Lead UPS/Battery Technician Lead UPS/Battery Technician is the on-site coordinator and crew supervisor for all UPS and Battery work. Coordinates the scheduling and execution of Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, Corrective Maintenance and Warranty work. The Lead UPS/Battery Technician will split their time between administrative efforts planning, scheduling and documenting the work and field time with the crews performing the work. They will act as the first line of supervision to the UPS and Battery crews . Works with UPS and Battery crews to ensure maintenance is completed safely, on schedule and within equipment manufacturer's recommendations. Duties include: • Inspects power electronic systems and their associated controls. Typical systems include but are not limited to UPS systems, static transfer switches and their associated controls. Inspections include, but are not limited to Initial, In-process, Visual Condition, and Final Inspections, Maintenance Operational Checks, and Failure Analysis. • Certifies that systems and components adhere to quality standards established by applicable codes, publications, checklists and specifications. • Reviews and checks system drawings and specifications for accuracy and completeness. Determines maintenance requirements, inspection requirements, and compliance with technical standards. Resolves discrepancies between recorded and actual system components by research with manufacturer or by physical inspection. Corrects and certifies changes entered for record. • Provides technical assistance and expertise on power electronic devices to client and engineers. Participates in inspection, technical assistance, maintenance assistance, and instruction of site personnel and engineers. Advises site personnel on proper maintenance practices, procedures, and techniques. Reviews and interprets existing technical publications applicable to inspection, modification, and maintenance of power electronics. Resolves technical problems encountered. Logs work in Maximo and makes recommendations on system improvements. • Organizes resources and assists Battery Technicians involved in the maintenance, installation and inspection of Vented Wet Cell and VRLA batteries and related components. • Inspects battery charging and monitoring equipment and to insure they are operating correctly; • Maintains operating service records for batteries. • Recommends additional maintenance requirements and/or battery replacement based on Preventative Maintenance findings. • Employee may occasionally be assigned together duties for training purposes and/or to meet facility work requirements or emergencies. Examples of Battery Duties: Maintains, inspects, installs and cleans batteries and terminals; takes voltage, resistance and specific gravity readings; fills batteries with water; recharges, removes and replaces batteries; installs inter-cell connecting straps; performs discharge tests on battery strings; performs single cell charges on batteries; keeps routine battery service records and logs; and participates in the training of Battery Technicians. Maintains operational expertise with the following instruments: * Digital Multi-meter * Power Analyzer * Infrared Camera * Digital Camera * Insulation Test Equipment * EMI/EMF Meters * Battery Test Equipment (Alber/Midtronics) * Oscilloscope Job Requirements * High School Diploma or GED 10+ years of experience * Must be to achieve of achieving and maintaining Top Secret/ SCI security clearance. * Requires strong written and oral communication skills. * Proficiency in reading and interpreting complex technical instructions, plans blueprints, and schematic diagrams. * Strong working knowledge of NEC, NFPA 70E, maintenance practices, maintenance and supply procedures, and quality control procedures. * Use of laptop computer, various software packages and other electronic communication devices will be required. * Demonstrated ability to evaluate complex electrical systems, perform damage assessments, estimate maintenance, parts, and manpower requirements, diagnose malfunctions, and employ testing and inspection techniques. Abilities * Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period of time. * Relocates a 12 foot stepladder without assistance. * Works at various heights up to 60 feet and can climb and maintain balance on scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks and all types of ladders. * Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis. * Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to see in color, and the ability to hear and communicate in English. * May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools. * Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. * Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. * Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). * See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). * Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.