Substation Electrician (Journey) with Class A

Company Name: SMUD
Phone Number: 916-732-4822
City: SACRAMENTO
State/Provence: CA
Zip: 95827
Job Title: Substation Electrician (Journey) with Class A
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Electrician
Posting Start Date: February 29, 2016
Salary: $50.83
Salary Per: hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: hours
Duties:

New Construction/Installation of Equipment 1) Installs steel structures, insulators, and bus; installs high voltage switches, disconnects, fuses and associated equipment. 2) Installs, splices, and terminates high-voltage cables; installs high voltage transformers and circuit breakers; installs conduit, wireways, raceway, fittings, wiring, cabling, conductors, and circuits. 3) Installs underground service conduit, cables, and ground grids; installs equipment, switchgear, motor control centers, motor operated valves, and pressurized systems; installs and maintains batteries and related equipment. 4) Operates equipment such as boom and bucket trucks, forklifts, aerial equipment, cranes, and uses rigging and lifting techniques to install large equipment. 5) Reads and interprets mechanical drawings, diagrams, and instructions such as layout and erection diagrams, structural elevations, exploded views, cutaway diagrams, and related information. 6) Reads and interprets electrical drawings and diagrams such as wiring diagrams and schedules, schematic and elementary diagrams, one lines, and related information. 7) Follows processes and procedures for oil handling/testing during installation of large oil filled electrical equipment. 8) Installs Microprocessor Relay panels and Protection Schemes for Line, Bus, Generator, and Transformer protection. 9) Installs RTU and SCADA equipment and PLCs. Maintenance and Testing 1) Maintains, tests, troubleshoots and repairs power transformers and auxiliary equipment such as bushings, surge arrestors, cooling equipment, and tap changers. 2) Maintains, tests, troubleshoots, and repairs power circuit breakers and operating mechanisms including hydraulic, pneumatic, solenoid operated and other stored energy systems. 3) Maintains, tests, troubleshoots, and repairs motors and motor control equipment; maintains, tests, troubleshoots, and repairs control circuits. 5) Reads and interprets mechanical and electrical drawings and diagrams. 6) Follows safety procedures when performing clearance, switching, verification, grounding, and working on or around high voltage systems. Use of Equipment and Tools 1) Tests storage batteries; uses hand tools and small power tools such as drills, grinders, sanders, saws, and cutters. 2) Uses bucket and boom trucks, forklifts, and aerial equipment. 3) Climbs ladders and steel structures; uses fall protection equipment for working at heights. 4) Uses electrical test equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, DC insulation resistance testers, transformer turns ratio testers, AC and DC high potential test sets, and circuit breaker testers.

Experience Required:

Experience: Journey level experience in the installation, connection, and maintenance of electrical equipment in high voltage transmission and distribution substations, switchyards and/or large power generating plants. Basic computer and key boarding skills. Knowledge of: Basic mathematics including multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, decimals, fractions, square roots, exponents, and basic algebra and trigonometry in order to compute calculations and understand electrical theory; hand and power tools such as drills and power saws in order to perform installations and preparations in electrical areas; electrical terminology and theory; appropriate use of English grammar in order to understand and comprehend instructions and communicate information; electrical safety rules and regulations; preventative maintenance on electrical equipment; electrical installations; switchgear; electrical rotating machinery, such as motors and generators; common and special tools used in electrical work; procedures to machine a variety of materials; and, sheet metal work, lay out and manufacture. Skill to: Comprehend and apply technical information in shop manuals and training texts; follow written and oral instructions for installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment; develop and maintain effective working relationships with all groups of individuals; complete forms, requisitions, reports, and document work performed; perform work at heights, in confined spaces, and use ladders in a safe manner; perform required math calculations, including algebra and trigonometry; distinguish colors; safely lift and carry up to 80 pounds of material and move heavy cylinders; use testing equipment such as ammeters, meggers, circuit breaker test sets, sweep frequency response analyzers (SFRA), AC Power Factor test sets (DOBLE) and voltammeters. In addition to the above: Understand electrical maintenance procedures, electric schematics, and wiring diagrams; perform repairs on high voltage power transformers and circuit breakers, motor control centers, switchgear, batteries, battery chargers, large generators, motors; troubleshoot electrical circuits and equipment using testing equipment, wiring diagrams, schematics, and vendor instruction manuals; use testing equipment such as ammeters, meggers, and voltammeters. Skilled in interacting with engineering and operations personnel; performing math calculations, including algebra and trigonometry; writing to complete forms, requisitions, and reports; reading and understanding electrical maintenance procedures, electric schematics, and wiring diagrams, performing repairs on transformers, motor control centers, switchgear, batteries, battery chargers, large generators, motors, cranes, motor operator valves, communication equipment, and air conditioning systems; troubleshooting electrical circuits and equipment using testing equipment, wiring diagrams, schematics, and vendor instruction manuals; using testing equipment, such as ammeter, SFRA, power factor Doble, ultrasonic/Vibration tests, computer based test equipment, TTR, breaker speed analyzer, transformer resistance tester, micro ohm tester, High Pot, meggers, and uses voltmeters; cutting machines, threading machines and grinders (air, electric, and surface).

How to Apply:
Posting End Date: March 31, 2016