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Field Service Engineer (Boston)


General Information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking for a Field Service Engineer.

Basic Function: Plan, execute and lead, with minimal professional guidance, technical field assignments involving the installation, modification, test, commissioning or repair of High Voltage equipment in the range of 69kV through 550kV.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Perform field service operations that present usual or unusual problems requiring solid technical skills.
  • Execute or supervise the installation and commissioning of high voltage substation equipment (69kV through 550kV)
  • Supervise electricians and contractors, hired by Hitachi Energy or provided by the customer.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on High Voltage equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying own knowledge and experience.
  • Perform and document field tests such as electrical tests, SF6 leak detection, gas analysis, timing, power factor, contact resistance
  • Compile and evaluate data to determine and resolve operating problems or malfunctions. 
  • Conduct inspections to determine necessary maintenance and repairs, and assist in determining resource requirements.
  • Develop recommendations and prepare written reports. 
  • Maintain detailed records and logs.
  • Recommend changes such as new equipment or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating team efforts.
  • Often work non standard schedules at field locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.
  • Follow safety policies and procedures.
  • Travel estimated at 80%
  • Reside or willing to relocate to Las Vegas / NV or Portland / OR / Boston, MA
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Technical certificate in an electrical or mechanical related field and total of 5+ years of High Voltage Substations and equipment (>69kV) at field assignments supervising erection and testing. Alternatively, experience with similar equipment (electrical and/or mechanical) on a military assignment may be considered.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Preferable Bachelors degree in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Proven leadership experience coordinating and leading crew on electrical projects installation
  • Experience working with Power Utilities
  • Reading of electrical drawings and schematics
  • Knowledge to operate test equipment, such as CB timers, power factor, TTR, ductor, CT testers, Megger
  • Familiarity with windows applications

Lieu Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States of America;
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-03-04
Numéro de réference R0042139

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

Hitachi Energy is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans' status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites here and here. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.