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Electrical Technician/Technologist (New Mexico)

Date: Mar 20, 2020

Title: Electrical Technician/Technologist (New Mexico) 
Company: TECO Services, Inc. 
State and City: New Mexico - Albuquerque
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days





We value people who believe that safety and health, relationships and excellence are integral to how we work. In return, we value the diversity of our people and invest in their growth through: 


  • Competitive Compensation Packages
    • including base salary, bonus incentive, 401-K savings plan with company matching, pension plan, paid time off and medical, prescription drug and dental coverage.
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
    • including a strategic focus on employee development plans, opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies and a tuition assistance program.
  • Giving back to Communities
    •  including corporate investments in the places where our employees and customers live, work and play.


Salary will vary based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.


Emera Technologies. has an opening for an Electrical Technician or Technologist to assist in the operation, testing, and upgrades of a renewable generation site in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  This position will result in enhanced learning and experience in the trending technical fields of solar PV, energy storage and microgrids.


Primary Functions:


  • Prepare daily plans for the testing and maintenance of the power generation site.
  • Organize and maintain testing equipment and working tools.
  • Prioritize directions from multiple stakeholders (operations, engineering, business development)
  • Assist engineering team in the testing of the power system.
  • Use proprietary software tools to change operating settings and conditions for the system resources
  • Participate in equipment installation and commissioning.
  • Implement firmware and hardware upgrades at the site.
  • Lead demonstrations and tours to the microgrid site


  • A Technician or Technologist degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Two (2) to Five (5) years of practical experience in factory testing, project commissioning, or field service of systems involving power electronics and energy storage systems.
  • Experience with equipment operating up to 480 VAC and/or 1000 VDC
  • Experience and training in electrical safety including use of personal protective equipment (PPE), lockout and tagout procedures, arc flash risk and mitigation, use protection components, etc.
  • Practical experience with PV solar systems commissioning and maintenance
  • Basic understanding of energy storage technologies and charging discharging methods.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, wiring drawings, and mechanical layouts
  • Practical knowledge of testing equipment: programmable power supplies, power analyzers, oscilloscopes, microprocessors programming and debugging tools, etc.
  • Understanding of communication platforms and protocols: RS485, CanBus, ModBus, Ethernet, etc.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Champions Safety, Health & the Environment
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Cultivates Innovation & Embraces Change
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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