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[Relay Technician] Field Services Relay Supervisor

Posted by: Power Grid Engineering <> on December 19, 2017 at 07:09:49. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
State: Illinois
Country: United States


REPORTS TO: Regional Manager of Field Services
TRAVEL: 50%-100% (Depends on region and your permanent location)
LOCATION: Illinois

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.

Support Field Services Director & Key Account Executives in estimates/bid proposals, project oversight, & quality assurance (HP & Safety). Provide supplemental support for projects as necessary in the capacity of a project lead or providing direction to the project lead.
All employees contribute to a safe work environment, follow all safety and Human Performance best practices, and work to uphold PGE Core Values.

• Support Field Services Director, Project Estimator & Key Accounts Executive in estimates and bid proposal
• Support in personnel assignments to projects
• Collaborate with Project Manager to help ensure project success
• Insure Safety Practices, Human Performance and quality assurance for field service projects
• Provide Project Technical Support to Field Service personnel
• Responsible for creating/collaborating on processes and procedures for Field Service Department
• Participate in field services staff training
• Provide technical/field support for testing and commissioning of large, high voltage substation expansion projects
• Reviewing procedures and/or test plans in support of large electric utility for 13kv and above power systems
• Assist Technicians in troubleshooting protection and control issues as required
• Assist in routine troubleshooting and repair of substation relaying and control equipment in Transmission & Distribution substations
• Perform Employee yearly evaluations
• Approve all vacation and time off requests for direct reports
• Perform job site HP and Safety audits
• Other duties as assigned

• Ability to Communicate as a Professional
• Ability to instruct 3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment software Test equipment and tool/wiring usage; interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above, basic PC skills
• Ability and willingness to work out of town as required
• Understand and adhere to applicable equipment and clearance procedures and safety practices
• Reference and complete assignments as described in applicable specifications
• Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
• Self-motivated, with a positive attitude
• Good analytical and problem solving skills
• Minimum of 7 years of field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and commissioning substation relaying and control schemes for large electric utilities for 4kv and above power systems
• Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, business acumen, management ability
• Exercises good communication, negotiation, organizational and time management skills

• Associate of Electrical Technology (AET) or the equivalent specialized training in system protection
• Preferred education Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Electrical Technology (BET),
• Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Professional Engineer is a plus
• Technical experience may be substituted in lieu of a Technical Degree

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 50 pounds
• Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus


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