Technician II (Nightshift)

Aggreko Houston , TX 77064

Posted 4 weeks ago

About Aggreko plc:

Around the world, people, businesses and countries are striving for a better future. A future that needs power and the right conditions to succeed. That's why at Aggreko, we work 'round the clock, making sure our customers get the electricity, heating and cooling they need, whenever they need it all powered by our trademark passion, unrivalled international experience and local knowledge. From urban development to unique commercial projects and even humanitarian emergencies, we bring our expertise and equipment to any location, from the world's busiest cities to some of the most remote places on earth. Every project is different, so we listen first and design a system supported by our service anywhere, to any scale. Transforming the lives and livelihoods of individuals, organisations and communities across the globe.

We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and dependable Technician II in the Houston, TX area. This person will specialize in working on both low and medium voltage switchgear including breakers with relays, motor starters, VFD's, load break switches and transformers.

The shift for this position will be Monday through Thursday 3:00 pm

  • 12:00 am and on Fridays 12:00 pm

  • 9:00 pm.

Sound like you? Here's what you'll need to demonstrate:

  • Drive for Results: Drive for results is a deep-seated inner desire to compete against standards of excellence and achieve 'step changes' in business results. It covers the desire to strive for constant improvement and to continuously redefine what can be achieved both in the market place and with the resources that are available to the individual. Outstanding performers focus their energy on achieving objectives, which support the long-term success of the business. They do this in a way that demonstrates maturity and self-control

  • Task Completion: Reliable, Focused, Committed to Completing Tasks

  • Resilience: Persistent, positive, self-reliant

  • Accountability: Drives better outcomes by taking personal responsibility

  • Customer Focus: Understands the importance of customer needs, whether internal or external, focuses on responding to them and develops relationships

  • Working Together with Others: Relates to people, engages, builds relationships

Desired Skills:

We're Experts. You'll have the following experience:

  • High school diploma or GED or equivalent years of relevant experience and/or training

  • Proven knowledge of the principles of electricity and electrical design

  • 1-2 years of formal technical training

  • 5+ years' experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical switchgear, this will include both low volt and medium voltage power distribution gear. Should have knowledge with protection relays and meters

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Embraces and promotes Safety Culture

  • Positive, self- starter who enjoys working with others in a fast-paced environment to deliver consistent quality

  • Reliable and committed to delivering quality performance

  • Ability to lift heavy objects

  • Available to work overtime

Your key responsibilities:

We're Dynamic & Innovative. In an ever-changing business you will be nimble in seizing opportunities to pioneer effective ways to meet and exceed your responsibilities:

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment using hand tools and power tools.

  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring and equipment, using standard testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, meggers, Hipot and TTR test equipment as well as observing functions to ensure compatibility and safety of components.

  • Inspect electrical equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with the National Electric Code and other code agencies.

  • Install fixtures, wiring conduits, motors, and other electrical equipment.

  • Inspect circuits for specified shielding and grounding.

  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

  • Periodically inspect equipment, and locate and correct problems before breakdowns occur

  • Locate and determine electrical malfunctions using test equipment.

  • Repair malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses, and replacing defective wiring, cleaning and repairing motors.

  • Make the necessary repairs as quickly as possible in order to minimize inconvenience

  • Assist in the establishment of preventive maintenance programs for electrical systems and facilities.

  • May connect motors to electrical power and install electronic controls for industrial equipment

  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous

  • Assist personnel with technical/electrical troubleshooting

  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records in accordance with department procedures

  • Supervise and manage major projects that incorporate electrical distribution equipment.

  • Have an understanding for the National Electric Code (NEC) and how it pertains to the different applications of the installation of electric equipment.

  • Understanding of control systems and how to troubleshoot relays, switches, timers, and solid-state components.

  • Ability to read and understand electrical one-line diagrams.

  • Work with a variety of personnel on special projects

The people you'll work with:

We're Together. In this role, you will have the opportunity to directly contribute to the success of your colleagues and interact with the wider Aggreko team.

Other information you should know:

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequent periods are spent sitting and standing in the same location. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be required to move about or lift heavy objects (typically less than 75 lbs.)

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Disclaimer: This information should not be construed as the position's exclusive standards. Performing other assigned duties is required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Employees are responsible for knowing and following all company policies and procedures and Federal, State, and Local governmental regulations including Environmental Health and Safety requirements while working and representing Aggreko.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive hourly rate

  • Company benefit plans (medical, dental, life, disability, vision)

  • Paid leave (vacation, personal)

  • 401K plan with company match

At Aggreko, we're leading with confidence, bringing advanced rental energy solutions to the world, and providing you with pathways for success. If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please submit your resume today.

Aggreko is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

About Us

We're the people who use our big boxes to make a massive difference. We believe in the positive impact of power and the ability to control temperature. We believe what we do opens up opportunity and creates potential for individuals, communities, industries and societies over the world. We believe when we work together we can do anything. We believe in the power of our team. We're the people who keep the lights on. And we recruit the best talent, too.

Our four values help us get even better at what we do. It's the Aggreko way of working we call it Always Orange.

Always Orange means:

Being dynamic: We're nimble and are always ready to react to an ever changing world.

Being expert: We know our stuff, we're great under pressure and we thrive in our busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We use our experience to make a difference. We know how to challenge and we have the courage of our convictions.

Being together: We play for Team Aggreko and value the expertise of everyone around us. We're accountable and we hold others to account.

Being innovative: We never miss an opportunity to learn, to look out, or to be better.

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