Field Engineer

Vertiv Holdings, LLC Charleston , SC 29402

Posted 3 weeks ago

Electrical Reliability Services, a rapidly growing third-party, NETA accredited, electrical testing company is currently seeking an experienced and entry-level Electrical Field Engineers to support our service offerings in Charleston, SC. Candidates will live within 30 miles of South Charleston, SC or be willing to relocate to this area to be considered for this position. United States Navy Electrician's and United States Army Prime Power candidates strongly urged to apply.


Troubleshoot, test, and inspect electrical apparatus. Perform as "lead" person on projects. Perform other assignments as required. Position requires some technical supervision.


  • Perform all aspects of testing and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems.

  • Troubleshooting capabilities, simple relay calibration, use of load recording instrumentation, low and medium voltage switchgear testing through 15 kV class.

  • Test and troubleshoot moderately complex electrical systems, simple relay systems and power metering.

  • May perform simple power system studies including short circuit and protective device coordination.

  • Write complete, detailed reports promptly at end of project using a computer, and accurately process job billing.

  • May perform complex analysis and evaluative tasks necessary to complete equipment-labeling projects consistent with recognized industry and international standards, local jurisdiction requirements and Company procedures.

  • Take an active role in business development and expansion.

  • Perform all functions pertaining to a written job proposal to a client, including estimate of man-hours and expenses, and development of scope and pricing.

Additional Information

The company will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.


  • Graduate BSEE/BSEET Engineer. Two years industry-related experience preferred. OR Graduate of applicable Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and three years minimum same or similar work experience. OR High school education or equivalent and four years minimum same or similar work experience.

  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.

  • Passed NETA (National Electrical Testing Association) exam.

  • Strong background and experience in all types of switchgear testing through the 15 kV class.

  • Good theoretical understanding of electrical power systems.

  • Communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with clients and peers.

  • Good judgment, dependable, supervises projects with technical expertise and good business management skills.

  • Strong computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word, use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research, and operation of computer controlled test equipment.

  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work. Must be available for out-of-town travel of up to several weeks. 50% travel required.

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell. Frequently required to sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100 pound test sets.

  • Valid Driver's License with clean driving record.

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Field Engineer

Vertiv Holdings, LLC