Senior - Electrical Field Services Technician/Technologist - Houston

Senior - Electrical Field Services Technician/Technologist - Houston

Department

Technical Field Services

Location

Houston, TX, USA

Tags

Protection Relay Technician, Technical Field Services, Electrical Technician, Electrical Technologist

Date Posted

November 15, 2022

Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Field Services Technician/Technologist  with experience in high end Utility and relay within our US Operations . Reporting to the Technical Field Services Client Manager the successful candidate will be accountable for planning and executing projects, providing technical expertise, mentorship and leadership to junior team members, preparation and monitoring of processes for successful execution of projects and assisting in maintaining client relationships and developing new business in Houston and the United States.

Accountabilities

Client Development

  • Help build and maintain relationships with clients to identify client needs, respond to      proposal requests and complete proposal preparation

  • Attend pre-contract client meetings to help solidify Magna’s position and increase client      confidence in the local Magna team

  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach to building client relationships and growing the      business in the United States

  • Seek out networking opportunities with potential clients and industry colleagues through      industry networking events to grow Magna’s presence in the region

Project Management

  • Create client proposals including scope, schedule, and budget

  • Prepare and deliver 10 quotes/proposals per month

  • Manage and execute projects won through individual efforts as well as projects assigned from      your Manager

  • Turn opportunities identified through individual efforts into projects for $250,000 of      revenue during the first year of employment. Future revenue targets would be developed on an annual basis.

  • Provide referrals to Engineering for new projects

  • Work hands on and complete technical work as required

  • Travel to various regions to complete project work as required to ensure high utilization

Project Leadership

  • Ensure proper, complete preparation is done for scheduled work, including tools and equipment required

  • Ensure safe work process is executed with each job and a culture of safety is fostered

  • Apply practical application experience and knowledge of power systems related to low, medium to high voltage projects

  • Work safely around low,  medium, and high voltage electrical systems in a variety of environments, including commercial, utilities, manufacturing, mining, pulp and paper,      pipeline and oil and gas

  • Perform electrical system maintenance, including equipment testing, repair, and troubleshooting

  • Ensure work is properly executed and accounted for

  • Ensure completion of reports and follow up with clients to ensure satisfaction and completeness of work.

  • Be a mentor and coach for junior employees and a cohesive member of the team

  • Provide specific technical expertise to projects and help in the development of employee skills

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as an Electrical Technologist with relay experience

  • NETA III or IV certification an asset

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

  • Broad knowledge in industrial, utility and commercial environments

  • Proven ability to proactively and effectively communicate with various cross functional stakeholders to achieve operational excellence

  • Ability to multi-task, exercise good judgment and prioritize workload through outstanding organizational skills

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill

  • Proven commitment to safety

  • Must have a valid drivers’ license

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

  • A positive, “can-do” attitude, is highly self-motivated, energetic, passionate and reliable


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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