Electrical Mobile Testing Technician

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Company:  Sonepar

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At Irby, a leader in electrical and utility distribution, successful associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. Do you enjoy a good challenge?  Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks.  We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers and shareholders.  We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business.  Ready to join us?  Find what opportunities are waiting for you at Irby!

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Mobile Testing Tech Needed in Shelbyville, IL


We are seeking a Mobile Testing Technician who will operate a traveling Mobile Testing Lab for dielectric testing and inspections of high-voltage personal protective equipment and Bucket Trucks. 


Responsibilities include:  


  • Inspect and clean mechanical hoists, ground sets, mechanical jumpers, rubber coverup and hot sticks 

  • Build custom mechanical jumpers and ground sets 

  • Perform high-voltage dielectric testing 

  • Perform annual and DOT inspections of Bucket Trucks 

  • Perform dielectric oil testing 

  • Maintain accurate testing data  

  • Follow all employer health/safety rules and operating procedures 

  • Proper housekeeping 

What we are looking for in a qualified candidate: 

  • Currently have or ability to obtain a Class A CDL Drivers License 

  • Strong mechanical aptitude  

  • Background in repairing hydraulic systems or tools  

  • Preferred background in repairing mechanical, battery, electric and gas powered tools 

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs or more 

  • Clean MVR required and the ability to travel 70% of the time 

  • Requires strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment 

  • Ability to work different shifts (days/evenings) and some weekends 

  • Two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 


Why join our Irby Team? 


Our leadership cares about – and invests in – YOU.  Our people are responsible for our success and have been since our founding in 1926. 


Now one of the three largest electrical utility distribution companies in the United States, Irby Utilities has eclipsed $1.3 Billion in annual sales with over 700 employees in our 45 nation-wide branch locations. We are thrilled to keep growing with our team of passionate professionals.  

  • Development: Associates who began in our foundational positions like mobile testing technician have grown into other areas of the business such as leadership, operations, and account management. 

  • Earning Potential: You can expect to earn a competitive, reliable wage in a place where top performance is incentivized through a variety of goal-oriented programs 

  • Benefits: Our full-time associates are eligible for a range of benefits including:  

  • Medical, dental, vision, gym membership reimbursement, and Vitality® Wellness Rewards 

  • Paid Time Off and Extended Illness Benefits 

  • Tuition reimbursement 

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • Service Awards 

  • Candidate Referral Rewards 

  • Associate Discounts 

  • Diversity & Inclusion:  We recognize that your perspective, background, and skills are part of what make you unique while keeping us competitive – we embrace the power of difference! That’s why Irby is committed to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation and/or veteran status. 

Why work for Irby?

At Irby, we are unique and embrace the Power of Difference*.  Associates who work for us can grow and become active in different areas of the business such as leadership, operations, HR, outside sales and many more.  One can expect to earn a wage that is competitive and provides a reliable/steady paycheck.  Come join the Irby Family and learn what we are all about! 


Our Competitive Benefits? 

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.


About Irby

Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, we continue to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. We are one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with over $1 Billion in annual sales and over 1000 employees across more than 60 branches in 27 states.  Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years. As part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, we unite with a group of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.


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