Company: Oakland Automation

Job Type: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Reports To: Director

Expected Travel: Up to 75%

Salary Range: Include median, 10% 50% 90%


The Field Supervisor supervises, schedules, and coordinates the work of field employees while on job sites. The Field Supervisor works side-by-side with the Project Manager and the field staff to complete the job efficiently and effectively.


  • Travel to job site for the installation of the product
  • Document accurate hours, site conditions, and work performed and report to Production Supervisor in accordance with Oakland Automation SOPs
  • Effectively communicate with the customer on-site and back to the home office. Document customer communication within SOP documents
  • Install and ensure workmanship and supplied equipment meets specifications and quality standards
  • Troubleshoot on-site for problems and suggest improvements for systems
  • Perform testing and inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards
  • Discuss errors in diagrams or production order with customers or engineers to clarify assembly problems.
  • Keep track of part orders and installations to maintain a proper schedule
  • Provide professional customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Use components in an accurate manner
  • Consistently demonstrate effective on-site organization
  • Guides, assigns, schedules (if needed), and supervises the work of construction staff, contractors, suppliers, and extraction workers; ensures work is completed on schedule.
  • Oversee a team of installers to ensure productivity and safety
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree preferred
  • At least ten years of related experience required
  • Willing to travel up to 75%
  • Automation experience preferred.
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal and management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of materials, methods, and tools used in projects.
  • Ability to read blueprints and other reports outlining specifications
  • Experience
  • General knowledge: sufficient knowledge of a field to perform most work in normal situations. The work calls for comprehension of standard situations and includes knowledge of most of the significant aspects of the subject.


  • Ability to work in a wide variety of work environments such as office spaces and production floors.
  • Must be able to bend, climb, stretch, reach, and lean.
  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Indicate if required to work weekends, nights, or be on-call as a regular part of the job.

Job Type: Full-time

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Detroit, Michigan


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