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Field Engineer Jobs in California

Landing Field Engineer Jobs in California means stepping into a role that's at the heart of innovation within the telecommunications sector. In this dynamic environment, engineers are not just problem solvers but pivotal players in executing projects with precision and an eye for detail, ensuring every aspect from system diagnostics to shop drawings is meticulously handled. The state's vibrant tech landscape offers a fertile ground for professional growth, where challenges are met with cutting-edge solutions and a supportive community fosters both career development and personal fulfillment. It's more than a job; it's an opportunity to be part of a team driving transformative projects forward, making a tangible difference in how we connect and communicate.

Why a Job as a Field Engineer in California is a great idea.

Landing a job as a Field Engineer in California opens the door to unparalleled professional growth, given the state's cutting-edge tech landscape and diverse project opportunities. It's an ideal setting for those eager to tackle challenges head-on while contributing to transformative projects that shape our future. Moreover, the vibrant community and supportive network of professionals create a nurturing environment for career development and personal fulfillment.

Why Work for IES communications in California?

At IES Communications in California, you'll join a team that values your growth and development, offering unparalleled opportunities to innovate and make a tangible difference in the telecommunications industry. Our commitment to cutting-edge technology and comprehensive training ensures our Field Engineers are equipped to lead and succeed in shaping the future of communications.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as a Field Engineer at one of IES Communications' California Branches?

At our California branches, we're proud to have a team of dedicated Field Engineers and Fiber Distribution Cabinet Field Engineers who embody the spirit of innovation and technical expertise. Our Field Engineers are not just troubleshooters; they are the backbone of our project installations, offering advanced support with an ownership mindset that ensures every detail is accounted for—from system diagnostics to creating detailed shop drawings for new projects. They work closely with both in-house teams and field staff, ensuring quality and efficiency at every step. Similarly, our Fiber Distribution Cabinet Field Engineers play a crucial role in maintaining the integrity of our projects. Their collaboration with Project Managers and adherence to codes and practices ensure that our installations meet the highest standards. They’re instrumental in monitoring compliance, reviewing specifications, and providing on-site training, making sure every project is up to spec from start to finish. Both roles are essential in driving our mission forward, ensuring that every project, whether it's related to special systems or fiber distribution, is executed with precision and care. Together, they represent the best of what we offer to our clients in California, showcasing our commitment to excellence and innovative solutions in the field.


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What is the average salary of a Field Engineer in California?

The average salary for a Field Engineer in California is approximately $79,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, specific industry, and location within the state.

How do I become a Field Engineer in California?

To become a Field Engineer in California, start by earning a relevant bachelor's degree, such as one in engineering or a related field. Next, gain hands-on experience through internships or entry-level positions to build your practical skills. It's also important to obtain professional certification, like the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, followed by the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam for licensure. Finally, continuously update your knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving field through further education and training opportunities.

How long does it take to become a Field Engineer in CA?

Becoming a Field Engineer in California typically requires a 4-year bachelor's degree in engineering, followed by gaining relevant work experience which can range from 1 to 3 years. Additionally, obtaining licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE), which involves passing two exams and meeting state-specific requirements, is often necessary. In total, the process can take around 5 to 7 years, depending on individual circumstances and career paths chosen.

Is being a Field Engineer in California a good job?

Absolutely, being a Field Engineer in California is considered a good job. The state's diverse industries, from tech to construction, offer varied and exciting opportunities for field engineers. High demand for skilled professionals means competitive salaries and the chance for career growth. Plus, working in different locations across California provides unique experiences and challenges that can enhance your skills and knowledge.

How much does a Field Engineer in CA make?

A Field Engineer in CA typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for Field Engineers in California?

Yes, there's a significant demand for Field Engineers in California. This is driven by the state's robust tech industry, extensive infrastructure projects, and ongoing advancements in telecommunications and renewable energy sectors.

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