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RELAY TECHNICIAN II

Company: Seminole Electric
Location: Palatka
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary DescriptionCalibrates, installs, and maintains protective relays which will ensure efficient operation of SECI plant, transmission, and substation systems. Responsible for performing work involving a high degree of complexity, including troubleshooting, repairing, overhauling, calibrating, and maintaining components of protective relay systems. Qualifications and Education RequirementsA two-year Associate Degree in Electrical Technology or the equivalent training, plus specialized training in system protection is required. Five (5) or more years' experience in calibrating, installing, and in-service testing of electro-mechanical and static relay systems, is required. Working knowledge of the various manufacturers protective equipment, test instruments, and all protection schemes used in Seminole and member plant, substation, and transmission line applications is required. Must be able to receive and carry out instructions relevant to the job position. Must have the ability to work independently and with others. Must have a valid Florida Driver's License and be able to maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report. Core Competencies: Collaborative, Adaptable, Outcome Driven, Ethical, Accountable, ProfessionalTechnical Competencies/Skills:

  • Office machinery such as PC, fax, photocopier, overhead projector, etc.
  • Various electric equipment used in high voltage substation
  • Construction methods and standards, materials and equipment
  • Electrical design and wiring; schematics
  • Maintenance procedures and practices
  • Safety practices, procedures and standards for voltages up to 240kV
  • Specialized software and test equipment for gathering data, record keeping and testing of equipment
  • TroubleshootingSoft Competencies/Skills:
    • Organization
    • Leadership
    • Communication – written and verbal
    • Teamwork
    • Discretion and confidentiality
    • Analysis
    • Attention to detail
    • Following directions/instructions
    • Problem solvingEssential Functions
      • Performs equipment maintenance in strict accordance with all of Seminoles practices and procedures.
      • Calibration and maintenance of electro-mechanical and static protective relays and relay systems.
      • Testing and maintenance of carrier, tone equipment, and other pilot channels.
      • Post calibration functional test of generator, plant switchyard relays, and all associated control circuits.
      • Check out, functional and start-up testing of substation additions, new substations, and all associated equipment.
      • Maintains metering and telemetering circuits.
      • Performs inter tie revenue metering test, calibration, and witnessing.
      • Investigates, troubleshoots, and repairs relaying equipment and systems in Seminole and member substations returning equipment to service with a minimum of outage time. Recommends additional corrective action as warranted.
      • Implements relay and control circuit changes and additions. Plans work on in-service equipment to prevent service interruptions or compromising the safety of personnel or equipment.
      • Keeps records of installations, changes, and additions to relay equipment and updates drawings as appropriate.
      • Interfaces supervisory control remote terminal units.
      • Understands and follows equipment and clearance procedures and safety practices applicable to work.
      • Assists in developing test methods for relays and control systems introduced to the Seminole system.
      • Performs functional supervision of Relay Technician I and Utility Relay Technician positions. Working ConditionsWhile working in certain areas of the plant and transmission stations, there is the potential for exposure to hazards typical of an industrial working environment. Must be able to follow established protective measures including, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE). Must be willing to travel and work extended hours and schedules determined necessary to ensure maintenance of facilities. Travel will generally be to remote substation and generation sites, including sites under construction. Must be able to lift and carry test equipment up to ninety (90) pounds. Position requires occasional work out of an aerial bucket truck. Must be on call for emergency conditions to assist in restoring equipment or lines to service.

Keywords: Seminole Electric, Palm Coast , RELAY TECHNICIAN II, Professions , Palatka, Florida

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