Job: Relay Technician

Title Relay Technician
Location Multiple Openings
Job Information

Direct email contact information is: mo@uselectricalstaffing.com

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Relay Technician Open Positions:

Novi, MI- Mentor, OH- Pittsburgh, PA- New Berlin, WI- Indianapolis, IN- Boston, MA- Wallingford, CT- Dayton, OH- Chicago, IL

Job Summary :   Complete projects involving protection & control systems, components, and accessories related to electrical distribution systems from 480V to 345KV.

 

Duties and Responsibilities :

 

  • Review elementary one-line diagrams and control wiring diagrams
  • Perform point to point checks on control wiring
  • Perform commissioning, calibration, operational and functional tests on multi-functional solid state protective relays utilizing a 3-phase test set
  • Configure and modify protective relay settings in accordance with SC/Coor Study
  • Troubleshoot protection and control schemes involving multi-functional solid state relays
  • Perform full functional tests of protection and control systems
  • Perform acceptance testing / commissioning of line traps, CCVT’s, BCT’s, CT’s, and PT’s
  • Verification of circuit integrity by applying AC or DC current as required
  • Verification of solid state relay wiring and configuration
  • Verify overall utility relay protection scheme matches original elementary protection scheme design
  • Provide technical support and assistance for sales engineers and technical report writers.
  • Conduct safety meetings as required by the Safety Policy.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and safety policies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Graduate Engineer BSEE or Graduate of Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and three years similar work experience.NETA Level III or IV Certification is preferred and PE is a plus.
  • Experience testing CT’s, PT’s and other equipment associated with protection schematics
  • Experience with the following manufacturers’ relays:Schweitzer Engineering Labs (SEL321, SEL421, SEL311, SEL451, SEL351, etc), GE Utility Relays (L60, L90, D60, D30 Multilin 750, Multilin 469, etc).
  • Experience utilizing 3-phase relay test equipment including Pulsar, Manta, and Doble.
  • Experience utilizing RTS software to test protective relays
  • Requires a high degree of communication, supervisory, organizational and good management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
  • Basic computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word, use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work.Must be available for out-of-town and international travel of up to several weeks.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell.Frequently required to sit, climb and balance.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus.Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets.

 

 

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