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Premier Power Maintenance Field Service Technician in Decatur, Alabama

Company Overview: Like our name states, Premier Power Maintenance is the “premier” organization in the market to provide exceptional service and value to our customers in six primary areas: Third-party electrical testing (Acceptance & Maintenance), Commissioning, Electrical Engineering, Safety Training, Specialty Installation, and Repair. Our goal is to assist our customers in achieving a safe and reliable power system. People are our biggest asset. We pride ourselves on having some of the most highly skilled and qualified field and engineering personnel in the industry, and our safety record is second to none. We have a commitment to keeping all team members safe by adhering to intense safety programs and having industry and location/equipment specific training as well. Our customers know, that they can call Premier Power Maintenance day or night, and we’ll respond with safe, reliable solutions that provide outstanding value with attention to detail at every level. Customer service and integrity at all levels is what Premier Power Maintenance has built its reputation on, and that commitment will not waiver.

Job Title: Field Service Technician

Reports To: Field Service Supervisor or Region Manager

Job Summary: Performs electrical apparatus work onsite at customers facilities. This includes electrical testing, preventative maintenance, commissioning, upgrades, and repairs to electrical apparatus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute mechanical and electrical tasks on equipment utilized in power transmission, distribution, and generation

  • Read and interpret manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams

  • Troubleshoot, repair, replace and clean all components in a substation

  • Able to assist in the following tests:

  • Transformer testing – Power Factor, TTR, Insulation resistance, SFRA, winding resistance and leakage reactance

  • C able testing – Insulation resistance, Tan Delta, VLF, Hipot, TDR and cable thumper

  • Low, medium, and high voltage circuit breaker testing – insulation resistance, contact resistance, power factor, breaker timing, SF6 gas analysis, CT testing, high current testing, secondary injection tests, and vacuum bottle integrity tests

  • Test both electro-mechanical and solid-state relays

  • Participate in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment

  • Participates in safety meetings and training

  • The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list, other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned .

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiar with industry standards such as NETA, NFPA 70E, OSHA compliance standards, safety laws, and DOT regulations

  • Ability to assist in complex mechanical and electrical problems

  • Must have strong PC skills including email, internet, data entry, and Microsoft Office

  • Doble DTAF and PowerDB knowledge is preferred, training will be provided

  • Must be willing and able to work regular overtime, including nights, weekends, and some holidays

  • Must be willing to rotate emergency on-call duty and respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner

  • Must be willing and capable of working with your hands and working in the field

    Work Environment:

  • Must be willing to take emergency calls outside of the normal workday

  • Must be able to work overtime; including nights, weekends, and some holiday s

  • Must be willing and able to travel on overnight, multi-day, out-of-town jobs

  • Work hours vary from project to project

  • Rotate emergency on-call duty and respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner

  • Must be located within 60 miles of a Premier Power Maintenance office

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 50 lbs.

    Physical Requirements:

    Physical Activity

    Frequency

    Percent

    Standing

    Frequently

    51% - 75%

    Kneeling

    Occasional

    26% - 50%

    Bending

    Occasional

    26% - 50%

    Squatting

    Occasional

    26% - 50%

    Push/Pull

    Occasional

    26% - 50%

    Climbing

    Occasional

    26% - 50%

    Working at Heights

    Occasional

    26% - 50%

    Elements

    Occasional

    26% - 50%

    Confined Space

    Rarely

    0% – 25%

    Safety Sensitive

    Always

    76% - 100%

    Lifting (50 lbs.)

    Rarely

    0% – 25%

    Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED, bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Electrical/Electronic Technology, or Military experience is preferred but not required

  • Requires

  • NETA certified a plus, but not required

  • Electrical substation experience is preferred, but not always required

    Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, education verification, motor vehicle report, physical abilities test and an approved hair and urine drug screen

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and must have or be willing to obtain an endorsement to operate a combined vehicle weight up to 26k lbs. CDL license preferred

  • Must be willing to obtain a company paid TWIC card, OSHA 10 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70E and CPR training

    Benefits: Premier Power Maintenance firmly believes that each team member is part of our family. Therefore, Premier Power Maintenance offers an exceptional benefits package, including:

  • 100% of premiums paid by employer for team member short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance.

  • 100% of medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums for the team member and 50% of the premiums for dependent coverage.

  • Generous paid time off policy and 8 paid holidays per year.

  • Discretionary performance bonuses.

  • 401k matching and discretionary profit-sharing plan.

    To learn more about Premier Power Maintenance, please visit our website at www.premierpowermaintenance.com .

    Premier Power Maintenance is an EEO/AA employer who values and embraces workplace diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, disability and/or veteran status.

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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