Electric Power Systems

  • Substation Technician

    Job ID
    2019-1978
    Location : Metro Area
    Chicago, IL
    Category
    Field Technician
  • Overview

    Electric Power Systems (EPS) is a NETA Certified, Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization.

    We specialize in commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for Utility, Industrial, Transit, Data Centers, and Commercial Facilities.

    At Electric Power Systems, we are committed to promoting a culture of safety within our organization and alongside all of our clients.

    Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    High / Medium / Low voltage testing of electrical power equipment. 

    • Consult manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams and engineering personnel in order to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems and determine optimum equipment functioning. 
    • Prepare and maintain reports detailing all tests, repairs, and maintenance performed.
    • Troubleshoot, repair, replace and clean equipment and components in a substation.

    Requirements: 

    • 3+ years of hands on experience High, Medium and Low voltage testing of electrical power equipment.
    • Low Voltage 480v - 600 Volts 
    • Medium Voltage 4160v-13800 Volts OR 12470 Medium Voltage 
    • High Voltage 69kv - 750kV 

    Knowledge of the following equipment:

    • Circuit Breakers, LV/MV/HV
    • Transformers
    • Switchgear
    • Motors
    • PT's
    • CCVT's

    Experience with the following test equipment:

    • Power Factor
    • Ductor
    • Megger
    • CT ration & saturation
    • Hi-Pot

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Highly motivated self-starter with desire to learn 
    • NETA certified a plus, but not required 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Electrical/Electronic technology, or Military experience preferred but not required.
    • 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

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