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Senior P&C Technician (North-East)

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform testing and commissioning of Protection and Control systems on high voltage substations
  • Perform on site hands-on protective relay testing using relay test sets such as Omicron CMC 256/356 or Doble F6150. Examples of relays to be tested are SEL-311L, SEL-387, SEL-487, SEL-421, SEL-351S, GE L90, GE D60 among others.
  • Technical and safety development
  • Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects
  • Perform Job Hazard Analysis - JHA
  • Accurately document test results and produce field reports on requested format
  • Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics
  • Perform clerical responsibilities such as timecards, expense reports and project reports

Required Education/Experience

  • Five to ten (5-10) years of professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in medium and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing
  • Demonstrable expertise on transmission, generation and distribution relays (SEL, Basler, Beckwith, and GE families) and protective schemes
  • Technical skills related to protective relays include relay calibration utilizing test sets/measuring devices such as Omicron CMC 256/356 and Doble F6150, control scheme testing, testing of the sensing CT/PT circuits, ability to upload settings to microprocessor relays, and static & dynamic testing of microprocessor-based protective relays
  • Proven experience with Electrical Field Testing standards, practices, and procedures such as NETA, IEEE, NFPA applicable standards
  • Demonstrable knowledge of testing electrical distribution, generation and transmission projects with voltage levels ranging from 15 kV to 500 kV, including protective relays, and circuit breakers
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and microprocessor or relay software and project environment skills
  • Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer controlled solid-state test equipment (Automated protective relay test equipment such as Omicron or Doble)
  • Technical software for testing purposes and data review: ProTesT, Protection Suite, ENOSERV RTS, Omicron Test Universe and AcSELerator Quickset
  • Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experienced in managing electrical drawings
  • Ability to meet minimum insurability standards based on a Motor Vehicle Report
  • Ability to pass drug and alcohol test
  • Ability to pass seven (7) year background check
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift 50+lbs with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Must be willing to travel (up to 80%)

Desired Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Technology degree in similar discipline
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting electromechanical relays
  • Experience testing and commissioning electrical equipment on high voltage substations such as CTs, CCVTs, PLC systems and DC systems including batteries and battery chargers

Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401K