Field Service Technician – Sioux Falls, SD

Sweeney Controls Company is seeking a Field Service Technician to be responsible for field service work, project startup, modifying programs on-site, and testing control panels. The Field Service Technician, based out of Sioux Falls, SD, will work with process concepts, PLCs, HMIs, and schematics.


The Field Service Technician will also interact with customers, field trade people and on-site engineers. As such, the Field Service Technician will be able to work under pressure, communicate clearly, and provide excellent customer service.


The job…

  • Ability to understand the process of the complete system and the function of our control system in that process
  • Project startup with Site Acceptance Testing
  • Clear and calm communication of progress, potential problems and solutions to all stakeholders
  • Training customers on the control system operation
  • Working with 120V control systems
  • Working with 480V and lower 3 phase starting equipment including cross-line starters, soft starters and variable frequency drives
  • Programming of soft starters and variable frequency drives
  • Modification of PLC and HMI programs
  • Field service works includes using PLC software to diagnose problems, component replacement, and minor control panel modification
  • Remote support of new and existing control systems
  • Factory Acceptance Testing of control systems at Sweeney Controls facility
  • Travel within ND, SD, and MN, with some overnight stays, required. (Approximately 20,000 miles/year)
  • Other duties as assigned

What we’re looking for…

  • 2 year associate degree in Electrical, Electronic Technology, Mechatronics, Automation, or related field
  • Comfortable around live electricity
  • PLC, HMI, and instrumentation experience
  • Basic computer networking skills
  • Ability to work while a customer stands over your shoulder
  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities at the flip of a coin
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Can effectively relay information to all kinds of people in good and bad situations
  • Enjoys going above and beyond for our customers
  • Hates making mistakes or forgetting to do things
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Clean driving record


  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Donut Thursdays
  • Paid Time Off
  • 7 Holidays
  • Monthly breakfast with the boss

If you want to be a part of our team, send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

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