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Premier Power Maintenance Senior 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:SeniorField Service Engineer

Reports To:Manager of Engineering

Job Summary:Performs complex electrical apparatus work onsite at customer’s facilities.This includes electrical testing, preventative maintenance, commissioning, upgrades, and repairs to electrical apparatus. Responsible for troubleshooting, training, establishing LOTO, interacting with customers, report writing, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute mechanical and electrical tasks on equipment utilized in Power Transmission, Distribution and Generation

  • Read and interpret manuals, schematics and writing diagrams to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems

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

  • Must have extensive knowledge and be able to lead the following tasks:

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

  • Cable Testing – Insulation resistance, Tan Delta, 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 currently testing, secondary injection tests and vacuum bottle integrity tests

  • Test both electrical-mechanical and solid-state relays

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

  • Plans, participates and develops safety meetings and training

  • Must support management in the planning, scheduling, execution, and cost management of field projects

  • 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 diagnose complex mechanical and electrical problems

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills

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

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work well under pressure to meet goals and deadlines

  • Ability to work independently while utilizing excellent judgement

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

  • Has demonstrated the ability to be consistently on time for daily work assignments, meetings, training, etc.

  • Demonstrates organizational skills to include on time reporting of time and expenses, weekly status reports and any other documentation and reporting requirements

  • Demonstrates the responsibility required to keep tools, test equipment and vehicles in clean and organized condition and up to date with service and calibrations

Work Environment:

  • Must be willing to take emergency calls and give technical advice outside of the normal workday

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

  • Must be able to travel on overnight, multi-day, out-of-town projects

  • 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.

Education and Work Experience:

  • At least 10 years of experience in electrical substation testing, construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, assembly and commissioning or ability to achieve NETA level 3 or 4

  • Project management experience and be able to support management in the planning, scheduling, execution and cost management of field projects

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic Technology or EE with a minimum of an Associates of Applied Science in EET with the intention of completing a BS program. Military experience preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screening

  • 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 30 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

  • Performance bonuses

  • 401k matching and discretionary profit-sharing plan

  • Company vehicle or stipend for personal vehicle

To learn more about Premier Power Maintenance, please visit our website atwww.premierpowermaintenance.com (http://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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