Premier Power Maintenance Senior Field Service Technician - Decatur, Alabama in Decatur, Alabama

Company Overview:

Premier Power Maintenance defines its services in six primary areas: Safety Training, Engineering, Installation, Commissioning, Preventative Maintenance, and Repair. Our goal is to provide customers with a safe, dependable, and uninterrupted power supply. We invest heavily in redundant tooling, test equipment, and team member training, which helps ensure an immediate and effective response to any service request. We have highly qualified field service personnel capable of assuring our customers that all emergencies will be handled promptly and professionally. We take pride in our safety and unparalleled expertise in the field.

Reports To:Region Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute mechanical and electrical takes on equipment utilized in Power Transmission, Distribution and Generation

  • Read and interpret manuals, schematics and writing diagrams to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems

  • Participate in the installation, maintenance and report of electrical equipment

  • Plans, develops and participates in safety meetings and training

  • Troubleshoot, repair, replace and clean all components in a substation

  • Must be willing to take calls and give technical advice outside of standard work hours

  • Must have project supervisory experience and be able to support management in the planning, scheduling, execution and cost management of field projects

  • Must have extensive knowledge and be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Transformer Testing - Power Factor, TTR, Insulation resistance, SFRA, winding and leakage reactance

  • Cable Testing - Insulation resistance, Tan Delta, Hipot, TDR and cable thumper

  • Low, Medium and High Voltage Circuit Breaker Testing - Insulation resistance, contact resistance, Power Factor, breaker timing, SF6 gas analysis, CT testing, high currently testing, secondary injection tests and vacuum bottle integrity tests

  • Test both electrical-mechanical and solid state relays

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to follow company and OSHA safety rules and practices

  • Ability to diagnose complex mechanical and electrical problems

  • Must have strong PC skills including Doble DTAF, PowerDB and Microsoft Office Suite

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work overtime, including nights, weekends and some holidays

  • Must be able to travel on overnight, multi-day, out-of-town jobs

  • Must be willing to rotate emergency on-call duty and respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner

  • Must be willing to relocate to within at least a one hour drive from a Premier Power Maintenance office

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 50 lbs.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelors or Associates Degree in Electrical/Electronic Technology, or military is preferred but no required

  • Requires at least 10 years experience in electrical substation testing, construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, assembly and commissioning

  • NETA certification a plus but not required

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screening

  • Must possess a valid drivers license

  • Must be willing to obtain a company paid TWIC card, OSHA 30 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E and CPR training

Premier Power Maintenance firmly believes that each team member is part of our family. Therefore, Premier Power Maintenance offers a very competitive benefits package, which enhances the company’s ability to compete in the job marketplace. Premier Power Maintenance’s benefit package includes 100% of premiums paid by employer for team member short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. The benefits package also pays 100% of medical and dental insurance premiums for the team member and 50% of the premiums for dependent coverage. In addition, Premier Power Maintenance offers a generous PTO policy and 8 days of holiday pay. The company also offers performance bonuses, matching 401k, and a profit sharing plan. To learn more about Premier Power Maintenance, please visit our website at

Premier Power Maintenance is an EEO/AA employer who values and embraces workplace diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, disability and/or veteran status.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.