Position administers and conducts transmission and distribution substation maintenance activities such as completion of preventative, corrective, and emergency work within a defined geographic regional assignment. Proficiency of all aspects of transmission and distribution substation operation is required. Initiate and plan scheduled outages, equipment replacement, mobile substation installations, etc. This position will establish and also maintain a close working relationship with Members and Member Systems. Must be capable of coordination and scheduling of contract maintenance personnel. Performs apparatus acceptance testing at transmission and distribution substations. Ability to troubleshoot and repair problems with transformers, circuit breakers, motorized switches and other apparatus.
Education: Associate Degree in Engineering Technology
Experience: Six (6) years in substation maintenance experience
Equivalent Experience: Eight (8) years direct substation maintenance experience with increasing responsibility.
Specialized Skills (e.g., typing, software, tools and equipment uses, etc.): Strong communication, excellent organizational, and time management skills. The ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship as necessitated by assignment. Physically capable of climbing and heavy lifting. Extensive travel. Working knowledge of using computer systems operation of the Doble M4000 Power Factor Test set, Vanguard Breaker Analyzer, etc. Some ability to read and interpret electrical drawings; one-line diagrams, wiring connection drawings, and equipment schematics would be helpful. Provides leadership to lower level area coordinators.
Must be able to pass a NERC CIP personnel risk assessment screening.
This position will work primarily in the region located in Northeast Georgia shadowing other Area Coordinators. Once the region is vacated by the current Area Coordinator, the applicant will be expected to relocate to the region (Habersham, Jackson, Hart) within one year.
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