Field Service Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Field Service Technician?

Field Service Technician in Oklahoma City:
"Forklift tech."
Go to school. Try to get an internship to pay for a technical school.

Field Service Technician in Albany:
I wish I had known that I could only move so far up in the company before my age and personal agendas would stop my career growth.

Field Service Technician in Chatsworth:
"It's great with room to advance."
Pros: Meet different people and troubleshoot.
Cons: Working in the heat.

Field Service Technician in Phoenix:
Pros: Assembling Distribution Panels and Trouble Shooting.
Cons: Meeting deadlines I started to write down as work thruogh my task how much faster and easier I may acommplish daily to improve deadline scheudle. Since I started that their has been an huge improvement.

Field Service Technician in Oceanside:
"Everyday can be different."
This is not a cubicle job; you will have to interact with people in person & around the world. Even though you are trained to fix equipment, your people skills have to be at the top of their game. You must be a self-starter and be able to manage your obligations with minimal guidance from management. Most managers in this business cannot do your job; they mostly are their to make sure the metrics are in-line. You must be self-reliant but as a member of the team you will be called on to assist in areas where you have more experience or more recent training. Field Service Engineer is one of the best jobs you could ever have.

Field Service Technician in Reading:
"Could be better."
Pros: Basically my own boss.
Cons: Company holds everything against techs.

Field Service Technician in Atlanta:
"Hard work long hours on road."
Pros: Work traveling learning new things.
Cons: I work to much and pay Is not that great.