High Voltage Reliability Engineer / Specialist
Provide front-line High Voltage (HV) Electrical Equipment support to wind farms, solar facilities, transmission or storage relay, substation or powerhouse. Serve as organization’s subject matter expert on HV concerns. Provide support regarding electrical design, engineering, testing and construction. Support and coordinate commissioning, start-up and initial operation. Optimize scheduled maintenance with fuel resources, weather and reactive maintenance activities. Support and coordinate electrical equipment inventory, maintenance, etc. Perform equipment inspections and ensure compliance with applicable NERC standards. Train and supervise subordinates.
Safe work practices, HV equipment operation, maintenance, medium & high voltage substation equipment, relay protection systems, collection systems, transmission designs & operations, power generation and distribution, HV field service, MS office, project software, specifications / drawings / documents related to engineering and construction, schematics, wiring diagrams industry standards and codes including: Institute of Electronic Engineers (IEEE), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute). Ability to travel to different sites.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent in training & experience. Valid driver's license.
5+ years relevant technical experience. Expert knowledge of medium & high voltage substation electrical equipment. Experience with power generation or distribution, establishing HV field service. Proficient in MS office, project software, relay and protection fundamentals, operation of capacitor banks, circuit breakers, and disconnect switches. LOTO and OTO procedures software suite preferred
Qualifications required to operate HV equipment.
Position Reports To
High Voltage Operations Manager
Career path moves from this role
HV Operations Mgr., Operations Manager, Construction / Project Manager