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Burns & McDonnell Electrical Testing & Commissioning Specialist - Tech Field Services (Houston) in Houston, Texas


Electrical Testing & Commissioning Specialist is responsible for directing commissioning and testing activities in the field. This position is responsible for providing commissioning and testing solutions.

  • Prepare and recommend testing & commissioning solutions to the Project Manager or client.

  • Delivers solutions to Project Manager or Senior Engineer to address future client needs and provide cost analysis on testing solutions.

  • Ensures the performance of all field testing on substation equipment is completed accurately and safely.

  • Performs demonstration tests, as required, which are a series of functional tests designed to simulate real world conditions to ensure proper operation of yard equipment.

  • Develops and executes substation equipment test procedures.

  • Provide technical instruction, mentoring, guidance with regard to substation systems and electrical power systems to field testing technicians.

  • Develop testing & commissioning departmental and project requirements.

  • Ensure compliance of testing QA/QC process.

  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients and outside personnel with responsibility to act independently on technical matters related to testing & commissioning.

  • Manages marketing efforts for key pursuits.

  • Consults with clients on testing and commissioning projects.

  • Maintains client relationships with client field personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associates degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power & Controls, or equivalent. Requires fourteen years of applicable electrical testing experience. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Must have an expert understanding of electrical systems.

  • Must exhibit advanced knowledge of electrical industry standards.

  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong leadership skills, attention to safety, strong analytical, problem solving and trouble shooting skills.

  • Must be advanced in the use oftesting equipment and tools.

  • Must have proven marketing knowledge and/or client relationships with testing and commissioning clients.

  • Related consulting experience is preferred.


Job Engineering Technicians

Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 213068 Job Hire Type Experienced