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CITY OF SEATTLE 

Protection and Control (Relay) Electrician II

Salary: $52.50 - $57.36 Hourly
Location: Various, Washington
Job Type: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
Shift: Day
Department: Seattle City Light
Bargaining Unit: IBEW, Local 77 - City Light
Closing Date 06/05/18 04:00 PM Pacific Time 

Position Description:

Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.
 
Seattle City Light is seeking a self-motivated, team oriented and positive Protection and Control (Relay)  Electrician IIs (PaCE II) to join the Transmission and Distribution Business Unit and the Power Supply Business Unit. The Protection & Control (Relay) Electricians conduct commissioning and testing of the protective relaying devices and schemes in Generation, Transmission and Distribution Substation environments. Tasks will entail the operational tests on the protection system during installation, maintenance and investigation analysis and verify the implementation with blueprints, schematics and manuals.

The position for the Transmission and Distribution Business Unit will report to the Protection and Control Electrician Crew Chief and will report out of the North Service Center in Seattle, WA.

The position for the Power Supply Business Unit will report to the Generation Supervisor in charge of electrical work at the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. The Skagit is a remote facility based out of Newhalem, located approximately 116 miles northeast of Seattle in a rural area nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range, providing the appointed candidate an opportunity to live and/or work near some of Washington's most beautiful and scenic hydro generating facilities.

Job Responsibilities:

Conduct protective equipment commissioning by testing circuits, protection schemes and performing operational tests on the protection system, verifying implementation with blueprints, schematics and manuals.  
Inspect, test, calibrate and repair relaying circuits, relays, control circuits or load-measuring equipment in generating plants and substations according to routine maintenance schedules. 
Troubleshoot problems in protection and monitoring schemes of high voltage equipment using blueprints, schematics, manufacturer's drawings and a variety of different test equipment. 
Provide technical support to other units and utilities as requested. 
Communicate with and control test equipment (e.g., breaker time/motion analyzers, power system simulators, meters, oscilloscopes, insulation power factor test sets, microprocessor-based relays using computers and various proprietary software and hardware configurations). Prepares reports, graphs and charts to inform other units, divisions, utilities or manufacturers of test results, problems or issues resulting from equipment or circuit testing.  
Mark drawings to reflect changes made in the field (red line drawings).  
Load current transformers for operational and polarity checks to ensure equipment is not damaged or out of tolerance. 
Repair testing and load equipment. 
Execute engineer's test procedures. 
Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned.

Physical Demands / Work Environment: 

Work around energized high voltage equipment and work on energized circuits or equipment. Work at heights of approximately 40 feet or less on top of equipment. Lift and carry equipment weighing in excess of 50 pounds. Work with and handle potentially hazardous chemical degreasers, solvents and asbestos. Work out of town for extended periods of time at remote sites. Positions assigned to Seattle require regular overnight travel to City Light's remote hydroelectric facilities as needed.  

Qualifications:

The Protection and Control Electrician I work requires a minimum of four years in a high voltage electrical apprentice classification or program working under a journey-level electrician of which one year of experience is working on 2200 volt or higher equipment, or electrical journey level standing with at least one year of experience working on 2200 volt or higher equipment (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background). 
A Protection and Control Electrician I incumbent must meet the minimum qualifications for and pass the Protection and Control Electrician II exam within two years from the date of appointment 
The Protection and Control Electrician II work requires successful completion of an examination covering the principles and practices associated with Protection and Control Electrician II work.

Desired Qualifications: 

Two or more years working as a Protection & Control Electrician in an electrical utility  
Familiarity with the North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) reliability standards as they pertain to system protection, especially knowledge of the NERC PRC Standards PRC-005-2 and PRC-004-2, and WECC standard PRC-004-WECC-2? 
Experience working on 6 kV or higher electrical equipment in transmission, distribution, and generation of operation systems for an electrical utility 
Experience with wiring and troubleshooting of AC and DC control circuits associated with high voltage utility protection schemes, electro-mechanical, electronic and digital relay and devices and the associated equipment. 
Experience taking high-voltage electrical clearances 
Familiarity with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), especially Allen Bradley PLCs a plus

Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.

 

To apply for this position, please visit:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2073139/protection-and-control-relay-electrician-ii?department[0]=Seattle%20City%20Light&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

To learn more about the Skagit Hydroelectric Project, check out our web page at: Learn more about the Skagit Hydroelectric Project at: http://www.seattle.gov/light/tours/skagit/



Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative

Control & Relay Technician

An excellent opportunity for a Control & Relay Technician with Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO) a generation & transmission cooperative located in northwest Iowa.

NIPCO is looking to fill this position with an electronic technician with a related AA degree from an accredited U.S. technical institute, with 2+ years of related experience (preferred) or 5 years of experience.

This position requires skill and experience in electric utility apparatus equipment including 12.5/7.2 kV distribution and 69 kV transmission line equipment, station equipment including SEL protective relaying, high voltage circuit breakers, reclosers, transformers, voltage regulators and control systems.

Candidates must be proficient using a Windows based laptop and Microsoft Office applications and be able to interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and drawings. A successful candidate would have an opportunity for further advancement.

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with competitive wages (IBEW) and excellent fringe benefits.

Apply in writing giving qualifications to:

Manager of Human Resources, Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative;

31002 County Road C-38;

P.O. Box 240,

Le Mars, Iowa 51031.

Or email to:

jpersinger@nipco.coop

 



SHERMCO

PROTECTION & CONTROLS RELAY TECHNICIAN

Join our leading team in electrical power system maintenance, repair, testing & training. Due to continued growth, we are seeking experienced P&C Relay experts to work in our Protection and Controls Field Services group on substation retrofits and new construction. 

Location include Texas, Kansas, Ohio, West Virginia, New Mexico and Pennsylvania. 

Please contact Rorry Phillips or Jessica Canales at 972.793.5523.

Why Work for Shermco?

• Full-Time or Contract opportunities available.

• Strong benefits package and highly competitive compensation plan, plus lucrative overtime plan.

• A growth oriented environment that is upbeat, good morale and team oriented.

Industry-leading electrical and safety training.

Minimum Qualifications: 

To qualify for consideration, you must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements:

• High School Diploma or equivalent; certificate from technical school or utility training program a desired; BSEE a plus.

• Must have a minimum of 3 years related experience in the areas of transmission line and substation protective relay control system and SCADA/Automation checkout, installation, testing and trouble-shooting; an equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

• Demonstrated thorough proficiency regarding protective relay, substation communication, and/or SCADA/Automation theory and application, general electrical/electronic theory and computer hardware and software skills.

• Experience desired with most of the following:

    o RTU’s: GE D20/400, RTU/IED Communications – 4 wire data and 2 wire RS 485/RS 232, RTU protocols

    o Experience with IEDs: SEL 2032, SEL 421, 311A, 311B, 311C, 311L, 734, Bitronics, ION 7350, Qualitrol TTL 1000

    o Experience with test sets and software: Doble 6150, ASE 2000 Test Kit, Arbiter, Protest, RTS, Megger MPRT & EZ CT 2000.

    o Experience with relays: Schweitzer SEL 421, 311A, 311B, 311C, & 311L, ABB DPU 2000R, HU, CA16, KD & LCBII, GE PVD, BDD, STD, CEY, L90,           D60, B90, Areva

• Must be able to work safely around high-voltage electricity.

Job Responsibilities and Expectations:

• Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment, relaying schemes, DFR equipment, SCADA systems, distribution automation systems and associated communication equipment.

• Perform function testing of substation control circuits on relay panel, transformers & circuit breaker changeouts.

• Perform end-to-end relay testing using Doble ProTest software to verify carrier and fiber systems.

• Assist in developing written standard commissioning, testing and maintenance procedures for protective relaying, DFR's, RTU's, IED's, Distribution Automation and associated communication systems.

• Manage projects onsite throughout the duration and effectively interface and own the relationship with customers and their vendors.

Additional Requirements:

• Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.

• Must complete a satisfactory criminal background check.

• Must be available to work overtime and regularly travel out of town for extensive periods (up to 10 weeks).

• Must be able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, drive regularly, with or without reasonable accommodations. Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam.

• Must have a valid driver’s license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER | DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Learn more and apply online at http://www.shermco.com/careers/


 

 


AVISTA
Posted Title: Temporary Journeyman Protection Control Meter Technician (Relay Technician)
Salary: $47.65 - $52.89 per hour, D.O.Q.
Requisition Number: 18-0028
Closing Date: 03/05/18

A Journeyman Protection Control Meter Technician (Relay Technician) is a journeyman with a working knowledge of substation and generation protection, control, and metering equipment. They install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment which includes, but is not limited to electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor protective relays, indicating and KWH/KW meters, recording instruments including sequential event recorders and digital fault recorders, controls to all station apparatus including breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, reactors and all associated equipment, and remote control equipment including various forms of SCADA. They may work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.

Requirements 
Journeyman Level experience as Journeyman P/C Meter Technician I (Relay Technicians/Testers STRONGLY encouraged to apply)
Communication skills
Basic and advanced electricity courses
Basic electronics; Advanced electronics is a plus
Decision-making skills
Requires valid driver’s license, first aid certification and CPR competency
Other combinations of education/experience may be considered. Military experience may be translatable.

This position is considered safety-sensitive under the Department of Transportation regulations 49 CFR Part 40 and may be subject to pre-employment drug and/or alcohol testing as well as other testing and training requirements as mandated by federal law.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. 

To Apply: Please complete online application.
GO TO: www.avistacorp.com/careers
 
 
Avista Utilities: Avista is involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy. We provide energy services and electricity to 360,000 customers and natural gas to 321,000 customers in a service territory that covers 30,000 square miles in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and parts of southern and eastern Oregon, with a population of 1.5 million. Avista is an operating division of Avista Corp. www.myavista.com



Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE), an Exelon Company

 

LEAD RELAY & CONTROL TECH OPPORTUNITY (Job #206270)

 

Please go to www.exeloncorp.com to apply on-line for immediate consideration!

At Exelon, we've got a place for you! 

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. 

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

*SPECIAL POSTING NOTE:

The ability to pass the “Probabilistic Risk Assessment” back ground check is a requirement to work in our substations.

 PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of complex protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection in substations. 
    - Required to coordinate technical activities for supervision and may be required to lead, direct, and provide liaison for complex work. 
    - Responsible for oversight and/or field technical training for Sr. Relay & Control Technicians and Relay & Control Technicians/Trainees. 
    - Directs the work of employees engaged in work on protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection. 
    - Establishes close liaison with all other units, sections and departments involved in construction and work to ensure coordination of work efforts and integrity of the electric system. 
    - Participates in planning major substation or plant construction projects. 
    - Reviews engineering drawings and recommends changes when appropriate; makes frequent field checks to maintain knowledge of new protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems; plans operational tests of new protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
    - Plans operational tests of new protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
    - Directs and performs scheduled inspections, tests & calibration of protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
    - Verifies control and protective circuit diagrams; reviews, compares, and ensures manufacturers compliance with accepted Company specifications and industry standards. 
    - Makes field revisions to ensure proper operation and performance and notifies engineering staff. 
    - Responds to system/equipment problems: performs analysis to determine operability or need for repairs and advises supervision of unusual events. 
    - Investigates or directs investigations of trouble and initiates corrective action on protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
    - May work with representatives of other departments or manufacturers in the repair or replacement of defective protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
    - Switches, clears, grounds, and tags out equipment. 
    - Provides assistance, as requested, to other groups on troubleshooting work. 
    - Directs, tests, adjusts, repairs, modifies or maintains special equipment. 
    - Uses a wide range of general purpose and specialized electrical and/or electronic testing equipment and instruments. 
    - Provides input/feedback to supervision as it pertains to performance management, Core Values and general team well being. 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum: 
- Working knowledge of mathematics up to and including trigonometry. 
- Demonstrated ability to operate computers and associated software. 
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Ability to be certified in CPR and First Aid. 
- Ability to meet Company driving standards, including a valid drivers license. 

