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Utilities Service, LLC Assistant Test Technician - AET in Foxboro, Massachusetts

Job Title: Assistant Test Technician

If you have testing experience in electrical maintenance, testing, and commissioning in utility substations, we want to hear from you!

American Electrical Testing Co. is a proven industry leader in independent electrical testing services.

Job Type : Full-Time +, Non-Exempt

Pay : Competitive, Hourly


  • Health Insurance (Medical/Dental/Vision)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life, long-term/short-term disability insurance

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Installation, troubleshooting, commissioning, testing, and maintenance of protective relaying equipment.

  • Calibrate & perform functional tests on microprocessor-based protective relays for high voltage substations.

  • End-to-end relay testing using Doble ProTest software or Protection Suite.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Professional skills in protective relay logic, protection schemes, write-ups, and documentation of test plans related to full commissioning substations.

  • Knowledge of Doble ProTest or Protection Suite.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with a proven commitment to safety and customer service.

Education & Experience

  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years of hands-on experience installing, maintaining, testing & repairing protective relays in high voltage substations.

  • Experience installing, maintaining, testing, & repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment.


  • Upon offer, employees may be required to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background, and/or MVR check.

License & Certifications:

  • Driver's License preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • RARE (less than 10%): squatting, depth-perception, color-vision, crawling, pushing, pulling, seeing distant, climbing ladders, balancing, gripping

  • OCCASIONAL (up to 33%): stooping, kneeling, squatting, body-twisting, sense-of-touch, manual-dexterity, lifting up to 10 lbs., lifting up to 50 lbs., lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., climbing stairs, carrying, lifting, range-of-motion, reaching

  • FREQUENT (up to 66%): standing, walking, sitting

  • CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): seeing, reading, hearing-speech-range, speaking clearly

About Us:

Since 1981, American Electrical Testing Co., LLC (AET) has provided substation commissioning, acceptance testing, and maintenance services to electrical transmission, distribution, and generation clients, as well as large users of electrical power through its corporate headquarters in Foxboro, MA, and regional offices located throughout the country. AET has evolved into a successful industry leader and one of the largest independent electrical testing companies in the U.S. AET is NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) certified and maintains full member status. In 2009, American Electrical Testing was acquired by UtiliCon Solutions, LLC., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.