Arc Flash Field Technician

Arc Flash Field Technician

Category:  Engineering
Location:  Marion, Iowa
Position Type:  Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

The Arc Flash Field Technician is a senior level technical position within the field services team of the ESCO Group.  This position is best described as a field resource with industrial electrical experience.  Work executed will be on a field services team.  This position requires frequent travel and the ability to accurately collect information regarding electrical systems.  The job requires a high level of efficiency while maintaining attention to detail.

The Arc Flash Field Technician will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Travel to client sites to gather electrical distribution system information such as wire size, length, circuit breaker settings, fuse information, transformer data, etc.
  • Survey facilities for exposures to live conductors.
  • Support electrical engineers in power studies of client sites.
  • Create field sketches of systems or SKM drawings.
  • Present finished reports.
  • Affix safety labels to electrical equipment.
  • Utilize, support, and enhance ESCO’s standards and best practices.
  • Understand and follow all safety, conduct, and policy requirements established by ESCO and clients.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned or deemed necessary by management.


  • Self-starter that exhibits a high level of initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Willingness to take on and complete multiple project assignments quickly and efficiently.
  • Develops meaningful relationships to build trust.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adapts behavior to changing circumstances.
  • Work produced demonstrates excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent customer service and teamwork skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate and train others in areas of expertise.


To be considered, candidates should have:

  • Completion of an Associate’s degree program in a related discipline from an accredited college, technical school, or university; and three or more years of related work or industry experience.
    • Other equivalent education and experience combinations will be considered with solid evidence of success.
  • Experience or knowledge of 3 phase electrical systems.
  • Experience or knowledge of NFPA 70E.
  • Demonstrated to be proficient with computer technologies including but not limited to, Windows Operating Systems, and the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.


  • Industrial electrical experience.
  • Experience with arc flash testing, the use of infrared cameras, and LOTO processes.

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