Senior Electrical Testing Field Technician (NETA III or equivalent)
Shermco Industries Omaha, NE
About the Job
SENIOR ELECTRICAL TESTING FIELD TECHNICIANS
NETA III or equivalent (Substations, switchgear, relays, breakers, transformers)
Why Work for Shermco?
Shermco is an exceptionally stable and profitable non-union company who has never had a layoff.
A family oriented company that values employees as vital assets.
Strong benefits package and highly competitive compensation plan plus lucrative overtime plan.
A growth oriented environment that is upbeat, good morale and team oriented.
Job Responsibilities and Expectations:
- Lead jobs along with other Field Technicians.
Field Service Technicians 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.
Instrument transformer testing
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
To qualify for consideration, you must meet each of the following minimum qualifications and requirements:
High school diploma or GED required; prefer an Associates degree from an accredited 2 year technical college in Electrical Power & Control (EPC), or similar experience and training from the military (Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Seabee); BS in Electrical Engineering a plus.
At least 5 or more years of relevant experience with a wide variety of electrical apparatus:
Breakers, transformers, 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)
NETA Certification (III or IV) or equivalent skills/experience to become NETA Certified
Must have strong PC skills including email, internet, data entry, Microsoft Excel & Word; experience with PowerDB is a plus.
OSHA 30 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, CPR/First Aid/BBP/AED training a plus; training on each can be provided by Shermco.
Knowledge of testing, commissioning and maintenance of power equipment a must.
Superior safety record; must be able to work safely and adhere to all electrical safety procedures.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Must be able to crawl, climb, stand and lift up to 75 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodations. Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam.
Must have a valid drivers license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.
Must be available for periodic domestic travel; international travel a plus and U.S. passport desired.
Must be willing to work flexible hours and overtime, and occasional weekends, holidays and nights.
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