- Ability to carry equipment weighing 60 lbs. 
- Two years post-high school education with courses in AC/DC circuit theory and analysis and a minimum of four years experience in installation and testing of protective relaying, metering, automatic control and data communications systems and capacitor control and protection equipment or equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience.

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

VEVRAA Federal Contractor 

EEO is the Law Poster

 



Seattle City Light

Protection & Control (Relay) Electrician II (PaCE II)

SALARY: $48.52 - $53.01 Hourly
LOCATION: City Light North Service Center, 1300 N. 97th St., Seattle, Washington
JOB TYPE: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
SHIFT: Day
DEPARTMENT: Seattle City Light
BARGAINING UNIT: IBEW, Local 77 - City Light
CLOSING DATE: 11/21/17 04:00 PM Pacific Time


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.

Seattle City Light is seeking a self-motivated, team oriented and positive Protection and Control (Relay) Electrician IIs (PaCE II) to join the Transmission and Distribution Business Unit and the Generation Operations and Engineering Business Unit.  The Protection & Control (Relay) Electricians conduct commissioning and testing of the protective relaying devices and schemes in Generation, Transmission and Distribution Substation environments. Tasks will entail the operational tests on the protection system during installation, maintenance and investigation analysis and verify the implementation with blueprints, schematics and manuals. 

This position for the Transmission and Distribution Unit will report to the Relay Construction and Maintenance Supervisor and will report out of the North Service Center in Seattle, WA. 

The position for the Generation Operations and Engineering Business Unit will report to the Generation Supervisor in charge of electrical work at the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. The Skagit is a remote facility based out of Newhalem, located approximately 116 miles northeast of Seattle in a rural area nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range, providing the appointed candidate an opportunity to live and/or work near some of Washington's most beautiful and scenic hydro generating facilities. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Conduct protective equipment commissioning by testing circuits, protection schemes and performing operational tests on the protection system, verifying implementation with blueprints, schematics and manuals. 

• Inspect, test, calibrate and repair relaying circuits, relays, control circuits or load-measuring equipment in generating plants and substations according to routine maintenance schedules.

• Troubleshoot problems in protection and monitoring schemes of high voltage equipment using blueprints, schematics, manufacturer's drawings and a variety of different test equipment.

• Provide technical support to other units and utilities as requested.

• Communicate with and control test equipment (e.g., breaker time/motion analyzers, power system simulators, meters, oscilloscopes, insulation power factor test sets, microprocessor-based relays using computers and various proprietary software and hardware configurations). Prepares reports, graphs and charts to inform other units, divisions, utilities or manufacturers of test results, problems or issues resulting from equipment or circuit testing. 

• Mark drawings to reflect changes made in the field (red line drawings). 

• Load current transformers for operational and polarity checks to ensure equipment is not damaged or out of tolerance.

• Repair testing and load equipment.

• Execute engineer's test procedures.

• Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Protection and Control Electrician II work requires a minimum of four years in a high voltage electrical apprentice classification or program working under a journey-level electrician of which one year of experience is working on 2200 volt or higher equipment, or electrical journey level standing with at least one year of experience working on 2200 volt or higher equipment (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background).  

A Protection and Control Electrician I incumbent must meet the minimum qualifications for and pass the Protection and Control Electrician II exam within two years from the date of appointment.

The Protection and Control Electrician II work requires successful completion of an examination covering the principles and practices associated with Protection and Control Electrician II work.

Certification/License:

Current Washington State driver's license, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire. 

Desired Qualifications:

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in the operation, maintenance, and testing in an electric utility system protection and/or System power control equipment.

• Individuals must have a thorough working knowledge and understanding of computer usage, operating system software, and test, protective relaying and power control/monitoring equipment software application.

• Extensive knowledge in SELlogic setting language, ENOSERV RTS and Power Base. 

• Experience working on 6Kv or higher electrical equipment in transmission, distribution and operation systems for an electrical utility. 

• Experience with wiring and troubleshooting of AC and DC control circuits associated with high voltage utility protection schemes, electro-mechanical, electronic and digital relay and devices and the associated equipment.

• Experience taking high-voltage electrical clearances. 

Work Environment:

• Work around energized high voltage equipment and work on energized circuits or equipment. 

• You may work in a variety of weather conditions, at heights and within confined spaces. 

• Lift and carry equipment weighing in excess of 50 pounds.

• Work with and handle potentially hazardous chemical degreasers, solvents and asbestos. 

• Travel extensively out of town for extended periods of time at remote sites.

• Expected to respond to after hours and weekend call-outs. 

• May work in areas that have potential Arc Flash hazards.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/1894341/protection-control-relay-electrician-ii-pace-ii

Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. 

Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/

 



CPS Energy

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205 

Position: System Protection Technician (Relay Technician)

Dept: System Protection and Testing

Dates to apply: 10/20/17 - 11/3/17

Grade: 10/12/14

Submit your application before 11:59pm on 11/3/17     

Apply HereRelay Technician

 ***Position ranges from a level 1 to 3 based upon experience.***

 POSITION SUMMARY

 A CPS Energy System Protection Technician (Relay Technician) maintains the integrity and reliability of the CPS Energy Generation, Transmission, and Distribution System by maintaining, testing, and repairing protective devices that monitor the power system 24 hours a day.  The System Protection Technician works with and coordinates with many different departments to ensure all components in the power system work with each other to provide CPS Energy with the necessary infrastructure to provide reliable energy. The technician will be responsible for commissioning 13kV to 345kV Bus, Transformer and Breaker protection schemes at Substations and Power Plants. Identify and correct drawings that are inaccurate of said equipment/protective schemes found during the commissioning process. Technicians will test, maintain, repair Electromechanical, solid state, and microprocessor relays from various manufacturers. Technicians in this position must have a strong working knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of various associated work groups and is ultimately responsible that these work groups have completed their work before any new or upgraded equipment is placed in service.  Recruitment for this position will be for experience levels 1-3. 

 TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 • Tests and troubleshoots Protective Relay Schemes for Transmission, Distribution, and Generation circuits.

• Installs, tests and R&D new relays and schemes that are new to the system.

• Tests and maintains All New and Existing Protective Relay and Control equipment to include testing the condition of the insulation of transformers.

• Repair and troubleshoot relay failures in both Substations and Power Plants 24/7.

• Commissioning of new and upgraded substation protective equipment and protective schemes.

• Maintains the substation drawing prints and relay settings.

• Performs acceptance tests for complete substation protective relaying schemes.

• Diagnosis of relay event data when responding to system trouble.

• Makes recommendations on test procedures to accommodate new protective relaying schemes.

• Makes design changes to new and existing schemes.

• Recommends test procedures for new styles of relays.

• Develops automatic computerized test routines.

• Commissions and troubleshoots Transformer Paralleling schemes.

• Reviews schematic drawings to include A.C., D.C., wiring diagrams, interconnect drawings, etc. and determine whether they are consistent with CPS design philosophy and make corrections in the field with minimum supervision.

• Recommends engineering design changes of manufacturers equipment and implement once approved.

• Provides analysis of the operation of the CPS electric system after a major disturbance and provide recommendations regarding the proper operation of the electric system.

• Commissions mobile unit installations at times under stressful conditions.

• Makes sound decisions during highly stressful situations with minimal or no supervision.

• Repairs various items such as electromechanical relay components and electronic circuit boards as well as other similar items.

• Uses a fault recorder to diagnose the proper operation of protective relay schemes and in the electric system.

• Performs installation acceptance and routine maintenance of fault recorders.

• Reviews the work of private contractors during substation and power plant construction to insure that CPS's standards are met.

• Coordinates (synchronize efforts) between the system operator, substation construction, meter section, system test section, communications dept., overhead operations, overhead construction, underground construction, substation design, substation maintenance, production dept., planning division, and customers, to insure that jobs are completed with the least amount of disruption to customers or the electric system and that jobs are completed in a safe and timely fashion.  This requires a good understanding of the responsibilities and job practices of all the departments listed above.

• Performs other duties as assigned, such as temporary system modifications, event retrieval for analysis, create automated testing procedures, and Root Cause Analysis investigations

• Perform 24-7 Call-Duty on a rotational basis to determine equipment condition during outages and to respond to abnormal system conditions.

• Perform Federally Mandated (NERC) testing on Protection Systems according to NERC PRC-005 standards and document results.

• Perform all tasks in inclement weather and around high voltage environments.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• High School diploma or GED

• Successful completion of high school or college Algebra

• College hours and/or Vendor training is required for advancement within the department

• Must have strong technical and critical thinking skills

• Ability to maintain NERC background

• Proficient in Microsoft Office package, including word, excel, email and scheduling

• Ability to perform technical mathematical functions.

• Ability to read, write, and understand technical instructions.

• Ability to climb ladders and work in high elevations.

• Ability to distinguish colors to identify wires and/or components.

• A valid Class C driver’s license with a history of a safe driving record in accordance with CPS policies, procedures, safety standards, and applicable laws and regulations.

• Effective oral and written communications skills relative to the position.

• Ability to work Overtime including weekends and call duty.

• Must have a high level of information retention and attention to detail.

• Leadership skills and self-motivation are important to this position

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Associates degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics technology, Engineering technology, Mathematics, Avionics or electronics / electrical related field

• Understanding of System Protection Theory and the interrelationship of individual relay schemes is preferred

• Previous experience in relay testing

• Previous electric or electronics trade

• Strong mathematical background minimum equivalent of Pre-Calculus

 

COMPETENCIES

Engagement and Sense of Urgency            Solving Complex Problems            Reliability

Accountability/Attention to detail              Teamwork           Customer Service

 WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoor and outdoor work.  Large majority of the work is conducted in the field in high voltage (up to 345kV) substations and power plants, in all weather conditions, noisy and dusty environments, and at times under intense pressure or scrutiny during emergency or outage situations. Must have the ability to maintain focus and composure when exposed to these environments. Works in close collaboration with Substation Construction, Maintenance, System Protection Engineering, Substation Engineering, System Operations, SCADA and Communications departments as part of Commissioning duties. Use of PC equipment with standard and proprietary software, various types of test equipment, telephone, and calculator. Travel to and from substations, power plants, meetings, training sessions or other business related events, while adhering to all safety and security policies and protocols.  After hours work is required when necessary. Call duty stand-by is required on a periodic basis. Typically work on a 4 day, 10 hour/day shift.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Exerting up to 55 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. This job requires climbing ladders and equipment, carrying heavy equipment, frequent moving including up and down stairs, etc., and the ability to work with basic hand and power tools.

 

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.



AVISTA

2 RELAY TECHS

Posted Title: Journeyman Protection Control Metering Technician

Posting Type: Internal and External

Company/Division: Avista

Salary: $47.65 - $52.89 per hour, D.O.Q.

Requisition Number: 17-0160

Closing Date: 9/18/17

Location: Mission

City: Spokane

State: WA

Job Description:

A Journeyman Protection Control Meter Technician is a journeyman with a working knowledge of substation and generation protection, control, and metering equipment. They install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment which includes, but is not limited to electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor protective relays, indicating and KWH/KW meters, recording instruments including sequential event recorders and digital fault recorders, controls to all station apparatus including breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, reactors and all associated equipment, and remote control equipment including various forms of SCADA. They may work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.

TO APPLY: Complete online application. 

The posting will run until 09/18/17: Apply Here

Requirements:

Requires Journeyman Level experience as Journeyman P/C Meter Technician I, communication skills, basic and advanced electricity courses, basic electronics, and decision-making skills. Advanced electronics helpful. Requires valid driver’s license, first aid certification and CPR competency. Military experience may be translatable. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.

