Substation Technician

Electric Power Systems

New Braunfels, TX

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
New Braunfels, TX, US
LOCATION
New Braunfels, TX
POSTED
30+ days ago
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.

 

Electric Power Systems is seeking an Electrical Field Test Technician (Substation Technician) to Inspect,  test, and maintain electrical  substations & transmission switchyards. Technicians will work with electrical  equipment, such as SF6 & vacuum circuit breakers, pad mount transformers/GSU transformers, grounding, instrument transformers, and variance of switches both manual and motor operated. Duties are to be able to inspect, test, troubleshoot, and functionally operate all equipment.  

 

 

Responsibilities:

Requirements:    

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience High, Medium, and Low voltage testing of electrical power equipment.    
  • High / Medium / Low voltage testing of electrical power equipment.
  • Consult manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, and engineering personnel in order to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems and determine optimum equipment functioning.
  • Prepare and maintain reports detailing all tests, repairs, and maintenance performed.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, replace, and clean equipment and components in a substation.

 

Knowledge of the following equipment:

 

  • Circuit Breakers,
  • Low Voltage, Medium Voltage, High Voltage | LV/MV/HV
  • Transformers
  • Switchgear
  • Motors
  • PT's
  • CCVT's

 

Experience with the following test equipment:

 

  • Power Factor
  • Ductor
  • Megger
  • CT ration & saturation
  • Hi-Pot
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a desire to learn
  • NETA certified a plus, but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Electrical/Electronic technology, or Military experience preferred but not required




Qualifications:
  • 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.

 

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.

About the Company

Electric Power Systems