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Ref: SL2 SKP
Contract: Full-Time (Permanent)
First advertised: Wednesday, 4 Sep, 2019

Area: Midlands

Job type:
Full-Time (Permanent)


Reference: SL2 SKP

Date added to website:
Wednesday, 4 Sep, 2019


Due to recent expansion Dodd Group would like to employ a Switchgear Service Technician

 with experience in high & Low voltage maintenance & servicing to strengthen our busy Maintenance Department.

The Opportunity

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious engineer to develop their skill set and work on a wide number of exciting projects.

This is an advanced-level technician position. The position requires the technical experience, understanding, knowledge and skills to inspect, survey, test, service, repair, retrofit and operate complex switchgear systems.

The position reports to the Contracts Manager and routinely interacts with customers and various employees within the company.


Responsibilities - require a specific focus on proven process and procedure in order to:

· Troubleshoot operational failures of complex switchgear systems

· Install and test relays, breakers, buss bars, surge capacitors, neutral grounding resistors

· Test and inspect PT/CT’s

· Perform Hi-pot cable testing

· Perform primary and secondary injection breaker testing

· Perform Infrared inspection testing

· Work with other technicians on large projects

· Guide and train lower-level technicians

· Respond quickly to job site (24/7)

· Install and terminate LV Cabling

· Follow safety requirements, including proper use of protective equipment

· Safely drive a service vehicle

· Clearly, concisely document all work and repairs completed

Education and experience

High school diploma or GED certificate. Three plus years’ experience in electrical testing of switchgear systems

Skills and abilities

· Be personable and able to communicate with clients

· Carry out instructions given in written, oral or diagram form

· Problem-solve and make logical decisions

· Be self-motivated

· Ability to work independently without close supervision. 

T    This role comes with continued support and training, a company vehicle and fuel card, full PPE, 21 days annual leave plus public holidays and a competitive rate of pay.


We will not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

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