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Field Service Technician

Amarillo, Texas
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Patterson isn't just a place to work, it's a partner that cares about your success.

One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization.

Job Description

Job Summary

The role of Field Service Technician Provide is to provide technical support, maintenance and repair for Animal Health International Inc. software, Feed Yard Management (FYM). Turnkey Computer Systems (a division of Animal Health International Inc.) provides fully integrated software applications coupled with comprehensive software support and training to meet the unique needs of the feedyard industry.


The Field Service Technician is responsible for performing each task in a safe and efficient manner, and accountable for all onsite activities related to customer support and customer satisfaction. 

Essential Functions

  • Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:


    Equipment Installation and Repair

  • Transact all business in accordance to Animal Health International Inc.'s business code of ethics and conduct.
  • Provide technical support, maintenance and repair for Animal Health International Inc. software, Feed Yard Management (FYM).
  • Responds to assigned customer service calls, diagnosing problems and making appropriate repairs.

    Inventory & Asset Management
  • Prepare list of necessary equipment for each installation and service request.
  • Uses, maintains, and secures test devices and tools used to adjust, calibrate, and repair equipment.
  • Monitor inventory of products used at assigned customer locations to assure that inventory is adequate for continuous operation at all times.
  • Manage vehicle inventory and restock as necessary.
  • Ensure proper vehicle maintenance guidelines and safe driving habits are followed.
  • Ensure proper use and maintenance of all company provided assets, including but not limited to computer, parts, uniforms, etc.
  • Responsible for software installation projects.
  • Prepare for and perform standard system installations and test the functionality of all components.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to customers as needed for proper operation of equipment and systems to achieve desired results.
  • Complete all required service forms, records, and documentation as required.
  • Maintain strong and supportive customer relationships by providing technical support after repair or installation; available for consultation and support which includes nights and weekends on-call.
  • Maintain strong accountability in regards to employee and customer health and safety when performance service work, as environment and conditions will vary greatly.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

    Travel and On-Call:

  • This position requires same day travel 50-75% in a local area and occasional overnight travel 15-25% in a regional area.

  • For this position being on-call is required.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 0-2 years prior experience in a technical, software, or related field
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to design, install, and configure simple networks.
  • Ability to prioritize along with solid analytical skills.
  • Adept in learning quickly with creative problem solving capabilities.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and passionate.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a variety of physical and environmental conditions.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Computer skills, including MS Office and other software systems.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates degree in a computer related field.
  • Two years of related experience is a plus.
  • Experience working in Animal Agriculture
  • Troubleshooting Windows operating system.
  • Cisco Wireless experience preferred.

What's In It For You:

We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.

  • 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

  • Paid Time Off (PTO).

  • Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.

  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO).

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).

  • Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.

  • LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).

  • Patterson Perks Program.

EEO Statement

As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees' unique experiences and differences is what strengthens us and drives our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We are Patterson. We welcome you.

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  • Job Reference: 674053097-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Patterson Companies
  • Location: Amarillo, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent