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Power Pros is comprised of industry-leading professionals and engineers. As such, we are an ever-expanding team looking to take on the most talented engineers and professionals in the industry. If that description fits you, please see our job postings below and contact us directly.

At Power Pros you can have a rewarding career on every level. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. We strive to make Power Pros an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. Power Pros is a unique and fun testing firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.

Power Pros Hiring Procedures and Timeline

Position Summary and Responsibilities:

  • Perform start-up, acceptance testing, commissioning and on-going maintenance of electrical generation and distribution facilities to ensure the safe operation of electrical systems such as:
  • Circuit Breakers (molded case, vacuum, SF6)
  • MV and HV Switchgear
  • LV and MV MCCs
  • CTs, PTs, CPTs
  • Busways
  • Grounding Systems * Use of various test equipment
  • Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics
  • Accurately document test results and produce field reports in requested format
  • Technical and Safety Development
  • Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects
  • Perform Daily Job Hazard Analysis – JHA
  • Perform clerical responsibilities such as timecards, expense reports and project reports

Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

Job-Type: Full-time

Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Education/Experience:

  • Ideal candidate will have 5-10+ years of professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in low, medium, and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing.
  • Proven experience testing and commissioning electrical equipment such as MCCs, CTs, PTs, CCVTs, PLC systems and DC systems including batteries and battery chargers.
  • Proven experience with Electrical Field-Testing standards, practices, and procedures such as NETA, IEEE, NFPA applicable standards.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of testing electrical distribution, generation and transmission equipment with voltage levels ranging from 480V to 230 kV
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer controlled solid-state test equipment (Test equipment such as Omicron, Megger or Doble)
  • Expertise in electrical safe work practices, LOTO, Hazardous energy control and NFPA 70E requirements
  • Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experienced in managing electrical drawings
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds

Desired Education/Experience:

  • NETA III certification
  • Associate degree, or higher, in Electrical Power Systems or similar discipline
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting electromechanical relays
  • Technical skills related to protective relays, control scheme testing, testing of the sensing CT/PT circuits, ability to upload settings to microprocessor relays, and static & dynamic testing of microprocessor-based protective relays

    Position Summary and Responsibilities:

    • Perform start-up, acceptance testing, commissioning and on-going maintenance of electrical generation and distribution facilities to ensure the safe operation of electrical systems such as:
    • LV Circuit Breakers (Molded Case, Draw-out Type)
    • LV Switchgear
    • LV MCCs * Use of various test equipment
    • Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics
    • Accurately document test results and produce field reports in requested format
    • Technical and Safety Development of junior staff
    • Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects
    • Perform Daily Job Hazard Analysis – JHA
    • Perform clerical responsibilities such as timecards, expense reports and project reports

    Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

    Job-Type: Full-time

    Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

    Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Required Education/Experience:

    • Ideal candidate will have 5-10+ years of professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in low, medium, and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing.
    • Proven experience testing and commissioning electrical equipment such as MCCs, CTs, PTs, CCVTs, PLC systems and DC systems including batteries and battery chargers.
    • Proven experience with Electrical Field-Testing standards, practices, and procedures such as NETA, IEEE, NFPA applicable standards.
    • Demonstrable knowledge of testing electrical distribution, generation and transmission equipment with voltage levels ranging from 480V to 230 kV
    • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
    • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations.
    • Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer controlled solid-state test equipment (Test equipment such as Omicron, Megger or Doble)
    • Expertise in electrical safe work practices, LOTO, Hazardous energy control and NFPA 70E requirements
    • Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Experienced in managing electrical drawings
    • Ability to lift 75 pounds

    Desired Education/Experience:

    • NETA II certification
    • Associate degree (or higher) or equivalent practical work-related experience in electrical power systems or similar discipline.
    • Experience testing and troubleshooting low voltage controls
    • Technical skills related to low voltage distribution systems

      Position Summary and Responsibilities:

      • Perform start-up, acceptance testing, commissioning and on-going maintenance of electrical generation and distribution facilities to ensure the safe operation of electrical systems such as:
      • Circuit Breakers (molded case, vacuum, SF6)
      • MV and HV Switchgear
      • LV and MV MCCs
      • CTs, PTs, CPTs
      • Busways
      • Grounding Systems
      • Protective relays
      • Microprocessor, solid-state and electro-mechanical * Use of various test equipment
      • Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics
      • Accurately document test results and produce field reports in requested format
      • Technical and Safety Development
      • Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects
      • Perform Daily Job Hazard Analysis – JHA
      • Perform clerical responsibilities such as timecards, expense reports and project reports

      Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

      Job-Type: Full-time

      Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

      Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      Required Education/Experience:

