Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 60290
TRC's Test & Commissioning Practice is seeking Senior Relay Technicians with HV utility system protection commissioning experience to join our growing Southeast Regional team.
General Description of Position:
This individual will perform the work associated with and including, but not limited to, the installation, testing, inspection, calibration, and repair of all system protection devices, transducers, and equipment (microprocessor based and electronic relays, circuits, protective controls, switchboards, and other substation equipment) on Clients' electric transmission and distribution systems.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Install, test, inspect, calibrate, and repair all electronic relays, circuits, system protection devices, transducers, and equipment (microprocessor based and electric relays, protective controls, switchboards, and other substation equipment); Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and remote terminals.
Diagnose electrical and electronic problems; interpret manufacturer's drawings, equipment manuals, or diagrams; and determine the proper course of action to complete corrective and preventive maintenance, as required, for the safe and efficient operation of all system protection equipment.
Consult with manufacturer's technical support to determine proper repair or maintenance procedures.
Complete and deliver accurate reports and information as required for TRC reporting requirements.
Perform general housekeeping duties in and around the relay and substation work areas and assist others in maintaining tools, equipment, and other work-related materials in proper working condition.
Perform functional verification of protective schemes and equipment.
Performs additional duties as required to support department goals and projects.
Preferably 5+ years of HV utility system protection testing and commissioning.
Prefer BS Degree degree in industrial electrical, instrument and control, or electronics field and increasingly responsible system protection experience directly related to the installation and maintenance of electro-mechanical and electronic relays and control equipment utilized by electric utilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Basic knowledge of alternating current (ac) and direct current (dc) theory and relaying protection schemes.
Able to read and understand construction and manufacturer's drawings and specifications.
Able to read and understand schematic diagrams.
Able to troubleshoot, identify, and resolve problems in a timely manner, using sound judgment.
Ability to utilize a relay test set to prove protective device settings. Familiarity with Doble Protest, AcSELerator, and ENOSERVE RTS a plus.
Able to gather and analyze information.
Strong attention to detail.
Written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills at the level required to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of the position.
Able to operate computers and associated programs at the level required to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of the position.
Possess valid driverís license
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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