Electric Power Systems

Relay Engineer

Job ID
2022-3006
Location : Metro Area
Chicago
Category
Relay Engineer

Overview

Looking to POWER UP your career? Then come join a company that is helping usher in the next generation of Energy for our planet! 

 

As a NETA certified Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization, we set the standard for technical expertise and uncompromising safety within the Renewable Energy, Data Centers, and Industrial industries.

 

We’re looking for a Relay Technician to performs electrical testing on relays in electrical power stations. As a relay technician, your duties involve using equipment such as a Doble 6150 to test different types of microprocessor relays inside the electrical substation. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment, relaying schemes, DFR equipment, SCADA systems, distribution automation systems and associated communication equipment. 
  • Perform function testing of substation control circuits on relay panel, transformers & circuit breaker changeouts.
  • Perform end-to-end relay testing using Doble ProTesT software to verify carrier and fiber systems.
  • Assist in developing written standard commissioning, testing and maintenance procedures for protective relaying, DFR's, RTU's, IED's, Distribution Automation and associated communication systems. 
  • Manage projects onsite throughout the duration and effectively interface and own the relationship with customers and their vendors.

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 5+ years related experience in the areas of transmission line and substation protective relay control system and SCADA/Automation checkout, installation, testing and trouble-shooting.
  • Demonstrated thorough proficiency regarding protective relay, substation communication, and/or SCADA/Automation theory and application, general electrical/electronic theory and computer hardware and software skills.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.
  • Must complete a satisfactory criminal background check.
  • Must be able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, drive regularly, 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.
  • If applying for position, must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa.

Electric Power Systems offers competitive pay and benefits, as well as many opportunities for technical training/ growth and advancement. We also offer both long-term and shorter (project-based) assignments in many locations as well as full time employment. Come join the Leader in Electrical Testing!

 

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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