Electric Power Systems

  • Entry Level Wireman

    Job ID
    2020-2057
    Location : Metro Area
    Houston, TX
    Category
    Wireman
  • Overview

    Electric Power Systems 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 along side all of our clients. Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

     

    Job Purpose: A substation wireman performs routine maintenance and emergency repairs on circuit breakers, transformers, power cables, and other elements at a substation. 

     

    EPS is one of the fastest growing companies in our industry. Apply today and be a part of a team that provides an exceptional level of service and talent.

    Responsibilities

     

    As a wireman, your primary function is the termination of cables in the relay control panels, as well as any outdoor equipment (breakers, VT’s, etc.).  All necessary wiring supplies will be available, minus standard hand tools (screwdrivers, wire cutters, needle nose pliers, etc.).  Supplied tools include crimpers, wire strippers and cable cutters.  Instruction will be given on site as to proper wiring technique desired by the customer, as well as training on proper shield grounding of the control cable.  An understanding of wiring diagrams is necessary, as this will be one of the primary means to determine cable location and termination sequence.  Assistance in correcting factory wiring may be required, as well as re-wiring existing circuits during a cutover at brown field substations.

     

    Requirements:  

    • Ability to learn how to use High, Medium and Low voltage testing of electrical power equipment.  
    • Willing to learn 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.
    • Ability to use a computere to prepare and maintain reports detailing all tests, repairs, and maintenance performed.
    • Troubleshoot, repair, replace and clean equipment and components in a substation.

     

    Knowledge of the following equipment:

     

    • Circuit Breakers,
    • Low Voltage, Medium Voltage, High Voltage | 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
    • 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


     

    Qualifications


    • 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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