      • Ideal candidate will have 5-10+ years of professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in low, medium, and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing.
      • Proven experience testing and commissioning electrical equipment such as MCCs, CTs, PTs, CCVTs, PLC systems and DC systems including batteries and battery chargers.
      • Proven experience with Electrical Field-Testing standards, practices, and procedures such as NETA, IEEE, NFPA applicable standards.
      • Demonstrable knowledge of testing electrical distribution, generation and transmission projects with voltage levels ranging from 480V to 230 kV, including protective relays, and circuit breakers.
      • Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer controlled solid-state test equipment (Test equipment such as Omicron, Megger or Doble)
      • Expertise in electrical safe work practices, LOTO, Hazardous energy control and NFPA 70E requirements
      • Experienced in managing electrical drawings
      • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
      • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations.
      • Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
      • Experienced in managing electrical drawings
      • Ability to lift 75 pounds

      Desired Education/Experience:

      • NETA Level II certification, or higher
      • Associate degree, or higher, in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Power Systems or similar discipline
      • Experience testing and troubleshooting electromechanical relays
      • Technical skills related to protective relays, control scheme testing, testing of the sensing CT/PT circuits, ability to upload settings to microprocessor relays, and static & dynamic testing of microprocessor-based protective relays
      • Electrical trade experience (at journeyman or master electrician level) with high voltage substations, generation plants, and other utility projects

        Position Summary and Responsibilities:

        This is a project leader position. The ideal candidate will be able to:

        • Act as Lead/Supervisor role on small to medium sized projects running team of up to 10 test technicians and engineers
        • Perform hands-on testing and commissioning of electrical protection and control systems on medium and high voltage generation and distribution
        • Develop and execute test scripts and protocols
        • Develop and execute project schedules
        • Accurately produce, document, and manage test results and field reports in required formats
        • Serve as point of contact for client and represent company in project related meetings
        • Provide technical training and development for junior team members
        • Perform administrative duties such as completion of timecards, expense reports and project reports.

        Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

        Job-Type: Full-time

        Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

        Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

        Required Education/Experience:

        • Ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in medium and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing.
        • Demonstrable expertise on transmission, generation and distribution relays (SEL, Basler, Beckwith, and GE families) and protective schemes. Technical skills related to protective relays include relay calibration utilizing computer-controlled, three phase test sets, control scheme testing, testing of the sensing CT/PT circuits, ability to upload settings to microprocessor relays, and static & dynamic testing of microprocessor-based protective relays.
        • Proven experience with Electrical Field-Testing standards, practices, and procedures such as NETA, IEEE, NFPA applicable standards.
        • Demonstrable knowledge of testing electrical distribution, generation and transmission projects with voltage levels ranging from 480V to 230 kV, including protective relays, and circuit breakers.
        • Strong interpersonal, written and oral, communication skills.
        • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations, working knowledge of computer systems and microprocessor or relay software and project environment skills.
        • Experience testing and troubleshooting electromechanical relays
        • Experience testing and commissioning electrical equipment on high voltage substations such as CTs, CCVTs, PLC systems and DC systems including batteries and battery chargers.
        • Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer controlled solid-state test equipment (Automated protective relay test equipment such as Omicron or Doble)
        • Proficiency in technical software for testing purposes and data review: ENOSERV RTS, Omicron Test Universe, ProTest, Protection Suite and AcSELerator Quickset.
        • Proficiency in administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
        • Experienced in managing electrical drawings.
        • Strong ability to work independently – self-starter

        Desired Education/Experience:

        • NETA III certification
        • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Technology degree in similar discipline (Professional Engineer License is a strong plus)
        • Electrical trade experience (at journeyman or master electrician level) with high voltage substations, generation plants, and other utility projects

          Position Summary and Responsibilities:

          • Perform testing and commissioning on excitation systems of synchronous machines and synchronizers (Static/Rotating/Brushless/Brush-Type)
          • Installation Supervision and Commissioning (start-up service)
          • Technical support to customers and factory test personnel
          • Technical interface to customers and 3rd party related to NERC/WECC submittals.
          • Service / Support testing of Power System Stabilizers
          • Technical and Safety Development
          • Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects
          • Act as Lead/Supervisor role on small projects
          • Perform Job Hazard Analysis – JHA
          • Accurately document test results and produce field reports in requested format
          • Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics.
          • Perform administrative duties such as completion of timecards, expense reports and project reports.

          Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

          Job-Type: Full-time

          Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

          Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

          Required Education/Experience:

          • Ideal candidate will have 5-10+ years of professional experience with Automatic Voltage Regulators, including experience in various excitation systems (Static, Rotating, & Brush-Type)
          • Engineering background (electrical or mechanical preferred).
          • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
          • Hold a valid US passport and driver’s license
          • Fluent in English, spoken and written.
          • Proven experience with Electrical standards, practices, and procedures such as NERC, IEEE, NFPA, NETA, and applicable standards.
          • Good interpersonal, written, and oral, communication skills.
          • Ability to take initiative and work independently and efficiently.
          • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations, working knowledge of computer systems and microprocessor or relay software and project environment skills.
          • Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer controlled solid-state test equipment
          • Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
          • Experienced in managing electrical drawings.
          • This position requires applicants to be able to lift and carry test equipment weighing 50+lbs

