Full Job Description
POWER YOUR FUTURE WITH CE POWER in our Service department as a Protection and Control Relay Technician supporting our local utility. If you have 2 years or more of relay testing experience in utility substations, we want to hear from you!
Our relay technicians lead or assist others and will also work independently installing, adjusting, calibrating, and troubleshooting all control, protection and instrumentation equipment systems. Adhering to our Core Value- “ Safety Around the Clock”, all of our employees contribute to a safe work environment, follow all safety and Human Performance best practices, and work to uphold our Core Values.
As a Protection and Control Relay Technician, you will be responsible for:
Testing, including (without limitation): reading/verifying all voltage and current inputs to relays; verifying all metering (local and SCADA); calibrating all relays; trip testing (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all function switches, etc.
Performing routine troubleshooting and repair of substation relaying and control equipment. Commission new substations, power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and microprocessor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, pilot wire, transfer, transfer trip, fiber optic, CVT’s, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipment.
Planning, scheduling, and completing test activities efficiently, on time, without service interruptions.
Providing Project Technical Support to Field Service personnel.
Minimum of 2 years of field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and repairing substation relaying and control schemes.
Experience is desirable in any of the following related areas: substation design (including protection & control engineering); substation construction; substation commissioning; SCADA/Fault Data/SER/Integration-Automation equipment installation and testing.
3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment software
Test equipment and toll/wiring usage; interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above; basic PC skills.
Quickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment; communicate effectively with diverse groups, tailoring communication for audience and situation.
Learn and apply client’s switching procedures and safety measures as required.
Reference and complete assignments as described in applicable specifications.
Perform regular field work both indoors and outdoors.
Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, business acumen, management ability.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
Valid Driver’s license and good driving record.
WHY WORK FOR CE POWER?
CE Power provides comprehensive solutions for upgrading, testing and maintaining the reliability and efficiency of substation and generation assets.
CE Power has deep, one-stop resources that smaller companies can’t provide. Yet unlike many larger companies, we have direct relationships with all leading OEMs, which ensures that the recommended solution also happens to be the best solution.
Full Time or On-Call employment opportunities available.
Beyond Compensation: Total compensation doesn’t just include salary, but there are a number of fringe benefits to select from for full-time and part-time employees.
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance starting the 1st of the month after employment for our employees and their dependents.
Paid Time Off- We value work-life balance; so much so, we have a CE Power Fundamental reflective of this: Live a Healthy Lifestyle. We’re a family-friendly company and we recognize the importance of spending time with loved ones.
Company paid Short Term Disability (STD).
Life Insurance- Basic Life Insurance is offered to our employees at no cost.
Continuing Education assistance offered to our employees who wish to pursue their formal education.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)