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Transformer Technician

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/02/2020
  • Duration: perm
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The Role:
Apparatus Technician - Electrical Field Tech - Medium and High Voltage Systems.

Electrical field Service Technician to maintain and inspect energy transmission systems and commercial and industrial electrical equipment. Troubleshot power systems and repair/replace faulty components.

Switchyards, Switchgears, Substations, Medium and High Voltage Systems.

Provide for the operation, installation, testing, checkout and maintenance of substation apparatus and associated equipment. Responsible for directing co-worker's in a safe manner while following all safety rules, procedures, and guidelines. Keeps supervisor informed of overall conditions and status of work activities.


Overall Responsibilities:
* Administers overall workgroup activities and directs and or assists in the maintenance of the substation apparatus such as circuit breakers, transformers, voltage regulators, reclosers, mobile substations load tap changers, station batteries and chargers, capacitor banks, circuit switches, motor operators, and associated equipment. Assigns and tracks work order(s) or job assignment(s) to the workgroup(s). Gives direction to one or more technicians in the work group.
* Administers overall workgroup activities and directs the installation, testing, checkout of new substation apparatus equipment.
* Assigns and tracks work orders or job assignments to the workgroups. Gives direction to one or more technicians.
* Performs routine inspection of substations, switching stations, and capacitor bank equipment.
* Develops and updates maintenance procedures along with maintaining equipment records in area of responsibility.


Education and Experience: A two-year technical degree in electrical/computer/electronics related courses is required. Transformer testing experience required. A minimum of four years substation apparatus experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
* Working knowledge of AC and DC circuits including Ohm's law, power, current and voltage transformers, high voltage electrical equipment and AC power measurement, familiarity with inductance, capacitance, and power factor.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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