• Regional Electrical Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-Plattsburgh
    Job ID
    2018-1709
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations and Maintenance
  • Overview

    This position will work in power plant installing, testing, and troubleshooting medium voltage (13.8kV and below) and station service electrical equipment such as motors, and motor controls, switchgear, transformers, voltage regulators, electrical protective devices, main and auxiliary generators, lighting power supplies, electrical cranes, and battery support systems. This position will be responsible for troubleshooting and overhauling and managing overhauls for such equipment.

    Responsibilities

    • Installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots, and overhauls medium voltage power plant generation and auxiliary electrical equipment.
    • Gains technical information from electrical schematics, vendors information, and codes
    • Performs current, voltage and power calculations as necessary
    • Working with the Power Plant I&C equipment to calibrate plant related instrumentation and use test equipment associated with the power plant.
    • Initiate reports and records associated with the electrical systems of the plant.
    • Coordinates Submersible Pump Push/Pulls.
    • Documents all work, and reports as necessary
    • Work with SAP PM in the development of Notifications, Work Orders and including entering pertinent information into the notification and time into the Work Order.
    • In SAP PM create reservations for the use of inventory stock as a part of the management of a work order
    • Will support regional Maintenance activities as needed
    • Coordinate with plant Operations staff and Maintenance staff in the coordination of all maintenance activities
    • Interface with Control Room Manager on Plant Operations and Maintenance
    • Interface with Logistics Specialists in support of any procurement actions as required to support the region
    • Evaluate equipment failures and for methods of procedures to prevent reoccurrence.
    • Provide support in the budgeting process as well as for the Health Status Forms for the region assigned

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree or equivalent
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 7 of related experience
    • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to use electrical test equipment such as, DMM, meggers and multi process calibration equipment
    • Strong knowledge in electrical theory and troubleshooting techniques
    • Operational power plant experience is a plus.
    • Willingness to work overtime when required.
    • Working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft office suite.
    • Excellent communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills required
    • Must be able to travel as needed up to 80%.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This could include, working in extreme heat or extreme cold conditions.
    • The noise level in the environment is usually loud and requires the use of PPE.

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