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Premier Power Maintenance Construction Technician in Indianapolis, Indiana

Company Overview: Like our name states, Premier Power Maintenance is the “premier” organization in the market to provide exceptional service and value to our customers in six primary areas: Third-party electrical testing (Acceptance & Maintenance), Commissioning, Electrical Engineering, Safety Training, Specialty Installation, and Repair. Our goal is to assist our customers in achieving a safe and reliable power system. People are our biggest asset. We pride ourselves on having some of the most highly skilled and qualified field and engineering personnel in the industry, and our safety record is second to none. We have a commitment to keeping all team members safe by adhering to intense safety programs and having industry and location/equipment specific training as well. Our customers know, that they can call Premier Power Maintenance day or night, and we’ll respond with safe, reliable solutions that provide outstanding value with attention to detail at every level. Customer service and integrity at all levels is what Premier Power Maintenance has built its reputation on, and that commitment will not waiver.

Job Title: Electrical Construction Technician

Reports To: Field Service Supervisor

Job Summary: Execute mechanical and electrical tasks on substation equipment utilized in power transmission, distribution, and generation. Assemble, troubleshoot, repair, replace and clean all components in an electrical substation while maintaining compliance with national, state, and local electrical codes along with all Premier Power policies and procedures.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams to install electrical apparatus according to manufacturer’s specifications

  • Must have knowledge and be able to perform a majority of the following substation construction tasks:

  • Power cable installation- duct banks, trend ways, conduit, cable pulling, excavations, splicing, terminations, grounding, and trenching

  • Circuit breaker installation- conductor fabrication, control wiring, gas filling, and grounding

  • Protective relay panel installation- point to point wire designations, wire labeling, wire terminations, and cable tray assembly

  • Substation installation- aluminum buss welding, conductor assembly, ground grid installation, and steel erection

  • Transformer assembly- bushing, radiator, conservator, oil, and arrestor installation. Transformer oil processing and vacuum filling

  • Must have a good working knowledge of bucket trucks, line trucks, digger trucks, excavators, trenchers, cranes, hydraulic crimpers, conduit benders, cable prep tools, cable pullers, and welders

  • Participate in preventative maintenance outages at clients’ facilities

  • Participates in weekly safety meetings and trainings

  • Must be willing to take calls and give technical advice outside of the normal workday

  • The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list, other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Follow OSHA compliance standards, federal, state, and local safety laws and DOT rules and regulations

  • Use industry related hand tools and power tools

  • Ability to operate power distribution components, specialized testing tools and diagnostic equipment

  • Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and courtesy when interacting with team members, customers, and vendors.

  • Must be willing to take calls and give technical advice outside of the normal workday

  • Ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical problems as they arise

  • Must have intermediate level computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to work independently while utilizing excellent judgement

  • Must have excellent attention to detail

Work Environment:

  • Work in close, but safe, proximity to live electrical substations

  • Able to work flexible hours including overtime, nights, weekends, and some holidays

  • Able to work overnight, multi-day and out-of-town projects

  • Ability to be out in the elements for long periods of time

  • Must be willing to rotate emergency on-call duty and respond to customer emergencies

  • Willing to relocate to within 60 miles of a Premier Power Maintenance office

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 50 pounds

  • Ability to push, pull, lift, stoop, climb, shovel; work at elevated positions

  • Must be willing and capable of working with your hands and working in the field

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED, Military experience is preferred but not required

  • Requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience in electrical substation construction

  • Completed Substation or Lineman Apprenticeship program is a plus, but not required

  • Ability to follow industry standard and company safety protocols

  • Ability to read prints, diagrams, manuals, and schematics

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background, education verification, motor vehicle report, physical abilities test and an approved hair and urine drug screen

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and must have or be willing to obtain an endorsement to operate a combined vehicle weight up to 26k lbs. CDL license preferred

  • Must be willing to obtain a company paid TWIC card, OSHA 10 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, and CPR training

Benefits: Premier Power Maintenance firmly believes that each team member is part of our family. Therefore, Premier Power Maintenance offers an exceptional benefits package, including:

  • 100% of premiums paid by employer for team member short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance.

  • 100% of medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums for the team member and 50% of the premiums for dependent coverage.

  • Generous paid time off policy and 8 paid holidays per year.

  • Discretionary performance bonuses.

  • 401k matching and discretionary profit-sharing plan.

To learn more about Premier Power Maintenance, please visit our website at

Premier Power Maintenance is an EEO/AA employer who values and embraces workplace diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, disability and/or veteran status.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.