Sr. Electrical Technician
Troubleshoot, test, and inspect complex electrical systems, and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering. Operate all types of test equipment and have some experience in coordination of electrical systems. May be mentally demanding, requiring concentration on several projects and activities at once. Position requires limited supervision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform instrument transformer tests, power transformer testing, automatic transfer switch troubleshooting, generator testing, power meter calibration and high voltage circuit breaker testing.
Troubleshooting capabilities, relay calibration, use of load and power quality recording instrumentation, infrared scanners, medium voltage breaker and switchgear testing.
Test and troubleshoot complex electrical systems, moderately complex relay systems and power metering.
Perform start-up services on switchgear up through the 230 kV class.
Maintain strong client relationships.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Graduate Engineer BSEE or BSME and two years experience OR Graduate of Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and five years minimum same or similar work experience OR High school education or equivalent and six years minimum same or similar work experience.
Knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
Strong background and experience in most types of switchgear testing through the 230 kV class.
Good theoretical understanding of electrical power systems, and good aptitude for problem evaluation.
Communicate effectively, writing and verbally, with clients and peers.
Good judgment, dependable, responsible for management of large projects that require good supervisory and organizational skills.
Strong computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word, use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research and operation of computer controlled test equipment.
Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work. Must be available for out-of-town travel.
Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell. Frequently required to sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100 pound test sets.
Valid Driver’s License.
HMT, Inc., headquartered in Syracuse, New York has been a leader in high voltage electrical engineering, equipment testing, maintenance, calibration, and repair services since 1996. We are an independent testing company and provide unbiased test results and recommendations based on the latest principles of quality and value engineering. HMT has achieved Full Member status with the InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA) that has worked with a variety of industries to establish reliable and safe procedures and standards. You can capture additional information through our web site at www.hmt-electric.com.
HMT is an equal opportunity employer. It will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. HMT is committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
If you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities with HMT, Inc.,
please forward your resume to:
P.O. Box 1957
Cicero, NY 13039
315-699-5911 - fax