Field Service Technician / Industrial Equipment Installation

September 20, 2018 at 12:24 pm by Heidi White

SEM is seeking a hands-on skilled Field Service Technician based in the Washington D.C./Virginia area. SEM is a leader in providing, installing, and servicing shredders, rotor knife mills and other destruction equipment used for destroying paper and electronic media. Visit SEM website at for company product and information.


  • Install, service, and maintain light and heavy duty destruction equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair destruction equipment
  • Assemble and erect ductwork and other ancillary items to support industrial equipment
  • Assemble industrial equipment
  • Read mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Communicate verbally and written to customers, all internal levels
  • Write service reports
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 50% travel both domestic and international


  • Strong electromechanical background with good mechanical skills
  • Service experience and or manufacturing experience, minimum of 2 years
  • Responsiveness to customers’ needs and ability to problem solve at a technical level
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task with attention to detail
  • Current driver license and safe driver record
  • Technical education or higher
  • Computer skills and basic math skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Security clearance and valid passport a plus
  • Must be a US Citizen


  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Incentive Program
  • Company Van

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Heidi White

Heidi is Director of Marketing at SEM and is passionate about data security, health and fitness, and her family.

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