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Field Engineer is a freelance hiring platform that allows employers from across the globe to post vacancies in a specialized field, ultimately automating the freelance recruitment process to ensure efficient service delivery. Employers can freely track and manage jobs using the intuitive dashboard and Field Engineer mobile app.
However, Field Engineer does not function as a traditional job board, which could be an issue for employers that want a more localized hiring focus and access to conventional job posting features.
- For employers, it's free to open an account and post job vacancies.
- Field Engineer is completely remote-based, making it easy for employers to connect with international applicants.
- The platform streamlines the job search by finding and vetting professional engineers.
- Field Engineer offers a mobile app that's available on both Android and iOS devices.
- Employers can use their personalized dashboard to track jobs and communicate with engineers.
- Payment for each project is deducted and safeguarded by Field Engineer before the project is completed.
- The platform offers a targeted approach to hiring candidates in the engineering field.
- Field Engineer is capable of integrating with third-party applications, including Oracle, Salesforce, and Microsoft.
- Employers can search and sort engineers who apply for jobs by location, rating, experience, and costs.
- Field Engineer allows employers to use job ad templates to automate the process.
- Employers based outside of the U.S. who fund their account with a credit card are charged an additional 2.75% of the project.
- The site is not seen as a job board and therefore lacks certain features, such as job distribution and social media sharing.
- Jobs are only advertised to engineers registered on the site, which could limit the candidate pool.
- The platform does not allow access to a traditional resume database.
- Employers have to load funds onto their accounts before they can post a vacancy.
- The website is not available in French.
- There is no dedicated website for Canadian users.
While there are a limited number of reviews of Field Engineer available online, there are a handful or reviews on Trustpilot that averaged a 4-star rating. All of the reviews praised the platform and labeled it as the best source for hiring freelancers thanks to its excellent customer service and reasonable costs.
The platform received similar compliments on G2, where there are three reviews that averaged a 5-star rating. Here, customers commended the company for its remote hiring capabilities.
For employers, it's free to post engineering projects on the website. Only engineers who are hired to work on projects are charged a 10% service fee. However, non-U.S.-based employers who fund their accounts with credit cards are charged an additional 2.75% of the project.
Field Engineer vs. TelcoProfessionals Job Board:
While TelcoProfessionals Job Board and Field Engineer are both global telecommunication job boards, only the former charges employers to post vacancies. With Field Engineer, employers can create an account, track projects, and post vacancies free of charge. By contrast, the TelcoProfessionals Job Board's pricing starts at US$100.00 per post.
Field Engineer vs. Job Bank:
Job Bank is the Canadian government's job board, where employers can post vacancies in a range of sectors for free. In comparison, Field Engineer specializes in telecommunication vacancies, and vacancies are only advertised to registered engineers. That said, Field Engineer is also free for employers, but the platform provides more targeted hiring.
Field Engineer vs. Monster:
Both Monster and Field Engineer offer great remote hiring and global reach. However, that's where the similarities end. While Monster charges C$10.00 per day, Field Engineer is free for employers. Additionally, Field Engineers offer targeted hiring, thanks to its focus on telecommunications, whereas Monster advertises jobs in various industries.