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Jacobs High Voltage Electrician Trainee in Hampton, Virginia

High Voltage Electrician Trainee


Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flightprograms for more than 40 years. While the majority of work is directly insupport of LaRC, other industry partners and Government agencies may besupported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO). TheCenter Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract comprises ofthree major categories of work – operations, maintenance, and engineering(OME).


The High Voltage Electrical Craft Technician functions as a memberof a team of craftsman responsible for the switching of the High Voltagedistribution system, system troubleshooting and repair. Must be able to applyworking knowledge to perform routine tasks when working on both high and lowvoltage electrical systems or components. Must be able to develop, checkout,maintain, adjust, troubleshoot, test, and modify electrical systems. Must beable to write and execute switching producers. Candidates must be able to writeroutine reports and correspondence. Perform work and maintain work area in aneat, orderly, and safe manner. Preforms related duties as required.

The position provides craft support in the following areas:

  • Switching of high voltage and low voltage systems

  • Troubleshooting and repair of the high voltage distribution system to include but not limited to

  • High/Low Voltage breakers

  • Protective Relays

  • Square D power meters

  • High/Low voltage cable

  • AC/DC Highpot

  • Power transformers and oil analysis

  • Test equipment operations to include

  • Protective Relay test sets

  • Power factor test sets

  • AC/DC Highpot

  • Breakers test sets

  • Digital low resistance ohm meter

  • Motor test sets

  • Frequency analyzer

  • Oil Analyzer

  • Support troubleshooting and repair work assigned to the Maintenance group

  • Work could also include other equipment and duties as assigned.


U. S. citizenship required.Four (4) years of experience or any equivalent combination of experience andtraining in a craft trades, working knowledge of industrial mechanicalequipment, proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be certified as ajourneyman electrician.


Office Environment (10%)

Test environment-May beexposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives,chemicals and industrial facilities

Travel between variousfacilities and during test operations required and may bring exposure to loudnoise and potentially hazardous equipment operations (50%)

Physical Requirements

Visual and physical(hands on) contact of test related systems, hardware and articles.

Must be able to walk,stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, andlift up to 35 lbs (100%).

Equipment and Machines

Electrical equipment(breakers, motors, transformers, electromechanical & digital relays, SquareD power meters, & etc) (90%)


Regular attendancemandatory (100%).

Occasional overtime/workoutside normal schedule may be required (5%).

Other EssentialFunctions

U. S. citizenship isrequired. Valid driver's license is required. Must be able to work in a teamatmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivityand promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriatefor the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee orothers. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required.CMOE maintenance employees will exercise diligence when developing a Safe Planof Action (SPA) for each task performed. Your SPA is a Company provided tool tobe used for the prevention of incidents, accidents and injuries; as such, it isthe most important tool that you are required to use.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Hampton

Req ID: AER00034Y