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Site Technician

Electric Reliability Council of Texas

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: December 20, 2022
Reference Code: R1252
AT ERCOT, our diverse and dynamic work environment provides a platform on which employees can work together to build the future of the Texas power grid and wholesale market utilizing the latest technologies and resources. We encourage you to join our talented, dedicated workforce to develop world-class solutions for today and tomorrow's energy challenges while learning new skills and growing your career.

ERCOT is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion at all levels of our company. It is the cornerstone of our corporate values of accountability, leadership, innovation, trust, and expertise. We accept and celebrate those that join us and recognize that individuals with a wide variety of talents, ideas, and experiences propel the innovation that drives our success. A diverse and inclusive workforce strengthens us and allows for a collaborative environment to solve the challenges that face our industry today and in the future.

Site Technician operates and performs both routine and emergency service and installation on a variety of state-of-the-art critical facilities and
data center systems. Supports all projects that involve controls or automation. Devise layouts and studies to determine the best
and most efficient ways to solve engineering issues that may arise. Responsible for the overall availability and reliability for 24/7
mission critical operation facilities. Operates, monitors and maintains all critical facilities and systems infrastructure. Ensures
proper installation and load balancing for all critical facility infrastructure. Responsible for the safe operation of equipment and
proper work methods that are related to the safety of subordinates, fellow workers, and the general public.

  • Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge in an administrative or technical area. Applies acquired job skills and ERCOT policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and expand skills.
  • Works on assignments that are usually within an area of expertise that are semi-routine in nature. Applies knowledge and understanding to resolve most problems and issues but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice.
  • Normally follows established procedures on routine work and requires instructions on new and/or complex assignments.
  • May provide informal guidance to lower level colleagues.
  • Makes routine repairs and maintenance as needed to facilities and grounds and ensures the performance, condition, and
    reliability of all plumbing, mechanical and electrical equipment to ensure efficient operation of all equipment
  • Provides performs technical installation, maintenance, and repair work to operate and maintain facilities.
  • Installs or removes 3 phase and single-phase circuits, replace ballast, transformers, and lamps as needed. Installs, removes or relocates low voltage circuits and controls.
  • Installs, repairs or removes piping, valves, fittings, tubing, regulators flex hose and fixtures as directed. Familiar with process piping, brazing, and high pressure piping Techniques
  • Performs flooring repair and installation, painting, taping, texturing and carpentry.
  • Installs and repairs door-locks and hardware, including cutting keys, repining lock cylinders and changing out locks and hardware.
  • Provide stand-by and emergency maintenance on an as-needed basis.
  • Provides technical maintenance support for ERCOT events as required.
  • Responds to safety and emergency situations for Facilities Services and maintain a safe and secure work environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License (Required)
  • EPA Certification (Preferred)
  • OSHA 10 (Required)
  • OSHA 30 (Preferred)
  • Journeyman Plumbers License (Preferred)
  • Level 2: Requires minimum 2 years job related work experience in excess of degree requirements
  • Level 3: Requires minimum 3 years job related work experience in excess of degree requirements
  • Experience in HVAC maintenance, piping and general repair
  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge to a major in such fields is required
There is one position available. It is open to a Level 2 or a Level 3 depending on the experience of the candidate identified.

The foregoing description reflects the minimum qualifications and the essential functions of the position that must be performed proficiently with or without reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. It is not an exhaustive list of the duties expected to be performed, and management may, at its discretion, revise or require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This job description is not intended to create a contract of employment with ERCOT. Both ERCOT and the employee may exercise their employment-at-will rights at any time.
About this Employer

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages the flow of electric power to more than 26 million Texas customers -- representing about 90 percent of the state’s electric load. As the independent system operator for the region, ERCOT schedules power on an electric grid that connects more than 52,700+ miles of transmission lines and 1,030+ generation units, including PUNs. It also performs financial settlement for the competitive wholesale bulk-power market and administers retail switching for 8 million premises in competitive choice areas. ERCOT is a membership-based 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation, governed by a board of directors and subject to oversight by the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Texas Legislature. Its members include consumers, cooperatives, generators, power marketers, retail electric providers, investor-owned electric utilities, transmission and distribution providers and municipally owned electric utilities.