Senior PTE Field Technician
Department:PTE Vancouver WA Dept
Senior PTE Field Technician
At POWER Engineer, Inc. we strive to create an environment where our field teams operate safely, delivering excellent technical service, leading to a high degree of client satisfaction. We share lessons learned and keep our safety and technical skills sharp through training and application. If you are interested in a long-term engagement with a high-performing team, please send us your resume.
Roles and Responsibilities:
+ Perform testing and commissioning of Protection and Control systems on high voltage substations
+ Perform, or supervise, on site hands-on protective relay testing using relay test sets such as Omicron CMC 256/356 or Doble F6150. Examples of relays to be tested are SEL-311L, SEL-387, SEL-487, SEL-421, SEL-351S, GE L90, GE D60 among others.
+ Technical and safety development
+ Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects
+ Perform Job Hazard Analysis – JHA
+ Accurately document test results and produce field reports on requested format
+ Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics
+ Perform clerical responsibilities such as timecards, expense reports and project reports
+ Five to ten (5-10) years of professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in medium and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing
+ Demonstrable expertise on transmission, generation and distribution relays (SEL, Basler, Beckwith, and GE families) and protective schemes
+ Technical skills related to protective relays include relay calibration utilizing test sets/measuring devices such as Omicron CMC 256/356 and Doble F6150, control scheme testing, testing of the sensing CT/PT circuits, ability to upload settings to microprocessor relays, and static & dynamic testing of microprocessor-based protective relays
+ Proven experience with Electrical Field-Testing standards, practices, and procedures such as NETA, IEEE, NFPA applicable standards
+ Demonstrable knowledge of testing electrical distribution, generation and transmission projects with voltage levels ranging from 15 kV to 500 kV, including protective relays, and circuit breakers
+ Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
+ Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations
+ Working knowledge of computer systems and microprocessor or relay software and project environment skills
+ Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer controlled solid-state test equipment (Automated protective relay test equipment such as Omicron or Doble)
+ Technical software for testing purposes and data review: ProTesT, Protection Suite, ENOSERV RTS, Omicron Test Universe and AcSELerator Quickset
+ Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
+ Experienced in managing electrical drawings
+ Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift 50+lbs with or without a reasonable accommodation
+ Regional travel up to 90%
+ Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Technology degree in similar discipline
+ Experience testing and troubleshooting electromechanical relays
+ Experience testing and commissioning electrical equipment on high voltage substations such as CTs, CCVTs, PLC systems and DC systems including batteries and battery chargers
+ Experience working on Xcel or AEP systems desired.
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefit package:
• Maternity Leave
• Parental Leave
• Paid Holidays
• Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
• Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
Salary Range: DOE