Electrician, Level 1, Maysville KY - Expires September 29, 2021
East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Location: Maysville, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 2 Year Degree
Internal Number: 4756
Ensures the safe and proper inspection, installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and components associated with the generation of electricity.
Pulls conduit and wire.
Locates equipment such as electrical motors, components, and circuit grounds.
Cleans electrical motor components, breakers, and switchgear.
Tests electrical circuits.
Lubricates equipment such as motors, fans, gears, and valves.
Checks and replaces fuses.
Checks circuit breakers, motors, and precipitators.
Uses test equipment such as amp probe and multimeter.
Operates mobile equipment such as boom truck, man-lift, tractor, and forklift.
Installs and maintains power plant electrical and electronic equipment and systems to ensure efficient operation.
Maintains electrical and electronic equipment in accordance with preventative maintenance programs.
Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and electronic equipment.
Maintains and repairs tools and equipment of required use for this position.
Assists plant operators and maintenance mechanics in performing preventive or scheduled maintenance and major/minor repairs on all Plant Equipment, which may require strenuous lifting, moving or use of tools or machines.
Electrician Level 1
Inspect and operate elevated manlift
Inspect and operate electric pallet truck
Inspect and operate forklift
Select proper lifting devices
Limit access to rigging area
Retrieve rigging hardware
Lift motors, controllers, electrical equipment
Use hand signals
Support repairmen heavy lifts
Remove and replace circuit breakers
Test and clean circuit breakers
Wire a circuit
Construct and analyze an electronic circuit
Evaluate a circuit
Troubleshoot a prewired circuit
Open/close/reset 120V, 277V or 240V AC breakers
Replace 120V, 277V or 240V AC breakers
Remove and replace fuses on 120v, 277v, or 240v AC power circuits
Identify cable and wire requirements
Pull cable and wire in conduit
Splice and terminate cable and wire
Crimp cable conductors
Install lighting controls
Troubleshoot lighting systems
Remove and replace ballasts
Install emergency lights
Remove and replace electric motors
Replace brushes on motor to 50 HP size
Maintain oil level
Wire and evaluate a motor
Perform maintenance checks on motors
Remove and replace bearings
Repair an overload heater on a motor starter
Test and clean contactors
Remove and replace starter switches
Remove and replace defective coils
Remove and replace protection and alarm devices
Install and verify electric heat tracing and controls
Inspect heat tracing cable and controls
Repair heat tracing cable and controls
Replace cable connector
Check portable welders
Check welding machines
Clean and inspect electrical equipment
Perform portable equipment ground checks
Check man lift safety trips
Add electrolyte into battery cells
Check battery conditions
Check electrolyte level
Check electrolyte temperature
Grease battery terminals
Inspect for abnormal conditions
Perform hydrometer reading
Perform voltage checks
Check plant battery system
Troubleshoot limit switches
Adjust limit switches
Test limit switches
Electrician Level 2
Initiate and release hold cards
Update drawings to reflect installations
Troubleshoot 480v switchgear and breakers
Remove and replace fuses and breakers on 480v switchgear
Clean and inspect 480v switchgear
Open/close/reset 480v AC power breakers on 480v switchgear
Troubleshoot overload trip devices
Repair or replace overload trip devices
Perform or witness high voltage cable installation
Splice a high voltage cable
Terminate a high voltage cable
Repair a cable fault
Install/repair vessel grounds
Install/repair motor grounds
Repair ground clamps, cables, and connectors
Repair ground grids
Check for ground faults
Install a cadweld ground strap
Locate exciter and associated equipment
Perform a PM on exciter
Troubleshoot emergency lights
Repair emergency lights
Rack in/out breakers to 480V MCC
Clean and inspect buckets
Set and adjust controller overload settings
Properly size overload heaters
Replace an MCC bucket
Check and replace fuses
Clean and inspect motor starter
Troubleshoot motor starters
Install motor control circuits
Troubleshoot motor control circuits
Repair motor control circuits
Megger a motor
Replace bearing on motor to 50 HP size
Troubleshoot motor operation
Replace circuit boards
Replace electronic relays
Replace electronic switches
Set Limitorque valve limits
Set rototorque valve limits
Remove and replace transformers
Perform precipitator inspection
Troubleshoot and repair rappers
Set up controls
Read precipitator meters
Remove and replace AWL
Replace lamp on AWL
Remove and replace opacity monitors
Troubleshoot opacity monitors
Repair opacity monitors
