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Field Service Test Technician - Electrical

Company: Affinity Management Group
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Exciting Direct Hire Opportunity! Our Client, a leader in electrical power system maintenance, repair, testing and engineering, has an immediate need for an Electrical Field Service Test Technician. In this role you will travel to customer sites 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.
Job Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Moderately complex relay calibration and power metering
  • Rotate emergency on-call duty and if called respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner
    • Prefer an Electrical Engineering Degree from an ABET accredited college or an Associate's degree from an accredited 2 year technical college in Electrical Power & Controls (EPC) with similar experience or training from the military (Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Seabee)
    • NETA Certification (I, II, III or IV) or similar desired
    • Must have at least 2 or more years of relevant experience performing switchgear testing & troubleshooting
    • Must have good PC skills including email, internet, data entry and Microsoft Excel; experience with PowerDB a plus
    • Must be able to work safely and adhere to all electrical safety procedures
    • Prefer OSHA 30 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, CPR/First Aid/BBP/AED training
    • Must be able to drive daily locally/regionally and be available for periodic overnight travel
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check
    • Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam
    • Must have a valid driver's license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record
    • TWIC card a plus
    • Must be willing to travel; minimum 40%
    • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
      For more information or immediate consideration, please email resume directly to

Keywords: Affinity Management Group, Des Moines , Field Service Test Technician - Electrical, IT / Software / Systems , Des Moines, Iowa

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