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Power Systems Tech I

Company: RESA Power
Location: Wixom
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Power Systems Tech is expected to perform service, test and maintain various types of power distribution equipment. While learning position assists Techs with measurements, equipment set up, removal, site set up and site cleanup.


  • Inspect, test, troubleshoot, perform start-up and collect data of low, medium and high voltage (to 500kV) electrical systems.
  • MCC's, Breakers and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering.
    Test and calibrate electro-mechanical and solid-state relay.
  • Low, Medium and High voltage switchgear and circuit breaker testing.
    Rotate emergency on-call duty and if called respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner.
  • Perform inspection, maintenance, testing and repair of transformers and all related equipment - 45 KVA to 130 MVA, dry type and oil filled.
  • Perform maintenance, testing, reconditioning and repair on circuit breakers - low voltage 480 volt (molded case and air-magnetic). Maybe in location's shop (if applicable) or Customer site.
  • Perform maintenance, testing, reconditioning and repair on circuit breakers - medium voltage up to 15 KV (air-magnetic and vacuum). Maybe in location's shop (if applicable) or Customer site.
  • Test and inspect low and medium voltage cable installations.
  • Perform start-up, troubleshooting and repair services on generator controls and transfer schemes.
  • All work and decisions shall be conducted in strict compliance of all regulatory laws.
  • Work will require flexible hours, weekends and holidays. Must be available for out-of-town work.
  • Other job duties and tasks as assigned.

    Required Experience and Qualifications:

    • High School diploma/GED and minimum 1 year of experience in a related field.
    • Knowledge of various industry standards such as: NETA, NEC, OSHA and NFPA.
      • Prefer experience with most of the following or similar: MCC's, Breakers, relay testing, oil testing, infrared scanning, performing start-up on switchgear up through 500kV class, etc.
      • Must be able to work safely and adhere to all electrical safety procedures.
      • Good theoretical understanding of electricity and a good aptitude for problem solving.
      • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with customers and peers.
      • Dependable and responsible with good judgment and organizational skills.
      • Good customer service, time management and follow-up skills.
      • Work effectively with customers, peers and management to resolve client issues.
      • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office- use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research
      • For positions that utilize a company vehicle, will be required to have a valid driver's license.

        Who we are!

        RESA Power is a dynamic, people first organization that prides itself on being the employer of choice in its industry! RESA is fortunate to have an extraordinarily talented group of people who take pride in everything they do! RESA Power has locations throughout the United States & Canada. We are a trusted service provider committed to ensuring the safety, performance, and compliance of electrical distribution systems. With a track record of long-term partnerships and excellence in customer experience for nearly a decade!

        Our Mission

        Ensure reliable and safe mission-critical power across our customers' electrical infrastructure lifecycle.

        Our Vision

        To be the premier, first-choice, trusted provider in the US and Canada for critical power services and products by delivering the best customer and employee experience in the industry.

        Core Cultural Competencies

        We do it right

        • We pride ourselves on our integrity and expertise. We don't cut corners.
        • You perform job responsibilities safely, efficiently, and thoroughly all day, every day.
        • You conduct yourself professionally, ethically, and honestly.
        • You display sound judgment and decision-making skills. You avoid choosing courses of action that assume unreasonable risk to yourself or the Company.
        • You are on time and preplan time off.
        • You produce a quality product.

          We are customer driven

          • Our number one concern is our customer and our long-term relationships with them prove our dedication.
          • You approach job responsibilities with enthusiasm, professionalism, and in a customer focused manner.
          • You promote goodwill by handling all contacts (example: coworkers, management, vendors, customers, etc.) with respect, courtesy, cooperation, attentiveness and follow instructions from management.

            We focus on growth

            • We are dedicated to growing the company and our employees.
            • You understand and apply your knowledge of techniques, policy, procedures, equipment, and skills involved in the job.
            • You seek out new assignments and assume additional duties.
            • You seek to expand your abilities (certifications, continuing ed, OTJ experience, etc.).

              We solve problems

              • Every day is different, so we need to be innovative, decision makers, flexible and adaptable.
              • You efficiently and thoroughly complete assignments.
              • You perform work assignments independently.
              • You propose new ideas and find better ways of doing things.

                We get it done

                • We are efficient, reliable and no nonsense. We work hard, but we also play hard.
                • You follow through on commitments in a timely way.
                • You produce easily understandable and accurate reports that meet customer and/or Company expectations.
                • You actively listen. You seek advice and help as appropriate.
                • You can effectively deliver messages to a variety of individuals (RESA employees, vendors, customers, etc.).

                  Webuild strong relationships

                  • Our leaders are servant leaders. We provide you with the support of a well-run company, but the connectedness of a family. We collaborate with each other and our customers.
                  • You collaborate to create the best solutions for each other and our customers.
                  • You build strong relationships within the team, across RESA departments and locations and with customers and vendors.

                    Additional Information

                    Travel:Up to 50% travel. Maybe more depending on location.

                    Physical Demands:Lifting a minimum of 50lbs on a daily, crawling, climbing, standing for long periods of time, and working in non-ideal conditions.

                    RESA Power is an equal opportunity employer.Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

Keywords: RESA Power, Detroit , Power Systems Tech I, Other , Wixom, Michigan

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