The successful candidate shall undergo and pass a background screening check.

• Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.

• Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

• Avista will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified person with a disability in the job application, interview process, and to perform the essential functions of the job whenever possible, where undue hardship would not be created for Avista. Please let us know if you would like assistance. 



ABB is looking to hire and train under supervision this ENTRY LEVEL role performs start-up and commissioning on medium voltage/low voltage equipment, including switchgear, replacement breakers, relays and transformers.

In addition, provide technical assistance and solutions related to the installation, modification, test or repair of equipment to customers in the industrial and utility segments

Perform work under supervision on equipment from 480v to 69 kV in the industry and utility business segments Start-up and commissioning of ABB and other manufacturers’ medium voltage and low voltage switchgear.

Perform testing applications to start up for dry type transformers.

Installing, testing and commissioning of electro-mechanical and microprocessor based relays

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with customers, other service organizations, and product business units to assure customer satisfaction.

For a full job description see link below:

 http://new.abb.com/careers/job-advertisement/details/62061182/field-service-technician-medium-voltage

Watch our video, ABB Is...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZS8pLxWEl8 


Please send your resume to- Michelle Schlosser- Senior Talent Acquisition  

Michelle.schlosser@us.abb.com



Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE), an Exelon Company

 

SR RELAY & CONTROL TECHS / RELAY & CONTROL TECHS (Job #202390)

 

Please go to www.exeloncorp.com to apply on-line for immediate consideration!

At Exelon, we've got a place for you! 

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. 

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE) has exciting opportunities available for Sr. Relay & Control Techs or Relay & Control Techs.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
- Responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection in company substations and company equipment in customer substations. 
- Responsible for oversight and/or field technical training of Relay & Control Technicians/Trainees. 
- Reviews engineering drawings and recommends changes when appropriate; maintains knowledge of new protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection; performs operational tests of new protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
- Performs scheduled inspections, tests, and calibration of protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
- Verifies control and protective circuit diagrams; reviews, compares, and ensures manufacturers compliance with accepted Company specifications and industry standards. 
- Makes field revisions to ensure proper operation and performance. 
- Responds to system/equipment problems: performs analysis to determine operability or need for repairs and advises supervision of unusual system events. 
- Investigates trouble and initiates corrective action on protective relaying schemes, metering, remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
- May work with representatives of other departments or manufacturers in the repair or replacement of defective protective relaying schemes, metering, and remote control and data systems and capacitor control and protection equipment. 
- Switches, clears, grounds, and tags out equipment. 
- Provides assistance, as requested, to other groups on troubleshooting. 
- Uses a wide range of general purpose and specialized electrical and/or electronic testing equipment and instruments. 
- Applies principles of mathematics, electrical theory and physical sciences to protective system installation, testing, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum: 
- Working knowledge of mathematics up to and including trigonometry. 
- Demonstrated ability to operate computers and associated software. 
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 
- Ability to be certified in CPR and First Aid. 
- Valid drivers license and ability to meet Company driving standards. 
- Ability to carry equipment weighing 60 lbs. 

ADDITIONAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR EACH LEVEL:

 Sr Relay & Control Tech

- At least 4 years experience in installation and testing of protective relaying, metering, automatic control and data communications systems or equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience.

 Relay & Control Tech

- At least 2 years experience in installation and testing of protective relaying, metering, automatic control and data communications systems or equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience.


Reports To: 
Supervisor- Relay & Control

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

VEVRAA Federal Contractor 

EEO is the Law Poster 

 

 



ThinkBAC Consulting - Power Division

“Linking the BEST with the BEST”

www.thinkbac.net

P&C Technician / Commissioning Engineer to support field operations for Major Utilities in the Midwest & Northeast Region
 
This is a full-time position with benefits and a competitive salary / hourly rate.

The company pays overtime and per diem. 

NO RELOCATION required due to extensive travel requirements.

Responsibilities:
Installation, commissioning, testing & maintenance of protective relaying  systems/substation equipment
Test Include - Relays, CTs, AC & DC Circuitry Testing
Interfacing with SCADA, Line Communication, & Line Relaying Systems
On-Site Management (dependent on experience)
 
Requirements:
Must have a minimum of 3+ years related experience supporting High Voltage Utility Systems
Strong understanding of differential schemes and circuit breaker schemes
Relay Testing Software: Doble, ProTest, Omicron, RTS, and etc.
Working knowledge of RTU systems  
Clean Driver Licence
Willingness to travel for assignments
 

Our other Job Postings can be viewed at -  http://thinkbac.net/the-careerlink/careerlink-job-postings/
 



Power Grid Engineering, LLC

Senior Field Technician

FLSA STATUS: Non- Exempt

REPORTS TO: Director of Field Services

TRAVEL: 50%-100% (Depends on region and your permanent location)

LOCATION

COMPANY OVERVIEW: 

Power Grid Engineering, LLC (PGE) specializes in engineering design and consultation for the power systems industry. Our offices are equipped with the most current industry resources available to ensure our customers are receiving the highest quality services. PGE’s in-house project team is comprised of technical engineers and operational professionals who work to guarantee that our product designs are consistent with client expectations. We are honored to work with various utility companies across the country and are confident that our honest and fair business practices will pave the way for continuous growth.

Job Overview: 

Perform testing/routine maintenance of Transmission and Distribution substation power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and micro-processor), controls and voltage regulating equipment.

PLEASE NOTE: Most PGE Field Services Technicians are required to travel extensively for at least part of their employment. It is our policy to try and align an employee’s home location as close to their work site locations as possible, but candidates must be prepared to travel over 50 miles to work sites and out of their home state on occasion.

All employees contribute to a safe work environment, follow all safety and Human Performance best practices, and work to uphold PGE Core Values.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Perform acceptance testing / routine maintenance of Transmission and Distribution substation power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and microprocessor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, (testing of carrier set, tuning unit, wave trap), pilot wire, transfer trip, fiber optic, CT’s, CCVT's, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipment testing, verifying all metering (local and SCADA); calibrating all relays; trip testing (local and SCADA), digital fault recorders (DFRs) and sequence of event recorders (SERs) and end-to-end line relay systems
Able to apply test procedures for various types of relay test equipment
Substation awareness and Safety consciousness
Aptitude to quickly learn and apply test procedures for various types of substation equipment
Good PC skills and the ability to support testing activities as required by the project lead
Perform routine troubleshooting and repair of substation relaying and control equipment in substations
Assist with planning, scheduling, and completing test activities efficiently, on time, without service interruptions
Assist Lead Field Technician with leading projects and providing direct oversight of Field Service personnel.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in 3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment software
Experience in test equipment and tool/wiring usage
Interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above, basic PC skills
Learn and apply client’s switching procedures and safety measures
Reference and complete assignments as described in applicable specifications.
Perform regular field work both indoors and outdoors
Quickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment
Learn and apply GPC switching procedures and safety measures
Minimum of 5 years or equivalent of field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and repairing substation relaying and control schemes
Candidates must be able to perform physical activity such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending in all types of weather extremes
Candidates must be able to lift at least 30 lbs. without assistance
Valid driver’s license and good driving record

HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS:

Quickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment
Associate of Electrical Technology (AET) or equivalent specialized training in system protection.
Bachelor of Electrical Technology (BET) or Bachelor in Science in Electrical Engineering.
Technical experience may be substituted in lieu of Technical Degree

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

The duties described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. If necessary, a reasonable accommodation may be requested and will be evaluated for its relationship to the essentials functions that must be performed.

Job will require travel to visit client job sites
Appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by PGE as required
While performing duties of this job, employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects and tools
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus

E-VERIFY SECTION:

Power Grid Engineering, LLC participates in E-Verify. E-Verify electronically compares information entered on the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, with records contained in Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.

PGE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees without regard to race, creed, color religion, national origin, marital status, sex (including pregnancy or gender), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran’s status, or other protected classes.

Contact Jasmin Romero

Corporate Staff Recruiter

POWER GRID ENGINEERING, LLC

100 Colonial Center Parkway, Suite 400
Lake Mary, FL 32746

O: 321-244-0170 x-351

http://www.powergridengineering.com/careers




Power Grid Engineering, LLC

Lead Field Technician

FLSA STATUS: Non- Exempt

REPORTS TO: Director of Field Services

TRAVEL: 50%-100% (Depends on region and your permanent location)

LOCATION: 

COMPANY OVERVIEW: 

Power Grid Engineering, LLC (PGE) specializes in engineering design and consultation for the power systems industry. Our offices are equipped with the most current industry resources available to ensure our customers are receiving the highest quality services. PGE’s in-house project team is comprised of technical engineers and operational professionals who work to guarantee that our product designs are consistent with client expectations. We are honored to work with various utility companies across the country and are confident that our honest and fair business practices will pave the way for continuous growth.

Job Overview: 

Lead and Perform testing/routine maintenance of Transmission and Distribution substation power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and micro-processor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, pilot wire, transfer , transfer trip, fiber optic, CVT’s, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipment.

PLEASE NOTE: Most PGE Field Services Technicians are required to travel extensively for at least part of their employment. It is our policy to try and align an employee’s home location as close to their work site locations as possible, but candidates must be prepared to travel over 50 miles to work sites and out of their home state on occasion.

All employees contribute to a safe work environment, follow all safety and Human Performance best practices, and work to uphold PGE Core Values.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Responsible for leading projects and providing direction and oversight of Field Service personnel
Testing, including (without limitation):  reading/verifying all voltage and current inputs to relays; verifying all metering (local and SCADA); calibrating all relays; trip testing (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all function switches, etc.
Perform routine troubleshooting and repair of substation relaying and control equipment. Commission new  substations, power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and microprocessor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, pilot wire, transfer, transfer trip, fiber optic, CVT’s, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipment
Plan, schedule, and complete test activities efficiently, on time, without service interruptions
Provide Project Technical Support to Field Service personnel

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

Minimum of 7 years of field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and repairing substation relaying and control schemes
Experience is desirable in any of the following related areas: substation design (including protection & control engineering); substation construction; substation commissioning; SCADA/Fault Data/SER/Integration-Automation equipment installation and testing
3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment software
Test equipment and toll/wiring usage; interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above; basic PC skills
Quickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment; communicate effectively with diverse groups, tailoring communication for audience and situation
Learn and apply client’s switching procedures and safety measures as required
Reference and complete assignments as described in applicable specifications
Perform regular field work both indoors and outdoors
Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, business acumen, management ability
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Valid Driver’s license and good driving record

HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS:

Quickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment
Associate of Electrical Technology (AET) or equivalent specialized training in system protection
Bachelor of Electrical Technology (BET) or Bachelor in Science in Electrical Engineering
Technical experience may be substituted in lieu of Technical Degree

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

The duties described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. If necessary, a reasonable accommodation may be requested and will be evaluated for its relationship to the essentials functions that must be performed.

Job will require travel to visit client job sites
Appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by PGE as required
While performing duties of this job, employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects and tools
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus

E-VERIFY SECTION:

Power Grid Engineering, LLC participates in E-Verify. E-Verify electronically compares information entered on the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, with records contained in Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.

PGE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees without regard to race, creed, color religion, national origin, marital status, sex (including pregnancy or gender), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran’s status, or other protected classes.

Contact Jasmin Romero

Corporate Staff Recruiter

POWER GRID ENGINEERING, LLC

100 Colonial Center Parkway, Suite 400
Lake Mary, FL 32746

O: 321-244-0170 x-351

http://www.powergridengineering.com/careers



American Electrical Testing Company - Commissioning Engineers

If you have experience commissioning electrical utility substations or generation plants, American Electrical Testing wants to hear from you.

 

Requirements:

·         Ideal candidates will have 10+ years of experience performing testing and commissioning of utility substations. Extensive experience with testing protection and control schemes is needed.

