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Texas Instruments

High Voltage Facilities Technician - 1st Shift (Central Utilities)

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance


Full Time

On Site


Richardson, Texas, United States

About TI

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping about 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We’re committed to building a better future – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

About the job

Texas Instruments is looking for a skilled Facilities Technician to join our team. As a Facilities Technician, you will perform technical tasks in support of engineering and maintenance activities involving the construction, design, specification, startup and operation of the facility’s mechanical, chemical and electrical systems or the installation of semiconductor manufacturing tools.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond quickly to potentially critical situations, perform rapid and accurate situational assessments, and troubleshoot system components
  • Identify causes of failures, determine appropriate corrective actions, and implement these corrections promptly to mitigate the effects of system upsets
  • Review recommended maintenance procedures to ensure best practices are in place and documented properly
  • Review, draft, improve and implement standard operation procedures (SOP) on all related systems
  • Provide technical support for 24-hour operations team
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on electrical equipment. This includes Interrupter Switches, Circuit Breakers, Automatic Transfer Switches, Fault Filter Fuses, Transformers, Relaying systems, SCADA system hardware and software. This is a large integrated electrical power distribution system with voltages ranging from 138 KV down to 480 volts with an average load of 120 megawatts.
  • Perform a range of tests on electrical equipment in order to verify functional status. This will include Doble Power Factor tests on Circuit Breakers and Transformers. Hi Potential testing of cabling, Transformer Turns Ratio Tests, Digital Low Resistance Ohmmeter tests for low impedance verification of connected components and testing of various relay systems
  • Troubleshoot electric components and controls
  • Perform electrical repairs and installation of potheads, cable and splices as well as repair an alignment of interrupter switches and breakers

Assignment Description:

  • Utilize Computer Maintenance Management system to capture job plans and test data on critical components and systems to support a Reliability Centered Maintenance Program.
  • Develop and maintain computer based critical spare parts inventory.
  • Develop procedures for preventive maintenance and Lock Out/Tag Out.
  • Oversee contractor performance from time to time in all of the above categories. This includes inspection reports of as found and as left conditions
  • Review, comment on and occasionally develop Switching Orders for portions of the Hi Voltage System for Lock Out/Tag Out and other work. This includes review of one-line drawings and schematics in this process.
  • Flawlessly execute switching operations with other team members of the Electrical Power Distribution systems at all TI campuses

Complex Tasks:

Electric circuit and equipment testing and analysis of data are required to validate the serviceability of equipment after maintenance and inspection work. This process is also often required to determine the condition before service begins to determine the specific state of serviceability and reliability.

Management/Organizational Skills:

Will be required to lead work efforts in areas of specific expertise and to follow others when they are the expert or the assigned PERSON IN CHARGE OF WORK in switching operations, testing and oversight of contractors.

Team and People Skills:

All individuals must have a commitment to the team above self. From time to time long hours up to and beyond 16 hours straight may be required. Individuals in this work must be mentally adaptable

Minimum requirements:

  • Ability to read, understand, and update mechanical, electrical, chemical, and controls system drawings
  • Computer/software skills - Outlook, Excel, Word, SAP, and AutoCAD
  • Willingness to handle call-in situations after hours
  • Experience in Electrical System Testing and operation for Voltages from 15Kv to 110v, 5 years of relevant industry experience, or equivalent military experience
  • Skills in testing relays, breakers, switches and transformers is required. Experience in switching operation of electrical power distribution circuits is required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Self-starter requiring little direction to identify and solve problems
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Ability to interface professionally and effectively with all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A journeyman’s Electrical License is preferred
  • Knowledge of NFPA and OSHA Standards for safe operation and maintenance of Hi Voltage Electrical Systems

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to this requisition.