Randstad Advanced Electrical Services Technician in Richmond, Virginia

Advanced Electrical Services Technician


job details:

  • location:Richmond, VA

  • salary:$20 - $30 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, July 14, 2017

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:S_548553

  • questions:bette.luna@randstadusa.com770/937-7062

Randstad is looking for a senior-level technician to fill the role of Advanced Electrical Services Technician with a large engine manufacturer and service center in the Richmond, VA area. This senior level role is both customer- and mentor-focused with opportunities to move into management or training with travel to other service facilities.


  • Provides technical support for the power generation project management and sales groups, as well as internal and customer contacts at various project stages.

  • Provides engineering support services to contractors, consultants, and end users in application and installation of gensets, paralleling systems and related equipment.

  • Utilizes various software platforms to manage project logistics and schedules.

  • Directly manages large scope and high profile start-ups in collaboration with project management and sales groups..

  • Coordinates factory, outside vendor, and internal resources to assure timely, accurate and cost-effective start-up and commissioning of complex start-ups.

  • Interfaces with customer, vendors and internal contacts to effectively communicate technical issues that impede start-up progress and affect project schedules.

  • Maintains technical and product knowledge proficiency with respect to market requirements.

  • Performs technical reviews on complex projects.

  • Communicates professionally, accurately and concisely using appropriate communications resources including telephone, email, net meeting, etc.

  • Makes effective use of database, spreadsheet, and word processing software to prepare statistical and written reports for management.

Working hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience with switchgear, controls, networks and emergency power systems start-ups.

  • Thorough understanding of general and electrical contracting industries.

  • Ability to interpret technical documents, specification and drawings.

  • Knowledge of or experience in electrical construction and/or installations.

  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code.

  • Experience with high voltage (400kW and up).

  • Well-developed communication skills..

  • Professional attitude and demeanor.

  • Good organizational and follow up skills; detail oriented.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Base hourly rate commensurate with experience plus an excellent benefits package.

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