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What We Do:

Power Systems Testing performs electrical tests on power distribution equipment, such as circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers and protective relays. Power Systems testing also performs electrical systems analysis through our engineering division, such as short circuit, coordination, and flash studies.

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Current Openings:

Electrical Field Technician

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

Inspect, test and troubleshoot moderately complex electrical systems and associated apparatus. Operate all types of test instruments and have some experience in the operation and coordination of electrical systems. This position requires limited supervision.

  • Perform all aspects of testing and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems.
    • Perform inspection, testing and troubleshooting on switchgear and switchboards assemblies, transformers, cables, switches, circuit breakers, protective relays, instrument transformers (current and voltage), metering devices, regulating apparatus, grounding and ground-fault protection systems, rotating machinery (motors and generators), motor starters, motor control centers, direct-current systems (batteries and chargers), surge arresters, capacitors, reactors, outdoor bus structures, and automatic transfer switches.
    • Perform system function tests.
    • Perform troubleshooting using diagnostic test instruments (e.g. multimeters, power quality analyzers).
  • Perform start-up services on electrical systems up through the 500 kV class.
  • Accurately process project documentation and write complete, detailed field service reports using a computer.
  • Maintain strong client relationships.

Required Education/Experience
  • Graduate of applicable Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and five years minimum same or similar work experience. OR High school education or equivalent and six years minimum same or similar work experience.
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
  • Strong background and experience in most types of switchgear testing through the 500 kV class.
  • Good theoretical understanding of electrical power systems, and good aptitude for problem evaluation.
  • Complete projects consistently on budget.
  • Able to write detailed reports, using a computer, and accurately process project documentation.
  • Communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with clients and peers.
  • Good judgment, dependable, supervises projects with technical expertise and good business management skills.
  • Strong computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word, use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research and operation of computer controlled test equipment.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work. Must be available for up to 80% out-of-town travel of up to several weeks at a time.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell. Frequently required to sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100 pound test sets.
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

Desired Education/Experience
  • Passed the NETA (National Electrical Testing Association) exam or the NICET Electrical Power Testing exam.

Join Our Team!

We are currently hiring technicians in our Livermore & Santa Ana branch locations. Please email any questions and you resume to if interested.