Are you looking for a career with independence, responsibility and advancement opportunities and have a basic technology background?
There are over one million Field Service Engineers (FSEs) employed in the U.S. alone, mainly working for high-tech manufacturing companies and large independent service organizations. As a FSE you have responsibility for customer relations, self-management, service sales, and inventory management in addition to the base of technical proficiency. This range of responsibility allows for independence, decision making, and interesting and fulfilling work. FSEs travel to customer sites, depending on the company the travel maybe local, regional or even national or worldwide.
Are you interested in technology and have independence and responsibility in your job?
Customer interaction, relationship skills and account development are becoming as important to the FSE role as their technical skills. The field is growing and has above average pay. Additionally, many highly successful people have started their careers in field service engineering and have leverage their skills for other professions. The FSE experiences are broad and unique in the technology applications field, which prepares FSEs for related professions including sales and marketing, system design and implementation, field management, general operations management and quality assurance. Given the amount of customer relations and account develop work FSEs are part of, FSEs develop their skill in successfully working with various personalities and problem solving, a valuable set of skills for future careers.
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