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Relay Technician

Fircroft Whiting Full-Time
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The Role:
Responsibilities and Duties:

Inspect, test, troubleshoot, perform start-up and collect data of low, medium and high voltage (to 500kV) electrical systems.
MCC's, Breakers and moderately complex relay calibration and power metering
Test and calibrate electro-mechanical and solid state relay
Low, Medium and High voltage switchgear and circuit breaker testing
Rotate emergency on-call duty and if called respond to customer emergencies in a timely manner
Perform inspection, maintenance, testing and repair of transformers and all related equipment - 45 KVA to 130 MVA, dry type and oil filled.
Perform maintenance, testing, reconditioning and repair on circuit breakers - low voltage 480 volt (molded case and air-magnetic).
Perform maintenance, testing, reconditioning and repair on circuit breakers - medium voltage up to 15 KV (air-magnetic and vacuum).
Test and inspect low and medium voltage cable installations.
Perform start-up, troubleshooting and repair services on generator controls and transfer schemes.
All work and decisions shall be conducted in strict compliance of all regulatory laws.
Desired Skills & Expertise:

Knowledge of various industry standards such as: NETA, NEC, OSHA and NFPA.
Prefer experience with most of the following or similar: MCC's, Breakers, relay testing, oil testing, infrared scanning, performing start-up on switchgear up through 500kV class, etc.
Must be able to work safely and adhere to all electrical safety procedures.
Good theoretical understanding of electricity and a good aptitude for problem solving.
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with customers and peers.
Dependable and responsible with good judgment and organizational skills.
Good customer service, time management and follow-up skills.
Work effectively with customers, peers and management to resolve client issues.
Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office- use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research.
Work will require flexible hours, weekends and holidays. Must be available for out-of-town work.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

Seeking Senior and Lead Relay Technicians

Skills required

Plumbing
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Hvac
Carpentry
Emergency Handling
Property Maintenance
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