Field Test Technician - Caribbean

Field Test Technician - Caribbean


Technical Field Services




Electrical Technoligist, Electrical Test Technician, Electrical Technician

Date Posted

April 7, 2022


We have an exciting opportunity for Electrical Testing Technicians for a long-term project in the Caribbean! The successful candidates will be accountable to execute project work involving Commissioning of MV (600V -35kv) equipment.  SGWR, GIS, Bkrs, LV, TX, Relays, CT's, PT's. Camp accommodation in the Caribbean will be provided.


  • Team leadership skills and the ability to be versatile to either coordinate work for others or do testing

  • Planning daily work orders for Magna team members

  • Coordinate work orders with commissioning crews and receive permits for work

  • Work with the client’s planners to improve upon work orders where possible

  • Coordinate to facilitate test equipment requirements

  • Provide project status updates to client’s reliability team daily

  • Maintain effective communication with internal and external groups regarding milestone achievements, costs, opportunities, etc.

  • Escalate awareness of issues and concerns on projects within a timely manner to Client Manager and client

  • Develop site strategy and adjust timelines

  • Ensure leadership safety excellence is demonstrated onsite

  • Responsible for site quality and document reviews

  • Responsible for the safety of yourself and crew members working under your supervision

  • Ensure daily work is completed as per client work orders

  • Ensure documentation is completed, compiled and filed in accordance with client’s procedure

  • Ensure completion and submission of all documents

  • Ensure clients drawings are accurate and up to date for applicable scopes

  • Complete technical reviews

  • Support invoicing by ensuring signed daily reports for additional work

  • Ensure all safety policies (Magna’s and Client’s) are adhered to at all times

  • Participate on weekly meetings with the client and vendors

  • Participate in safety meetings

  • Be known as a Magna safety leader on the clients work site

Required Skills and Qualifications

· 1+ years’ experience as an Electrical Technologist / Field Technician / Power System Electrician / Electrical Engineer

· Hands-on field experience commissioning, testing or maintaining power delivery equipment, including breakers, switchgear, relays, transformers.

· Broad knowledge in industrial and utility environments

· Trade or tech school certification required

  • Electrical Engineering degree, PSE (Power Systems Electrician) or CET (Certified Engineering Technologist) is an asset

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Second language skills (specifically Spanish) would be an asset

  • 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

  • Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • A positive, “can-do” attitude

  • Excellent time management skills with an attention to detail

  • MUST have the ability to work flexible shifts, which include weekends, evenings and statutory holidays

  • A valid passport and ability to travel

  • 3 doses of Covid Vaccine

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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