Field Application Engineer (Construction Industry)
TopCon is recruiting for a Field Application Engineer.
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore,
California, USA (topconpositioning.com). Topcon Positioning Group
designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products
and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture,
civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and
mobile control markets.
This role is responsible for providing engineering level
expertise to support customer issue escalations, conduct product
performance verification testing, software testing of engineering
and alpha builds to Topcon OEM customers.
Visit construction job sites to collect and analyze multiple
types of sensor data to diagnose machine performance issues.
Visit OEM customer locations to provide technical and
application support during product integration development.
Perform various types of product functional verification tests
which may include; software functionality, sensor performance, and
proper system functionality on construction equipment.
4 year engineering degree preferred.
5+ years experience in a related field.
Basic understanding of mechanical apparatus, hydraulic systems,
electronics, software applications, and system integration.
Familiar with common signal measurement and data acquisition
Basic ability to use hand tools and assemble prototype
Familiar with system communication bus architectures such as
Ethernet, serial, and CAN.
Basic understanding of fundamental engineering principles.
Basic understanding of closed-loop controls, and hydraulic
Able to write concise test plans and reports.
Some experience with operating heavy equipment desirable.
Able to work safely on and around heavy construction
Combination of indoor office and outdoor construction site