Field Service Tech - Electrical

  • $35-$40/hr
  • United States Washington Longview
  • Contract
  • Construction & Infrastructure,Power Generation, T&D
Electrical Field Service Technician (Longview, WA)

We are looking for a talented and dedicated Field Service Technician to inspect, test, troubleshoot, perform start-up, and collect data of low, medium, and high voltage (to 500kV) electrical systems, and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering. NFS Field Service Technicians demonstrate strong testing and troubleshooting skills and commitment to providing an Unmatched Customer Experience.
  • Instrument transformer tests
  • Power transformer testing - Doble, TTR, Insulation Resistance, etc.
  • Test both electro-mechanical and solid-state relays
  • Cable testing - Tan Delta, Power Factor, VLF, DC Hipot
  • Automatic transfer switch troubleshooting
  • Low, Medium, and High voltage switchgear and circuit breaker testing
  • Rotate emergency on-call duty and if called respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner
  • RTS or Protest relay testing, oil testing, infrared scanning, automatic transfer switching, performing start-up on switchgear up through 500kV class, VFD (variable frequency drives)
  • Must have general PC skills including email, internet, data entry and Microsoft Excel; experience with PowerDB a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record  
  • Ability to travel locally and overnight    
  • Ability to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends as required, willingness to be on call   
  • Work safely alone and as part of a team  
  • Closely adhere to all electrical safety procedures
  • Effectively contributes to a strong team environment through assisting teammates in accomplishing mutual goals  
Qualifications and Competencies: 
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate degree from an accredited 2-year technical college in Electrical Power, or similar experience/training from the military (Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Seabee) preferred 
  • Must have at least 5 or more years of relevant experience
  • NETA Certification (III or IV) highly preferred or equivalent skills/experience to become NETA Certified
  • Prefer OSHA 30 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, CPR/First Aid/BBP/AED training
Physical Requirements:   
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry items up to 75 lbs. in weight  
  • Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam
  • Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time  
  • Ability to perform manual labor for up to 12 or more hours per day  
  • Acute hearing and strong field of vision  
  • Ability to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions

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, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 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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