Transformer Technician II

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General Information

Job Posting ID 6638207 Creation Date Apr 24, 2018
Employer Posting No 2931 Closing Date Oct 09, 2018
Job Site Address PEARLAND, Texas 77584 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Aggreko is a global leader in providing temporary power generation, temperature control, and oil-free compressed air systems. Founded in 1962, Aggreko prides itself in inspiring confidence to its customers through equipment, services, relationships and the knowledge that always gets the job done.

We are seeking a highly motivated, Transformer Technician II in the Houston, TX area. The Transformer Technician is responsible for the support for testing, diagnosis, maintenance and repair of power transformers, providing electrical field support for installation and maintenance for power transformers.

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:

Basic Requirement:
• High School Diploma or GED and 5 years of professional work experience; OR
• Associates degree and 3 years of professional work experience; OR
• Bachelor's Degree and one year of professional work experience.

Preferred Requirement:
• Associates Degree in a technical field and 5 years of transformer testing experience.
• Position requires knowledge of electric utility systems, especially related to transformer substation and tamper proof pad mount transformer construction, and retrofit.
• Position also requires knowledge of the design, construction and maintenance of power transformers. The position also commands knowledge of testing techniques and diagnostic tools related to transformer equipment, calculation of expected test values, ability to read schematics.
• Service issues often involve very complicated technical issues combined with short delivery cycles and high customer expectations. A major portion of the effort is understanding the technical problem, finding the correct resources to correct the issue, and drawing upon the correct resources to deliver a solution quickly. The manager must be technically competent, resourceful, attentive, and tenacious in the pursuit of a solution.

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:
• Diagnostic & Acceptance Testing
o Doble Power Factor Testing
o TTR Testing
o CT testing
o Insulation Resistance
o Winding Resistance
o Control and Instrumentation checkout and calibration
o Transformer monitoring devices
• Perform advanced diagnostic testing activities including SFRA and DFR testing of transformers.
• Assist field crews in mechanical assembly of transformers
• Act as operator for oil processing equipment
• Perform pre-job assembly activities such as wiring control cabinets, preparing power and control assemblies, etc.
• Develop and provide traceable PM schedules and documentation for field service equipment.
• Provide emergency response as required
• Maintain accurate records of all transformer maintenance activities and testing including as-built drawings, test records, deviations to specifications.
• Provide technical support for customer, subcontractors, and commissioning engineers.

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:
The employee may frequently be exposed to outside weather conditions. The work environment usually has a moderate to loud noise level. You may be asked or required to work after regular business hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

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
Supervisory Experience Required No
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

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Minimum Experience and Education  5 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

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Minimum Experience and Education  5 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Job Title Transformer Technician II
State Agency Name AGGREKO LLC
Job Closing Date Oct 9, 2018
Open Until Filled No

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