Field Services Supervisor in Caledonia, MI at George Koch Sons LLC

Date Posted: 2/26/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Caledonia, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Thank you for your interest in joining the PriceWalgren team!  PriceWalgren is the leading manufacturer of plating and anodizing systems.  Experience, practical engineering, quality workmanship, and dedication to customer satisfaction have earned PriceWalgren a reputation for building the most competitive plating and anodizing equipment on the market today. 


Oversee all aspects of Site Installation primarily involving surface finishing system equipment. Construction/Installation to include but not limited to the processes and services for rigging, setting, wiring, plumbing, and installation of heavy equipment with parallel activities as included in the contractual scope of work and desired by our customer base.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Oversee day to day on-site and in the field operations of the project in leadership role

  2. Manage client’s expectations, field employees/sub-contractors/vendors associated with project

  3. Accomplish project results by defining and executing project purpose, scope, and resources

  4. Ensure contractor/employee schedules are driven and accomplished per client’s expectations

  5. Performs installation of equipment, including, but not limited to: uncrating; assembling; setting or lifting products into place; leveling; connecting utilities; and testing systems

  6. Inspect Bill of Materials [BOM] to ensure accuracy of field deliveries cross-referenced with associated and supplied drawings

  7. Manage onsite/offsite safety standards and hazards per mandated site protocols/security

  8. Devise and implement completion strategy, action lists and plans

  9. Prepare and file daily reports/pictures/documentation of overall site installation

  10. Ensure compliance with our company and client’s company or government regulations

  11. Keep accurate records of attendance and timesheets

  12. Provide positive direction to motivate quality performance

  13. Schedule and track assignments

  14. Communicate opportunities to the Project Manager to capture change orders

  15. Ensure compliance with contracted services within required flexibility

  16. Record and communicate contractual critical path issues to ensure timely execution daily to PM

  17. Allocate/Secure local material to complete project if required

  18. Complete daily safety assessments 

  19. Mentor and encourage employees to reach highest potential within individuals’ field of preferences

  20. Works directly and demonstrates the ability to perform any of the various operations within the group.

  21. Maintains work flow and ensures availability of proper material, tools & equipment

  22. Interacts with project management, manufacturing & engineering to resolve problems that interferes with installation of equipment and productivity

  23. Interacts with customer to ensure there satisfaction and high quality standards are exceeded  

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements:

  1. Ability to stand, walk, reach, use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  2. Ability to talk and hear.
  3. Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, sit, climb, and balance.
  4. Ability to lift up to 70 pounds unassisted.
  5. Possession of close vision, distance vision, and depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  6. Ability to perform in warm and humid conditions and around moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles.


Required Education:, Experience, and Training

  1. Associate's degree in Electronics, Mechanical or similar degree, plus one year of related experience, or a High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of five years of experience
  2. Technical Training Certification preferred
  3. Excellent capability and aptitude for mechanical, electrical, controls-based installation and troubleshooting preferred but will consider other acquired related skill set/proficiencies.


Requisite Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills of custom machinery/controls systems
  2. Multitasking and thinking on your feet with problem solving – ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES APTITUDE
  3. Professional demeanor and can do it attitude
  4. Strong project management abilities with ability to lead and delegate
  5. Proven leadership skills with a large and diverse workforce
  6. Proficiency with Microsoft office suite and familiarity in AutoCAD
  7. Excellent written and communication skills
  8. OSHA-30 Certification or able to obtain in first 90-days
  9. Demonstrated & ability to build strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision, with strong business acumen.
  11. Ability and willingness to travel approximately 70% of the time both domestically and internationally, as required.
  12. Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid passport and driver's license.
  13. Excellent problem solving, technical, teamwork and oral communication skills.
  14. Technical skills in testing of power distribution and delivery to include Low Voltage and Medium Voltage Breakers, Switchgear, Relays and Transformers
  15. Technical skills in testing, commissioning, startup and troubleshooting of medium voltage synchronous machines (including excitation systems), controls systems and Programmable Logic controllers a plus.
  16. Welding stick and MIG experience preferred

PriceWalgren, a division of George Koch Sons, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.

Other details
  • Job Family: FSTECH
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Employment Indicator: Regular
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education: Associate Degree
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