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Honeywell Field Service Technician, Technical Services in Iowa, Iowa

About HPS

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) is a pioneer in automation control, instrumentation and services for the oil and gas; refining; energy; pulp and paper; industrial power generation; chemicals and petrochemicals; biofuels; life sciences; and metals, minerals, and mining industries.

Today, HPS plays a critical role across the entire lifecycle of an industrial facility, from project design and engineering, technical services, and ongoing operations, to cybersecurity and continuous modernization.

As a leader in digitization, Honeywell’s comprehensive portfolio in process control, monitoring, and safety systems and instrumentation provides optimized operations and maintenance efficiencies to meet diverse automation needs.

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Position Overview:

Honeywell’s Field Service Technicians, Technical Services are responsible for effectively providing services to support the on-site installation, start-up, maintenance, and operation of automation control systems & advanced manufacturing software applications, drive systems, manufacturing systems, industrial networks and the individual products which comprise these systems.

This role will be based out of Cedar Rapids, IA.

Your Focus:

You will focus on providing customers with maintenance and modernization services on Honeywell’s DCS Platforms. The role requires you to be self-supporting and includes on-site maintenance, performing system diagnostics & analysis, troubleshooting problems, installing new systems & replacing parts.

18-month Honeywell Training & Certification Program:

Commitment of 18 months to obtain and maintain L3 CEAT certification while performing normal job duties.


Our current Field Service Technician, Technical Services earns between (70-90k) which includes hourly pay + Overtime (1.5 x hourly rate)

Work & Travel Schedule:

  • Typical work week is Monday – Friday (8am – 5pm) with ability to work overtime when needed.

  • Be available for off hour “Emergency On-Call” as needed.

  • Based on the service requirements for a particular customer or region, this position may require up to 50% travel throughout the Midwest.

Company Vehicle / Travel Expenses:

  • Company vehicle is provided - Must have valid driver’s license.

  • Corporate Travel card will be offered to pay for expenses (No expenses come out of your pocket)

Ideal Candidate:

  • Commitment of 18 month to Honeywell Training & Certification Program while performing normal job duties.

  • 1+ year prior field service experience in supporting technical or engineering services or Military experience in electronics programs may be considered equivalent to this typical qualification.

  • Basic understanding of networking and electrical theory

  • 1+ years of experience using Basic Windows and Microsoft Office applications.

  • Experience working with Operator HMI (Panels & Touchscreens)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills must be able to clearly articulate messages both technical and non-technical.

  • Ability to be self-motivated and willingness to work in demanding environments with little or no supervision and take initiative to be proactive.

  • Ability to diagnose malfunctioning electrical systems and perform preventive maintenance using electrical test equipment.

  • Experience or knowledge reading electrical drawings and utilize for troubleshooting electrical systems.

As a Field Service Technician, Technical Services, you will:

  • Maintain Honeywell’s suite of (DCS) quality control hardware and software and handle customer questions about the state of the system.

  • Sustain proficiency in all products and services that the company offers. This includes staying current with installation standard methodologies, equipment protocol, and safety guidelines.

  • Provide on-site pre-start-up, start-up, contracted service work, warranty, troubleshooting, and training of Honeywell products, and ensure equipment is operational and free of defects.

  • Accurately document the work that is performed at a customer facility and/or project staging area. Professionally document work completed on periodic preventive maintenance as well as intermittent corrective maintenance tasks.

  • Handle customer service-related issues while fostering the customer relationship and working to solve technical problems on site.

  • Deal directly with and communicate effectively with plant operators, plant management, 3rd party vendors and other Honeywell personnel in support of service operations.

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment applying own technical knowledge and experience to resolve problems.

  • Accurately document the work that is performed at a customer facility and/or project staging area. Professionally document work completed on periodic preventive maintenance as well as intermittent corrective maintenance tasks.

  • Review product prints and specifications.

  • When required, play an active role in various projects such as upgrades, new installations, or new functionality for customers.

  • Work with contractors to review and ensure the unit/package is installed to specifications.

  • Coordinate work with other groups to ensure meeting commitments.


  • High School Diploma

  • 1 year of professional experience in an engineering or technical field/and or Military experience in electronics programs may be considered equivalent to this typical qualification.

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to walk and stand 8 hours per day.

  • 1 year of experience using Basic Windows OS and Microsoft Office applications

  • Be able to perform frequent climbing, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping.

*Engineering or technical fields may include field service, technical operations, industrial maintenance, process automation, heavy manufacturing, prior military experience, development and/or reliability engineering, etc.


  • Veterans

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math

  • Associates Degree in Industrial Engineering or Technology

  • Ability to work safely within the Honeywell/Customer HSE requirements.

  • Commitment to obtain and maintain L3 CEAT certification within 18 months of hire (Training is given to achieve this).

  • Experience with industrial process control field instrumentation.

  • Networking experience.

  • Previous experience working in a Field Service position.

  • Previous technical/installation experience.

  • Previous customer service experience.

  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills; capable of learning available analysis tools to solve complex system or process problems.

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.