Substation Relay Technician
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: : BBBH115619
Location: USA, Indiana, Indianapolis
Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
Date posted: 30/10/2017
This individual will perform the work associated with and including, but not limited to, the installation, testing, inspection, calibration, and repair of all system protection devices, transducers, and equipment (microprocessor based and electronic relays, circuits, protective controls, switchboards, and other substation equipment) on Clients' electric transmission and distribution systems.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Install, test, inspect, calibrate, and repair all electronic relays, circuits, system protection devices, transducers, and equipment (microprocessor based and electric relays, protective controls, switchboards, and other substation equipment); Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and remote terminals.
Review specification and engineering drawings to understand the purpose and functionality of substation.
Schedule the installation and commissioning with subcontractors and customer.
Provide safety analysis and proper equipment isolation procedure.
Provide a day-to-day outage plan for customer.
Develop detail test procedure and sign-off sheet for each piece of equipment
Monitor the construction and be available to address technical questions as they arise during
construction, installation and testing.
Identify and resolve design errors.
Assist field crews and dispatch in developing switching to properly sequence in equipment, making sure proper hold points for testing are incorporated.
Directly witness or perform critical tests such as DC Functional Trip Testing prior to energization and in-service
Direct crews as necessary during critical work junctures
Acknowledge substation modification is complete and functional and formally turns it over to Dispatch to be operated within its design limits
Support several capital projects occurring at the same time
Review test results and monitoring the work so as to anticipate any problems and gauge their level of involvement from a technical support perspective
For more information about this role please contact our Houston office