Role + Responsibilities 

Eastern Controls, Inc., a Representative of Endress+Hauser, Inc., is looking for a Valve Technician to join their team in Edgemont, PA. This position entails both in-house repairs as well as travel to our varied customer sites (including power, energy, process, chemical, manufacturing, life sciences, pharma, food and beverage, and commercial) in Metro New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and D.C. areas to perform assembly and disassembly, assist with troubleshooting, maintenance, installation, and repairs of the various product lines based on the manufacturer’s specifications.

  • Entry-level technicians will shadow and complete hands-on training with senior staff/ group leaders for a training period up to six months.
  • Follow ECI QA procedures and work instructions as directed in ECI service shop and on site.
  • Respond to scheduled and unscheduled repairs.
  • Ability to work during outage season and adhere to vacation blackouts (typically October and April each year).
  • Ability to respond to occasional on-call requests outside the regular work hours.
  • Notifies supervisor regarding parts or equipment in need of repair or replacement.
  • Performs all duties according to safety procedures and safety best practices.
  • Ability to take to Mechanical Aptitude Test and submit to random drug and alcohol testing through DISA program.
  • Notifies supervisor of any safety concerns on or off-site.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Approx. 15% is overnight, primarily in the spring and fall coinciding with plant outages. We’re currently seeking both early career and seasoned technicians. 

Qualification + Profile

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate degree in technical field preferred. 
  • Experience as an electromechanical field tech doing calibration and repairs preferred.
  • Demonstrates basic electrical and mechanical knowledge.
  • Any knowledge of electrical and hydraulic actuators and familiarity with Pneumatics is a strong plus.
  • Ability and knowledge of how to use hand tools and electronic testing equipment.
  • Strong technical aptitude with hands-on troubleshooting & repair skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Can work independently and exercise good judgment.
  • Curiosity and desire to learn.
  • Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record.

Company Info 

For over 50 years, Eastern Controls has served as a trusted business partner for our customers by delivering technical excellence, outstanding service, and above-and-beyond support. It’s in our DNA. We work with customers in the Life Sciences, Power, Water & Wastewater, Chemical, Refinery, Food & Beverage, and other process-centered industries. And we have fun while doing it all!


Who we are

Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. Despite employing over 14,000 people worldwide, we have remained a family company, and are proud of our close-knit working environment. There are always two sides to working with us - the professional and the personal. Together they add up to a more rewarding career, day in and day out.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

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