Power Engineers Senior PTE P&C Technician in Amarillo, Texas
Senior PTE P&C Technician
Department: PTE Texas Dept
Senior PTE P&C Technician
We strive to create an environment where our field teams operate safely, delivering excellent technical service, leading to a high degree of client satisfaction. We share lessons learned and keep our safety and technical skills sharp through training and application. If you are interested in a long-term engagement with a high-performing team, please send us your resume.
Roles and Responsibilities
Perform testing and commissioning of Protection and Control systems on high voltage substations
Perform on-site hands-on protective relay testing using relay test sets such as Omicron CMC 256/356 or Doble F6150. Examples of relays to be tested are SEL-311L, SEL-387, SEL-487, SEL-421, SEL-351S, GE L90, GE D60, among others.
Technical and safety development
Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects
Perform Job Hazard Analysis – JHA
Accurately document test results and produce field reports in the requested format
Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics
Perform clerical responsibilities such as timecards, expense reports, and project reports
Five to ten (5-10) years of professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in medium and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing
Demonstrable expertise in transmission, generation, and distribution relays (SEL, Basler, Beckwith, and GE families) and protective schemes
Technical skills related to protective relays include relay calibration utilizing test sets/measuring devices such as Omicron CMC 256/356 and Doble F6150, control scheme testing, testing of the sensing CT/PT circuits, ability to upload settings to microprocessor relays, and static & dynamic testing of microprocessor-based protective relays
Proven experience with Electrical Field Testing standards, practices, and procedures such as NETA, IEEE, and NFPA applicable standards
Demonstrable knowledge of testing electrical distribution, generation, and transmission projects with voltage levels ranging from 15 kV to 500 kV, including protective relays, and circuit breakers
Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Detail-oriented with excellent analytical skills and the ability to perform mathematical calculations
Working knowledge of computer systems and microprocessors or relay software and project environment skills
Demonstrable expertise in the use of the latest computer-controlled solid-state test equipment (Automated protective relay test equipment such as Omicron or Doble)
Technical software for testing purposes and data review: ProTesT, Protection Suite, ENOSERV RTS, Omicron Test Universe, and AcSELerator Quickset
Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Experienced in managing electrical drawings
Ability to meet minimum insurability standards based on a Motor Vehicle Report
Ability to pass drug and alcohol tests
Ability to pass seven (7) year background check
Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift 50+lbs with or without a reasonable accommodation
Must be willing to travel (up to 80%)
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Technology degree in a similar discipline
Experience testing and troubleshooting electromechanical relays
Experience testing and commissioning electrical equipment on high voltage substations such as CTs, CCVTs, PLC systems, and DC systems including batteries and battery chargers
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
Telehealth Benefit covers all providers
Maternity and Paternity Leave
New Dads and Moms Benefit program
Gender affirming care
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $100,000- $150,000 per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.
EOE, including disability/vets
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