DC Power Installer

ABB LTD Schenectady , NY 12301

Posted 2 weeks ago

Industrial Solutions empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software, and services to protect, control, and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. Across multiple energy-intensive industries, the business provides customers with end-to-end product and service solutions to help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. The DC Power Installer will work on DC power equipment, addition and removal of circuits on working live power distribution, testing and turn-up, overseeing volatile work activities and performing Site Supervisors responsibilities on a job site.

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


  • Generate revenue by planning and executing sales transactions which address and provide product/applications solutions to complex business issues.

  • Perform work operations on working equipment or circuits without direct supervision by a Site Supervisor.

  • Perform direct current (DC) Controller Software adds or upgrades.

  • DC Power transition work (cut-over).

  • Be responsible for additional or removal of telecom batteries.

  • Be responsible for addition or removed of circuits on working power distribution sources.

  • Perform equipment testing and turn-up.

  • Oversee volatile work activities inside energized equipment.

  • Be responsible for additions, removals, wiring connections, and modifications on working equipment and circuits.

  • Addition or removal of common systems equipment/hardware.

  • Addition or removal of wiring and connections on non-working equipment only.

  • Lead verification (voltage).

  • Analyze job specifications and Engineering drawings.

  • Resolve job specifications and/or Engineering drawing problems.

  • Prepare all required customer forms.

  • Correct office record drawings.

  • Perform in-process and final quality inspections.

  • Follow all Environments Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines.

  • Communicate with the customer on all aspects of the job throughout the duration of the job.

  • Supervise job-site of subcontractor workers.

  • Provide work assignments to crew.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in DC power equipment installation.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience of the addition or removal of wiring and connections on non-equipment on DC power equipment or addition or removal of telecom batteries (skill sets for a Level III Installer).

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Due to the critical potential of safety, service disruption, and business security for the network, the individual int his position will complete a 90 day probationary period to demonstrate skill level completion of essential job functions for continued employment.

  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 100% of the time.

  • Ability and willingness to work different shifts (swing shifts).

  • Ability and willingness to lift at least 40 lbs.

  • Ability and willingness to use a lifting technique to maneuver, install or remove 80-750 lb. batteries.

  • Ability and willingness to push or pull cables up to 60 lbs.

  • Ability and willingness to climb ladders up to 8 ft.

  • Ability and willingness to work/stand on ladders for long periods of time.

  • Ability and willingness to stand continuously.

  • Ability and willingness to frequently reach above, below or at shoulder level.

  • Ability and willingness frequently bend, twist or stoop.

  • Ability and willingness to frequently crouch or squat.

  • Ability and willingness to be exposed to central office environment with moderate noise levels and nominal variations in heat and cold.

  • Ability and willingness to work with computer that result in extensive exposure to Personal Computers (PC) and Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) screens.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AC Electrical experience.

  • Demonstrate competence in the completion of Level IV duties.

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:


http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Schenectady, New York, USA

Contract type:Regular/PermanentBusiness unit:EP Industrial Solutions

Date posted:2019-03-11Job function:Service and MaintenancePublication ID:US68228102_E2

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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