Electric Power Systems

Junior SIA Relay Test Engineer

Job ID
2022-3841
Location : Metro Area
Atlanta, GA
Category
Relay Technician

Overview

Junior Substation Integration Automation (SIA) 

 

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.

 

Job purpose: The Junior SIA Test Technician will be capable of testing equipment and tool / wiring usage; interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills . This role will perform Substation Automation Testing and maintenace of transmission and distribution of power substation equipment, relaying and power line carrier wire transfer. 

 

 

Responsibilities

Substation Integration Automation (SIA) Testing Engineer 

  • Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment.
  • Perform function testing of substation automation control circuits on relay panel, transformers & circuit breakers.
  • Develop relay macros and testing routines with confirmation of proper protection and control design.
  • Perform end-to-end relay testing using relay test software, and analyze the auto operation of the relays.
  • Develop written standard commissioning, testing and maintenance procedures for protective relaying.
  • Examine relay settings and logic equations for confirmation of system operation in accordance with design.
  • Develop isolation restoration procedures for a construction outage.

 

Qualifications

 

Substation Integration Automation (SIA) Testing Engineer requirements

 

Minimum of 2 years’ 

 

  • 2 years plus of experience in relay calibration and programming voltage regulating equipment
  • Experience with associated testing equipment and test sets.
  • KNOWLEDGE Protective relays; relay test equipment; relay test equipment software
  • Relay testing and experience.
  • Strong work ethic, fast learner, coachable and trainable.
  • Regional travel Monday - Friday.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

  • 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.
  • Experience installing, maintaining, testing, or repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, or similar equipment is desired.

 

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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