High Voltage Apparatus Technologist, Western Canada - Edmonton, AB

High Voltage Apparatus Technologist, Western Canada - Edmonton, AB


Technical Field Services


Edmonton, AB, Canada


Technical Field Services, High Voltage

Date Posted

January 26, 2022


We have an exciting opportunity for a High Voltage Apparatus Technologist within Western Canadian operations. Reporting to a Field Services Manager, the successful candidate will be accountable for the installation, commissioning, maintenance, and repair of medium and high voltage electrical equipment. This position requires the ability to troubleshoot to ensure exceptional client experiences.


  • Work safely, independently and effectively on medium, and high voltage electrical equipment in a variety of environments, including but not limited to high voltage substations

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

  • Complete testing and commissioning on specialized equipment including in “Brownfield” energized substations

  • Complete maintenance and commissioning of SF6 breakers and large GSU transformers

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

  • Experience working safely around energized electrical equipment

  • Confidently work with various brands of testing and troubleshooting equipment

  • Confidently understand and interpret test results; must be able to clearly explain interpreted results in a clear and concise manner

  • Complete technical report writing

  • Ability to read manufacturers drawings

  • Ability to communicate with a Person-In-Charge or Control Room Operator

  • Interact with clients in a courteous and professional manner

  • Identify and implement process improvements

  • Train, mentor and develop junior team members

  • Assist with quotations, proposals and estimating

  • Complete job safety audits and safety documentation

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 5-15 years experience as an Electrical Technologist/ Electrical Field Technician/Electrical Engineer/Power Systems Electrician (compensation will be commensurate with experience)

  • 5-15 years experience with hands-on field experience with substation/apparatus electrical testing

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

  • NETA certification is an asset

  • Experience with Doble, Vanguard, Omicron, Megger test equipment is a must

  • 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 for project durations of 2-6 months with shift schedules of up to 3 weeks of working days.

  • 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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