Field Service Representative South-West

Posted 14 March by Schneider Electric

Field Service Representative


Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric

Ranked as a Top 25 Employer to work for by LinkedIn, Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, our 144,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:

Your Mission:

To perform at UK and overseas locations the installation, commissioning, modification and maintenance of electrical distribution equipment.

Your responsibilities:

  • Supervise/perform the following activities (at UK, overseas and offshore locations) on switchgear and related equipment.

- Off-loading

- Commissioning

- Modifications/refurbishment

- Maintenance

- Systems testing and fault diagnosis

  • Perform site risk assessments and assist in producing method statements.
  • Document test results and produce site work reports.
  • Contribute to the formulation of offers for site activities.
  • Participate in necessary schemes to provide cover outside of normal working hours.
  • Assist with works tests when necessary.
  • Contribute to customer training activities.
  • Promote the Company’s service activities, identify and pursue business opportunities.

About you:

  • Minimum 3 years experience of installing, commissioning and maintaining switchgear

  • Experience of working alone and as part of a team at UK, overseas and offshore locations

  • Self-motivated and resourceful, flexible with respect to changing tasks and available at the times required to perform them

  • Participating in the 'on call' rota

  • Customer/results focused and demonstrate a ‘service’ disposition

  • Willing to work at nuclear, military and offshore locations

  • Willing to learn similar disciplines on related distribution equipment

  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills

  • Good inter-personal skills

  • Well grounded in shop floor assembly and test techniques

  • Be well grounded in on site cold commissioning techniques on 33kv networks.

  • Knowledgeable in the principles & application of electrical safety from the risks associated with live HV networks.

  • Commissioning experience;

- High Voltage Testing (415v – 33kv systems)

- CT Magnetisation Curves

- CT Primary Injection

- Relay Secondary Injection (Both electro mechanical and ‘PSL’ relays)

- VT Primary Injection

- Control Circuit Wiring testing

- Mechanical/Electrical function testing of 415v – 33kv switchboards & networks

- G59 Schemes

Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity.  We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.

We are always open to a conversation around flexible working.

Please submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

You know about us, so let us learn about you! Apply today.


  • Full UK Driving License
  • Academic qualifications (e.g. Degree/HNC) or relevant experience.

Reference: 34682584

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