November 19, 2017

Test Engineer, Engineer V or VI

Georgia Transmission Corporation
United States, Alabama, Tucker
End of contest:
Aug 29, 2017
  This job posting has expired
Hiring date:
June 30, 2017
Full time
Electric utility
WORK LOCATION: Candidates must live or be willing to relocate within 50 mile of Southwest, GA area to be considered for this position.

Engineer V, Test Engineer - Performs appropriate testing and commissioning of the protective relay and control systems associated within substation facilities.   Applies the appropriate maintenance guidelines, procedures and practices to maintain and enhance the life cycle of protective relay and control systems. Performs the necessary corrective actions associated with the maintenance of protective relay and control systems to mitigate adverse impacts to the transmission system.  This position is technically capable of performing activities in facilities from 12kV – 500kV and will be responsible for developing group testing policies and procedures, group safe work practices and associated test forms, as needed.  The success of the position maximizes the reliability and continuity of electric service and directly affects customer satisfaction, reliability and cost.

To qualify for Engineer VI - Principal Engineer position, you must meet the requirements of the Engineer V position above.  In addition, you must also qualify in these areas listed below:

a) Able to provide technical support utilizing the application of engineering principles for troubleshooting and maintenance of the protection and control equipment.

b) The Principal Engineer will participate in developing Protection System and Maintenance Program (PSMP) and other transmission and distribution relaying and bank metering corporate standards.

c)  Will provide technical direction and guidance to lower level test engineers.

d) Limited managerial supervision; able to work alone.


Education: Bachelor in Electrical Engineering

Experience: Engineer V - Eight years (six years with a PE) of substation experience with at least six years (four years with a PE) in commissioning of protective relay and control systems in an electric utility environment. Equivalent Experience: a) Bachelor in Electrical Engineering Technology and twelve years (eight years with a PE) of substation experience with at least ten years (six years with a PE) in commissioning of protective relay and control systems in an electric utility environment.

Engineer VI - Ten years (eight years with PE) of substation test experience.

Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: Engineer VI - Obtaining or actively pursuing a Professional Engineer License. Engineer V - Professional Engineer license preferred.  Must become certified for switching on the Georgia Integrated Transmission System within three months of employment.

Specialized Skills: Strong communication skills, excellent organizational and time management skills, analytical and problem solving skills, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by assignments. Working knowledge of using computer systems and relay test equipment to calibrate protective relay and metering systems.  Must be able to read and interpret electrical drawings including but not limited to one-line diagrams, elementary drawings, wiring and connection drawing, and equipment schematics. Must be proficient with the protection equipment and the operational procedures and practices that are applicable to 12kV – 500kV electrical systems. Must be able to pass a NERC CIP personnel risk assessment screening.


Salary & Benefits

Health and Dental

Life Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Relocation available

Other relevant information
Georgia Transmission Corporation is the electric transmission arm of the state’s family of consumer-owned, non-profit utilities that serve 4 million people. As such, we plan, build and maintain a power grid that serves nearly half the state’s residents. We are owned by 38 of the state’s 41 cooperatives, and our transmission construction and maintenance schedules rival that of some of America’s largest utilities. Located just east of Atlanta, we offer opportunities in the following areas: engineering and technical, business and corporate affairs, operations and maintenance and land and environmental services.

Georgia Transmission Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/ Women/Veterans/ Disabled
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