Senior Field Service Technician Generator Circuit Breakers (West)

ABB LTD Carson , CA 90745

Posted 1 week ago

ABB is seeking Senior Field Service Technician Generator Circuit Breakers for it's Midwest or Western Region. You will plan and execute, with minimal professional guidance, complex semi-technical field assignments involving the installation, modification, overhaul, troubleshooting, test, inspection, repair of High Voltage Circuit Breakers particularly Generator Circuit Breakers, GCBs. Coordinate work with other groups to ensure meeting commitments typically on remotely operated maintenance and testing equipment. Recommend measures to improve operations and customer service.

Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)


Typical duties/responsibilities for field service may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform complex field service operations that typically present unusual problems requiring strong technical skills.

  • Provide leadership in the assembly and operation of field service test equipment.

  • Conduct tests requiring selection and adaptation or modification of equipment and procedures.

  • Compile and evaluate data to determine and resolve operating problems or malfunctions.

  • Develop recommendations and prepare reports for review.

  • Maintain detailed records and logs.

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying own knowledge and experience.

  • Identify electrical or mechanical problems and determine with no or minimal assistance the corrective action. Recommend changes such as new equipment or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction.

  • Conduct detailed inventories and inspections to determine necessary maintenance and repairs, and assist in determining resource requirements.

  • Lead the performance of assigned field services projects such as non-destructive examinations and analysis. May be responsible for direction, analysis and reports involving complex test projects.

  • Assist in planning and coordinating team efforts.

  • Guide less experienced technicians and instruct them in proper and safe operation of equipment.

  • Often work non standard schedules at field locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.

  • Often work non standard schedules at off-site locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.

  • Follow safety policies and procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate degree/technical diploma in an electrical or mechanical related field and 5+ years of experience dealing with Field services of Medium or High Voltage equipment.

  • Alternatively, a Bachelor's degree in engineering may replace 2 years of High Voltage equipment experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Generator Circuit Breakers desired.

  • Assignments require thorough understanding of Company products and equipment, namely Generator Circuit Breakers and High Voltage Circuit Breakers, and, general engineering concepts and principles, construction techniques and ability to communicate effectively.

  • Commissioning experience carrying out high voltage tests.

  • Handling of SF6 Sulfur Hexafluoride gas.

  • Work is subject to general overview to ensure quality.

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.

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:

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 Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Carson, California, USA

Contract type:Regular/PermanentBusiness unit:Business Unit High Voltage Products

Date posted:2019-02-26Job function:Service and MaintenancePublication ID:US67794567_E5

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.

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Senior Field Service Technician Generator Circuit Breakers (West)