Calibrate opacity monitors
Troubleshoot protection and alarm devices
Repair protection and alarm devices
Test protection and alarm devices
Perform DC highpot
Takes a surge protection reading
Electrician Level 3
Molded Case Circuit Breaker Test Set
Protection Relay Tester
Transformer Oil Dialectric Test Set
Troubleshoot 4160v switchgear and breakers
Replace fuses and breakers on 4160v switchgear
Clean and inspect 4160v switchgear
Troubleshoot 13.8 KV switchgear and breakers
Replace fuses and breakers on 13.8 KV switchgear
Open/close/reset 13.8KV AC power breakers
Isolate 13.8 KV switchgear for maintenance
Troubleshoot generator voltage regulators
Test generator voltage regulators
Replace brushes and collector rings
Replace generator exciter and components
Troubleshoot generator exciter
Test generator exciter
Verify the exciter running permissive
Place the exciter unit online
Check operation of UPS
Troubleshoot inverter section
Repair inverter section
Troubleshoot battery charger
Repair battery charger
Start/stop 480v motors
Replace AC & DC controllers
Troubleshoot AC & DC controllers
Test AC & DC controllers
Verify setup of AC & DC controller's parameters
Replace PC power supply
Replace PC drives
Allen Bradley SLC 100/150
Allen Bradley SLC 500/5
GE FANUC 90-30/90-70
Replace solid state voltage regulators
Troubleshoot solid state voltage regulators
Test solid state voltage regulators
Replace automatic frequency controllers
Troubleshoot automatic frequency controllers
Replace controller drives
Replace SCR board
Replace cooling fan motors
Replace power supply
Replace fan motors
Troubleshoot HVAC controls
Charge an air conditioner
Replace plant batteries
Troubleshoot plant batteries
High School diploma or equivalent. Two (2) year technical training or Associate degree in electrical or electronics field preferred.
Electrical Maintenance Foreman – Associate’s degree or two-year technical degree in related area. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
Three (3) years related experience preferred. Additional technical training may substitute for a portion of the experience requirement.
Electrical Maintenance Foreman – Five (5) years of related experience. Experience working in a leadership capacity is preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of power plant process preferred.
Must be able to understand and interpret electrical diagrams, schematics, and instructional manuals.
Must be able to perform physically demanding operations and maintenance tasks.
Must be knowledgeable in the use of electrical test equipment and a variety of hand tools.
Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills
Contributing to Team Success
Conditions of Employment
Must maintain a valid driver’s license and live within one (1) hour of the Plant. May be required to work 12-hour rotating swing shift; scheduled and non-scheduled overtime is a normal part of the job.
This is an on-call position with a telephone required.
Must pass an aptitude test, physical ability test and follow procedures for wearing a respirator and other protective equipment.
Regular lifting up to 50 lbs and occasional lifting over 100 lbs. Regular climbing and work at heights on ladders and stairs required, as well as above ground grating and platforms.
Work environment conditions include: noise, heat in excess of 100 degrees, gas emissions, chemical vapors, dust, high-pressure lines and high voltage equipment.
Located in the heart of the Bluegrass state, East Kentucky Power Cooperative is a not-for-profit generation and transmission (G&T) electric utility with headquarters in Winchester, KY which is just a short distance from Lexington. Our cooperative has a vital mission: to safely generate and deliver reliable, affordable and sustainable energy to our 16 owner-member cooperatives serving more than 1 million Kentuckians across 87 counties. We’re leaders in environmental stewardship and we’re committed to provide power to improve the lives of people in Kentucky.
As passionate as we are about providing smart energy solutions, we are equally excited about people. We strive to cultivate connected workplaces where great ideas are born and rewarding careers are built.
EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state. There is no waiting period on our medical, dental and vision insurance plans so you are covered on day one, and the dental plan is free for employees. Our generous 401(k) retirement plan allows employees to start contributing to their plan after a month of service, and after 3 months of service, EKPC will automatically contribute 6% of b...ase wages AND match employee contributions up to 4%. Our competitive vacation and sick leave package starts day one to allow for flexibly and a healthy work-life balance. For more information on our plentiful benefits package visit our website at https://www.ekpc.coop/work-ekpc
EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled