High Voltage Electrician

Department Of Energy Craig , CO 81625

Posted 4 weeks ago

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Summary

If you are not currently a Western journeyman in the occupation advertised, you will receive entry-level pay with the possibility of promotion to full journeyman status after meeting certification and performance requirements (generally within 3-6 months).

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Responsibilities

Install, construct, commission, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment in high voltage switchyards, substations, communication facilities and power operations centers. This includes:--Power, distribution, grounding, phase shifting, and instrument transformers; oil, air, vacuum and gas circuit breakers; reclosers; circuit switchers; step voltage regulators; reactor and capacitor banks, motor and manually operated disconnecting switches; air compressors; uninterruptible power supply (UPS) equipment, alternate power systems, stand-by generators, transfer switches; batteries and battery chargers; motors; contactors and motor control switchgear; relays, indicating and recording instruments, condition monitoring devices, control switches, and related equipment; lighting and miscellaneous power distribution equipment; wire and cable raceway systems, and station groundings.Substation station service systems, station grounding systems, a.c. and d.c. distribution and control system wiring, terminate, splice, direct bury high voltage cable up to 34.5 kV.

Install and wire equipment on switchboards, control panels, relay panels, and in all types of electrical enclosures. Work from schematic and wiring diagrams, control board physical layouts, manufacturer's instructions, oral and written instructions. Mark up wiring diagrams and schematics when field changes are made.

Safely operate vehicles up to 10,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) and vehicles of larger GVWR rating as required by specific job location. Heavy equipment associated with substation maintenance which may include utility trucks, skid steers, trenchers, tractor trailer combinations, back hoes, aerial man lifts, loaders, diggers, cranes, snow vehicles and snow plows normally used in construction and maintenance activities of transmission line, substation and communication facilities.

Travel Required
75% or less - Overnight travel can vary depending on duty location and ranges anywhere from 6 to 15 days per month.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
00

  • Job family (Series)
    2810 High Voltage Electrician

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen

  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program

  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements

Personal maximum weight may not exceed 280 pounds at time of appointment. Personal weight will be determined at the time of physical examination and final job offer will be contingent upon verification that individual's weight does not exceed this amount.

Qualifications

You must have journeyman-level ability in the duties of an Electrician. You must meet all the qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following abilities. You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess those described below.
1.Ability to do journeyman electrician work in high voltage power systems (69 kV and higher) without greater than normal supervision (Screen out).
2.Ability to work with high voltage electrical equipment (69 kV and higher).
3.Knowledge of electrical theory and instruments used in high voltage electrical practices and ability to do electrical power system troubleshooting.
4.Ability to use electrical drawings.
5.Ability to work safely.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience.Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

For this position, education cannot be substituted for experience.



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High Voltage Electrician

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