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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

CE Power Cincinnati, OH

CE Power
Cincinnati, OH
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Job Description:

Protection and Control Technicians or Engineers This a field position and will require candidates to work in substations and customer locations and could include heavy travel. During training, extended travel to other operations may be necessary. The company covers these travel expenses. JOB SUMMARY: The Protection and Control Technician or Engineer is responsible for performing commissioning and testing activities in the field. This includes reading schematics and assisting with writing functional test plans. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSField Experience Necessary.Minimum 3-5 years related experience in substations; Experience in relay testing preferred.Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables.Ability to add, subtract, and divide all units of measure.Ability to read company manuals and reports, workplace rules and procedures; speak with poise and confidence, using correct English.EET, Technical SchoolSEL or OEM Certified. NETA OR NICET encouraged.Must have hands-on experience with pertinent test equipment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop the skills to provide technical capabilities for installing, adjusting, and troubleshooting relays.Develop the ability to tests the following relays; over current/voltage, Directional, Distance, Impedance, Sync Check, Loss of field, Reverse power, Multi-function relays.Reads associated schematics, internal, and external of the relay.Develop the skills to communicate with RTS software.Assists in writing functional test plans.Participate in a training and development program to achieve a comprehensive knowledge of electrical fundamentals, electrical transmission and distribution equipment and its operation, and a high degree of skill in routine P&C functions.Remain current on all safety and technical training.Collect field data and perform arc flash studies, coordination studies and short circuit analysis.Provide technical insight with regard to substation systems and electrical power systemsAdhere to all company, industry and client safety protocol and standards.Be proficient in the use of construction equipment, test equipment and tools required for routine maintenance and installation of equipment assigned to SC&M , such as man lifts, bucket trucks, transformer and breaker testing equipment and relay test equipment without direct supervision and direction.Must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of both AC and DC applications including the measurements of 3 phase power quantities and the normal control and protective schemes utilized in the industry.

Company Description:

CE Power is the leading provider of custom engineered power solutions for the electrical power industry. CE Power leverages our experience to provide safe, cost-effective solutions for electrical power reliability. CE Power's independent position allows for a flexible approach to complex electrical challenges in the Utility, industrial, and institutional markets. CE Power core competencies include generator breaker upgrades, transformer replacement, protection and control, switchgear upgrades, substation services, and engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contracts.