May 31, 2018

Construction Technician

  • Premier Power Maintenance
Full-Time Construction Energy Engineering Skilled Labor

Job Description

Company Overview: Premier Power Maintenance defines its services in six primary areas: Safety Training, Engineering, Installation, Commissioning, Preventative Maintenance, and Repair. Our goal is to provide customers with a safe, dependable, and uninterrupted power supply. We invest heavily in redundant tooling, test equipment, and team member training, which helps ensure an immediate and effective response to any service request. We have highly qualified field service personnel capable of assuring our customers that all emergencies will be handled promptly and professionally.  We take pride in our safety and unparalleled expertise in the field.

Reports To: Field Service Supervisor 

Job Summary: Execute mechanical and electrical tasks on substation equipment utilized in power transmission, distribution, and generation.  Assemble, troubleshoot, repair, replace and clean all components in an electrical substation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams to install electrical apparatus according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Must have knowledge and be able to perform a majority of the following substation construction tasks:
    o Transformer assembly and disassembly- bushing, radiator, conservator, oil, and arrestor installation. 
    o Power cable installation- duct banks, trend ways, conduit, cable pulling, excavations, splicing, terminations, grounding, and trenching
    o Circuit breaker installation–  conductor fabrication, control wiring, gas filling, and grounding
    o Protective relay panel installation- point to point wire designations, wire labeling, wire terminations, and cable tray assembly
    o Substation installation- aluminum buss welding, welded/hydraulic press conductor assembly, ground grid installation, air switch setting
  • Must have a good working knowledge of bucket trucks, line trucks, digger trucks, excavators, trenchers, cranes, hydraulic crimpers, conduit benders, cable prep tools, cable pullers, and welders
  • Participate in preventative maintenance outages at customers facilities
  • Participates in weekly safety meetings and trainings
  • Must be willing to take calls and give technical advice outside of the normal workday

Work Environment:

  • Work in close, but safe, proximity to live electrical substations
  • Able to work flexible hours including overtime, nights, weekends, and some holidays
  • Able to work overnight, multi-day and out-of-town projects
  • Must be willing to rotate emergency on-call duty and respond to customer emergencies
  • Willing to relocate to within 60 miles of a Premier Power Maintenance office
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 50 pounds
  • Must be willing and capable of working with your hands and working in the field

Premier Power Maintenance firmly believes that each team member is part of our family.  Therefore, Premier Power Maintenance offers a very competitive benefits package, which enhances the company’s ability to compete in the job marketplace.  Premier Power Maintenance’s benefit package includes 100% of premiums paid by employer for team member short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance.  The benefits package also pays 100% of medical and dental insurance premiums for the team member and 50% of the premiums for dependent coverage.  In addition, Premier Power Maintenance offers a generous PTO policy and 8 days of holiday pay.  The company also offers performance bonuses, matching 401k, and a profit sharing plan.  To learn more about Premier Power Maintenance, please visit our website at

Premier Power Maintenance is an EEO/AA employer who values and embraces workplace diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, disability and/or veteran status.  

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


General-Other: Engineering,   General-Other: Installation-Maintenance-Repair,   Wire and Cable Install-Maintain-Repair,   Other,   Electrician,   General-Other: Construction-Skilled Trades  



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Follow OSHA compliance standards, federal, state, and local safety laws and DOT rules and regulations
  • Ability to operate power distribution components, specialized testing tools and diagnostic equipment
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical problems as they arise
  • Must have intermediate level computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently while utilizing excellent judgement
  • Must have excellent attention to detail

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED,
  • Military experience is preferred but not required
  • Requires 3 years’ experience in electrical substation construction

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background, education verification, motor vehicle report, physical abilities test and an approved hair and urine drug screen
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have or be willing to obtain a Class A CDL within 6 months
  • Must be willing to obtain a company paid TWIC card, OSHA 10 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, and CPR training

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