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Substation Technician Learner
This is the first or entry craft level of the Substation Tech hierarchy. A Substation Technician Learner will assist a higher level technician in activities associated substation construction and maintenance. Incumbents are expected to develop intermediate skills and the ability to work with greater independence.
Substation Technician Learner performs the following with Direct Oversight:
Clearly understand the importance of company safe work practices and safety rules
Basic understanding of the Human Performance Tools and requirements
Basic understanding of the isolation of substation equipment and grounding practices
Demonstrates good verbal and written communications skills
Basic understanding of electrical drawings (substation equipment schematics and power system drawings)
Basic understanding NERC compliance and the importance for accurate data and timely completion of assigned work
Basic electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills
Develops the ability to think methodically and arrange activities in logical order
Basic understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics systems
Exposure to Transmission and Distribution system switching activities
Develop a basic understanding of AC and DC basic principles
Demonstrate the basic ability to operate bucket, digger derrick truck and other areal devices
Key Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated availability for after- hour's work
Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance
Develops positive working relationships and effective oral and written communication skills
Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally
Demonstrated ability to pass panel review by meeting or exceeding requirements for step progression
Ability to work in a diverse environment with individuals from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
Basic written and oral communication skills
Must be capable of working on elevated work surfaces
Ability to pass any required back ground check for NERC/CIP/Nuclear compliance
Must pass appropriate level of Duke aptitude test
Must have a valid State Driver's License and the ability to obtain a CDL Class A Driver's License
High School diploma or equivalent
Candidates must have the ability to lift and carry 75lbs
Must have a permanent residence within 45 minutes from their base location.
This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No
Visa Sponsored PositionNo
Posting Expiration Date
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.
Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.
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