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Electrical Field Service Technician

Location: La Porte, 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. 


Key Responsibilities and Expectations: 


Inspect, test, troubleshoot, perform start-up and collect data of low, medium and high voltage (to 500kV) electrical systems, and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering.

  • Instrument transformer tests
  • Power transformer testing - Doble, TTR, Insulation Resistance, etc.
  • Test both electro-mechanical and solid state relays
  • Cable testing - Tan Delta, Power Factor, VLF, DC Hipot
  • Automatic transfer switch troubleshooting
  • Low, Medium and High voltage switchgear and circuit breaker testing
  • Rotate emergency on-call duty and if called respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record  
  • Ability to travel locally and overnight    
  • Ability to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends as required, willingness to be on call   
  • Work safely alone and as part of a team  
  • Closely adhere to all electrical safety procedures
  • Effectively contributes to a strong team environment through assisting teammates in accomplishing mutual goals  


Qualifications and Competencies: 


  • Associate degree from an accredited 2-year technical college in Electrical Power, or similar experience/training from the military (Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Seabee) preferred 
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • NETA Certification highly preferred or ability to become NETA Certified
  • OSHA 30 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, CPR/First Aid/BBP/AED training preferred  


Physical Requirements:   


  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry items up to 75 lbs. in weight  
  • Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time  
  • Ability to perform manual labor for up to 12 or more hours per day  
  • Acute hearing and strong field of vision  
  • Ability to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions




         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.