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Electrical Field Service Engineer

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Prineville
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description: Our client is a safe provider of comprehensive technical services for electrical power systems and equipment. As the largest independent provider of electrical testing, maintenance, repair, commissioning, engineering and training services in North America, they serve all industry sectors from our 38 offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. From federal energy compliance and substations testing to power system studies and substation design and commissioning, our client is fully prepared to safely address any critical power needs. If it's in the electrical system, our client does it.
Position: Electrical Field Service Engineer
Location: Prineville/Bend, OR
Our client is currently seeking an experienced Electrical Field Service Technician to support service offerings in the Prineville/Bend, OR area. Candidates must live or be willing to live within 40 miles of this area to be considered for this position. As an Electrical Field Service Technician, you will troubleshoot, test, and inspect complex electrical systems, and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering. You will operate all types of test equipment and have some experience in coordination of electrical systems. You will be expected to establish, promote, and maintain strong rapport with your customers and sales representatives by assuring customer satisfaction through visits and site surveys. The selected candidate will respond professionally to emergency calls at all times (including holidays and weekends) within specified response times, maintain and monitor parts stock and complete and submit all necessary reporting paperwork in a timely manner. You will schedule and maintain preventative maintenance visits and stay current in all aspects of equipment improvements and new technology. On occasion, you may only work a 4-6 hour day but will be paid for 40-hour workweek. All calls made before 8AM or after 5PM are paid as overtime at a rate of time and a half. It is important to note that this position requires limited supervision, so you must be confident in your skills and have the discipline and technical skill to work without oversight.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
? Perform all aspects of testing and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems.
? Perform instrument transformer tests, power transformer testing, automatic transfer switch troubleshooting, generator testing, power meter calibration and high voltage circuit breaker testing.
? Troubleshooting capabilities, relay calibration, use of load and power quality recording instrumentation, infrared scanners, medium voltage breaker and switchgear testing.
? Test and troubleshoot complex electrical systems, moderately complex relay systems and power metering.
? Perform start-up services on switchgear up through the 230kV class.
? May perform power system studies including short circuit, arc flash and protective device coordination.
? Write complete, detailed reports promptly at end of project using a computer, and accurately process job billing.
? Represent the Company as a lecturer on technical topics.
? May perform complex analysis and evaluative tasks necessary to complete equipment-labeling projects consistent with recognized industry and international standards, local jurisdiction requirements and Company procedures.
? Take an active role in business development and expansion.
? Maintain strong client relationships
? Perform all functions pertaining to a written job proposal to a client, including estimate of man-hours and expenses, and development of scope and pricing.
Requirements: A technical background in the electronics or electrical field. In-depth knowledge of electrical theory, power backup systems and electrical system troubleshooting. UPS system experience is a definite plus. Be adept at reading diagrams and prints and possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with customers. You must have a valid state driver's license with no major legal/traffic infractions.
Compensation and Benefits: First year compensation will exceed $65,000 and with the certifications achieved in your first year of work and training, you can expect your second year to be $75,000+. You will have a company vehicle (Van) including all expenses associated when you are on the job. Sigma Six Solutions offers flexible Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription coverage, paid holidays and vacation and additional perks!
Keys to a successful interview: Sigma Six Solutions is looking for a responsible individual who can work well with customers, resolve service issues, deal with adversity and has a strong technical background. If you do not have industry experience, you must be able to demonstrate basic electrical/electronic experience. You must be able to demonstrate that you have researched the corporation and UPS theory and systems. Aside from a technical background, you should display the following traits:
? Customer Focus - Must be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customer. In this role, you will get first-hand customer information and use it for improvements in products and services. Be prepared to act with customers in mind and establish and maintain effective relationships with customers.
? Decision Quality - Must make good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of your solutions and suggestions should turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time. ERS wants the type of leader who is often sought out by others for advice and solutions.
? Problem Solving - Must use rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. The right person for this role probes all fruitful sources for answers, can see hidden problems and is excellent at honest analysis. You will be expected to look beyond the obvious and not stop at first answers.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Bend , Electrical Field Service Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Prineville, Oregon

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