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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician – Houston, TX


Houston, TX

Position Summary

The Electrical & Instrumentation Technician’s work involves running control wires on generator sets, 4/0 power cables from generator ends to breakers, lighting wire, conduit, and junction boxes. The understanding of 0-5v, 4-20mA, and dry contact signals is preferred. We encourage the use of stop work authority. Safety is our top priority.

Essential Duties 

Service Support

  • Runs conduit, pulls wire, wire lighting systems.  
  • Understand the basic engine and generator control functions to wire into a controller, e.g. mag pickups, CT’s, PT’s, start relays, etc.  
  • Running and wiring up of 24v battery systems to multiple starters.  
  • Cutting, splicing, and crimping of lugs onto cable up to 4/0 in size.  
  • Preferred to have the ability to read electrical diagrams and other complex electrical drawings; interpret electrical diagrams. Updates electrical drawings 
  • Preferred to have a basic understanding of the common signals, 0-5v, 0-10v, 4-20mA, and dry contacts.  
  • Understand how to utilize a multimeter for voltage, continuity, resistance, and amperage.  


  • Maintain thorough knowledge of and actively practice and promote safe working activities in accordance with OSHA, EPA and other required regulations dealing with safe operation of all equipment.  
  • Report all recognized unsafe conditions or acts to Management. 
  • Wear proper PPE when necessary. 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Will provide and use their own tools that are necessary to complete the job requirements. Necessary tools listed in “Essential Tools” section. 
  • Attend training sessions as required. 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Wear proper PPE when necessary. 


Essential Tools (Technician Owned)

Mechanics combination wrench set 3/8″ to 1″ (Metric & SAE) Pipe wrench set
Mechanics screwdriver set & Mechanics pliers set Cordless impact drivers (3/8″, 1/2″,  3/4″)
Filter wrench Jumper cables or booster pack
Mechanics 3/8″ drive socket set 3/8” to 1” (Metric & SAE) Flashlight
Mechanics 1/2″ drive socket set 3/8” to 1” (Metric & SAE) Quality Multimeter
Mechanics 3/4″ drive socket set 3/8″ to 1″ (Metric & SAE)  Manometer
Allen Wrench Set Up to ½” (Metric & SAE) Amp Meter
Adjustable wrench set Temperature Gun


Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

  • Work Orders: Measured based on the quality of notes taken in and timelessness of work order completion.
  • Driving Safety: Measured based on number of accidents reported during business hours and if the employee abides by state traffic laws.
  • Technician Error: Measured based on the amount of call backs the company receives after job has been completed.
  • General Safety: Measured based on write ups due to not following company safety polices (i.e., wearing proper PPE)
  • Payroll: Measured based on the accuracy and timeliness of timesheet completion.
  • Billable Utilization: Measured based on the percentage of available hours that employees spend generating revenue for company services.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Graduation from technician/Maintenance training program preferred

Certifications & Licenses

  • Valid Texas driver’s license


  • No previous experience required, but must be very teachable and a quick learner.


  • Trouble-shooter
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite Applications



Core Values

  • Communication: We encourage open, effective dialogue through the exchange of ideas and solutions at all levels of our company and with our customers.
  • Accountability: We are personally accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Integrity: We believe that to be successful, it is essential to operate at the highest levels of honesty, responsibility, and trust.
  • Teamwork: We succeed because we help our co-workers to succeed in a collaborative, supportive, creative, and enjoyable environment.
  • Customer Satisfaction: We aim to meet or surpass our customers’ expectations by providing the highest quality products and customer service.  Bend over backwards, can-do attitude


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