JBT Corporation

  • Field Service Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Conroe
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Technology (Engineering, Technical)
  • Overview

    JBT Airport Services, a division of JBT Corporation, is a dedicated provider of maintenance and operations services to airlines and airports throughout North America. We provide 24/7/365 support for gate systems, ground support equipment, baggage systems, and facility maintenance.  No other airport service provider offers a wider array of technical know-how than JBT Airport Services. Our long history and pioneering legacy directly results from the collaborative efforts of a culturally diverse group of people working across the globe. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a well-qualified graduate, we offer exceptional opportunities to build your career.


    The Field Service Engineer is a member of the BHS engineering team that reports to the Group Engineering Director.  This position will be responsible for BHS system assessments, upgrades, field support, and project installation and commissioning as it relates to baggage handling systems.


    The ideal candidate for this role will be a seasoned professional in the mechanical industry with demonstrated experience working with material handling equipment. The successful candidate will be responsible for mentoring and guiding additional JBT personnel of all BHS related disciplines, utilizing his/her extensive industry experience to complete projects successfully (with regard to budget, price, and customer satisfaction), and work directly with JBT Management to continuously improve the BHS groups’ processes and procedures in order to maximize efficiency and profit.



      • Provide installation, upgrade and support with regard to electromechanical systems.
      • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
      • Provide on-site field support as required.
      • Mentor other engineers in layout and detailing tasks.
      • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing goals in a timely/self-directed manner.
      • Developing and leading BHS installation, testing and commissioning efforts. This includes office and/or site involvement.
      • Ensure project work is being provided in an environmentally responsible and safe manner.
      • Must document work being performed and keep a detailed log of outstanding issues & progress.
      • Interface and engage contractors to provide quotes/proposals and perform the required scope of work.
      • Performing site inspections to verify subcontractor work is being done correctly, safely and on time.
      • Assist in coordinating all subcontractor activities.
      • Responsible for updating management as to the status and completion of projects and schedules.
      • Responsible for completion of projects and special assigned work.
      • Responsible for managing and utilizing time effectively and efficiently.
      • Responsible for training, mentoring, and following up with staff and subcontractors.
      • Responsible for following the rules set forth in the employee handbook.
      • Create manufacturing details, drawings, and Bill of Materials (BOM).
      • Calculate equipment performance requirements and capabilities.
      • Manage budget, schedule, and scope of design.
      • Identify and raise any issues that may impact project quality, scope, timing, or cost.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and work in small spaces. Ladder and lift work required. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Good hand and eye coordination is required.



    Active airport operation with vehicular traffic, lift/ladder/rooftop type work. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical power, high/precarious places; and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  





    • Must hold a current electrical license (preferably Texas).
    • Provide basic knowledge and troubleshooting skills for Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs.
    • Network proficiency including routers, switches, IP addressing, subnets, etc.
    • Experience in troubleshooting and installing motor controls including Motor Control Center (MCC) components.
    • Ability to demonstrate and train technicians on maintenance procedures and troubleshooting.
    • Must possess demonstrated computer skills and the ability to install and configure software and operating systems.
    • Strong fundamental knowledge of BHS Controls systems, preferred.
    • Experience working knowledge of TSA PDGS standards.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Must possess the ability to use ohm/volt/amp meters.
    • Basic Analytical skills to extract critical data and translate to engineering concepts.
    • Must have a valid US Drivers License, and the ability to pass an FAA/Customs Security Background Checks.
    • Must possess mechanical tools necessary to perform work in conjunction with baggage handling systems.
    • Exert a positive attitude toward work requirements, fellow employees, and customers.
    • Maintain a wide degree of initiative, creativity, independence, and latitude is necessary and expected.
    • Must possess presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must possess a working knowledge of standard components and be able to locate and identify parts as needed.
    • Must maintain the ability to travel per the demands of the company - visits to customer locations.
    • Flexibility and availability within work schedule for changing job deadlines.
    • Work well under pressure and tight deadlines.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license, and the ability to pass an FAA/Customs/ Security Background Check.
    • Ability to pass drug screen & pre-employment physical.
    • Must be detail-oriented and able to work in a self-directed environment.Must possess a valid passport and driver’s license and be willing to travel as necessary for projects.




    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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