This position is responsible to operate, maintain, repair, inspect, and test substation apparatus, including circuit breakers, power transformers, reactors, capacitors, voltage transformers and potential devices, current transformers, circuit switchers, switches, bus work, lightning arresters, etc., and associated alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) service systems, control systems, compressor systems, etc. This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position, which may allow physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber related assets or systems.
This position requires a knowledge of electrical theory and its application, electrical blueprint reading, and a mechanical aptitude at a level acquired through completion of a two-year degree in Electrical Technology, or related field; or a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSED) and four years of experience with an accredited lineman apprenticeship program and a Journeyman Lineman rating. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook is required. The incumbent must complete the apprentice training program within the first four years of employment to obtain the qualifications necessary to be a Substation Electrician Journeyman. The incumbent must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and must have or be willing to obtain (within 90 days of hire) a class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), including hazardous materials, air brakes, and tanker endorsement. This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) (FMCSA) qualified position. The incumbent may be required to have a National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operator (NCCO) designation, or willingness to obtain certification within one year from date of hire.