·         Candidates should be familiar with developing isolation plans, test plans and energization plans for utility substations. Experience in either Distribution and/or Transmission (both a plus).

·         Clear understanding on how to read schematics and elementary drawings. Drawings will need to be updated with field mark ups for any changes performed. 

·         Position will require performing technical oversight of customer crew and/or contractors performing the work. Must be capable of leading a substation installation/modification project. 

·         Candidates must take pride in their work and demonstrate strong commitments to safety, team-work and customer service. 

·         Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and random screenings throughout the term of employment. Must also be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

 

AETCO offers competitive pay and benefits, as well as many opportunities for technical training/growth and advancement.               

 

Please send your resume today with salary history/desired to jfattore@aetco.us.

 

Since 1981, American Electrical Testing Co., Inc. (AET) has been a national provider of substation commissioning, acceptance testing and maintenance services to electrical transmission, distribution and generation clients, as well as large users of electrical power. AET has evolved into a successful industry leader and one of the largest independent electrical testing companies in North America. AET is NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) certified and maintains full member status. 

We maintain a staff of highly trained engineers and technicians offering project management, value added engineering, design, power system studies and complete field testing services for electrical power systems and equipment from low voltage through extra high voltage.

 

 



American Electrical Testing Company - Lead Relay Technician

AET is looking for Lead Relay Technician/Field Service Engineers. Locations include Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New England with many more opening soon.

Requirements:

·         Must be capable of leading a relay installation and commissioning project

·         Candidates must be self-starters with good working knowledge of electrical and electromechanical substation equipment and relay logic, having worked in utility substations

·         Extensive Distribution and/or Transmission experience (both a plus)

·         Relay technicians must have knowledge and hands-on experience with Protective Relays (including microprocessor and electromechanical  relays – i.e. GE, SEL)

·         Experience using Doble 3-phase test sets preferred

·         Clear understanding on how to read prints, understand schemes and prepare isolation and energization plans.

·         Minimum of 5+ years of professional electrical experience testing and maintaining electrical equipment in medium to high voltage substations

·         Must take pride in work and possess a safe and positive attitude

·         Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and random screenings throughout the term of employment. Must also be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

 

AETCO offers competitive pay and benefits, as well as many opportunities for technical training/growth and advancement.               

 

Please send your resume today with salary history/desired to jfattore@aetco.us.

 

Since 1981, American Electrical Testing Co., Inc. (AET) has been a national provider of substation commissioning, acceptance testing and maintenance services to electrical transmission, distribution and generation clients, as well as large users of electrical power. AET has evolved into a successful industry leader and one of the largest independent electrical testing companies in North America. AET is NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) certified and maintains full member status. 

We maintain a staff of highly trained engineers and technicians offering project management, value added engineering, design, power system studies and complete field testing services for electrical power systems and equipment from low voltage through extra high voltage.



Electrical Control Technician

Village of Winnetka, IL
Full-time - $82,457.00 - $102,053.00 annually
Category: Public Works / Water Agency

General Purpose
 

The Electrical Control Technician inspects, tests, cleans, calibrates, installs, maintains, and repairs all electrical protection equipment and systems and their metering and interfaces at the Electric Plant, load centers, substations, and distribution facilities including motor protection, circuit protection, and generator protection.  This position also engages in troubleshooting and repair of electrical protection equipment and systems used in the Water Plant and reservoir as needed.
 
Desired Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:

Associates Degree, Trade, or Technical School.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field preferred.
Five years minimum work experience as a relay technician or apprentice relay technician.

Essential Functions:

Formulate and recommend maintenance, test procedures and standards; plan for equipment and material needs; schedule and perform activities to coordinate equipment outages and assure that all electrical protection equipment and systems are in proper working condition in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.
Maintain and interpret "as-built" diagrams and drawings of electrical systems at the Electric Plant, substations, and load centers.
Install, service, maintain, inspect, test, repair, replace, disassemble, adjust, and clean electrical and related equipment and relays used to protect and control functions of equipment such as, but not limited to, circuit breakers, transformers, capacitors, telemetry, automatic switches, supervisory control devices, and indicating and recording instruments, using hand tools.
Connect relay to test equipment and adjust controls to simulate operating conditions; observe ammeters, voltmeters, and related test equipment to determine proper relay functions, according to specifications; analyze test results to identify cause of malfunction or failure; replace parts, adjust electrical, thermal, and timing elements to calibrate relay, according to specifications. 
Periodically inspect and test relays at functioning points; connect test apparatus to troubled circuit; analyze test results and interpret electrical diagrams to locate defective relay; open and close switches to isolate defective relay; and undertake repairs to prevent and remedy abnormal performance or failure of transmission and distribution lines and equipment.
Maintain relay protection settings records; periodically download existing protection settings and upload and implement new settings.
Test and repair switchboard and equipment circuitry, interpreting wiring diagrams to trace and connect numerous wires carrying current and voltage to independent functions.
Test insulators and bushings of equipment for power leakage, using testing apparatus and calculating insulation loss.
Inspect, test, and maintain voltage regulator controls, tighten connections, replace defective regulator parts, including motor controls, fuses, or capacitors.
Test circuits and equipment to evaluate factors, including insulation quality, analyze test data to determine performance characteristics of relays and effect of system modifications on relay performance; compute electrical characteristics, including impedance, power factor, and phase angle; determine whether equipment being tested or maintained is within the acceptable range of operation.
Service and repair storage batteries as power source for lighting purposes for switchgear.
Compile test result data, service reports indicating parts repaired or replaced, adjustments and corrections made, and related operational and maintenance records.
Recommend the ordering of replacement parts to replenish inventories.
Oversee and inspect the quality of work performed by outside contractors relative to electrical protection equipment.
Meet and confer daily with plant operators to evaluate plant operation.
Confer with other village personnel, outside vendors, and other utilities regarding the scheduling of maintenance and repair activities, trouble shooting, parts, and new products and materials.
Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Other Requirements
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Read, clearly speak, and legibly write the English language.
General understanding of electrical engineering.
Ability to interpret electrical wiring diagrams and drawings.
Ability to troubleshoot, make recommendations, and prioritize system improvements.
Extensive knowledge of test equipment, electromechanical and solid state relays, meters, computers, communications equipment, and proper wiring methods and practices.
Knowledge of the maintenance and operation of medium voltage breakers.
Comprehensive knowledge of mathematical computation procedures including, basic math, and square roots.
Demonstrated proper knowledge of safe testing, maintenance, and repair techniques.
Considerable knowledge of the proper and safe use and application of tools, equipment, and hardware.
Valid Illinois driver's License.
 Shifts are typically 8 hours in duration (7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), 40 hours weekly, but may be extended or altered in the event of emergency, personnel shortage, workload, and/or work in progress. Position may be required to work on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Work is sometimes required under adverse or unusual conditions such as, but not limited to, cold, hot, wet, dark, dusty, noisy and cramped surroundings, in all weather conditions, and at all hours of the day.  Work is frequently required in areas surrounded by energized electric power and control circuits.

The position is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms, stand, talk, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds to lift heavy objects, and testing equipment. The position also requires effective audio-visual discrimination and perception to make quick and accurate observations; color vision adequate to correctly identify black, brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, grey and white; and, hearing sufficient to detect abnormal equipment operation and alarms and to understand verbal direction in the presence of moderately high levels of background noise.

  
Village of Winnetka
Position Open Until Filled.  First review of candidates: February 6, 2017.
 

You can find additional details and apply online at: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/winnetka/jobs/1632742/electrical-control-technician?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

For questions or assistance, please contact Ann Eriksson, Human Resources Generalist, at aeriksson@winnetka.org.
 
Agency
Village of Winnetka
Address
510 Green Bay Road

Winnetka, Illinois, 60093.
Phone
847 716-3545 



NORTH AMERICAN PROTECTION AND CONTROLS

Relay Engineer

Job Description

Position Overview

Performs installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair work in high voltage substation facilities (including distribution, transmission, and generation facilities). Equipment includes instrument transformers, high voltage breakers and associated substation equipment, all types of protective relays and control systems, remote terminal units (supervisory control and data acquisition units), and communications equipment. 

Coordinates all relay maintenance and testing activities so as to comply with installation and maintenance standards. Responsible for compliance documentation of equipment tested as per NERC, FERC, and local utility requirements.

Position Qualifications

Required:

Minimum of two years of experience working in power distribution, transmission, generation, and/or protection and control systems, or equivalent.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably Electrical Engineering)

High level of safety consciousness and integrity

Able and willing to travel to various work locations throughout the U.S. (75% - 85%)

Proficient in verbal and written communication in English

Able to lift 50 pounds unassisted

Able to work occasional nights/weekends, overtime as required and available 24/7 

Preferred:

ABET-accredited Engineering or Engineering Technology degree

Professional Engineer (PE) license

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook..)

Supervisory, leadership and/or project management experience

Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently

Ability to represent the company in a professional manner

Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Position Responsibilities

Takes pride in work place safety and working with other substation personnel

Assists with work in energized utility substations so as to maintain the reliability and integrity of in service equipment

Provides onsite coordination and commissioning of protective relay equipment

Applies diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields

Provides a moderate-level of understanding of all levels of protection & control

Responsible for compliance documentation for equipment testing and maintenance

Gives technical guidance for unusual or complex problems

Plans, schedules and performs work as required according to standard techniques, procedures, and criteria

Responsible for designing and building test plans and assisting in the creation of operational plans 

Coordinates work with other operating or engineering units to facilitate assignment completion 

Directly interfaces with customers

Conducts acceptance and routine testing of protective relays and associated equipment

Notifies appropriate management level of project status and issues 

Assists in the supervising, mentoring, and training of other personnel 

Attends training classes per management discretion 

To apply please click on the link and select job Relay Engineer.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=MySASUSA&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US



ENTERGY

Job Title: Relayman-M0239

Primary Location: Mississippi-Senatobia
Job Function: Other
MRV Minimum Salary: $74,752.00
MRV Maximum Salary: $74,921.00
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code: MS Bargaining - Trans-M04
Number of Openings: 1.0
Req ID: 54442
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

Entergy is currently recruiting for a Substation Relayman positions. Relayman are responsible for start-up testing and maintenance activities associated with substation and system protection equipment.

 While the Primary Location is listed as Senatobia, MS, these positions may be located in other cities within Entergy Mississippi’s service territory (i.e. northwest, central, southwest Mississippi).

 This position may be filled as a Relay Trainee or Relayman depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

 Job Responsibilities

 

  • Perform routine and emergency maintenance and repairs on all types of substation protective relay systems, control equipment, and communications equipment.
  • Installs, commissions and tests substation protective relays, digital and analog telemetering, power-line carrier transmitters/receivers, wave-traps and carrier tuning equipment, transfer trip carrier and tone equipment, transducers, digital fault recorders, sequence of events recorders, substation PLCs and CPUs, remote terminal units, transformers, breakers, and substation communications circuits from the demark point to all internal substation equipment.
  • Commissions, maintains and tests current transformers, coupling capacitors, fiber optic cable to high voltage equipment and substation control cable in substations.
  • End-to-end relay testing using Doble ProTest software or Protection Suite
  • Prepares and maintains records of equipment tests and maintenance records.
  • Makes special tests as directed in connection with operation, maintenance and design of all types of electrical equipment and systems associated with substations and system protection.
  • Switch and ground substation equipment in accordance with Entergy’s Switching Procedures, Grounding Procedures, Safe Work Procedures and Safety Rules.
  • Trains, coaches, and mentors fellow employees in related activities.
  • Responds to emergency conditions and troubleshoots and repairs problems.

 

Job Qualifications

 Testing Requirements

  • This position requires EEI TECH testing and candidates must be TECH test recommended.


 Minimum Educational Requirements

  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate's Degree in Electrical/Electronics or Military equivalent (or equivalent work experience).

