We are looking for a talented and experienced Electrical Test Technician to join our team in the Columbus, Ohio area. We are a NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) accredited company that offers an array of solutions and services for the industrial and utility industries. We offer a great work environment, safety mindset and a unique culture for excellence. This is your opportunity to be part of a winning team that has strong values and truly cares about their customers and employees.
The Electrical Test Technician is expected to inspect, test, troubleshoot, service, repair and maintain various types of power distribution system equipment.
Provide industry-best customer service- always exceed the customer’s expectations
Assume emergency on-call duties and if required, respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner
Contribute to a safe work environment; adhere to all safety polices both those outlined in the company safety manual as well as customer safety guidelines
Exhibit a positive collaborative attitude
Inspect, test, troubleshoot, service, repair and maintain low, medium, high voltage electrical system equipment
Setup and perform electrical tests on the following equipment:
Transformers - power factor, TTR, winding resistance, insulation resistance, excitation and oil analysis
MV and HV conductors – VLF Tan Delta, Partial Discharge, VLF Withstand, DC Hipot Withstand
Circuit Breakers – primary injection, secondary injection, contact resistance, insulation resistance
Automatic Transfer Switch – troubleshooting
Switchgear - Low, Medium and High voltage testing and maintenance
Relays – electromechanical and solid-state testing
Perform required/assigned testing
Properly check in and check out test equipment utilizing the company provided system reporting any damaged or unusable equipment
Treat all company provided assets as if they were your own
Prepare and submit daily reports outlining job progress/completion
Review and submit all company administrative paperwork in a timely manner
Training and Personal Development
Be a continuous learner
Complete all assigned company training in a timely manner
Required Skills and Qualifications
Willingness to work flexible schedule including overtime, evening, weekends, holidays and night hours as required
Drive daily, locally/regionally and be available for periodic overnight travel
Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English.
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent required
Pass a pre-employment drug screen, background check, and reference check
Maintain a current valid driver’s license and good driving record
Eligibility to work in the US without need for employer sponsored VISA (work permit)
Two-year vocational or post-high school program in electrical trades or industrial electricity.
Associate degree in technology from an accredited 2-year technical college or similar military experience/training
Experience performing medium voltage splicing and terminations
Experience with installation of switchgear and transformers
Ability to read one-line and control diagrams
Computer skills including email, internet, data entry and Microsoft Office products
NETA certification (2, 3 or 4)
5 plus years’ experience working on commercial and industrial electrical projects
5 plus years’ hands-on experience utilizing industrial electrical test equipment
OSHA 10, OSHA 30, NFPA 70-E training
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Prolonged periods (10 hour) of standing, lifting, and carrying materials
Must be able to perform physical labor including reaching, twisting, bending, grasping, pushing, pulling, climbing, kneeling, crouching, stooping, and lifting
Must be able to perform work outdoors in all types of weather
Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds at a time
Must have good hand/eye coordination
Must be in good physical condition and have good motor skill.
Ability and willingness to wear Arc-Flash suit, fall protection harness, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hats, respirator, and additional personal protective equipment
Physically able to work with heavy tools and equipment at heights
Ability to use hand tools and power tools
We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
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.