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Premier Power Maintenance Field Service Technician in Indianapolis, Indiana

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: Field Service Supervisor

Job Summary: Performs electrical apparatus work onsite at customers facilities. This includes electrical testing, preventative maintenance, upgrades and repairs to circuit breakers, cables, switchgear, relays, reclosers, regulators and transformers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute mechanical and electrical tasks on equipment utilized in power transmission, distribution, and generation

  • Read and interpret manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams

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

  • Able to assist and lead in the following tests:

  • Transformer testing – Power Factor, TTR, Insulation resistance, SFRA, winding resistance and leakage reactance

  • Cable testing – Insulation resistance, Tan Delta, VLF, 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 current testing, secondary injection tests, and vacuum bottle integrity tests

  • Test both electro-mechanical and solid-state relays

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

  • Plans, develops, and participates in safety meetings and training

  • Must be willing to take emergency outside of the normal workday

  • Must support management in the planning, scheduling, execution, and cost management of field projects

  • The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list, other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiar with industry standards such as NETA, OSHA compliance standards, safety laws, and DOT regulations

  • Ability to assist in complex mechanical and electrical problems

  • Must have strong PC skills including email, internet, data entry, and Microsoft Office

  • Doble DTAF, PowerDB knowledge is preferred, training will be provided

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

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

  • Must be willing and capable of working with your hands and working in the field

Work Environment:

  • Corporate business hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm, but depending on the scope of works hours outside of business hours may be required

  • Must be located within 60 miles of Premier Power Maintenance’s office

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

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelors or Associates Degree in Electrical/Electronic Technology, or Military experience is preferred but not required

  • NETA certified a plus, but not required

  • Electrical substation experience is preferred, but not always required

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, education verification, motor vehicle report, physical abilities test and an approved hair and urine drug screen

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a DOT chauffeurs license

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

  • Must be willing to obtain a company paid TWIC card, MSHA, OSHA 10 hour, 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.