Substation Relay Test Technician

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $60 per hour

job description

Substation Relay Test Technician

job summary:
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 5-25+ years of relevant experience and will support projects in Texas. Louisianna & the surrounding area. Client will pay for mob, demob, trips home and per diem. 
location: Houston, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: High School
  • 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

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: High School
  • High Voltage Relay Testing (3 years of experience is required)
  • Substations
  • Protective Relays
  • NETA Testing Standards
  • Test Technician
  • Switchgear
  • Transformers
  • Power Circuit Breakers
  • Substation Technician

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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