Sr Field Service Engineer


Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 6 months ago

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB Measurement and Analytics develops, produces, sells, delivers and services products and solutions to enable industrial and energy customers to operate more efficiently and profitably. We are dedicated to serving our customers with the best digitally enabled solutions to meet their needs quickly and reliably, while providing the support of a global service network. Working with customers to ensure our products and systems provide maximum performance, our Service teams solve a wide variety of key industrial challenges. We increase productivity and reliability, lengthen product life span and improve safety. Critically, we also reduce costs, energy consumption and emissions. The role reports to the Manager, Field Engineering and is located in Houston, Texas. As a Senior Field Service Engineer, you will be responsible for planning and executing, with little to no professional guidance, complex technical analytical startups, commissioning, testing, and troubleshooting of ABB’s portfolio and 3rd party analytical products including but not limited to gas chromatography, continuous gas analyzers, emissions analyzers, multi wave technology, networking and related software interface tools.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform complex field service operations that typically present unusual problems requiring strong technical skills. Construct complex prototype models or simulated systems, as requested.
  • Preventative Maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of ABB supplied analytical equipment.
  • Installations, commissioning, of new and existing analytical field service equipment. Conduct tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of equipment and procedures. Record, compile and analysis of data and assist in related assessment and preparation of reports.
  • Upgrade complex applications after understanding the new measurement and application requirements. This complex task typically takes 8 to 10 years of process experience along with detail understanding of gas chromatography and sample handling systems.
  • Application knowledge of refining processes as they relate to process analytical measurements to ensure the quality of the customer’s refined products. Extensive sample and sample handling systems mandatory to ensure the correct operations of ABB technology.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying own knowledge and experience. Recommend changes such as new equipment or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct detailed inventories and inspections to determine necessary maintenance and repairs, and assist in determining resource requirements.
  • Safety – Perform work assignments following ABB’s and customer’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Complete all paperwork required for the job including but not limited to service tickets, travel and living, time entry weekly or after completing an assignment requiring this activity.

Your background

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field plus 3 to 5 years of experience OR Associates degree in technical field, preferably Analytical, Instrumentation or Electrical along with 4 years experience in chemical or refining is preferred.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB’s career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Publication ID: US78750751_E1


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Job CategoryAnalytical, Chemistry, Customer Service, Data Management, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, Repair/Maintenance

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