          Desired Education/Experience:

          • NETA III certification
          • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Technology degree in similar discipline
          • Experience testing and troubleshooting legacy voltage regulators (GE, EM)
          • Experience testing and commissioning modern AVR’s (Basler (DECS 200, 250, 400, 2100, ABB (UNITROL 5000, 6000), Reivax, L&S, Voith (Thyricon), Power Plant Model Verification & Testing (MOD 25, 26, 27), Electrical trade experience (at journeyman or master electrician level) with high voltage substations, generation plants, and other utility projects)

          Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

            Position Summary and Responsibilities:

            • Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment, relaying schemes, DFR equipment, SCADA systems, distribution automation systems and associated communication equipment.
            • Perform function testing of substation control circuits on relay panel, transformers & circuit breaker changeouts.
            • Perform end-to-end relay testing using Doble Protest or RTS software to verify carrier and fiber systems. • Perform electro-mechanical relay testing of GE, Westinghouse, ITE, etc.
            • Perform solid state relay testing of Schweitzer, Basler, Multilin, SEL, Beckwith, Circuit Shield, Arreva, Schneider, etc.
            • Read and interpret control prints, writing diagrams, and relaying schematics. • Conduct differential and distance relay testing.
            • Assist in developing written standard commissioning, testing and maintenance procedures for protective relaying.
            • Manage projects onsite throughout the duration and effectively interface and own the relationship with customers and their vendors.

            Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

            Job-Type: Full-time

            Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

            Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

            Required Education/Experience:

            • Must be willing and able to travel overnight 35%+.
            • High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer training from technical school, apprenticeship, armed services or Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology.
            • 5 years related experience in the areas of transmission line and substation protective relay control system and SCADA/Automation checkout, installation, testing and trouble-shooting; an equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
            • Must have testing skills and understand fundamental electrical testing procedures
            • Need to have knowledge of differential and phase angles.
            • Experience with RTS or Protest relaying testing software desirable.
            • Understand three phase power and phase angles.
            • Must have ability to use Doble 6150, 2253 & 2250 and Megger MPRT & Omnicron.
            • Must be able to demonstrate SAFE electrical troubleshooting skills using basic and advanced test equipment.

              Job 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, including:
              • Power transformer testing (Doble, TTR, Insulation Resistance)
              • Testing 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
              • Perform maintenance and repair work on substation equipment.
              • Repair, replace and clean equipment and components including circuit breakers, brushes and commutators.
              • Schedule and supervise the construction and testing of special devices and the implementation of unique monitoring and control systems.
              • Analyze test data to diagnose malfunctions, to determine performance characteristics of systems, and to evaluate effects of systems notifications.
              • Frequently travel up to 35% to perform field work at customer’s industrial and commercial sites throughout the local and regional area.
              • Rotate emergency on-call duty and if called respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner.

              Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

              Job-Type: Full-time

              Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

              Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

              Required Education/Experience:

              • High school diploma or GED required; prefer an Associate’s degree from an accredited 2 year technical college in Electrical Power, or similar experience and training from the military.
              • Must have at least 5 or more years of relevant power systems testing & maintenance experience.
              • Must have general PC skills including email, internet, data entry and Microsoft Excel; experience with PowerDB a plus.
              • Must be able to work safely and adhere to all electrical safety procedures.
              • Prefer OSHA 30 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, CPR/First Aid/BBP/AED training.

                Position Summary and Responsibilities:

                • Create professional grade CAD drawings from engineering sketches and concepts.
                • Organize and put together design drawing submittals and construction drawing packages.
                • Update as-built CAD drawings per field red-lines.
                • Draft electrical system operational site maps, single-lines, and schematics under electrical engineer’s supervision for all Power Pros projects.
                • Keep up-to-date with latest AutoCAD software features to improve drafting quality and efficiency.
                • Develop and maintain CAD lisp routines (in AutoCAD) to automate drafting processes.
                • Learn and maintain basic power engineering concepts and fundamentals.
                • Provide design and drafting support to each of the Power Pros engineers as required.
                • Draft and maintain Power Pros’ Engineering Standard drawings.
                • Provide AutoCAD user training to new engineers and drafters.
                • Develop internal design and drafting processes for engineers and other drafters.

                Location: This position is based in our Roseville, CA office and the work is located throughout the West Coast region

                Job-Type: Full-time

                Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

                Power Pros is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned business and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

                Required Education/Experience:

                • 3+ years of experience performing CAD Drafting of electrical distribution and control systems.
                • Associate Degree, or equivalent certification in CAD and Design from accredited college (required).
                • Associate degree, or higher, in Electrical Power Systems or similar discipline (preferred).
                • Basic understanding of medium voltage electrical substations and distribution system configurations and functions.
                • Familiar with power systems component drafting and design.
                • Must have excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills.
                • Must be a team player and be able to work with various partners from start to finish.
                • Proficiency in administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

                Travel:

                • Up to 10% out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

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