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NETA / NICET III Field Services Technician / Engineer - Albany, NY

NETA / NICET III Field Services Technician / Engineer - Albany, NY

NETA III Field Services Technician / Engineer


Albany, New York


We have an exciting opportunity for NETA III Field Services Technicians / Engineers to work in Albany, New York, supporting the State of New York with electrical field work on a multi-year critical infrastructure contract.

Scope of Work

Provide Electrical Services for Maintenance and Repair of government buildings in Albany, NY. Below are three main responsibilities the NETA III technicians will perform and coordinate with other NETA technicians.

  1. For the Campus there are two main National Grid transmission lines that enter the facility at 115,000 volts, which then get stepped down to 13,800 volts, which then gets transmitted to 19 buildings. At the buildings, the power is again stepped down to either 480Y/277V or 208Y/120V with the exception of building 17 (Outside) to 13.8kV to 4160/2400v.
  2. For the Empire State Plaza power enters from four main feeders at 34,500 volts, which is then stepped down to 13,800 volts and again stepped down at the buildings to 480Y/277V.
  3. There are also five stand-alone facilities in downtown Albany - Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, State Capital State Office Building, Riverfront Pumping Station, Sheridan Avenue Steam Plant, and Sheridan Avenue Emergency Power Generator Plant, which are fed at varying voltages from 15,000 to 120/208V.


Coordinate work orders with commissioning crews and receive permits for work
Work with the client’s planners to improve upon work orders where possible
Coordinate to facilitate test equipment requirements
Provide project status updates to client’s reliability team daily
Maintain effective communication with internal and external groups regarding milestone achievements, costs, opportunities, etc.
Escalate awareness of issues and concerns on projects within a timely manner to Client Manager and client
Develop site strategy and adjust timelines
Ensure leadership safety excellence is demonstrated onsite
Responsible for site quality and document reviews
Responsible for the safety of yourself and crew members working under your supervision
Ensure daily work is completed as per client work orders
Ensure documentation is completed, compiled and filed in accordance with client’s procedure
Ensure completion and submission of all documents
Ensure clients drawings are accurate and up to date for applicable scopes
Complete technical reviews
Support invoicing by ensuring signed daily reports for additional work
Ensure all safety policies are adhered to at all times
Participate on weekly meetings with the client and vendors
Participate in safety meetings
Be known as a Magna safety leader on the clients work site


MUST be a certified NETA III or NETA IV Technician/Engineer, NICET equivalent will be considered.
5+ years’ experience as an Electrical Field Technician / Electrical Field Engineer
Hands-on field experience commissioning, testing or maintaining power delivery equipment, including breakers, switchgear, relays, transformers.
Broad knowledge in industrial and utility environments
Trade or tech school certification required
Electrical Engineering degree, or trade school equivalent is considered an asset
Proven experience leading engaged and productive project teams
Must have a valid driver’s license
Ability to self-manage with proven initiative and client focus
Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications
Strong problem solving skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent time management skills with an attention to detail
MUST have the ability to work flexible shifts, which include weekends, evenings and statutory holidays
Ability to travel within North and South America
Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal

About Albany, New York

New York is a state in the northeastern U.S., known for New York City and towering Niagara Falls. NYC’s island of Manhattan is home to the Empire State Building, Times Square and Central Park. The Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan with the borough of Brooklyn. The iconic Statue of Liberty stands in New York Harbor. To the east, Long Island has beaches, the Montauk Lighthouse, the ritzy Hamptons and Fire Island.

Albany is the capital city of New York State. Downtown’s huge Empire State Plaza has reflecting pools, an art-filled underground shopping concourse and The Egg, a striking performing arts center. The plaza is bookended by the 1800s New York State Capitol and the New York State Museum, focusing on natural and cultural history. The Albany Institute of History and Art is famed for its Hudson River School paintings.


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