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Sonepar USA Inc

Mobile Testing Technician: $20/hr.

Mattoon, IL

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As one of the largest utility distribution organizations in America, we constantly strive to bring our best to our customers, suppliers, and fellow associates. Irby Utilities is uniquely positioned to provide dynamic solutions to essential utility services impacting our local and broader communities.

We are powered by our people. Across our nationwide reach and diversity, we adapt, dare, and learn as a team. Through our tremendous growth, we are continuing to develop opportunities and look for people to join us as we journey forward.

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.

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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:

  • 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?

Irby Utilities is a crucial link in the distribution chain, connecting manufacturers to their customers in electrical power, natural gas, and broadband services. Our team delivers end-to-end solutions through logistical and operational support, sales and account management, project services, data analysis, and more. We firmly attribute our success to our people in each of these fields, and we are constantly advancing our skills and abilities.

Our Competitive Benefits?

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

About Irby

Irby Utilities is one of the three largest electrical utility distribution companies in the United States, with over $1.5 Billion in annual sales and 700 employees across more than 45 branches in 27 states. We have experienced incredible growth over the past five years, presenting many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations such as: Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Atlanta, Nashville, Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland and Minneapolis.

Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting 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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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email

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Client-provided location(s): Shelbyville, IL 62565, USA
Job ID: Sonepar_USA-29659
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses