Field Services Installation Technician - Pullman, WA

Employer: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Job Description:
The devices we make at SEL are embedded in the power grid. They prevent blackouts. They make outages safer and shorter in duration; they add cybersecurity, automation, and communication. They use cutting-edge technologies and operate at speeds that push other pieces of the grid to go faster. As an ES Field Services Installation Technician in Engineering Services, you’ll provide solutions and services that help our customers protect and control critical electrical infrastructure and power systems worldwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Perform electrical field installations of basic complexity.

2. Under the direction of a site or project lead, perform the following functions:

a. Protective relay installation, testing troubleshooting

b. Panel and cabinet demolition, installation and modification

c. Cable routing and assembly (including fiber)

d. Control house integration and assembly

e. Conduit forming and installation

3. Develop and maintain knowledge of SEL Engineering Services processes and products.

4. Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.

5. Understand. Create. Simplify.

6. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Basic working knowledge of analog and digital electronics

Ability to read and comprehend both mechanical and electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, one-line diagrams and three-line diagrams

Willing to obtain SQEW certification within 3 months of accepting the role

Willing to obtain COM-100 certification within 6 months of accepting the role

Willing to travel up to 75% of the time

Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills

Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

Background check results satisfactory to SEL

Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

Generally, requires 3+ years of control panel wiring experience

Experience with SEL products

Experience working in active substations

Physical Requirements

Ability to work in outside environments with varying climates

Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, squat, climb, and use arm and hand movements

Ability to carry tools and to handle materials and equipment of up to 50 pounds

Ability to work at heights on lifts, stepladders and/or extension ladders

Location Information

Pullman, WA- SEL’s corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of résumé or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Contact Person: Jaycie Poitra
Location: Pullman, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on March 07, 2022

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