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Senior Substation Technician, Tulsa

Senior Substation Technician, Tulsa

FPC of Nashville

FPC of Nashville

The Company: 

The Company, our client, is an electrical services and equipment provider for energy generation companies and a variety of industrial markets. The Company offers a wide range of services, including engineering and design for custom product development, national field service, preventive maintenance, in-house repair, and specialty OEM logistical services.  Focused on the customer, The Company provides exceptional service to every customer, every time, while consistently complying with all relevant regulations and promoting the safety of employees and everyone who uses our products.  The Company seeks a Senior Substation Technician for its Oklahoma based Service enterprise.

The Position:  Senior Substation Technician

  • Located in the Tulsa, OK area, works remotely
  • Reports to the Operations Manager in Oklahoma
  • Performs all aspects of substation services (repair, processing & testing) and demonstrates an exceptional understanding of transformers, construction, operation and the associated controls
  • Performs in shop and field transformer testing for Power Factor, excitation and resistance readings per NETA/ANSI Standards, maintains operational mechanical systems including pump operations, valve operations and oil processing units
  • Receives excellent pay and benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots and tests transformers using various methods and testing equipment including partial installation of transformer components
  • Verifies repairs using various start-up testing procedures
  • Conducts acceptance testing and preventative maintenance in accordance with published procedures
  • Operates specialized test equipment including but not limited to: Power Factor Testers (DOBLE), Megohmmeters, AC/DC volt-ohm-millimeters, various kinds of hand-held power and nonpower tools, etc.
  • Makes electrical measurements, mechanical adjustments, assembles and disassembles parts and equipment correctly
  • Reads and understands instruction manuals
  • Maintains a professional attitude when representing the company during phone or personal contact with outside vendors, customers or service providers.
  • Observes all safety procedures and use proper protective gear
  • Completes required paperwork for each job accurately and timely
  • Performs other skilled or non-skilled duties as directed by supervisor
  • Is willing and able to travel on overnight, multi-day, out of town jobs
  • Is willing and able to work regular overtime including nights, weekends and some holidays
  • On occasion, may lead substation trainees and technicians on field service projects, and insures safety and customer work requirements are met by field crews
  • Accurately records and reports work time
  • Creates new test routines for processes used in customer service and field work
  • Contributes to Quality Control documentation of test procedures

Competencies, Qualifications, Education and Experience :

  • Acceptance and Diagnostic Testing, Substation Commissioning Testing, Relay Calibration
  • Doble, Transformer Turns ratio, Megger, etc.
  • Problem and Failure Investigation, Internal Inspection & Condition Assessment
  • Paper Samples for Degree of Polymerization Testing
  • Must pass a pre-employment DOT drug screen, and physical
  • Must pass nationwide criminal background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to lift 50 + lbs., climb ladders, stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work for extended periods which includes overtime, weekends and holidays on short notice
  • High School Diploma or GED REQUIRED
  • Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Electrical/Electronic Technology preferred
  • 10+ years of commensurate Substation work experience preferred
  • Electrical theory education and/or related experience is required
  • Military experience is a plus
  • Able to read and understand English language documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations
  • Able to perform mathematical calculations as required in fundamental AC/DC electrical theory
  • Able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Must demonstrate an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Must have basic computer competence and the ability to work with common software such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • NETA certification is a plus
  • CDL Class A is required

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Ability to walk/traverse/stand on uneven ground
  • Ability to lift, push or pull 50+lbs
  • The typical work environment is in utility and industrial locations, indoor and outdoor settings; although usually moderate, temperatures can range between extreme hot and cold weather conditions
  • Working near moving mechanical parts and around energized high-voltage equipment
Want to be a contributing member of a dynamic, growing team?  Are you qualified?  Apply today!!  

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