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Mechanical/Electrical Field Service Engineer


Baltimore/Washington D.C., US - Southeast Region, US - Northeast Region, US - West Coast Region, US - Midwest Region, US - Pacific Northwest Region, US - Southwest Region, US - Remote


Customer Service & Technical Support, Engineering, Manufacturing & Production


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Intralox, L.L.C., a division of Laitram, LLC, the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for a Mechanical/ Electrical Field Service Engineer. The selected candidate will work with our field installation teams to assist with the installation and commissioning of our products at customer locations throughout the United States.  The ideal candidate will have a strong electrical and mechanical aptitude with a willingness to execute ‘hands on’ work while serving as the face of Intralox on the customer site(s). This position is in Hanover, Maryland.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.  

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years.

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.

This position requires a negative pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) due to the customer worksite requirements.  


  • Perform mechanical installations, onsite technical support while assisting with other mechanical work on the client site.
  • Lead field mechanical assembly, installation, and commissioning of equipment.
  • Support mechanical and electrical subcontractors for installation of equipment at customer facilities.
  • Lead training, troubleshooting, and repair/adjustment of mechanical and electrical control systems.
  • Work with Test Engineering Group and perform factory acceptance tests of finished equipment.
  • Assemble discrete pieces of equipment that incorporate Intralox belting at the Hanover facility.
  • Provide design and assembly support for industrial conveyor equipment, as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer.
  • Ability to understand and work from mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Ability to independently install, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical/electrical control systems.
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturer’s drawings and manuals. Electrical drawing/ schematic reading.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude. Knowledge of control panels and control panel/ field components.
  • Proficient with using PLC software and hardware. Adeptness with Allen Bradley Powerflex Drives, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000, RSLogix 500 Rockwell applications.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with engineering groups, customers, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Previous knowledge of electrical panels, motors, drives, networks, and PLC’s.
  • Methodical approach to troubleshooting and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to travel extensively (40-60%), work weekends, holidays and overtime when required.
  • Ability to lift to 40 lbs. and climb ladders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience using bar code scanners and cameras.
  • Previous lead or supervisory experience.
  • Previous work experience in an industrial environment. Experience can either be in a manufacturing plant or with an integrator or equipment OEM.
  • Knowledge of or prior work with industrial conveyor systems.
  • Previous experience with Siemens Step 7, TIA Portal.