 

Minimum Experience Required

  • Relay Trainee - 0-4 years experience
  • Relayman - 5+ years experience

Minimum Skills Required

  • Basic knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code (NESC), National Electric Code (NEC), and NERC protective relay standards.
  • Knowledge of electric utility systems operation, maintenance and construction practices.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated aptitude to work alone in unsupervised situations.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, Windows, Excel, Access and Word.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical one-line diagrams, schematics and wiring diagrams, technical manuals and instruction books. 
  • Computer competency required. 
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record. 
  • Must work safely at all times.
  • Must be dependable and reliable, and work as member of a team. Must have good interpersonal skills; must be self-motivated with ability to make decisions.
  • Must be available for 24-hour callout and available to work overtime hours to maintain continuity of service as emergencies require.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC card.
     

Desired Skills

  • Prior electrical substation relaying experience.
  • Knowledge of protective relaying, SCADA, communications, and substation equipment.
  • Familiarity with Schweitzer, ERLphase and Electromechanical relays (Westinghouse and GE)
  • Knowledge of Doble ProTest or Protection Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with proven commitment to safety and customer service.
  • Prior experience installing, maintaining, testing, & repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment.
     

About Entergy: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $12 billion and approximately 13,000 employees.

 

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

 

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. 

Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests.

The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests,

Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

 

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=54442&company=entergy&username

 

 

 



City of Gainesville, Florida

GRU

Relay Technician

The Energy Delivery Department of GRU now has an opening for a full-time journey-level Relay Technician to perform complex technical work in installing, maintaining, testing, and calibrating relay equipment in the electrical power system.

A typical work day may include, but not be limited to, troubleshooting transmission relay schemes and power line equipment; performing distribution and transmission switching; generating switching orders as required; making and evaluating protective relay tests; and generating drawings and prints for electrical/electronic additions or corrections.

To be considered for this position you must have graduated from an accredited two year college with major course work in engineering technology or related subject, or completion of Relay Technician training program, and three years’ experience in electrical utility protection and control work, or any equivalent combination of education and protective relaying experience. A valid Florida Driver's license is required at the time of hire. A valid Florida Driver's License required.

NOTES:

Residential Boundary Requirement - Must live within 40 minutes of NW 34th St. & 39th Ave. within one year of appointment.
Work requires physical strength and agility.
Work requires performing duties in high places.
Work may require exposure to hazardous conditions and noxious chemicals.
Work may require performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions.
On-call work outside of business hours may be required.


**For further information and/or to apply, visit: www.cityofgainesville.jobs  EOE/AA/DFWP/VP**

Closing Date: 8/28/16



TAW Technical Field Services, Inc.

RELAY TECH

Job Duties: Performs installation, testing, maintenance and repairs of protective relay equipment.

Sets up standard test apparatus or devices, test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational test-- evaluate performance and reliability of all types of protective relays.

Analyzes and interprets test data.

Adjust, calibrate, align, and modify circuitry for any type of electro-magnetic relays and digital relays.

Writes technical reports and develops charts, graphs, and schematics to describe and illustrate system's operating status.

Checks functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions. Other duties may be assigned.

Major Skills and Qualifications: Must be able to travel to customers sites in and around the state.

Three (3) or more years experience installing, maintaining, testing and repairing protective relays; Technical degree or certification preferred, with experience.

Prior experience working on industrial switchgear or industry related equipment. Experience working on transformers, breakers and variable frequency drive a plus.


Job Location is central Florida; job comes with a company vehicle, expense allowance, Cell phone and newer type test equipment.

If interested email the resume to fdotson@tawinc.com



PACIFICORP

Stat Meter & Relay Techn Jm - Local 659-160358

Description

 A Journeyman Meter & Relay Technician is a journeyman with a working knowledge of substation protection, control, and metering equipment. They install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment which includes, but is not limited to electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor protective relays, indicating and KWH/KW meters, recording instruments including sequential event recorders and digital fault recorders, controls to all substation apparatus including breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, reactors and all associated equipment, and remote control equipment including various forms of SCADA. They perform testing on substation apparatus such as power factor testing, transformer turns ratio testing, megger testing and other analytical tests as assigned. They operate substation equipment, including switching and grounding. They are expected to follow safety rules and company standards. They may work in confined spaces and in elevated work areas, may work with bucket and boom trucks. They may work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


 

Qualifications

 

Requirements for this position include:

A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Has successfully completed an electrical apprenticeship or equivalent program.
4+ years experience in the meter & relay trade.
Must pass a pre-qualifying skills test.
Good driving record. 
Physical exam required.
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the above requirements and have the following:

5+ years experience as a Journeyman Meter & Relay Technician.
Class A CDL.
At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

 

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

 

Job

: Craft/Skilled/Trades

Primary Location

: OR-Klamath Falls

Schedule

: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659

Hiring Range: 46.97

Department: Substation Operations – Klamath

 

Apply online at http://www.pacificorp.com/car/op/sp.html enter requisition number 160358



  

RELAY TECHNICIAN

GARLAND POWER & LIGHT

Anderson, TX

Summary

Responsible for technician training, completing construction and modifying substations.  Also, responsible for participating in the installation, testing, maintenance, operation and modification of the electric transmission and distribution substation including protective relays, communication processors and equipment, battery systems, fiber optic multiplexers, substation equipment, metering system. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Test, repair and calibrate devices and equipment to complete new substations construction and modifications to existing substations. 
  2. Perform substation wiring on Relay Panels, Communication Equipment, Fiber Optic, Fault recorders, etc.
  3. Install substation cabling routes and fiber optic point and connection maps.
  4. Develop and implement mapping points for Substation SCADA system.
  5. Perform field assessment of new projects and determining technical solutions. 
  6. Analyze historical trends data to investigate and correct anomalies in the power system.
  7. Ensure proper storage of hard and soft copy test reports for Audit purposes.
  8. Supervise and participate in troubleshooting system equipment and devices.
  9. Recommend modifications, revisions and improvements in facility procedures and methods. 
  10. Develop and perform test procedures for new and existing equipment.
  11. Document software protection relay tests modules and maintain relay testing and setting database.
  12. Troubleshoot  system faults.
  13. Standby Duty and callout assistance after regular working hours.
  14. Occasional travel to remote system facilities.
  15. Continuation occupational training.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Six months to one year of advanced study or training past the high school level
  • 3 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications

Education/ Experience:

  • 1 year of advanced study or training in electronics, safety and maintenance of electric utility equipment
  • 3-5 years experience in maintaining and repairing electrical and electronic equipment related to electric utility

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of electric utility equipment
  • Considerable knowledge of maintenance processes and procedures
  • Considerable knowledge of safety precautions and safe work practices under normal and emergency situations
  • Extensive knowledge in SELlogic setting language, WIN ECP, Doble/Pro Test and Bestlogic
  • Extensive knowledge in relay networking and Communication Software
  • Skill in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel 
  • Skill in performing substation switching in normal or emergency situations
  • Skill in operating various electric utility software including Relay Testing, primary equipment testing (transformers, breakers, instrument transformers, etc) and SCADA Communication Testing

Licenses and Certifications

  • Protective Relays and Maintenance
  • Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Requirements / Work Environment

The incumbent works in a substation/electrical enclosed environment; frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards; some work performed outside, exposing to inherited risks of electrocution.

Apply online at https://external-garland.icims.com/jobs/4405/relay-technician/job 



Pacific Gas and Electric is hiring qualified and skilled Journeyman Protective Relay Electrical Technicians! Interested in applying or learning more? Email Ashley Royer at AJRS@pge.com or call/text her directly at (415)215-9613

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with 23,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in Northern and Central California.

Department Overview

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.

The Substation Maintenance and Construction Team is an integral part of our Energy Delivery organization. They are responsible for safely and reliably maintaining and constructing our high voltage substations throughout the PG&E service territory of northern and central California.

Position Summary

  • This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E. This job is subject to collective bargaining.
  • Relay Protection Electrical Technician is expected to be proficient in the calibration, installation, maintenance, and operation of the following: protective relays and associated equipment which will ensure the efficient, safe, reliable, and NERC Reliability Standards compliant operation of PG&E generating plants and transmission networks. Responsible for performing work involving an extremely high degree of complexity, including troubleshooting, repairing, overhauling, calibrating, and maintaining components of protective relay systems(microprocessor and electro-mechanical); substation and electric utility protection systems; station automation and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.
  • The individual will work near energized and rotating equipment and be exposed to loud noises and vibrations. This job requires the individual to comprehend various types of equipment labels, safety signs, learn and apply technical materials and complete daily logs.
  • Work is predominantly outdoors and in all weather conditions. The individual must be able to drive safely, work extended hours; travel/transfer to new headquarter upon request at any time, and wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License or ability to obtain on 1st day of hire
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Must be able to lift 100 pounds a minimum of one time a day
  • Internal PG&E Employees: Must have qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB), Apprentice Electrical Technician (ETT) and Work Orientation Inventory (WOI) prior applying
  • External and Hiring Hall Candidates: Must qualify on the Physical Test Battery (PTB), Apprentice Electrical Technician (ETT) and Work Orientation Inventory (WOI) prior to interviewing

Desired Qualifications

  • A four year degree in Electrical Engineering OR a two year Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology and two years of experience in relay and control
  • Previous Journeyman Electrical Technician experience with two or more years of experience in relay and control.
  • High voltage electrical experience
  • Ability to navigate and read information in MS Word and MS Excel
  • Previous military experience in Power Production

Responsibilities

  • Lift, carry, and install various tools, parts and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds on mountainous terrain, dams, canals, stairways and ladders
  • Maneuver frequently on stairs and ladders, over rock, gravel, concrete, metal grating, scaffolding and wood; which may include narrow and uneven surfaces; possibility of ice, oil, and/or water on surfaces
  • Work on ladders and other elevated structures with the use of Personal Protection Equipment
  • Operate a company vehicle
  • Pack and move from ground, trucks or platforms, equipment, power/hand tools and other materials
  • Ability to work with other technicians on testing and installing equipment
  • Recording and filing of test results
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work safely as defined by PG&E’s safety standards and procedures

Employment Type: IBEW T200

Schedule: Full-time

Work Location: COTTONWOOD SUB

City: Cottonwood

Zip Code: 96022

Job Category: Maintenance / Construction / Operations

Job Level: 2. Individual Contributor

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.




Zachry Group is America's pace-setter in turnkey construction, engineering, maintenance, turnaround and fabrication services to the power, energy, chemicals, manufacturing and industrial sectors.

We work with customers to plan, build and renew their most critical facilities, so they can achieve their immediate and long-term goals, all at the highest safety standards. We operate 35 offices, and our 20,000 employees work in more than 400 locations nationwide, united by a shared set of values and the desire to deliver the very best outcome for our customers.       

Candidates can apply at www.1800JOBSUSA.com for the position below:

Job Description:   

The Journeyman Relay Technician ensures secure operation of the interconnected electrical power system by installing, commissioning, troubleshooting, repairing, testing, and maintaining power system monitoring equipment, SCADA RTUs, remedial action schemes (RAS), protective relay, control, and communication systems.

This position is located in Lubbock, TX. 

Responsibilities:    

•Providing both routine and emergency testing

•Performing maintenance and repair on power system protective relaying, monitoring, and communications equipment

•Ensuring that all transmission system operations are analyzed for cause and proper operation, and Implementing corrective actions as required in coordination with System Protection Engineering interpreting and analyzing power, control, and communication system test data

•Calibrating power system monitoring equipment, transducers, and protective relays

•Reading and properly interpreting substation drawings (e.g., single line drawings, AC and DC schematics, panel wiring diagrams, and panel layout drawings)

•Working as a member of project teams to assist with scoping, detailed design review, shop panel testing, project construction, and commissioning

•Responds to power system emergencies, and being available to stand after hours system support-on-call.

