solutions and using reason while dealing with emotional topics.

    Customer Service – will need to be able to manage difficult or emotional customer situations, responding promptly to customer needs, soliciting feedback from the customer, respond and being able to request assistance when asked or needed, and meeting commitments made to customers.

    Oral Communication – will need to be able to speak clearly and persuasively in a positive manner even in negative situations as well as listen and ask for clarification when needed.

    Team Work – will contribute to building a positive team spirit.

    Attendance/Punctuality – will be at work and on time to work on a consistent basis and will ensure work duties are covered when absent.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

Electromechanical and/or mechanical skills preferred, as well as prior technical services experience a plus.  Computer and network experience as well Customer Service experience preferred.   Must have current/valid driver’s license as traveling is required.   Must be shift adaptable, able to perform on call hours and work additional hours as required.

Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals as well as the ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

Reasoning Ability - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee must have the ability to  ,use hand tools and digital volt meter.  The employee will be required to work inside as well as outside.


Job Snapshot

Post Date 4/9/2014
Location San Jose, CA
Base Pay $14.00 - $16.00 /Hour
Other Pay Benefits
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Installation - Maint - Repair, Banking
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Banking - Financial Services
Required Travel Road Warrior
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