Premier Power Maintenance Field Service Technician in Louisville, Kentucky
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 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
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.
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Working at Heights
26% - 50%
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Lifting (50 lbs.)
0% – 25%
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
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 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.
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.