Field Service Technician – Wixom, MI

Position Summary:

The Field Service Technician is expected to perform service, test and maintain various types of power distribution equipment.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Inspect, test, troubleshoot, perform start-up and collect data of low, medium and high voltage (to 500kV) electrical systems.
  • MCC’s, Breakers and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering
    Test and calibrate electro-mechanical and solid state relay
  • 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
  • Perform inspection, maintenance, testing and repair of transformers and all related equipment – 45 KVA to 130 MVA, dry type and oil filled.
  • Perform maintenance, testing, reconditioning and repair on circuit breakers – low voltage 480 volt (molded case and air-magnetic).
  • Perform maintenance, testing, reconditioning and repair on circuit breakers – medium voltage up to 15 KV (air-magnetic and vacuum).
  • Test and inspect low and medium voltage cable installations.
  • Perform start-up, troubleshooting and repair services on generator controls and transfer schemes.
  • All work and decisions shall be conducted in strict compliance of all regulatory laws.

Desired Skills & Expertise:

  • Knowledge of various industry standards such as: NETA, NEC, OSHA and NFPA.
  • Must have at least 1year of relevant experience
  • Prefer experience with most of the following or similar: MCC’s, Breakers, relay testing, oil testing, infrared scanning, performing start-up on switchgear up through 500kV class, etc.
  • Must be able to work safely and adhere to all electrical safety procedures.
  • Good theoretical understanding of electricity and a good aptitude for problem solving.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with customers and peers.
  • Dependable and responsible with good judgment and organizational skills.
  • Good customer service, time management and follow-up skills.
  • Work effectively with customers, peers and management to resolve client issues.
  • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office- use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research.
  • Work will require flexible hours, weekends and holidays. Must be available for out-of-town work.

Company Description

RESA Power is the market leader in life extension solutions for power transmission and distribution equipment. RESA is comprised of business units specializing in the operations, engineering and safety applications for the power transmission, distribution and circuit protection markets. With immediate access to new or obsolete and hard-to-find or refurbished inventory, fast turnaround, emergency response, engineering services and NETA certified testing and maintenance; RESA supports customers in industrial markets, municipalities, higher education, data centers, utilities and contractors across the country. With locations throughout the United States, RESA Power is implementing an aggressive growth strategy by expanding its geographic footprint, product and service offerings and overall organization.

Additional Information

Experience: Graduate of Electrical Technical School or Military. Prefer an Associate’s degree from an accredited 2 year technical college in Electrical Power, or similar experience and training from the military (Army, Air Force, or NAVY)

Location:  Multiple locations throughout United States.

Travel: 40%

Industries: HV/MV/LV Electrical equipment, engineering and field services

Physical Demands: Lifting a minimum of 50lbs on a daily basis, crawling, climbing, standing for long periods of time and working in non-ideal conditions.

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RESA Power is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

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