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Switchgear Service Technician
ADAMS TN 37010
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89680957

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Nixon Power Services

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  Job posted:   Wed May 16, 2018
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Switchgear Service Technician
Switchgear Service Technician


LaVergne, TN


Switchgear Service Technician is an advanced-level technician position. The position requires the technical experience, understanding, knowledge and skills to test, service, repair, retrofit and operate complex switchgear systems.

The position reports to ----the Switchgear Service Operations Supervisor and routinely interacts with customers and various employees within the company.


Responsibilities require a specific focus on proven process and procedure in order to:

+ Troubleshoot operational failures of complex switchgear systems

+ Install and test relays, breakers, buss bars, surge capacitors, neutral grounding resistors

+ Test and inspect PT/CT-s

+ Perform Hi-pot cable testing

+ Perform primary and secondary injection breaker testing

+ Perform Infrared inspection testing

+ Inspect transformers

+ Work with other technicians on large projects

+ Guide and train lower-level technicians

+ Respond quickly to job site (24/7)

+ Follow safety requirements, including proper use of protective equipment

+ Safely drive a service vehicle

+ Clearly, concisely document all work and repairs completed

Education and experience______________

High school diploma or GED certificate. Three plus years- experience in electrical testing of switchgear systems

Skills and abilities ____________________

+ Carry out instructions given in written, oral or diagram form

+ Problem-solve and make logical decisions

+ Be self-motivated

+ Ability to work independently without close supervision

+ Clean driving record

Physical Demands*___________________

While performing the duties of this job, service technicians are regularly required to:

+ Use hands/fingers handle, or feel

+ Reach with hands and arms

+ Stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl

+ Lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. (and occasionally up to 100 lbs.)

+ Be exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions (extreme heat and cold), and risk of electrical shock

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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