Comply with all company safety rules and procedures

•Be responsible for tools test equipment and vehicles     

Required Qualifications:    

•2 or 4 Year Degree in Power

•2 years of experience in electrical relays and controls in power substation or generating plants.

•Experience in diagnostic testing and analysis of test results on protection and control equipment in power substations.

•Experience reading electrical one-lines, AC and DC schematcis and wiring diagrams.

•Experience with various protective relay schemes. •Good analytical and problem solving skills.

•Ability and willingness to work out of town.

•Ability to adapt to changing technology  

•Develop advanced skills and the ability to work independently.    

Desired Skills:    

•Familiar with the operation of the Manta 5000 or Megger MPRT relay test sets.

•Familiar with Enoserv Relay Testing Software



Company Name:                       PNMR Resources

Position Title:                  JOURNEYMAN RELAY

Location(s):                    Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87102


Job ID: 6085273
Date: 09/14/2015
Location: PNM, Albuquerque, NM
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

POSTING DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted by: October 4, 2015


DEPARTMENT

Department:  Relay Department


PREFERENCES

Relay Technician Certification or Relay Journeyman License is required.

Must have a valid driver's license

Programming and testing for relay protection for generation

Protection relay

5 years + experience

Install & maintenance relay equipment

Frequent travel is required

Computer skills

Doble test equipment

Programming and testing relay protection distribution and transmission

Programming and testing relay packages


JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards.  Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check.  Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.

DEPARTMENT:  COMMUNICATIONS AND RELAY

DUTIES:  Under general supervision of communication and relay manager foreman, or working foreman.

Directs apprentices, skilled and semi-skilled workers in a variety of duties by installing, testing, troubleshooting, and performing maintenance on relays, relay schemes, and control circuits throughout the transmission, generation, and distribution system.

Cleans, checks, and physically examines relays; electrically calibrates and sets relays in accordance with settings received from Engineering.

Makes electrical calibrations so as to plot operating curves of the relays.  Makes tests to check polarity, ratio, and performance of current and potential transformers.

Maintains, tests, and repairs relays.  Installs cable, conduit, cable tray, and panels.

Installs new relay equipment or may replace parts as required; connects relay and various electrical equipment testing mechanisms to a test board to simulate operating conditions; compares manufacturers specifications of relays prescribed function to determine if exact sequence of operations are obtained.  Makes necessary adjustments or repairs.

Cooperates with other personnel in testing relay-tripping action.  Verifies proper operation of control and indication circuits.

Adjusts relays by tightening or loosening nuts, bolts, tension springs, or other parts until readings indicate relay is performing according to specifications, utilizing a thorough knowledge of the function, operation, and construction of a large variety of complex and delicate relays.  Also has knowledge of electronic components and skills necessary to test, calibrate, and maintain solid state relays.

Obtains proper clearance and performs switching operations on equipment for repair, maintenance, or construction work and places tags on equipment accordingly after coordinating with proper personnel.

Performs shop duties in the repair, testing, overhaul, and calibration of malfunctioning equipment; prepares records of maintenance and inspection and submits to supervisor.

Performs all duties in a safe manner complying with all safety and operational procedures; must be proficient in the application of first aid to injured persons; may work in areas requiring caution and use of safety devices; assists in providing instruction and training to apprentices.

Performs other related and assigned duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma with five or more years of relay work experience.

Out-of-town travel is required.


SALARY RANGE

Salary Grade: U32

$38.00 per hour


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/2g4s9n2zdn



J M Test

s y s t e m s

field services

 

T&D Relay Techs Needed ASAP

JM Test Systems, Inc. 

We are actively recruiting first class, experienced relay technicians and relay test supervisors for several multi-year contracts. Generous pay (commensurate with experience), per diem and mobilization/demobilization expenses will be covered. There is a high demand for experienced relay specialists and JM Test Systems Field Services would like to be the company you choose to work with. 

All Field Services employees are eligible for benefits after 30 days of employment. This includes health, dental, vision insurance plans, Health Spending Account, life insurance and a 401K program after 90 days. We are committed to treating our Field Services employees as a valued asset and as such you can count on full disclosure, regular pay dates and integrity when dealing with our company

 

If interested, please send resumes to workforjmtest@jmtest.com

 

 


 

 


 

T&D Relay Techs Needed ASAP
JM Test Systems, Inc. 
We are actively recruiting first class, experienced relay technicians and relay test supervisors for several multi-year contracts. Generous pay (commensurate with experience), per diem and mobilization/demobilization expenses will be covered. There is a high demand for experienced relay specialists and JM Test Systems Field Services would like to be the company you choose to work with. 
All Field Services employees are eligible for benefits after 30 days of employment. This includes health, dental, vision insurance plans, Health Spending Account, life insurance and a 401K program after 90 days. We are committed to treating our Field Services employees as a valued asset and as such you can count on full disclosure, regular pay dates and integrity when dealing with our company
 
If interested, please send resumes to workforjmtest@jmtest.com
 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

EnerG Test, LLC – Operations Manager

EnerG Test, LLC is a NETA accredited complete testing and service organization capable of providing a broad range of services for all medium and high voltage electrical equipment.  These services include start-up assistance (including infrared thermography scanning where appropriate); acceptance testing and commissioning; preventative maintenance, predictive services and emergency response.  Our services cover the entire northeastern corridor of the United States.

Manage and direct the resources and activities of the EnerG Test Division to optimize business development, quality assurance, growth and profitability.  Develop EnerG Test resources, organization and personnel to meet ongoing business needs.

Essential Functions:

·         Complies with and ensures compliance with all Tri-M and customer safety policies and procedures.
·         Complies with and ensures compliance with Tri-M employment policies and procedures
·         Responsible for achieving the budgeted revenue and gross margin goals for the EnerG Test operation
·         Establishes, analyzes and refines project management and field installation standards and policies to develop efficient and effective system approaches.
·         Conducts manpower meetings to ensure that staffing levels are adequate.
·         Achieves overall profitability through the management of field operations and meets the target overall gross margin for the business.
·         Oversees monthly financial forecasting and ETC data for accuracy.
·         Manages assigned personnel in order to achieve company objectives and maximize career development for employees and conducts timely and accurate performance evaluations.
·         Establishes schedules, priorities, and provides day-to-day direction of team members with the intent of ensuring that all deadlines for all projects are met.
·         Responsible for overall positive customer satisfaction rating and development/ maintenance of positive customer relationships.
·         Ensures development of mutually beneficial and respectful relationships with all customers, subcontractors, site trades, and general contractors.
·         Ensures the “PM minimum expectation” document is complied with personally and by all direct reports.
·         Ensures that conflicts/problems are resolved on projects proactively.

Skills/Educational Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferably with additional business courses.
·         Minimum 7 years in the testing industry.
·         NETA Level 3 certification preferred, but will be a job requirement once hired.
·         Demonstrated ability to lead others in a manner that maximizes their performance.
·         Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work within budgets.
·         Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft windows applications: word, excel, PowerPoint, access, project
·         Demonstrated ability to work with accounting systems.
·         Ability to handle and independently prioritize multiple tasks while meeting project deadlines
·         Ability to work in a fast paced environment and as part of a team.
·         Detail oriented
·         Ability to handle difficult situations in a professional manner.
EOE
CHERYL DANILOWICZ| The Tri-M Group, LLC | Corporate Recruiter
204 Gale Lane | P.O. Box 69 | Kennett Square, PA 19348
O 610-444-1000 x175 | F 888-389-4116| C 484-643-3677
www.tri-mgroup.com<http://www.tri-mgroup.com/> | cdanilowicz@tri-mgroup.com<mailto:cdanilowicz@tri-mgroup.com>
Total Electrical Solutions | One Trusted Partner

 



Relay Technician

 

 

EnerG Test, LLC

is a NETA accredited complete testing and service organization capable of providing a broad range of services for all medium and high voltage electrical equipment.  These services include start-up assistance (including infrared thermography scanning where appropriate); acceptance testing and commissioning; preventative maintenance, predictive services and emergency response.  Our services cover the entire northeastern corridor of the United States.

 

EnerG Test, LLC has an exciting job opportunity for a Relay Technician.  This position performs various tests of electrical power equipment and also performs various service tasks to the same equipment.  

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment. 
  • Perform function testing of substation control circuits on relay panel, transformers & circuit breaker change-outs. 
  • Perform end-to-end relay testing using Doble software
  • Develop written standard commissioning, testing and maintenance procedures for protective relaying. 
  • Adheres to testing and service protocols as well as customer requirements, ANSI/IEEE/NETA procedures and OEM requirements.

 

Ideal candidates should have:

  • 3+ years of hands on experience installing, maintaining, testing & repairing protective relays on high voltage substations. 
  • Calibrate & perform functional tests on both electromechanical and micro-processor based protective relays for high voltage substations. 
  • Experience installing, maintaining, testing, & repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment. 
  • Capable of trouble shooting distribution and transmission controls circuits 
  • Knowledge of Doble desired, not required. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines as part of a team.

 

Additional Requirements: 

• Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. 

• Complete a satisfactory criminal background check. 

• Able to work overtime and travel out of town for periods of time. 

• Able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, able to lift 70 lbs. 

• Must have a valid driver's license and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.

 

In order to be considered for this position, please e-mail resume to recruit@tri-mgroup.com.

 

We offer a competitive starting salary, full benefits package and a great work environment!  We provide our employees with the latest technology and multiple career development opportunities.  For more information about EnerG Test visit our website at www.energtest.com

 

EOE

 

CHERYL DANILOWICZ| The Tri-M Group, LLC | Corporate Recruiter
204 Gale Lane | P.O. Box 69 | Kennett Square, PA 19348
O 610-444-1000 x175 | F 888-389-4116| C 484-643-3677
www.tri-mgroup.com<http://www.tri-mgroup.com/> | cdanilowicz@tri-mgroup.com<mailto:cdanilowicz@tri-mgroup.com>
Total Electrical Solutions | One Trusted Partner

 

 


 


 

 


Testing Technician

 

 

EnerG Test, LLC

is a NETA accredited complete testing and service organization capable of providing a broad range of services for all medium and high voltage electrical equipment.  These services include start-up assistance (including infrared thermography scanning where appropriate); acceptance testing and commissioning; preventative maintenance, predictive services and emergency response.  Our services cover the entire northeastern corridor of the United States.

 

EnerG Test, LLC has an exciting job opportunity at our Kennett Square, PA location for a Testing Technician.  This position performs various tests of electrical power equipment and also performs various service tasks to the same equipment.  

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Operates phasing equipment up to 35 kV, power quality instrumentation, and primary and secondary injection, relay test equipment.
  • Performs initial interpretation of all test results.
  • Performs service tasks related to electrical power equipment, including repair, replacement, refurbishment, and upgrade.
  • Troubleshoots electrical power equipment problems and performance issues.
  • Adheres to testing and service protocols as well as customer requirements, ANSI/IEEE/NETA procedures and OEM requirements.
  • Serves as part of an on-call system, emergency response crew and willing to travel.

 

Ideal candidates should have:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Electrical understanding and experience of a journeyperson or higher.  
  • Electrical power distribution experience is a plus.
  • Technical training including a minimum of two years’ experience in the construction field and/or installation of electrical power equipment or related technical field
  • Basic understanding of construction standards and procedures for primary and secondary installations.
  • Basic working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC), National Electric Safety Code (NESC), ANSI/IEEE standards, and NETA requirements.
  • Intermediate level computer literacy including word processing, formatting spreadsheets, processing emails and database management.
  • Above average math skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines as part of a team.

 

In order to be considered for this position, please e-mail resume to recruit@tri-mgroup.com.

 

We offer a competitive starting salary, full benefits package and a great work environment!  We provide our employees with the latest technology and multiple career development opportunities.  For more information about EnerG Test visit our website at www.energtest.com

 

EOE

 

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Come Join the Leader in 2015!  

