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Switchgear Service Technician | Proftech

Switchgear Service Technician

  Stockport, Greater Manchester

Reference #: 4535355_1578476520
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
Salary: £34000 - £35000
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 08/01/2020

Switchgear Service Technician

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
  • Clean driving record


North West Area


Good rates of pay circa £35,000 PA


21 Days plus Bank Holidays

Service vehicle provided

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