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[Electrical Technician] Electrical Test Technician - High Paying+Sign-on Bonus

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In an effort to attract the best Electrical Test Technicians, we are offering a sign-on bonus to join our award-winning team with an award winning safety record. These individuals will be responsible for testing all types of equipment on projects throughout Texas and Louisiana.

Thinking about a move? Saber has an excellent Total Rewards Plan including a relocation package, travel expenses, company truck, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, short term disability, life insurance, 401K with Matching, flexible benefit account, and an outstanding work environment.

Electrical Field Technician

Saber Power Services, LLC, (SPS) located in Houston, TX is a nationally recognized full service, EPC, specialty engineering, procurement, construction and testing and commissioning company specializing in complex medium and high voltage electrical infrastructure in North America.

Saber Power Services seeks a professional, dedicated individual with a positive outlook for our Electrical Test Technician openings throughout Texas and Louisiana.

Essential Functions & Duties / Responsibilities

The Electrical Test Technician shall troubleshoot, repair, install and service medium and high voltage electrical systems and associated equipment; operate, inspect and perform preventive maintenance on medium and high voltage overhead and underground distribution systems; prepare estimates, and plan and manage own projects within allotted budgets; and perform related Work as required. The Electrical Test Technician shall possess the capabilities of a NETA accreditation and experience performing skilled high voltage electrical work in accordance with the techniques of the trade, based on completion of a recognized apprenticeship or its equivalent. The classification of a Electrical Test Technician is distinguished from other classifications which may perform limited elements of electrical work by its focus on voltage systems and equipment above 480 volts up to and including 138 KV, and by the scope of Work and level of skill required. Performs any other related tasks as requested by Owner's representative.

Required Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Minimum High School Graduate or GED equivalent

Preferred - Associates/Tech. Degree in Electrical Technology

Minimum of 2 to 5 years' experience as a test technician in large industrial plants.

Must hold a NETA Level II to IV certification equivalent.

Strong Troubleshooting Skills

Must be able to read one-line diagrams and wiring diagrams. Have experience in reading and understanding manufacturing drawings, Vendor/Equipment supplied data sheets, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), P&ID, and Instrument and Electrical drawings.

Must be able to interpret circuit breaker, relay, and contactor manuals.

Experience with plant shutdown/turnaround activities, including planning and scheduling.

Must possess computer skills to perform calibration and testing on various types of equipment and be proficient with the associated software and relay logging.

Able to develop appropriate maintenance procedures using vendor operations and maintenance (O&M) manuals or BIC best practices

Strong working knowledge with High, medium and low voltage (HV/MV/LV) equipment and substations

Strong knowledge of the International Electrical Testing Association (NETA), National Electrical Codes (NEC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes

Familiar with uninterrupted power supply (UPS), battery charger systems, Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and emergency generators, emergency shut down (ESD) Systems, rectifiers, soft start motor controllers, protective relays and grounding systems. Must have a good understanding of distributed control systems (DCS), SCADA, power management control systems (PMCS) and poses a strong working knowledge of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL), General Electric (GE) relays, Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), Siemens Switchgear, and microprocessor relay software.

Knowledge of electrical hazard classifications

Good written/verbal technical communication skill.

Must participate in the "on call" rotation for holidays and weekends.

Working knowledge of rigging equipment (chokers, chain falls and hand signals)

Good computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with SAP desirable)

Proficient in basic First Aid, Safe Work Permit, Incident reporting, Accident Investigation, Emergency Response Planning.


Safety is priority number one with our organization. Errors in judgment can result in negative financial impact, inconvenience to customers, unsafe working conditions, injury, or loss of life.

Company where our People enjoy their Jobs!

Saber Power Services is a very Employee Focused company. So, we decided that if we take care of our employees, they will take care of the Customers. We have office BBQs, company fishing tournaments, casino parties for employees, and anything that we can think of that our people will enjoy.

Apply Your Skills. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards.

If you are looking for a Career, and not a Job, then you really need to come talk to us.

Saber is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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