Electrical Test Technician - Dallas TX

  • $35-$55/hr
  • United States Florida Riverview
  • Contract
  • Construction & Infrastructure
We are hiring for an Electrical Test Tech in Dallas, TX.

Starting: ASAP
Location: Dallas, TX
Pay: $35+ D.o.E., Benefits 

As a Electrical Test Technician, your primary responsibility will be to inspect, test, troubleshoot, and perform start-up procedures on electrical systems ranging from low to high voltage (up to 500kV). 
Additionally, you will be involved in moderately complex relay calibration and power metering. 
Our Electrical Test Technician are known for their strong testing and troubleshooting skills and their unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service.

Key Responsibilities:

-Conduct instrument transformer tests.
-Perform power transformer testing using tools such as Doble, TTR, Insulation Resistance, etc.
-Test both electro-mechanical and solid-state relays.
-Conduct cable testing, including Tan Delta, Power Factor, VLF, and DC Hipot.
-Troubleshoot automatic transfer switches.
-Test low, medium, and high voltage switchgear and circuit breakers.
-Rotate for emergency on-call duty and respond promptly to customer emergencies.
-Perform RTS or Protest relay testing, oil testing, and infrared scanning.
-Conduct automatic transfer switching and start-up procedures on switchgear up through 500kV class.
-Familiarity with VFD (Variable Frequency Drives) is a plus.
-Demonstrate general PC skills, including email, internet, data entry, and Microsoft Excel; experience with PowerDB is advantageous.
-Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Be willing to travel locally and overnight as required.

Qualifications And Competencies:

-High school diploma or GED required.
-An associate degree from an accredited 2-year technical college in Electrical Power or similar experience/training from the military (e.g., Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Seabee) is preferred.
-Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
-NETA Certification (II or III or IV) is highly preferred, or equivalent skills/experience to become NETA Certified.
-Prefer OSHA 30-hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, CPR/First Aid/BBP/AED training.

How to Apply:
Send your resume to: trent.shelton@nesfircroft.com


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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