Electric Power Systems

Medium Voltage Electrician/Technician/Terminator

Job ID
2022-3523
Location : Metro Area
Austin, TX
Category
Field 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.

 

 

The Medium Voltage Electrician/Technician/Terminator will perform installing, testing, repairing, and maintenance of medium/high voltage electric power cables and equipment. Work requires knowledge of electrical principles, procedures, materials, and safety standards governing electrical systems above 600 volts. In addition, work requires general mechanical skills and knowledge. Incumbent is responsible for: installing or repairing any of a variety of electrical equipment such as MV/HV cables, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment; working from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications; locating and diagnosing trouble in the electrical system or equipment; working standard of wiring or electrical equipment; and using a variety of electrician’s hand tools and measuring and testing instruments.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Perform terminations for cabling and repairs on medium/high (5kV and up) voltage electrical distribution systems, for collection systems, data centers, and permanent facilities.
  • Perform cable splicing of medium voltage lines.
  • Install additional power feeds to temporary and permanent facilities, and land connections on transformers, junction boxes, switchgear, switches, etc.
  • Open required high-voltage switches to de-energize line or equipment to be worked on, tests for the voltage, and clamps grounding device to equipment to ensure safety of workers.
  • Potential to assist with installation and maintain transformers, capacitors, insulators, lightning arrestors, switches, circuit breakers, and other accessories used in connection with high-voltage distribution lines.
  • Help locate and identified failed cables to repair.
  • When necessary, work in, near, or on “hot lines” using appropriate equipment.
  • Familiarity with Megger (insulation tester), Hi-Pot, VLF, Thumper, and TDR for cable testing.
  • NETA Certified a plus
  • Knowledge on test the following equipment a plus: Transformers, Switchgear, and Breakers.
  • Perform all work IAW OSHA, National, and Site-specific safety practices/procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Site Management.

Qualifications

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or trade school course completion is required.
  • 3+ years of related experience as a MV Cable Technician.
  • An advanced certification in assigned area required.

 

LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certifications for major manufacturers (3M, Richards, Hubbell) for terminations
  • Certification for splicing
  • Journeyman License a Plus
  • Valid Driver’s License.

 

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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