AET

a Growing Company with a Vision that includes YOU!

Senior Relay Test Techs (Field Service Engineers) & Substation Commissioning Engineers WANTED NOW

American Electrical Testing Co. We presently have work, or will be starting work in 2015 in the following states: CT, MA, ME, NJ, PA, OH, NY, MD, DE, VA, MI, TN, NC, SC and AZ with work being developed in other states as well. 

Due to continued rapid growth, American Electrical Testing

has immediate needs in New Jersey (NJ) and many other states for SENIOR Relay Test Techs/ Protection & Control Engineers with the following proven skills:

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of 7 years experience in substation testing, troubleshooting and commissioning of both electromechanical and microprocessor relays and protection systems in medium to high voltage utility substations

Proven experience and familiarity with “in service" testing techniques, data analysis & test equipment associated with electric utility transmission & distribution systems (i.e. Doble 6150)

Requires Above-average communication, computer, and organizational skills, together with proven commitment to safety, teamwork & customer service

Commissioning Engineer role requires professional skills and deep experience with relay logic, protection schemes, write-ups and documentation of test plans related to commissioning substations.

Is it time for YOU to be appreciated and continue to grow in a safety-committed and thriving company this year?   If “yes” and you fit the above requirements, please send resume with rates/ salary history TODAY to:  aotoole@aetco.us

AET offers excellent compensation, full benefits, a true "TEAM" environment and many opportunities for learning/ growth!    Both short and long-term opportunities are available in numerous locations.

Current US work authorization is required for site access.   

AET is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  EOE/AA: M/F/V/D

 



 

 
Protection & Control Field Technologists
BC Hydro
Job description
Protection & Control Technologists with Communications are key to the operating, protection and communication systems of the BC Hydro network. The work involves the installation, maintenance and repair of critical electronic equipment for detecting and responding to power system faults, controlling system devices, and data and voice transfer throughout the Province. Often work sites are in remote locations, and travel is required to locations where power system is remotely monitored and controlled.  You will work alongside a variety of people, from design to electricians to contractors to management.  From work planning through to work completion and documentation, the opportunities to work on challenging tasks and contribute to the growth of our province are great.
 
Further details regarding duties and qualifications are listed below:
• Performs maintenance on the, protection and control systems in BC; including equipment used for communication, detecting and responding to power system faults, controlling system devices, throughout the province 
• Installs and maintains substation equipment, as well as generator control systems, excitation systems, and governors
• Installs and maintains protective relaying equipment for detecting and responding to power system faults, and control equipment including SCADA systems and programmable logic controllers 
• Programs, sets up, installs and maintains distribution automation equipment (e.g. reclosers, Vista switches)
• Analyzes fault records to verify equipment performance, oversees testing of plant equipment, and writes technical reports 
• Compile and maintain records detailing work performed, installed equipment, problems encountered, resources used, repairs made and/or corrective action taken
• Test, troubleshoot, inspect and commission and performs acceptance-test for new and upgraded electrical equipment installations 
• Review, interpret, implement and maintain engineering and/or manufacturer’s plans, drawings, construction specifications and standards related to installation, modification, repair and operation of equipment associated with protection, control and some communication systems
• Assist, coach and train apprentices as required
• Adhere to applicable safety practices
 
Desired Skills and Experience
• Completed a National Diploma Program in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering Technology from an accredited institution, OR a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering accompanied with field experience
• Minimum 3+ years direct experience in field testing/commissioning
• Familiarity with numerical protection relays from various vendors
• Familiarity with computer operated secondary injection test sets (e.g. Omicron)
• Familiarity with equipment test sets (e.g. Doble M4000, Megger TTR, Vanguard)
• Electric utility experience preferred; specifically substation, small hydroelectric generation, and thermal generation experience will be considered an asset
• Possesses a good working knowledge of the methods and procedures used in utility substation construction, maintenance, protection and control.
• Experience in the installation, testing, and maintenance of protection and control systems, PLC systems and substation equipment
• A valid British Columbia Driver's license - Class 5 (or the ability to obtain)
• Demonstrated physical ability to perform all the necessary duties of the position as well as unaffected color vision
 
Additional Information
• This position is affiliated with the international Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258) www.ibew258.bc.ca
• Field work out of town, including remote camps and other remote locations, may be required
• Float plane, helicopter, and wintertime travel to mountain top and other worksites may be required
• Work in underground confined space environments and adverse climate conditions may be required
• Overtime and on-call work may be required
• A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Driver's License: Class 5
• Candidates under consideration will be required to participate in an assessment process consisting of any/all of the following: phone and in-person interviews, skill assessments, pre-placement medical checks and background checks
• BC Hydro has CPC Technologist positions available across the Province, with particular regions of focus described below.  Please indicate your region preferences in your questionnaire responses when you apply.
• Some remote locations are eligible for a remote incentive for 15% and travel incentive
 
DAWSON CREEK
Dawson Creek is a community of about 10,000 people in Northern British Columbia. It is located in the Prairie country of BC, the Peace River region. It is situated at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway and is relatively close to both Edmonton and Prince George.
Surrounded by many lakes, rivers and streams, Dawson Creek and the surrounding area is truly a four season paradise. Spring, summer or fall months provide visitors with great camping, hiking, biking, canoeing, hunting and fishing opportunities. Whether fishing from a lakeshore or a riverbank, you will have many choices. Mountains, valleys and plains give ample space to run, bike, hike or snowmobile. The long summer days average about 18°C for a high and the winter days hover around -16°C.
Within Dawson Creek, there are five elementary schools, one middle school and one senior secondary school. Northern Lights College has a campus in Dawson Creek and they work with the University of Northern British Columbia to offer many different programs.
PEACE CANYON GENERATING STATION
Peace Canyon Dam is located 8 km from the town of Hudson’s Hope in the beautiful Peace River valley of North Eastern BC. This area is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast boasting year round activities including skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, camping, boating, as well as great fishing and viewing many species of the North American big game animals. Hudson’s Hope features great small town living and has a medical clinic, arena and curling rink, elementary-secondary school, and is located 1 hour from Fort St John (north) or 40 min from Chetwynd (south).
PRINCE GEORGE (4 Positions) 
Prince George is the largest city in Northern B.C., and has a great balance of a larger centre while surrounded by the great outdoors. Activities can range from hiking, golf, camping and fishing to attending local festivals, music or theatrical performances or visiting heritage sites.
SMITHERS 
Smithers is a beautiful town, with a backdrop of Hudson Bay Mountain. Both summer and winter activities attract locals and visitors. Fishing, camping, boating, skiing, shopping hiking, and listening to local musical talent are just some of the activities you can enjoy in Smithers. Many visit Smithers (and have then moved there) for its beautiful outdoors and local entertainment scene.
 
SURREY NON-INTEGRATED AREA
The Non-Integrated Area headquarters is in Surrey within the Lower Mainland, offering all the great amenities of being in close proximity of Vancouver. The service area includes B.C.’s Northern area and West Coast, which does require a fair amount of work travel through some of the most scenic and pristine parts in all of Canada. BC Hydro operates and maintains the systems of small stand-alone (non-integrated) power systems of remote towns and villages throughout the province; these are typically small remote communities distant from the BC Hydro integrated system transmission and distribution lines. The electricity supply to each of these remote communities is produced by a small generating station in the community to supply local demand load. The electricity supply in the NIA is produced primarily by hydroelectric generation, then by Prime Power and Standby Power diesel generation facilities. 
 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please apply directly at www.bchydro.com/careers under the Current Opportunities section.  You will need to create a candidate profile and upload your resume, cover letter and any other relevant documents you would like to include in your application.  Further instructions on how to create a profile can be found under the How to Apply section of the Careers webpage.

 Protection & Control Field Technologists

BC Hydro

Job description:

Protection & Control Technologists with Communications are key to the operating, protection and communication systems of the BC Hydro network. The work involves the installation, maintenance and repair of critical electronic equipment for detecting and responding to power system faults, controlling system devices, and data and voice transfer throughout the Province. Often work sites are in remote locations, and travel is required to locations where power system is remotely monitored and controlled.  You will work alongside a variety of people, from design to electricians to contractors to management.  From work planning through to work completion and documentation, the opportunities to work on challenging tasks and contribute to the growth of our province are great.

 

Further details regarding duties and qualifications are listed below:

• Performs maintenance on the, protection and control systems in BC; including equipment used for communication, detecting and responding to power system faults, controlling system devices, throughout the province 

• Installs and maintains substation equipment, as well as generator control systems, excitation systems, and governors

• Installs and maintains protective relaying equipment for detecting and responding to power system faults, and control equipment including SCADA systems and programmable logic controllers 

• Programs, sets up, installs and maintains distribution automation equipment (e.g. reclosers, Vista switches)

• Analyzes fault records to verify equipment performance, oversees testing of plant equipment, and writes technical reports 

• Compile and maintain records detailing work performed, installed equipment, problems encountered, resources used, repairs made and/or corrective action taken

• Test, troubleshoot, inspect and commission and performs acceptance-test for new and upgraded electrical equipment installations 

• Review, interpret, implement and maintain engineering and/or manufacturer’s plans, drawings, construction specifications and standards related to installation, modification, repair and operation of equipment associated with protection, control and some communication systems

• Assist, coach and train apprentices as required

• Adhere to applicable safety practices

 

Desired Skills and Experience

• Completed a National Diploma Program in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering Technology from an accredited institution, OR a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering accompanied with field experience

• Minimum 3+ years direct experience in field testing/commissioning

• Familiarity with numerical protection relays from various vendors

• Familiarity with computer operated secondary injection test sets (e.g. Omicron)

• Familiarity with equipment test sets (e.g. Doble M4000, Megger TTR, Vanguard)

• Electric utility experience preferred; specifically substation, small hydroelectric generation, and thermal generation experience will be considered an asset

• Possesses a good working knowledge of the methods and procedures used in utility substation construction, maintenance, protection and control.

• Experience in the installation, testing, and maintenance of protection and control systems, PLC systems and substation equipment

• A valid British Columbia Driver's license - Class 5 (or the ability to obtain)

• Demonstrated physical ability to perform all the necessary duties of the position as well as unaffected color vision

 Additional Information

• This position is affiliated with the international Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258) www.ibew258.bc.ca

• Field work out of town, including remote camps and other remote locations, may be required

• Float plane, helicopter, and wintertime travel to mountain top and other worksites may be required

• Work in underground confined space environments and adverse climate conditions may be required

• Overtime and on-call work may be required

• A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Driver's License: Class 5

• Candidates under consideration will be required to participate in an assessment process consisting of any/all of the following: phone and in-person interviews, skill assessments, pre-placement medical checks and background checks

• BC Hydro has CPC Technologist positions available across the Province, with particular regions of focus described below.  Please indicate your region preferences in your questionnaire responses when you apply.

• Some remote locations are eligible for a remote incentive for 15% and travel incentive

DAWSON CREEK

Dawson Creek is a community of about 10,000 people in Northern British Columbia. It is located in the Prairie country of BC, the Peace River region. It is situated at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway and is relatively close to both Edmonton and Prince George.

Surrounded by many lakes, rivers and streams, Dawson Creek and the surrounding area is truly a four season paradise. Spring, summer or fall months provide visitors with great camping, hiking, biking, canoeing, hunting and fishing opportunities. Whether fishing from a lakeshore or a riverbank, you will have many choices. Mountains, valleys and plains give ample space to run, bike, hike or snowmobile. The long summer days average about 18°C for a high and the winter days hover around -16°C.

Within Dawson Creek, there are five elementary schools, one middle school and one senior secondary school. Northern Lights College has a campus in Dawson Creek and they work with the University of Northern British Columbia to offer many different programs.

