Job: Circuit Breaker Technician

Title Circuit Breaker Technician
Salary Market / Negotiable
Location Throughout the U.S.
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We are seeking an experienced Circuit Breaker Technician.

Successful candidates are responsible for but not limited to:

  • 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:
    • Medium-voltage switchgear up to 3100A, Vacuum Circuit Breakers ATS, 15.5kV, 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 onsite breaker testing and repair.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED; prefer electro-mechanical training from trade school, apprenticeship or armed services
  • 2+ years of 480 volt to 15KV circuit breaker experience preferred
  • Prefer testing skills and understand fundamental electrical and mechanical testing procedures
  • Experience at an OEM breaker manufacturer a plus
  • Strong mechanical skills and experience desired such as?industrial mechanical engines, pneumatics, hydraulics, or diesel equipment will be 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
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check
  • Must be willing and able to work regular overtime including nights, weekends and some holidays
  • Must be willing and able to travel on overnight, multi-day, out-of-town jobs
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver up to 75 lbs, with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam
  • Must have a valid drivers license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record



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