Exciting career opportunity for a UPS Battery Technician II to join one of the region’s fastest growing companies.
Dean-Fluor offers an excellent benefits package including a competitive salary; medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; paid-time off; tuition reimbursement; 401k Retirement Plan and Military Reserve pay offset.
-Site Point of Contact (POC) and Subject Matter Expert for UPS systems and batteries. To include the scheduling and execution of Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, Corrective Maintenance and Warranty work.
-Inspects power electronic systems and their associated controls. Typical systems include but are not limited to UPS systems, static transfer switches and their associated controls. Inspections include, but are not limited to Initial, In-process, Visual Condition, and Final Inspections, Maintenance Operational Checks, and Failure Analysis.
-Certifies that systems and components adhere to quality standards established by applicable codes, publications, checklists and specifications.
-Reviews and checks system drawings and specifications for accuracy and completeness. Determines maintenance requirements, inspection requirements, and compliance with technical standards. Resolves discrepancies between recorded and actual system components by research with manufacturer or by physical inspection. Corrects and certifies changes entered for record.
-Provides technical assistance and expertise on power electronic devices to client and engineers. Participates in inspection, technical assistance, maintenance assistance, and instruction of site personnel and engineers. Advises site personnel on proper maintenance practices, procedures, and techniques. Reviews and interprets existing technical publications applicable to inspection, modification, and maintenance of power electronics. Resolves technical problems encountered. Logs work in Maximo and makes recommendations on system improvements.
-Organizes resources and assists Battery Technicians involved in the maintenance, installation and inspection of Vented Wet Cell and VRLA batteries and related components.
-Inspects battery charging and monitoring equipment and to insure they are operating correctly;
-Maintains operating service records for batteries.
-Recommends additional maintenance requirements and/or battery replacement based on Preventative Maintenance findings.
-Employee may occasionally be assigned together duties for training purposes and/or to meet facility work requirements or emergencies.
Examples of Battery Duties: Maintains, inspects, installs and cleans batteries and terminals; takes voltage, resistance and specific gravity readings; fills batteries with water; recharges, removes and replaces batteries; installs inter-cell connecting straps; performs discharge tests on battery strings; performs single cell charges on batteries; keeps routine battery service records and logs; and participates in the training of Battery Technicians.
-Maintains operational expertise with the following instruments:
a) Digital Multi-meter
b) Power Analyzer
c) Infrared Camera
d) Digital Camera
e) Insulation Test Equipment
f) EMI/EMF Meters
g) Battery Test Equipment (Alber/Midtronics)
-High School Diploma or GED
-Must be capable of achieving and maintaining Top Secret/ SCI security clearance.
-Requires strong written and oral communication skills.
-Proficiency in reading and interpreting complex technical instructions, plans blueprints, and schematic diagrams.
-Strong working knowledge of NEC, maintenance practices, maintenance and supply procedures, and quality control procedures.
-Use of laptop computer, various software packages and other electronic communication devices will be required.
-Demonstrated ability to evaluate complex electrical systems, perform damage assessments, estimate maintenance, parts, and manpower requirements, diagnose malfunctions, and employ testing and inspection techniques.
-AA/BS degree in Electrical and/or Electronics from an accredited college or university, or a Journeyman Electrical license with applicable experience or equivalent training from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Military
-Future training and certification requirements: Various Manufacturer Maintenance Courses, Power Quality Training Course/Certification.