PEACE CANYON GENERATING STATION

Peace Canyon Dam is located 8 km from the town of Hudson’s Hope in the beautiful Peace River valley of North Eastern BC. This area is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast boasting year round activities including skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, camping, boating, as well as great fishing and viewing many species of the North American big game animals. Hudson’s Hope features great small town living and has a medical clinic, arena and curling rink, elementary-secondary school, and is located 1 hour from Fort St John (north) or 40 min from Chetwynd (south).

PRINCE GEORGE (4 Positions) 

Prince George is the largest city in Northern B.C., and has a great balance of a larger centre while surrounded by the great outdoors. Activities can range from hiking, golf, camping and fishing to attending local festivals, music or theatrical performances or visiting heritage sites.

SMITHERS 

Smithers is a beautiful town, with a backdrop of Hudson Bay Mountain. Both summer and winter activities attract locals and visitors. Fishing, camping, boating, skiing, shopping hiking, and listening to local musical talent are just some of the activities you can enjoy in Smithers. Many visit Smithers (and have then moved there) for its beautiful outdoors and local entertainment scene.

SURREY NON-INTEGRATED AREA

The Non-Integrated Area headquarters is in Surrey within the Lower Mainland, offering all the great amenities of being in close proximity of Vancouver. The service area includes B.C.’s Northern area and West Coast, which does require a fair amount of work travel through some of the most scenic and pristine parts in all of Canada. BC Hydro operates and maintains the systems of small stand-alone (non-integrated) power systems of remote towns and villages throughout the province; these are typically small remote communities distant from the BC Hydro integrated system transmission and distribution lines. The electricity supply to each of these remote communities is produced by a small generating station in the community to supply local demand load. The electricity supply in the NIA is produced primarily by hydroelectric generation, then by Prime Power and Standby Power diesel generation facilities. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please apply directly at www.bchydro.com/careers under the Current Opportunities section.  You will need to create a candidate profile and upload your resume, cover letter and any other relevant documents you would like to include in your application.  Further instructions on how to create a profile can be found under the How to Apply section of the Careers webpage.

 

 


 


 

Power System Protective Relay Technician – Freeport, TX

 The Dow Chemical Company is seeking a Power System Protective Relay Technician at the Freeport, TX location.

The purpose of this job is to provide electrical subject matter expert support for the Energy Business Electrical Project Group in Freeport, TX and at other sites on the US Gulf Coast related to protective relay and metering system design, operation, setting, programming, commissioning, and maintenance.  This person will also be a leveraged protective relay resource for the Energy Systems Technology Center.

The Freeport site has one of the largest privately owned and operated industrial power systems in North America, and has thousands of protective relays in service on transmission, distribution, and generation assets. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

1.      Provide protective relay designs including development of one- and three-line diagrams and interconnect and wiring diagrams for medium and high voltage substations.

2.      Develop protection and control logic or perform review of protection and control logic developed by others.

3.      Program protective relays, Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and metering systems.  Check the accuracy, completeness, and quality of protective relay system designs for power distribution infrastructure systems.

4.      Develop protective relaying testing and commissioning plans and execute those plans.  Review and approve testing and commissioning reports done by others.

5.      Access, utilize, and in some cases develop or improve Dow Most Effective Technology (MET) related to protective relay systems.  Interface with Dow Electrical Discipline Teams and Protective Relaying Network as necessary to accomplish this.

6.      Serve as a technical resource for day-to-day operations, maintenance, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and safety investigations associated with protective relaying systems.

7.      Interface with third-party electrical suppliers and influence their protection designs at Supplier/Dow interconnection points to meet Dow’s needs.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

- Extensive knowledge of protective relay and control systems.

- This role is heavily weighted toward project activities (design, specification, setting, logic development, and commissioning) for new and retrofit applications.  Applicant must have relevant experience with these types of activities using SEL relays.

- Extensive knowledge of principles and application of protective relays.  This includes overcurrent relay coordination, transmission and distribution relaying, motor protection relaying, and fast transfer technology.

- Experience with electro-mechanical and microprocessor based relaying and metering including transient recorders

- Experience in power system operation, system restoration, and analysis of events.

- Knowledgeable of electro-mechanical, digital, and microprocessor relays of every class.

- Hands on experience and experience working on energized systems (retrofit work) is desired.

- Good communications, interpersonal, and leadership skills are critical.

- Capability to work flexible schedules as necessary to meet project deadlines.

Minimal but occasional travel. 

- Home base for this role will be at the Dow Freeport,TX site.

- A current U.S. driver license to operate a car is required

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:   

 

10 years of related experience in protective relaying systems is preferred.

 

Education

 

A minimum level of education required is a High School Diploma or GED

 

About Dow:
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2013, Dow had annual sales of more than $57 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

 

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

To Apply:

Use the link below to go directly to the Power System Protective Relay Tech posting.  Click on the Red APPLY Link.

 http://www.dow.com/careers/jobfinder/jobdetail.aspx?id=1308777

 



 

 

There is only one company that stands above the rest. Opportunities, growth, and zero layoffs since inception!

Electric Power Systems

 

EPS is the fastest growing company in our industry. Apply today and be a part of a team that provides an exceptional level of service and talent. You will experience opportunities to develop your skills and advance your career all while working for a company that is known for their stability and commitment to their employees.

 

PROTECTION & CONTROL FIELD ENGINEER / TECHNICIAN

 

Locations: With over 30 offices nationwide we have a spot for you.

Responsibilities:
• Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment.
• Perform function testing of substation control circuits on relay panel, transformers & circuit breaker change-outs.
• Perform end-to-end relay testing using Doble ProTest software or Protection Suite.
• Develop written standard commissioning, testing and maintenance procedures for protective relaying.

Requirements:
• 3+ years of hands on experience installing, maintaining, testing & repairing protective relays on high voltage substations.
• Calibrate & perform functional tests on both electromechanical and micro-processor based protective relays for high voltage substations.
• Experience installing, maintaining, testing, & repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment.
• Capable of trouble shooting distribution and transmission controls circuits
• Knowledge of Doble ProTest or Protection Suite desired, not required.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Additional Requirements:
• Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
• Complete a satisfactory criminal background check.
• Able to work overtime and travel out of town for periods of time.
• Able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, able to lift 70 lbs.
• Must have a valid driver's license and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.

EPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

Electric Power Systems (EPS)

 

Contact Bobbie Wray

b.wray@epsii.com

 

314-218-2777

 


 

 


 

 


Modesto Irrigation District

is currently recruiting to fill one (1) Relay Crew Leader

to organize, coordinate, assign, monitor, and review the work of assigned personnel, including contractors, engaged in the performance of technical duties related to testing, troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating Protection System Equipment associated with the District's Transmission and Distribution Systems; to perform duties requiring specialized knowledge; to specify needed equipment and perform various other technical functions as required; and to provide administrative support to assigned supervisor.  

Protection System Equipment includes but is not limited to the following:   Protective Relays, Current Transformers, Potential Transformers, Capacitor Voltage Transformer, Coupling Capacitor Voltage Transformers, Combination Metering Units, and ancillary control systems. All work must comply with District Standards. Documentation and verification of all work performed is critical.

Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application including the attached supplemental questionnaire to the Human Resources Department. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended.  Applications will be screened on or after, Friday, January 31, 2014. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration.  

Applications can be found at www.mid.org/careers. EOE.

 

Detailed job announcement.pdf



 


Visit  Job-Applications.com , this is a job seekers resource that provides hundreds of printable and online applications for many different job types including jobs for protective relay technicians. Click here http://www.job-applications.com  and search for Protective Relay Technicians.

 


 

 


Company: TNMP

Position Title: RELAY TECH I, II or SENIOR

Location: Lewisville, Texas, United States, 75029

Job ID: 6084352
Location: TNP, Lewisville, TX

POSTING DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2013.

DEPARTMENT

TNMP Lewisville Regional Office

JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY:

Inspects, tests, and maintains relay and control equipment in electrical substations and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ability to install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair relay and control equipment in electrical substations which includes, but is not limited to electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor protective relays, instrument transformers, indicating and KWH/KW meters, recording instruments including sequential event recorders and digital fault recorders, controls to all substation equipment including breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, reactors and all associated equipment, and remote control equipment including various forms of SCADA.

Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters and related electrical testing equipment.

Assists in installation and maintenance of substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment.

Performs maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement.

Trains personnel, plans jobs, facilitates record keeping, and ensures safety.

Available to perform "on call" work as necessary.

May serve as dispatcher and/or switchman.

Performs surveying and staking for new construction.

Properly reports and maps substation related changes to equipment and lines.

Paints, repairs, and maintains substation facilities.

Relay Tech Senior will be responsible for supervision of employees while performing required tasks.

Performs other duties as assigned.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements

COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge of protective relay applications, testing and operations of both electromechanical and solid state relays

Knowledge and understanding of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and drafting

Knowledge and understanding of safe and proper testing techniques

Knowledge and understanding of substation operation and maintenance

Ability to troubleshoot electrical circuits

Thorough knowledge of the functions, procedures, organization and regulation of Company operations.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and practices.

Ability to meet, influence and maintain harmonious relationships with customers, community leaders, and others as required.

QUALIFICATIONS                                                 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:  

Ability to read and interpret documents such as schematic drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
Ability to write speeches and articles of publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 
Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations related to electrical power systems

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume 

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Advanced knowledge of computers

Extensive knowledge of SCADA, Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), and communications

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:  

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending.  Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Primarily field environment

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/bx4dw5c

 



 

Never shovel snow again!

VALLEY ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION IS LOOKING FOR A

Journeyman Substation Technician

Immediate opening for one (1) professional Journeyman Substation Technician to join our team. This position will be located in our main offices in Pahrump, Nevada.

Key Responsibilities: Provides for continuous electrical service by performing maintenance on substations and related equipment.

Required Education, Training and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent and certified as a Journeyman Substation Technician, with a minimum of 6 years of experience in appropriate field.

Position Description: For more detailed information regarding the responsibilities, duties and specifications of the Journeyman Substation Technician position, please refer to the Job Description.

 

All interested applicants shall complete and submit the Application Packet. Qualified applicants chosen for an interview will be notified by email. Not all applications will receive response; status calls related to the same will not be returned.

Applications will be accepted by electronic means and for open positions only.

 

 

 


 


CANUS Corporation

is looking for upwards of 10 qualified Relay Test Techs to hire for long term jobs nationwide.  

Canus Corp is a California testing firm but the demand for our services has become nationwide.  

If you are a relay tech (at any level) and are interested in our protective relay testing opportunities then we want to talk to you.

Please e-mail us at:

 gricks@canus.co

 



INDUSTRIAL TESTS Inc. - CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

We are looking for a few good men and women who can work well in a team environment.  
If you are a hands-on individual with a can do attitude then we can offer you a challenging environment to learn and work.   
Industrial Tests, Inc. offers competitive salaries, paid holiday's, paid vacation and medical benefits.       

 

Industrial Tests, Inc. is currently looking for Field Salespeople and Field Service Engineers and Field Service Technicians located in California and Nevada.   
We also have an opening for a qualified Power Systems Engineer.  


If you are interested in any of these positions please e-mail your resume to HR@IndTests.com



 

At Puget Sound Energy (PSE) we have a long tradition of service, and an exciting and innovative future ahead!

Consider PSE for the next step in your career.

 

 

PSE offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. PSE is an Equal Opportunity employer.

We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Apply online at www.PSE.com/careers

 

 

  Check out these two positions:

Consulting Engineer or Below #4572

Consulting Engineering Specialist or Below DOQ #4573

 

 

 


 

 


 

Basin Electric Power Cooperative 

is looking for a protective relay technician.

Basin Electric is headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota.

The protective relay and substation equipment maintenance position is located in the Huron, South Dakota area. 

Contact Deb Meyhoff at 701-223-0441. 

 

 


 

 


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