Electrical Technician

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $65 per hour
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Electrical Technician

Contract position: Client is looking for a few Substation Test/Relay Commissioning Specialists that specialize in testing and commissioning high voltage electrical substations, systems & relays. These are long term Contract opportunities that could turn into a direct hire job for the right candidate. You need 7-25+ years of relevant experience and will support projects nationwide. Client will pay for mob, demob, trips home and per diem.

Responsibilities for the Electrical Technician
  • Responsible for directing commissioning and testing activities in the field on high voltage substation projects
  • Leads commissioning and testing activities for utility and industrial substations and facilities
  • Direct field testing on all required substation equipment, including transformers, circuit breakers, protective relays, instrument transformers and other substation equipment per the manufacturer's recommendations and the NETA testing standards
  • Compiles test results and creates reports for all the physical testing of equipment test procedures
  • Provides cost control and testing and commissioning scheduling information to Project Manager
  • Analyzes results of testing and provides guidance on how to interpret results of testing to less experienced testing technicians
  • Maintains client relationships with client field personnel
Requirements for the Electrical Technician

  • 7-25+ years of experience installing, maintaining, testing, & commissioning high voltage substation equipment & systems
  • Specific experience installing, maintaining, testing, & commissioning circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, protective relays and similar substation equipment equipment
  • Calibrate & perform functional tests on both electromechanical and micro-processor based protective relays for high voltage substations
  • An AS or BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology or Power is preferred

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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