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.
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