Apparatus / Equipment Technician - Houston, TX

Apparatus / Equipment Technician - Houston, TX


Technical Field Services


Houston, TX, USA


Technical Field Services

Date Posted

June 9, 2021


We have an exciting opportunity for an Apparatus/Equipment Technician in our Houston office. Reporting to our Technical Field Services Client Manager(s), the successful candidate(s) will be accountable for the installation and maintenance of manufacturer schematics of medium and high voltage electrical equipment. This position requires the ability to troubleshoot to ensure exceptional client service.


  • Work safely, independently and effectively on low, medium, and high voltage electrical equipment in a variety of environments

  • Work with project teams effectively through collaboration, support, team focus and client focus

  • Complete maintenance and commissioning of circuit breakers, transformers and other related electrical equipment 

  • Complete maintenance and commissioning of disconnect switches and other primary and secondary power equipment

  • Work with project teams effectively through collaboration, support, team focus and client focus

  • Confidently work with various brands of test and troubleshooting equipment

  • Complete technical report writing

  • Interact with clients in a courteous and professional manner

  • Identify and implement process improvements

  • Assist with quotations, proposals and estimating

  • Complete job safety audits and safety documentation

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience as an Electrical Technologist/ Electrical Field technician

  • Hands-on field experience with SF6 breakers and GSU transformers an asset

  • Hands-on field experience with protective relays an asset 

  • Trade or tech school certification required

  • NETA certification an asset

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to self-manage with proven initiative and client focus

  • Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Must be able to work in a dynamic work environment

  • Excellent time management skills with an attention to detail

  • The ability to work flexible shifts, which include weekends, evenings and statutory holidays

  • The ability to travel 

  • Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal 

  • A positive, “can-do” attitude 

We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About us

Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.

Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.


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