Relay Field Technician

Job Locations US-MD-Middle River
Field Services
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus in our Protection and Control department as a Relay Field Technician. As a Relay Field Technician you are responsible for performing engineering activities in the field under the supervision of the Field Service Manager. This includes technical and engineering support of field work as well as office generated reports. Apply now and join the Qualus team!


  • Develop the skills to provide technical capabilities for installing, adjusting, and troubleshooting relays.
  • Develop the skills to support the sales effort by assisting with labor estimates and job walks.
  • Participate in a training and development program to achieve a comprehensive knowledge of electrical fundamentals, electrical transmission and distribution equipment and its operation, and a high degree of skill in routine P&C functions.
  • Remain current on all safety and technical training.
  • Collect field data and perform arc flash studies, coordination studies and short circuit analysis.
  • Provide technical insight with regard to substation systems and electrical power systems.
  • Adhere to all company, industry and client safety protocol and standards.
  • Be proficient in the use of construction equipment, test equipment and tools required for routine maintenance and installation of equipment assigned to SC&M, such as man lifts, bucket trucks, transformer and breaker testing equipment and relay test equipment without direct supervision and direction.
  • Must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of both AC and DC applications including the measurements of 3 phase power quantities and the normal control and protective schemes utilized in the industry.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the pressure and vacuum systems commonly used in the industry.



  • Minimum 2 years related experience in relay testing
  • Two-year degree or technical school graduate; or relative field experience of minimum 4 years may be considered in lieu of technical school.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables.
  • Ability to add, subtract, and divide all units of measure.
  • Ability to read company manuals and reports, workplace rules and procedures; speak with poise and confidence, using correct English.
  • NETA or NICET certification preferred
  • Must have hands-on experience with test equipment such as M400, 6150, CMC-256, CMC-356, etc.
  • Valid Driver’s license and good driving record

Company Overview

Qualus is a leading pure-play power services firm and innovator at the forefront of the energy transition, with differentiated capabilities across grid modernization, resiliency, security, and sustainability. The firm partners with utilities, commercial, industrial, renewable developers, and government clients, offering comprehensive solutions through boutique and integrated advisory, planning, engineering, digital solutions, program management, and specialized field services. Qualus also provides software and technology enabled solutions and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry issues such as distributed and variable resource integration, emergency management, and secure data exchange. The firm has over 1,000 professionals, with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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