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Field Service Engineer - GIS / New Jersey

Location: Remote -, New Jersey, United States
Job ID: R0044136
Date Posted: Apr 18, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: Yes

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General Information:

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals, and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Hitachi Energy is seeking a Field Service Engineer for High Voltage AIS GIS products. This is a field-based position with 80% travel to customer sites. Hitachi Candidates should reside in/around Nashville. This role is responsible for planning, executing and leading, with minimal professional guidance, technical field assignments involving the installation, modification, test, commissioning, or repair of High Voltage switchgear apparatus in the range of 69kV through 550kV, High Voltage Gas Insulated Substations – GIS, Circuit Breakers, and Instrument Transformers.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Perform field service operations that present usual or unusual problems requiring solid technical skills.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on High Voltage equipment.
  • Execute or supervise the installation and commissioning of high voltage circuit breakers and GIS substations (69kV through 550kV).
  • Perform and document field tests such as SF6 leak detection, gas analysis, timing, power factor, contact resistance.
  • Compile and evaluate data to determine and resolve operating problems or malfunctions.
  • Conduct inspections to determine necessary maintenance and repairs and assist in determining resource requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying own knowledge and experience.
  • Supervise electricians and contractors, hired by Hitachi Energy, or provided by the customer.
  • Develop recommendations and prepare written reports.
  • Maintain detailed records and logs.
  • Recommend changes such as new equipment or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating team efforts.
  • Often work nonstandard schedules at field locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.
  • Travel estimated at 80%
  • Follow safety policies and procedures.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Associate degree in an electrical or mechanical related field and a minimum of 7 years of experience dealing with High Voltage Substations and equipment (>69kV) at field assignments supervising erection and testing OR Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 5 years of experience dealing with High Voltage Substations and equipment (>69kV) at field assignments supervising erection and testing.
  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in (Nashville, TN) United States.
  • This is a field-based position with 80% travel to customer sites.
  • Experience working with Power Utilities.
  • Experience with SF6 gas handling, leak detection and testing.
  • Proven leadership experience coordinating and leading crew on electrical projects installation.
  • Preferable previous role as field supervisor in the assembly and commissioning of Gas Insulated Substations (69kV..550kV)
  • Reading of electrical drawings and schematics.
  • Knowledge to operate test equipment, such as CB timers, power factor, TTR, ductor, CT testers.
  • Familiarity with windows applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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