Job Title: NETA Tech III-Bakersfield, CA
Job Description:

As a NETA Tech III You will be troubleshooting, testing, and inspect complex electrical systems, and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering. Operate all types of test equipment and have some experience in coordination of electrical systems. May be mentally demanding, requiring concentration on several projects and activities at once.


  • Perform instrument transformer tests, power transformer testing, automatic transfer switch troubleshooting, generator testing, power meter calibration and high voltage circuit breaker testing.
  • Troubleshooting capabilities relay calibration, use of load and power quality recording instrumentation, infrared scanners, medium voltage breaker and switchgear testing.
  • Test and troubleshoot complex electrical systems, moderately complex relay systems and power metering.
  • Perform start-up services on switchgear up through the 230 kV class.
  • Represent ERS as a lecturer on technical topics.
  • Maintain strong client relationships, prepare large project estimates, expand project work scopes, and assist in negotiating extra charges.
  • Sales Support: Ability to perform all functions pertaining to a written job proposal to a client, estimate of man hours and expenses, and walk-through customer site.


  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
  • Strong background and experience in most types of switchgear testing through the 230 kV class.
  • Good theoretical understanding of electrical power systems, and good aptitude for problem evaluation.Complete projects consistently on budget and at a reasonable contribution.
  • Able to write detailed reports and process project billing with few changes.
  • Communicate effectively, writing and verbally, with clients and peers.
  • Good judgment, dependable, responsible for management of large projects that require good supervisory and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word, use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research and operation of computer controlled test equipment.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work.
  • Must be available for out-of-town and international travel of up to several weeks.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell.
  • Frequently required to sit, climb and balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets.
  • Valid Driver’s License.


Graduate Engineer BSEE or BSME and two years’ experience OR Graduate of Electrical Technical School OR Military equivalent and five years minimum same or similar work experience OR High school education or equivalent and six years minimum same or similar work experience.

Dress Code:
Business Casual