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Senior Electrical Test Technician

Ref no. BHN568922
Salary $70,000 - $100,000/annum
Location Denver, Colorado
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

TITLE: Senior Electrical Test Technician

Key skills required for this role

electrical, electrical test technician


Job description

Position Summary

The Electrician/Electrical Test Technician is expected to inspect, test, troubleshoot, service, repair and maintain various types of power distribution system equipment. The ideal candidate will be a NETA Level III/IV or eligible to become a NETA certified technician.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide industry-best customer service- always exceed the customer's expectations

  • Assume emergency on-call duties and if required, respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner

  • Contribute to a safe work environment; adhere to all safety polices both those outlined in the company safety manual as well as customer safety guidelines

  • Exhibit a positive collaborative attitude

  • Inspect, test, troubleshoot, service, repair and maintain low, medium, high voltage electrical system equipment

  • Setup and perform electrical tests on the following equipment:

    • Transformers - power factor, TTR, winding resistance, insulation resistance, excitation and oil analysis

    • MV and HV conductors - VLF Tan Delta, Partial Discharge, VLF Withstand, DC Hipot Withstand

    • Circuit Breakers - primary injection, secondary injection, contact resistance, insulation resistance

    • Automatic Transfer Switch - troubleshooting

    • Switchgear - Low, Medium and High voltage testing and maintenance

    • Relays - electromechanical and solid-state testing

  • Perform required/assigned testing

  • Properly check in and check out test equipment utilizing the company provided system reporting any damaged or unusable equipment

  • Treat all company provided assets as if they were your own

  • Prepare and submit daily reports outlining job progress/completions

  • Review and submit all company administrative paperwork in a timely manner

  • Develop client relationships thorough client interface onsite

  • Identify service opportunities for clients and communicate them to the Manager

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including overtime, evening, weekends, holidays and night hours as required

  • Drive daily, locally/regionally and be available for periodic overnight travel

  • Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English.

  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required

  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen, background check, and reference check

  • Maintain a current valid driver's license and good driving record

  • Eligibility to work in the US without need for employer sponsored VISA (work permit)

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods (10 hour) of standing, lifting, and carrying materials

  • Must be able to perform physical labor including reaching, twisting, bending, grasping, pushing, pulling, climbing, kneeling, crouching, stooping, and lifting.

  • Must be able to perform work outdoors in all types of weather.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds at a time.

  • Must have good hand/eye coordination

  • Must be in good physical condition and have good motor skills.

  • Ability and willingness to wear Arc-Flash suit, fall protection harness, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hats, respirator, and additional personal protective equipment.

  • Physically able to work with heavy tools and equipment at heights.

  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two-year vocational or post-high school program in electrical trades or industrial electricity.

  • Associate degree in technology from an accredited 2-year technical college or similar military experience/training

  • Experience performing medium voltage splicing and terminations

  • Experience with installation of switchgear and transformers

  • Ability to read one-line and control diagrams

  • Computer skills including email, internet, data entry and Microsoft Office products

  • NETA certification (2 or 3)

  • 5 plus years' experience working on commercial and industrial electrical projects

  • 5 plus years' hands-on experience utilizing industrial electrical test equipment

  • OSHA 10, OSHA 30, NFPA 70-E training

  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Salary range for this position is $70,000 - $100,000 USD.

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