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High Voltage Technician
Ref No.: 17-03332
Location: Laurel, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 08/14/2017
Position Description: • Oversees subordinate Electrical Mechanics; • Determines reasons for wear and repairs various types of mechanical items such as pumps, compressors, conveyors, screens, valves, fans, etc. and makes appropriate repairs/recommendations for prevention; • Replaces belts, bearings, couplings, etc., and replaces worn parts as necessary and makes appropriate repairs/recommendations for prevention; • Installs pumps, motors, pipes, valves, and electrical controls necessary to make new pumping units functional; • Repairs pneumatic and hydraulic control systems on valves and bubbler systems; • Repairs controls of various voltages and types such as variable speed and synchronous motors; • Maintains electrical substations up to 69KV

Skills Required: Thorough knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical/mechanical trade; Thorough knowledge of electrical mechanical construction and maintenance, including installation and/or modification of all sizes of electrical conduit, cables, wires, switches, automatic starting equipment, etc.; Some knowledge of electronic repair practices and methods; Skill in the use of tools and adjusting defects in electrical and mechanical systems and equipment; Ability to work from drawings, schematics and specifications; Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.

Experience Required: • 3 years of experience as an industrial electrician; • 1 year of experience in the maintenance of high voltage switchgear and substations (2.4KV up to 69KV); • Substation experience should include repair and servicing equipment such as oil circuit breakers, transformers, roll out breakers and switchgear controls (protective relays); • 1 year of experience in reading electrical one-line drawings, diagrams of high voltage substations and switchgear, and interconnecting diagrams and equipment location drawings of the same equipment.

Education Required: • High School diploma or equivalent