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Relay Test Technician

Brand: Asplundh Electrical Testing

Location: , MA, United States

Date Posted:

Requisition Number: 30

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Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to advance your career in electrical engineering? Asplundh Electrical Testing (AET) is seeking highly skilled and motivated Relay Technicians to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical and engineering support during fieldwork, as well as preparing internal and client reports. 
Opportunities are currently open in Western, MA, Upstate NY and NJ and to candidates open to travel throughout territories in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. 
  • Install, adjust, and troubleshoot relays with technical capabilities
  • Support the sales effort by assisting with labor estimates and job walks
  • Remain up-to-date with all safety and technical training; attend company sponsored safety training when required
  • Collect field data and perform arc flash studies, coordination studies, and short circuit analysis
  • Provide technical insight concerning substation systems and electrical power systems
  • Adhere to all company, industry, and client safety protocols and standards ensuring our “Safety First” priority
  • Install, troubleshoot, commission, test, and maintain protective relaying equipment
  • Calibrate and perform functional tests on microprocessor-based protective relays for high-voltage substations
  • Conduct end-to-end relay testing using Doble ProTest software or Protection Suite
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Professional skills in protective relay logic, protection schemes, write-ups, and documentation of test plans related to full commissioning substations
  • Knowledge of Doble ProTest or Protection Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with a proven commitment to safety and customer service
  • NETA certification is strongly encouraged
Education & Experience: 
  • Minimum of 6+ years of hands-on experience installing, maintaining, testing, and repairing protective relays in high-voltage substations
  • Experience installing, maintaining, testing, and repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment
  • Two-year degree or technical school graduate; or relative field experience

We offer a competitive benefits package that provides a foundation of support for the health, safety, and security of you and your family. We are proud to extend a broad selection of benefits to meet your needs—and medical, dental, and vision benefits start on the first day of employment.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire reasonable accommodations should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note:
  • All job offers are subject to pre-employment drug screening and a background check.
  • Unless otherwise noted, we do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Notice to Agencies: We only accept resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing services if a Service Agreement has been signed and we have requested recruitment/staffing services for the specific position. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of the company, and no fees or compensation will be paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or staffing service.