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High Voltage Electrician

Chenega Corporation Dugway Full-Time
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Company Job Title:

High Voltage Electrician

Chenega Job Title:

Electrician Maintenance

SCA WD Labor Category:

#23160 - Electrician, Maintenance


NACI/ Ability to Obtain Secret


Dugway Proving Grounds, UT

Reports To:

Utilities Supervisor

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Union

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:


Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

  • The High Voltage Electrician is responsible for the performance of a variety of electrical trade functions such as the troubleshooting, installation, testing, modification, maintenance or repair of equipment for the distribution of electricity at Dugway Proving Ground.  Must be knowledgeable about programming, relays, and substation maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical distribution lines (both overhead and underground), setting transformers, installing and removing special secondary services, trouble shooting, and correcting system faults.  
  • Install or repairing any of a variety of electrical equipment such as switching gear, controllers, circuit breakers, lines, poles and attachments, and other transmission equipment. 
  • Inspect, test, repair, and replace electrical power substations and distribution systems.
  • Inspect, test, repair, and replace the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
  • Complete operating log book in each generator room or location with current notations of services and/or inspections performed.
  • Install, maintain, repair and replace all uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems
  • Inspect, repair, replace and maintain all control devices, meters, and circuit breakers such as air/vacuum circuit breakers (AVC) and oil circuit breakers (OCB) IAW manufacturer's specifications.
  • Works from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications, locates and diagnoses trouble in the electrical system or equipment, able to make working standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment and using a variety of electrician’s tools and measuring and testing instruments. 
  • Ensures work orders when complete are properly filled out and returned to work management.
  • Maintain and repair all transformers, perform power transformer maintenance and acceptance testing.  
  • Inspect, test, maintain,and repair grounding and lightning protection systems.
  • Inspect, test, maintain,and repair voltage regulators. 
  • Inspect, test, maintain,and repair busbars; switch gear; capacitor banks; poles, guy wires/lines and anchors, conductors, cross arms, and oil switches.  
  • Inspect, repair, replace, and maintain on-street security, and other external lighting, such as airfield runway and helicopter pad marking systems.
  • Complete reports detailing services performed on the transformers; external grounding and lightning protection systems; voltage regulators; busbars; switch gear; capacitor banks; poles, guy wires/lines and anchors; conductors; cross arms; oil switches; lighting.   
  • Maintain the Power Coordination Study and the Easy Power - Power System software suite #2 with current and accurate information, to include but not limited to, repairs, replacements, alterations, and addition of new infrastructure to the electric utility system.  
  • Supports the project Safety Plan through personal involvement in all aspects of safety, including training and attention to the adherence to safety requirements pertaining to particular trades or skills.
  • This position has been designated as Mission Critical.  Mission Critical personnel are defined as those required to meet the Installation’s safety (including inclement weather) and security needs during lockdown conditions.
  • This position may be part of an emergency management/response team as required by the company to meet contract requirements.
  • Must wear and use all required personal protective equipment (PPE), such as safety glasses, safety shoes, ear plugs, hardhat, etc.
  • Performs other tasks as directed by supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High school diploma or equivalent and/or participation in relevant apprenticeship program or trades school.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience at the journeyman level.
  • Journeyman-level certification.
  • Valid Utah driver’s license (including CDL or ability to obtain).
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of high voltage electrical systems and equipment.
  • Installation of equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • Ability to read, write, and receive written and/or verbal instructions in English. 
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills for interfacing with government, military, and civilian customers. 
  • Possess good organization and communication skills, as well as maturity and ability to deal with all levels of people, both inside and outside the company.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in all types of indoor and outdoor environments.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.  Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled  

Native preference under PL 93-638.We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


Skills required

Circuit Breakers
Electrical Systems
Electrical Equipment
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