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NETA/NICET II/III Field Services Technologist/Engineer - Albany, New York

NETA/NICET II/III Field Services Technologist/Engineer - Albany, New York


Technical Field Services


Albany, NY, USA


Engineer, Technical Field Services, Electrical Technologist, NETA II/III

Date Posted

February 6, 2023


We have an exciting opportunity for NETA II/III Field Services Technicians/Engineers to work in Albany New York supporting the State of New York with electrical field work.

Scope of work:

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 maintenance crews

  • Work with the client’s planners to improve upon work orders where possible

  • Coordinate to facilitate test equipment requirements

  • Execution of work, including equipment maintenance and performing of repairs/retrofits

  • Respond to emergency calls as needed

  • Provide project status updates to client’s reliability team daily

  • Maintain effective communication with internal and external groups regarding maintenance activities and scheduling

  • Escalate awareness of issues and concerns on projects within a timely manner to Project 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

  • Complete technical reviews

  • Support invoicing by ensuring signed daily reports for additional work

  • Ensure all safety policies are adhered to at all times

  • Participate in safety meetings

  • Be known as a Magna safety leader on the clients work site

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • MUST be a certified NETA II, 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 commercial 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

  • Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal

We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About us

Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.

Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.


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