Sr. Test Technician NETA Certified High Voltage Electrical Testing ABM Electrica
Lanham, MD 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

The pay listed is the salary range for this position. Any specific offer will vary based on the successful applicant's education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, and alignment with market data.

You may be eligible to participate in a Company incentive or bonus program.

Benefit Information:

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Position Summary Details
Excellent opportunity to join a premier electrical & power services group within ABM. This NETA III / IV Electrical Testing role performs a variety of electrical tasks safely, including installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, testing, repairing, and installing in large commercial projects. ** a MUST HAVE The candidate MUST have an understanding of practical or theoretical electricity. Mainly through their education such as a 2 or 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or a 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering. Preferably classes in Power Systems.
Essential Functions
  • Travel to customer sites to inspect, test, troubleshoot, perform start-up and collect data on electrical systems.
  • Supervise Trainees, Assistants, and Technicians in the completion of electrical testing duties.
  • Guide, mentor, train, and supervise Level I and II certified NETA Trainees and Assistant Technicians.
  • Observe testing, assign work on projects to capable technicians, ensure testing of similar items is consistent across test technicians
  • Track project scope completion and communicate ABM and Customer Management
  • Maintain, tested, repaired, rebuild, and replace low medium, and high-voltage switchgear and circuit breakers.
  • Troubleshoot automatic transfer switches.
  • Test and inspect low, medium, and high-voltage cable installations.
  • Maintain, tested, and repaired transformers and related equipment.
  • Test and calibrate solid-state and electromechanical relays.
  • Perform relay calibration and power metering.
  • Conduct low and medium-voltage motor control center and contractor testing.
  • Start up, troubleshoot, and repair generator controls and transfer schemes.
  • Test and commission protection and control systems on high-voltage substations.
  • Sample and interpret insulated fluids.
  • Complete Job Hazard Analyses including but not limited to arc-flash and shock analyses
  • Review and submit timecards, expense, and project reports.
  • Document test results and complete field reports.
  • Rotate emergency on-call duty.
  • Maintain strict compliance with regulatory laws
  • Assist in the sales process acting as the technical expert in electrical testing and maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical testing.
  • Must hold a current NETA Level II / IV, or NICET equivalent, certification.
  • The candidate should have experience working in and leading a small team
  • Experience in or capable of managing medium to large-sized (multi-month) projects
  • Familiar with NETA Acceptance and Maintenance Testing Standards
  • Familiar with NFPA70E Electrical Safety standards
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical performance deficiencies (e.g. ground fault)
  • Ability to travel regionally and nationally 90%
  • Skilled in testing digital relays (SEL 700G or comparable)
  • Skilled in using Enoserv RTS
  • Must be knowledgeable in lockout/tag-out and hazardous energy control procedures.
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Familiarization with Megger and Omnicron test equipment is a plus
Preferred Qualifications
  • Must have NETA Testing Card
  • Must have experience in an electrical testing environment as a NETA III or higher
  • Familiar with NETA Acceptance and Maintenance Testing Standards

ABM is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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