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Breaker Technician

Location: Lewisville, TX, United States
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Who We Are:  

Integrated Power Services (IPS) is the leading North American solution provider for power management, electro-mechanical and rotating assets. Serving customers across a wide range of industries, including power generation, utilities, water and wastewater, petrochemicals, air separation, oil & gas, metals, mining, paper, aggregates, and cement. 

IPS defines world-class electric motor and generator repair, and Power Management every day. When you work for IPS, you can learn from industry experts and discover your potential while being part of a winning team committed to upholding our core values: Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurial Spirit. 

Responsibilities and Expectations: 

We are seeking experienced Circuit Breaker Technicians to work in our climate controlled Breaker Shop. The Dallas Branch has one of the leading breaker shops in the region and is one of the cleanest, safest and well organized shops in the country.

  • Work on low & medium voltage circuit breakers, including GE, Westinghouse, Powell, ABB, ITE, etc.
  • Troubleshoot, rebuild, retrofit, test, and repair low, medium and high voltage switchgear to include the teardown and assembly of breakers, contactors and related switchgear and electrical apparatus, including:
    • High-voltage switchgear up to 3000A, SF-6 Vacuum Circuit Breakers ATS, 13.8kV, 60Hz and 11kV, 50H
    • Medium-voltage switchgear up to 3100A, Vacuum Circuit Breakers ATS, 34.5kV, 4.16kV, 60 Hz and 6/6kV, 50Hz
    • Low-voltage Switchgear up to 3000A, Air Circuit Breakers ATS, 480V, 60Hz and 400V, 50 Hz
  • Occasionally travel overnight to jobs sites for on-site breaker testing and repair.

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED; prefer electro-mechanical training from trade school, apprenticeship or armed services.
  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years of 480 volt to 25KV circuit breaker experience; or 5+ years of mechanical experience in an industrial, production or large component environment.
  • Prefer testing skills and understand fundamental electrical and mechanical testing procedures.
  • Experience at an OEM breaker manufacturer a plus.
  • Working knowledge of industrial mechanical engines, pneumatics, hydraulics, or diesel equipment beneficial.
  • Working knowledge of power systems, power circuit breakers and other switchgear apparatus desirable.
  • Must be able to correctly use tools and testing equipment including Megger, digital multimeter, Hi-Pot tester, Oil Dielectric strength tester, multiamps relay tester, primary & secondary injection set, cable fault detector, & oscilloscope.
  • Prefer experience reading and interpreting schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Prefer PEARL Certification or equivalent skills/experience to become PEARL Certified.

Benefits:  

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k Employer Match
  • Bonus Incentives 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • And more!

IPS is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation. As a federal contractor, our company is committed to maintaining a safe and drug-free workplace. Candidates for this position are required to complete a pre-employment drug screen successfully. The drug screening process will include testing for substances that may impair one's ability to perform the job safely and effectively.

Special Accommodations: If you require assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with IPS, please contact us at [email protected]. Please note that this email is to be used for accommodation requests, not general employment inquiries.

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