Location Austin, Texas
Job type Permanent
Job Status


Field Service Technician will include; performing preventative maintenance duties on low and medium voltage switchgear and automatic transfer switches using specified test equipment.


NETA Certified Techs Needed

The Job

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of testing and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems
  • Perform instrument transformer tests, power transformer testing, automatic transfer switch troubleshooting, low and medium voltage circuit breaker testing, all equipment associated with distribution equipment testing
  • Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment
  • Completion of assigned project field preventative maintenance activities are successfully completed on time and meet customer functional requirements
  • Startup, modify and troubleshoot Automatic Transfer Switches and Controllers (ATSs)
  • Build, develop and maintain exemplary customer and vendor relationships while maintaining a high level of quality and technical service
  • Provide detailed and timely follow-up to customer requests
  • Ability to track and submit project reports in a timely manner (Field Reports and Expenses)
  • Support Technical Call Desk for customers
  • Develop written standard testing and maintenance procedures for breaker, switchgear and relay testing
  • Recommend design modifications of equipment and provide instruction for installation
  • QA review of engineering drawings
  • Ensure all corporate policies, including quality, and health and safety guidelines are followed


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 5+ years of hands on experience installing, maintaining, testing, & repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment.
  • Must have general PC skills including email, internet, data entry and Microsoft Word, Excel and OneNote as well as ability to use a smartphone to perform daily work tasks
  • Basic understanding and ability to interpret detailed electrical schematics & mechanical drawings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in remote locations
  • NETA/NICET Certified (ETT Level III or higher) in electrical equipment testing
  • Prefer OSHA 30 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E training

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate's or Technical degree in Electrical or Electronics or equivalent of 3+ years of technical experience in the Power Generation Industry (or similar industry) and training from the military (Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Seabee)
  • Design application and operation of low and medium voltage paralleling switchgear systems is required
  • Knowledge of programming control and automation equipment typically used in power generation systems or similar industries (e.g. PLC, HMI Displays, engine controllers, protective relays, load sharing/synchronizing controllers)


  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check
  • Must have a valid driver's license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record
  • Must be able to crawl, climb, stand and lift up to 75 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Must be available for regular overnight domestic travel and occasional international travel.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and overtime, holidays and nights
  • U.S. Passport & TWIC card a plus
  • Must be an American citizen or have a current visa and reside in the United States

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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