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Service Technician (Electrical, Homebase Houma, La) 8729033

Houma, LA · Construction/Facilities
Service Technician (Electrical, Homebase Houma, La) 8729033

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. 
100k a year job with a full company benefits. 
Electricians with a nuclear or industrial backgrounds should apply.

Provides preventative and corrective field mechanical service on motors, generators, breakers and
control panels, and other rotating electrical equipment on-site at client locations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Work primarily off-site with minimal supervision, properly use diagnostic tooling and literature to
troubleshoot machine systems and components. This involves travel to customer sites worldwide (land
and offshore) by vehicle, helicopter/plane, boat, etc. (may be for extended periods of time).
Work as needed at in-house service center when not in the field.
Prepare various reports as directed to maintain accurate records on equipment and preventative maintenance.

Maintain accurate and thorough records of services performed; legibly transfer records to Service Repair
Order (SRO) upon completion of each service assignment and communicate to Service Manager upon
completion of assignment.
Effectively communicate to customer agents in regards to diagnosis and possible repair options
available; obtain proper customer authorization.

Work within all safety parameters set up by company and all customer sponsored safety programs while
performing work at their locations. Maintain weekly paperwork and timesheets.
Must be knowledgeable in generator theory of operation as it pertains to troubleshooting of nonfunctioning equipment.

Basic understanding of electrical troubleshooting of HMI panels, low voltage control panels, wiring
diagram construction and interpretation to assist in troubleshooting of electrical components/wiring faults.
Understanding of analog control systems as well as digital control systems as it pertains to generator
operation and control.

Knowledgeable in Automatic Voltage Regulator operations and diagnosis of Basler, Marathon,
Stamford/Newage, AVK.

Operational knowledge of paralleling and non-paralleling control panels.
Must have the ability to discuss abstract and complicated problems with peers in the industry.
Must be willing to work weekends and overtime as required - 24/7 On-Call status

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance;
pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;
shares expertise with others.

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new
skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of
how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots
technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.

Problem Solving - ldentifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information
skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even
when dealing with emotional topics.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form;
exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses
appropriate communication methods.

Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers
assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets
clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others'
views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team
above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports
everyone's efforts to succeed.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies
writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well;
effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from othersi gives appropriate
recognition to others.

Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and

Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust;  mobilizes others to
fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.

Conflict Resolution - Encourages open communications; confronts difficult situations; maintains
objectivity; keeps emotions under control; uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures;
contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity
and principles; upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and
on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities;
supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes
approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected

Achievement Focus - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes
obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; recognizes and acts on opportunities; takes
calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Personal Appearance
- Dresses appropriately for position; keeps self well groomed.

Attendance/Punctuality - ls consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered
when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own
actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes
tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

lnitiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities;
takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for
and offers help when needed.

lnnovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates
suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and
information in a manner that gets others' attention.    

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports
and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes
timely decisions.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase
productivity; works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond
guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

Education and or Experience
High school diploma required; one year certificate from technical school preferred; or six to twelve
months' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required to work in shop environment or accompany senior technicians for a training period of at least 6
months prior to going on assignments. Periodic training is also required.

Certificates, Licenses, Training
Forklift and overhead crane certification required. A valid driver's license and required auto insurance
coverage.  Must have the ability to obtain a passport and TWIC card. Periodic training as required.

Computer and Equipment Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient with and flexibility in learning
computer software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows as well as
OEM software programs.

Travel is required, 75% in Louisiana & Texas. Travel may be for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While pedorming the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The
employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and
arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance,
bend, stretch, stand, lift and/or move up to 60 pounds unrestricted as position requires the ability to
work off of a man lift, ladders, and scaffolding. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is required for the feet, head, ears, and eyes in shop or
safety sensitive areas.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to humid conditions;
moving mechanical parts; precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and
vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions
and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually above normal conditions.
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