Field Technician - Construction

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) is hiring a Field Technician who specializes in construction. If you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your experience in this trade and have a passion for providing exceptional customer service, then this position is for you!

This position is located in Pullman, WA and will require traveling up to 75% of the time. In this role you will be working in a small team to support field construction work for customers on-site in all regions of the US. Travel may be for 2-3 weeks at a time followed by a week back in Pullman, WA to prepare for future site work. Occasional travel to other SEL office both domestically and abroad may be required for training purposes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide installation, preventative maintenance, and basic repair of equipment on location at client sites.

Record and submit project summaries, field service reports, discrepancy reports and other forms of technical writing.

Assist in review of provided electrical and mechanical drawings to support project installation and testing requirement

Safely utilize standard construction hand and power tools

Wire and terminate cables, termination cabinets and low voltage components per IPC standards

Adhere to and maintain all safety training and PPE requirements for field and substation work

Understand, create, and simplify

Other duties as assigned


2 years experience in construction industry (various trades are acceptable)

Operate field construction equipment such as a boom lift, a man lift or a fork lift

Must possess a valid states drivers license in good standing

Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

Willingness to travel 75%

Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills

Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

Background check results satisfactory to SEL

Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working in active electrical substations

Knowledge of the electrical system and protection of electrical power systems

Knowledge of protection IED s

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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