High Voltage Field Services Technologist


Calgary, AB


The Field Services Technologist will be responsible for working with team members in the safe execution of field services duties.

The Technologist will perform field services duties including, but not limited to, acceptance/maintenance testing and inspection of electrical power installations such as: switchgears, circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, protective relays, insulation systems, etc. Other duties include reading and marking up electrical drawings and schematics and assist with construction work of small-scale electrical installations (such as protective relay retrofits). Understanding and familiarity of NETA Acceptance/Maintenance standards is a core requirement of the field services technologist.

What will you do as a Senior Field Services Technologist?

  • Maintain safety certifications such as First Aid, H2S Alive, Fall Arrest, Etc. Read mandatory eCompliance documents and complete eCompliance training.
  • Follow/comprehend the company and client safety protocols and procedures before reaching site and during site work. Work with team lead to eliminate hazards, implement engineering and administrative controls that are required.
  • As a team member, follow required safety protocols and procedures.
  • Work safely and effectively on low, medium and high voltage electrical installations in a variety of environments, both indoor and outdoor.
  • Follow NETA Acceptance and Maintenance standards.
  • Be comfortable working with various hand tools and electrical test equipment types and brands.
  • Responsible for filling out project paperwork (i.e. eCompliance documents, daily project summaries, test forms, deficiency lists, etc.)
  • Follow the team lead’s direction and help guide the assigned project to successful completion.
  • Accept technical advice or guidance from senior team members with regards to processes and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the team lead (expanded scope, housekeeping, mustering, etc.).
  • Interact with clients in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Help with the preparation of tools, equipment and materials for each job.
  • Under direction from the team lead, responsible for writing and compiling reports. Ensure reports are complete and accurately reflects the scope of work and findings. Request review of draft report by Technical Manager.

Do you have the Spark? Here’s what we are looking for:

  • Minimum 2 years’ of field experience in a similar position
  • NETA Level I or II
  • Adapts interpersonal skills to work with diverse individuals in a constantly changing environment
  • Offers concrete suggestions to reduce costs, improve quality or revenue. Actively nurtures existing contacts by pro-actively sharing information and best practices
  • Thrives on creating new ideas, solutions or approaches to ongoing challenges
  • Makes decisions by weighing several factors, some of which are partially defined or missing critical information
  • Identifies and acts on issues and problems in own area of responsibility instead of waiting or hoping the problem will solve itself
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Valid drivers license and suitable driving record
  • Ability to travel for work as required by the role

Spark Power Employee Benefits and Perks:

  • Diverse and exciting industrial, commercial and institutional customer base
  • Growing company with consistent work and full time hours guaranteed
  • Local projects
  • Hands-on and supportive leadership team
  • Continuous training and skills improvement including Spark U and external training certifications
  • Career advancement opportunities (such as Foreman, Project Manager)
  • Competitive Wages
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee Share Ownership Program
  • Uniforms and uniform cleaning service provided
  • All tools paid
  • Safety Boot allowance
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Corporate discounts (hotels, travel, insurance, retail..)
  • Excellent benefits package with flexible options and wellness spending accounts
  • RRSP
  • Company vehicle and cell phone
  • Transfer and relocation opportunities
  • …much more

Who is Spark Power?

We provide end-to-end electrical contracting, operations and maintenance services, and energy sustainability solutions to the industrial, commercial, utility, and renewable asset markets.

We have over 1300 employees across 38 offices across North America.

We have numerous exciting projects in commercial, industrial, and institutional sectors across Canada and the US.