ERS Traveling NETA Testing Supervising Engineer at Vertiv Corporation

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Pleasanton, California





Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY


Provide general supervision for Field Engineers and Technicians. Schedule workflow and serve as customer contact and liaison. Keep track of job progress and financial details.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide general supervision for Field Engineers and Technicians.
  • Develop daily schedule for Field Engineers and Technicians.
  • Make certain equipment is scheduled and available for jobs.
  • Provide technical support and assistance for field personnel.
  • Work with Business Administrator to develop weekly invoicing and monthly status reports.
  • Coordinate technical training for field personnel.
  • Review and recommend field technical procedures and procedure changes.
  • Perform employee reviews and recommend appropriate salary changes.
  • Interview job applicants.
  • Develop and review proposals and reports.
  • Review reports of field engineers.
  • Review and sign contracts consistent with limits of authority
  • Review and audit field jobs.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • 1+ Field Engineer/Field Technician

QUALIFICATIONS



Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
  • Requires special skills in a majority of the following: Power quality surveys - generation and co-generation start-up - ANSI, NEC, NEMA and U.L. specifications (field evaluation); pilot wire and distance relaying - computer power system transient surveys - vector, phasor analogy; UPS systems - drive systems - complex control systems - medium and high voltage substation start-up, vibration analysis.
  • Strong background and experience in all types of switchgear and equipment testing through the 500-kV class.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical apparatus testing with a strong theoretical understanding of electrical power systems, and good aptitude for problem evaluation.
  • A high degree of communication, supervisory, organizational and management skills are required.
  • A good theoretical background and strong management skills are necessary.
  • Communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with clients, peers and management.
  • Good judgment, dependable, supervises large-scale projects with technical expertise and good business management skills.
  • Strong computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research and operation of computer-controlled test equipment.
  • Technical presentations and articles may be required.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work. Must be available for out-of-town and international travel of up to several weeks.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell. Frequently required to sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets.
  • Valid Driver's License.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Graduate Engineer BSEE or BSME and six years experience OR
  • Graduate of Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and nine years minimum same or similar work experience OR
  • High school education or equivalent and minimum two-year Associate Degree

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Medium Lifting (30 Ibs. - 45 Ibs.)
  • Heavy Lifting (over 50 Ibs.)
  • Frequent Standing
  • Frequent kneeling / crawling / stooping
  • Frequent bending / twisting
  • Frequent climbing (stairs, ladders)
  • Frequent driving (car, van, truck)

Due to the safety sensitive aspect of the role, candidates are required to successfully pass a drug test prior to employment. In addition, you will also be required to complete and pass a pre-employment background check and a motor vehicle records check.



ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

  • Extreme cold (below 32*)
  • Extreme heat (above 100*)
  • Noise Level (Medium / High need to shout to be heard)
  • Working around moving machinery (fork-lifts, tractors)
  • Protective Equipment Required (earplugs, gloves, eyewear, respirator, mask, etc.)
  • Work outdoors (no effective protection from weather)

TRAVEL TIME REQUIRED


  • 90%
  • Willing to travel anywhere in North America ~80% of the time. Schedule is dependent upon project work and is flexible to the degree it can be. This is worked out on a case by case basis with your assigned project manager. PTO scheduled in advance can and will be accommodated.
  • Does NOT require relocation to a Vertiv headquarter or regional office at this time.
  • This is "project work" which typical projects last anywhere from 6-12 months on average. It can vary based on schedule and progress.
  • Options for downtime (i.e. in between projects), employee can take PTO, training, regional work, and "home office" work.
  • Typical schedule is to work 4-6 weeks and then 1-2 weeks back at "home base" depending on project schedule. This varies based on the phase of the project.
At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup. We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments. With $5.0 billion in revenue, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people.

The successful candidate will embrace Vertiv's Core Principals & Behaviors to help execute our Strategic Priorities.


OUR CORE PRINCIPALS: Safety. Integrity. Respect. Teamwork. Diversity & Inclusion.


OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

  • Customer Focus
  • Operational Excellence
  • High-Performance Culture
  • Innovation
  • Financial Strength

OUR BEHAVIORS

  • Own It
  • Act With Urgency
  • Foster a Customer-First Mindset
  • Think Big and Execute
  • Lead by Example
  • Drive Continuous Improvement
  • Learn and Seek Out Development
Vertiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We promote equal opportunities for all with respect to hiring, terms of employment, mobility, training, compensation, and occupational health, without discrimination as to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression (including transgender status or sexual stereotypes), genetic information, citizenship status, national origin, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to help.join@vertivco.com

No calls or agencies please. Vertiv will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, O, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

The anticipated pay range for this role in the State of Washington locality is between $40 to $50 per hour-pay ranges for other geographic localities may vary. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance and are role based. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee's role. The role is eligible to participate in a comprehensive and competitive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, disability, PTO (accrued up to 15 days the first year), holiday pay (9 days), and 401k. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

The anticipated pay range for this role in the Colorado locality is between $38 to $48 per hour-pay ranges for other geographic localities may vary. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance and are role based. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee's role. The role is eligible to participate in a comprehensive and competitive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, disability, PTO, holiday pay, and 401k. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process. The estimated deadline to submit an application for this role is 3/18/2024 date, the company may need to extend the deadline based off the needs of the business and open role. If an extension is needed, the date will be updated accordingly.

The anticipated pay range for this role in the California locality is between $42 to $52 per hour-pay ranges for other geographic localities may vary. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance and are role based. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee's role. The role is eligible to participate in a comprehensive and competitive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, disability, PTO, holiday pay, and 401k. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.
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