Field Service Technician II


Tampa, FL

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Communicates courteously with co-workers and customers at all times.
  • Communicates directly with customers via telephone or face-to-face contact at job sites or residences.
  • Determines urgency of service calls and schedules accordingly.
  • May schedule own appointments by telephone or respond to direction from dispatching office staff.
  • Orders parts for each service assigned and reschedules appointments as necessary when parts are not available at the time of scheduled service.
  • Troubleshoots product issues and develops and follows through on a plan to make corrections.
  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Performs most complex repairs independently with little or no supervision.
  • Works closely with the Team Leader to plan and coordinate large or complicated projects.
  • Regularly serves as a trainer for lower level Field Service Technicians. Shares knowledge and experiences willingly with others for training purposes. 
  • Provides feedback to leadership regarding performance and developmental opportunities for lower level Field Service Technicians’ development.
  • Determines if service is a warranty or installation issue.
  • Notifies distributors of problems arising from improper installation when necessary.
  • Provides feedback to leaders in Field Service and Manufacturing regarding manufacturing problems and offers recommendations for solutions.
  • Works collaboratively with co-workers on projects involving multiple Field Service Technicians.
  • Operates as key point of contact when the Team Leader is not present.
  • Ensures customer residence and/or job site is returned to original condition.
  • Documents the service call including any observations made and all actions taken.
  • Submits closing service information to the Field Service Office in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all work is performed in a safe and professional manner, adhering to company and department safety and work policies.
  • Maintains proper inventory level of parts and supplies in warehouse and in vehicle/van.
  • Maintains vehicle maintenance and appearance.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Assists in training lower level Field Service Technicians and serves as key contact on large or complex jobs when the Team Leader is not present.   QUALIFICATIONS  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
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of PGT products and warranties.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in manufacturing and/or repair of windows and doors.
  • Ability to use computer and other office equipment and software to e-mail or fax correspondence. Must be able to log information in a computer database.
  • Excellent knowledge of the safe use of hand and power tools.
  • Must have a clean driving record per PGT’s safe driving policy.
  • Must have the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team setting.
  • Basic English language skills.
  • Must communicate effectively and courteously with distributors, builders, owners, office staff and other customers.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to write correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees and customers.
  • Bi-lingual in English & Spanish preferred.
  • May be required in locations with a high concentration of Spanish Speaking customers.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Able to read a tape measure. REASONING ABILITY
  • Ability to apply trouble shooting procedures to determine the causes of problems and identify solutions.
  • Ability to recognize situations that could result in potential liability for PGT. Notifies appropriate PGT personnel for guidance in difficult situations. 
  • Uses good judgment.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid Class D driver’s license Aerial Lift Qualified or the ability to become qualified within 6 months. PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT    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.
  • In order to complete repairs, required to lift products with assistance sometimes weighing over 150 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and climb as a regular part of the job duties.
  • Must be able to work at heights when repairing products that may be several stories high by using aerial lifts, scaffold, or other means to access products for repairs.
  • Works at various job sites and out of a van/vehicle.
  • Job sites can be new construction, residential homes and/or commercial buildings.