Electric Power Systems

Substation Technician

Job ID
2020-2209
Location : Metro Area
Vancouver WA
Category
Substation Technician

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.

 

 

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

Job Responsibilities and Expectations:

Field Service Technicians inspect, test, troubleshoot, perform start-up and collect data of low, medium and high voltage (to 500kV) electrical systems, and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering.

  • Instrument transformer tests
  • Power transformer testing - Doble, TTR, Insulation Resistance, etc.
  • Test solid state relays
  • Testing - Tan Delta, Power Factor, VLF, DC Hipot, CCVT's, PT'S, Megger
  • Automatic transfer switch troubleshooting
  • Low, Medium and High voltage switchgear and circuit breaker testing 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: to qualify for consideration, you must meet each of the following minimum qualifications and requirements.

  • Prefer an Associate’s degree from an accredited 2 year technical college in Electrical Power, or similar experience and training from the military (Army Prime Power, Air Force Electrical Power Production, or NAVY Seabee)
  • Must have at least 2 or more years of relevant experience with most of the following or similar: 
  • Must be able to work safely and adhere to all electrical safety procedures.
  • NETA or NICET Certification (Level II+) or equivalent skills/experience a plus.
  • Must have general PC skills including email, internet, data entry and Microsoft Excel; experience with PowerDB a plus

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Must be able to crawl, climb, stand and lift up to 75 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodations. Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.

 

EPS in an equal opportunity employer. Our organization does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, veteran status, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an E-Verify, Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.


 

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