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Senior PTE P&C Technician (North-East)

Job Description

Senior PTE P&C Technician

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 40%)

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

That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefit package:

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