Substation Electrician / Senior Field Technician / Senior Field Engineer

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Here’s what you’ll do as a Substation Electrician / Sr. Field Technician

  • Troubleshooting circuitry and replacing damaged components on industrial equipment and systems
  • Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations
  • Demonstrating your commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Inspect, test, construct and maintain substation electrical equipment, such as MV & HV circuit breakers, pad mount switches, capacitors, reactors, ground grids and transformers
  • Electrical testing on power transforming including turns ratio (TTR), cap bridge (DF), winding resistance and insulation resistance, doble etc.
  • Obtain fluid analysis from oil filled transformers for standard chemical and electrical property analysis in accordance with ASTM guidelines
  • Construction/installation of cable tray, high voltage cable terminations, ground grids, underground duct banks and control wiring for various electrical equipment.
  • Leadership skills enabling you to successfully run small jobs in a timely manner with little to no supervision
  • Installing conduit and wire and terminating conductors
  • Installing fixtures and devices for industrial applications and systems
  • Ordering required parts and controlling all job materials using our computer system
  • Completing work orders as per client specifications and input; reviewing the completed job with the customer, to ensure complete satisfaction

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

  • Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma/Electrical Engineering Degree and/or Electrical State License

Minimum 5 years’ experience with the following:

  • Substations (gas circuit breakers, air switches)
  • Power transformers
  • Protective relays
  • Current and potential transformers, metering equipment
  • Switchgear, vacuum and air magnetic circuit breakers, air switches
  • Backup generators
  • Uninterruptible Power Systems
  • Substation and UPS battery systems
  • Induction and synchronous motors (2300V and Above)
  • Motor Starters (2300V and Above)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced growing environment.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of how each business unit adds value to the organization.
  • Explores and addresses underlying, and long-term client needs while scanning the environment to identify new contacts
  • Ability to travel within Texas and potentially other States for projects
  • NETA III or IV or NICET III or IV preferred

Here are some of the perks Spark Power employees enjoy:

  • Diverse and exciting industrial, commercial and institutional projects and customer base
  • Growing company with consistent work
  • Continuous training and skills improvement
  • Career advancement opportunities (such as licensed Journeyman, Foreman, Project Manager)
  • Competitive wages plus incentive plan (profit sharing on top of hourly rate and overtime pay)
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Excellent benefit package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Extended Health, Disability)
  • 401K
  • Employee Share Ownership Program
  • Paid uniforms
  • Paid tooling

….and 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.