Power System Technician – Blaine, MN

Power System Technician

Who we are!
RESA Power is a dynamic, people first organization that prides itself on being the employer of choice in its industry! RESA is fortunate to have an extraordinarily talented group of people who take pride in everything they do! RESA Power has 16 locations throughout the United States & Canada. We are a trusted service provider committed to ensuring the safety, performance and compliance of electrical distribution systems, with a track record of long-term partnerships and excellence in customer experience for nearly a decade!

Position Summary:
The Power System Technician is expected to perform service, test and maintain various types of power distribution equipment.

Responsibilities and 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:
OUR MISSION
RESA Power is a trusted consultative service provider committed to ensuring the safety, performance and compliance of electrical distribution systems with a track record of long-term partnerships and excellence in customer experience for nearly a decade.

CORE VALUES
• Safety – Put safety above everything else, stay safe in all we do.
• Integrity – Be Honest.
• Reliability – Be trustworthy and consistent for our internal team as well as our customers.
• Experience – Be the industry experts and continue to grow and develop our skills.
• Sense of Purpose & Fun – Work with a sense of purpose and mission, but let’s not forget to have some fun along the way!
• Transparency – Foster relationships and support a workplace that creates openness at all levels in the 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: Blaine, MN
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.

To apply, please send resume to careers@resapower.com

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.

For questions and to learn more

Contact us at: careers@resapower.com