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Sr. Field Technician at Electrical Reliability Services in Houston, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Electrical Reliability Services, a rapidly growing third-party, NETA accredited, electrical testing company is currently seeking Field Technicians to support our service offerings in Houston, TX.  Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Houston, TX or be willing to relocate to be considered for this position.  United States Navy Electrician's, United States Army Prime Power candidates, Electrician's or Electrician Helpers are strongly urged to apply.
Why ERS is the best company for Electrical Testing?

  • Highly competitive compensation plan plus lucrative overtime plan

  • Excellent benefits including: Company vehicle, smartphone, laptop, 401k & Generous PTO/Vacation Plan, Medical, Vision & Dental & more

  • Incentive program that rewards employees for NETA Certification and Professional Engineering (PE) License Attainment

  • Outstanding employee referral bonuses

  • Career Progression with multiple career path opportunities

  • Industry leader in electrical testing, project services, commissioning and engineering services

  • Military and Veteran focused organization

  • Strong Safety Program

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting capabilities, simple relay calibration, use of load recording instrumentation, low and medium voltage switchgear testing through 15 kv class

  • Perform tasks such as testing of circuit breakers, switchgear and motor control centers

  • Electrical testing and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems

  • Instrument transformer tests & Power transformer testing – Doble, TTR, Insulation Resistance, etc.

  • Test both electro-mechanical and solid-state relays

  • Cable testing - Tan Delta, Power Factor, VLF, DC Hipot

  • Automatic transfer switch troubleshooting


Additional Information
The company will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position.  This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.  Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED plus 1 year of relevant experience

  • Prefer an Associate degree from an accredited 2-year technical college in Electrical Power, or similar experience and training from the military (Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Nuclear Electrician)

  • Good theoretical understanding of electrical power systems

  • Proficient with Microsoft office including Outlook, Word and Microsoft Excel.


  • NETA certified candidates preferred

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment, periodic and random drug screenings

  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work.

  • Must be available for out-of-town travel at a minimum of 15-25 weeks per year

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets

  • Possess a valid driver’s license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record