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Southwire Technician, Field Service in United States

Technician, Field Service

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Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: Remote/Other, Remote/Other, US, Remote/Oth

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Job Description

The Field Service Technician will perform advanced diagnostics and fault locating on underground power cable in various markets including industrial and utility applications. This role will interact with direct power distribution customers and contractors onsite, operate diagnostics equipment, acquire test data, and communicate with the remote support team.


  • Testing, diagnosing, fault locating or training medium to high voltage cable

  • Reading and interpreting mechanical prints, electrical prints, and other related technical documentation

  • Bill out trucks with miscellaneous items to be shipped out to other plants (this includes an MSO)

  • Operate and interpret data with a Time Domain Reflectometer, AC/DC HiPot, VLF/Tan Delta, Partial Discharge test set, MV cable and fault locator (thumper)

  • Working safely with no electrical contact, incidents or personal injuries

  • Enhance and advance a below zero safety culture and behavior

  • Comprehend and follow OSHA Hand company safety rules

Personal Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with the ability to operate remotely from the main office with minimum supervision

  • Availability for assignments with short notice

  • Strong competency in instrument systems technology including mechanical, electrical and software technology

  • Ability to think and act in a logical and methodical way

  • Able and willing to travel on a regular basis

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401K with Matching & Pension Plan (eligible for pension after 1,000 hours worked)

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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