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Field Service Technician

Woburn, Massachusetts

Job Category Manufacturing/Production/Ops Brand Motion Industries
Job ID 320010 Status Full-Time
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Under general supervision, the Heavyweight Belt Field Service Technician primarily performs installation, repair and maintenance of heavyweight conveyor belting in industrial facilities including but not limited to mining, aggregates, wood processing, and recycling facilities. The technician will become skilled in performing various types of mechanical and vulcanized belt splices. Additionally, the technician will perform other millwright tasks such as torch cutting, conveyor system tracking and conveyor component removal and installation.  


  • Performs on-site scheduled and emergency repair, preventative maintenance, and installation on a 24/7 on-call basis. Some night and weekend work with overnight travel required. Typical work week is 50+ hours
  • Demonstrates an understanding of conveyor system basics such as terminology and major component identification.
  • Performs crane rigging and crane signaling in accordance with industry standards to facilitate the lifting of belting, presses and tooling on and off conveyor systems
  • Performs millwright tasks such as torch heating and cutting as well as the removal and installation of conveyor components such as bearings, idlers, pulleys, gearboxes and motors. Performs basic tracking of a conveyor belt.
  • Performs mechanical and vulcanized belt splices using tooling such as knives, grinders and winches. Perform safe and correct setup and operation of vulcanizing presses.
  • Works in a safe, courteous and professional manner at all times. Serves as a customer liaison to Motion while on site.
  • Proactively provides technical support, training and recommendations on conveyor operation and maintenance to the customer.
  • Ensures that processes and environmental conditions comply with local and national regulatory agencies such as OSHA and MSHA, as well as Motion's safety standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or GED. Previous experience in construction building trades is beneficial


MSHA Part 46 or 48 Trained (Provided by Motion

Supervisory Responsibility


Budget Responsibility



  • Ability to read measuring equipment and perform basic math calculations.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to operate manlifts, forklifts, DOT Class 1-6 trucks and hand power tools  safely.

Physical Demands

  • Push/pull up to 100 pounds
  • Lift/carry up to 100 pounds
  • Lift bulky objects
  • Neck rotation, trunk rotation, stair climbing, repetitive bending, kneeling, sustained squat, forward reaching, overhead reaching, reach and lift, ladder climb and carrying/crawling.
  • Working conditions may be indoor and/or outdoor. Noise level may be loud at times.
  • Working at heights from manlifts, platforms and elevated walkways. Safety harness required.


This job description illustrates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job classification.It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and skills required. Management retains the right to add or modify duties at any time.

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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I have worked with Motion since I was 23 years old and was at a crossroads in my life on what I wanted to pursue as a career. A Warehouse Manager job came open and I applied twice before being hired. I had no clue what I was doing, but I was determined to learn and grow with Motion. I used any and all training opportunities available to me at Motion – classes and online learning. I am not special and anyone with the desire and determination to WIN can and always will be able to because Motion has all the resources needed to be successful. It is up to the individual in whatever position they are in to pick up these resources and move forward. I am very grateful for Motion and the opportunities available to me so that I may be successful in my career and take care of my family.

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