Duties: Installs, tests, inspects, calibrates, and repairs 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. Diagnoses electrical and electronic problems. Interprets manufacturers’ drawings, equipment manuals, and diagrams. Completes corrective and preventive maintenance for the safe and efficient operation of all system protection equipment. Confers with manufacturers’ technical support to determine proper repair and maintenance procedure. Completes and delivers accurate reports. Maintains tools, equipment, and other work-related materials in proper working condition. Performs functional verification of protective schemes and equipment.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree in Engineering Management, Electrical Engineering, Electronics... Engineering or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus 2 years of experience performing testing or design activities in electrical distribution engineering and field service engineering.
Or, in the alternative:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering Management, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus 4 years of experience performing testing or design activities in electrical distribution engineering and field service engineering.
Candidate must also possess:
(1) Demonstrated Expertise (DE) designing, testing, and calibrating microprocessor-based electronic protection modules and relays;
(2) DE leveraging supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) communications systems to monitor alarms, metering and remote operation of the breakers;
(3) DE using electrical test equipment, including Doble and Megger, as well as multimeters, power quality meters, signal generators, and analyzers;
(4) DE resolving field issues and troubleshooting field errors; and,
(5) DE leveraging industry standards and codes, reading manufacturer data sheets, schematics, or prints, and maintaining updated release versions of schematics