POSITIONS OPEN IN Roanoke, VA
Responsible for coordinating high technical portion of work associated with the testing and/or commissioning of electrical distribution and transmission substations for utility clients. Individual will grow to provide direct supervision over startup personnel along with others suppliers such as contractor electricians and engineering staff or may assist commissioning agents. Individual will develop a strong background in protection and control circuits along with the knowledge to test microprocessor based transmission relays such as Schweitzer, GE, Areva and ABB, a plus. Superior knowledge of computers is required along with an ability to perform automated relay testing by utilizing a laptop, a plus.
Company is a full service electrical testing company and has contributed to the successful completion of major projects throughout the world and our continued expansion throughout the United States.
Serve as highly technical person to perform relay commissioning at utility substations, a plus.
Consult with clients commissioning agents to determine the customer's needs and priorities.
May need to assist in providing written procedures for switching, energization, isolation methods for testing and commissioning work.
May need to assist in coordinating and overseeing substation technicians, electricians and serve as project manager (supervisory and non supervisory positions available).
Serve as primary customer contact for specific projects.
Professional presentation required in dealing with employees, clients and suppliers.
Prevent unnecessary outages while working in Brownfield Substations or on any type of energized equipment.
May assist in the management of project staff. Positions do exist with no management requirements.
NECESSARY EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Knowledge of testing, commissioning and maintenance of power equipment a must.
Superior Safety record.
Broad experience with wide variety of electrical apparatus used in power industry, including transformers, breakers and switchgear required.
NETA Certification is a plus
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS
BS in electrical engineering or equal experience
EPS is an equal opportunity employer.