This position is posted as a range; Pay grade and title will be based on the experience and qualifications of the individual selected.
Perform work of a highly skilled and complex nature, under the direction of a journeyman or supervisor, related to the analysis, detection and repair of defects in interlock and electrical control systems, electrical and electronic devices, three phase motor controls, switchgear, motors and related controls, solid state equipment, computers, solid state communication systems, and other electrical and electronic devices such as: protective relays, current transformers, potential transformers, meters, gauges, process control systems. Assist in engineering studies and calculations related to the operating efficiency of power plant equipment, and assist engineers in performing other technical services.
Actively participates in continuous improvement activities. The following will be performed under the direction of a journeyman industrial electrician or supervisor: Troubleshoot, diagnose problems, calibrate plant electrical equipment, and performe inspection and repair of transformers, circuit unbalance, cable faults, auxiliary and protective relays, circuit breakers, switchgear, disconnects, conveyors, motors, and generators.
Perform calculations of power and power factor for three-phase circuits. Analyze circuits by use of prints or special instruments such as voltage or circuit testers. Install control panels, pull cable, and terminate cable connections.
Locate, inspect, troubleshoot and repair defects in control systems involving electrical, solid state electronic, mechanical, pneumatic or hydraulic components, (or plant specific systems) using elementary or wiring diagrams, schematic diagrams or control diagrams, along with knowledge of process control Dismantle, overhaul, reassemble, inspect, test, and install electrical equipment, lighting, and freeze protection systems. Make layouts for installation of equipment, new construction and remodeling of buildings. Learn to check projects for compliance with standards and specifications.
Perform electrical circuit breaker trip checks and electrical system interlock checks. Installation and connect test equipment in order to perform tests on boilers, turbines, generators and other power plant equipment. Compile and record data relating to tests and investigations including graphs, curves, and reports.
Maintain the analyzing equipment to ensure accurate information for plant operations. Develop basic knowledge of industrial processes and systems.
American Electic Power