Thermographic Technician – Wixom, MI

Position Summary:

Power Plus Engineering, a RESA Power company is in search of an experience Thermographic Technician. Our team is looking for someone trained and experienced in performing thermographic inspections of electrical apparatus. We would prefer this person have been through at least Level l training from one of the popular IR training facilities such as Snell, FLIR, FLUKE, Monroe or other courses. All other experience you would have regarding electrical work and/or switchgear maintenance would be a plus.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Field service testing and troubleshooting of breakers, secondary controls, and cubicles
  • Factory rebuild/retro-fitting/restoration of breakers and cubicles
  • Troubleshooting read and interpret electrical single line, three line and control drawings/circuits
  • Thermography and Ultrasound testing
  • Operate specialized equipment, including but not limited to: Megger, Contact resistance meters, circuit breaker timers, AC/DC Hi potential tester, High Current Test Unit, etc.
  • Observe all safety procedures and use proper personal protective equipment
  • Read electrical schematics and wire electrical equipment.
  • Visually, mechanically, and electrically service, test and troubleshoot electrical distribution or power generation equipment
  • Think and Act like a “Professional Leader”
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area
  • Observe all safety rules and Best Practices
  • Follow all company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate a continual effort to improve
  • Own every task
  • Champion for the customer
  • Attention to detail
  • Other duties assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of basic electrical training from a trade school, military, union or other
  • Proven ability to read electrical prints
  • Proven ability to do ohm’s law and power calculations
  • Proven written communication skills; ex. sample of writing, on the spot written essay, published autobiography
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical, and drug screen
  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, work long days, carry stuff, kneel/sit/stand for long periods of time – up to 16 hours
  • Ability or plan to learn to use Microsoft office suite and Windows OS, use FaceTime or skype with engineers from a jobsite
  • Huge points if you have experience certifying hospital isolation panels, protection relays, or previous NETA certification
  • Military experience in technical field: Nuke, Prime Power, aircraft electrician, vehicle or system maintenance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer Electricians – Journeyman or Master have some experience with switchgear maintenance
  • At least 2 years of academic certification from an accredited institution and a demonstrated electro-mechanical hands-on ability and technical know-how for troubleshooting and testing of electrical devices.
  • Knowledge of operation, service and testing on of Low Voltage and Medium Voltage Circuit breakers, transformers, switches, substations, motor control centers, switchgear all manufacturers
  • Protection relay, power factor testing, PLC, HMI, variable speed drive, building or manufacturing automation, building and network communications for distribution equipment experience all manufacturers
  • Knowledge of NETA,UL, IEEE, NEC, and ANSI. Any standards for testing or manufacturing electrical power equipment.
  • Familiarity with control circuitry, renewable or fossil fuel generation, steel mill or manufacturing maintenance experience.

Company Description

RESA Power Solutions 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 Solutions is implementing an aggressive growth strategy by expanding its geographic footprint, product and service offerings and overall organization.

Additional Information:

Type: Full-time

Experience: Minimum 2 years

Education: ASEE degree preferred

Functions: Testing and field services

Location: Wixom, MI

Travel: 50%

Industries: Light Manufacturing / repair/ overhaul/ Field Services and electrical installations

RESA Power Solutions 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.

For questions and to learn more

Contact us at: careers@resapower.com