Equipment Specialist - Equipment Specialist Sr.

Equipment Specialist - Equipment Specialist Sr.

American Electric Power | Dale, IN, 47523, US
Job Type: Full Time

Posted 21 days ago

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Description

Job Description:

The Equipment Specialist is responsible for specialized work involved in planning, testing, receiving, storing, assembling, adjustment and repair of Station equipment such as: power transformers, reactors, current transformers, switches, circuit breaker's, circuit switchers, potential devices, regulators, power cables, oil, paint, and all associated accessories.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:

1.) Instruct others or perform routine and emergency tests on Station electrical equipment as required.

2.) Prepare and maintain Station electrical equipment records.

3.) Develop and assist with presentations in Centralized Station Electrician Training Schools.

4.) Coordinate bidding contracts and monitor performance of contractors.

5.) Investigate failures or malfunctions of electrical equipment, make reports to proper parties, and recommend corrective action as required.

6.) Check all details of installation and release electrical equipment for operation.

7.) Perform or direct modernization and rebuilding of Station electrical equipment.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications for Equipment Specialist:

Education requirements are listed below:
  • Associate's degree in electrical/mechanical/industrial maintenance technology or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Equivalent education and experience is limited to military training and work experience of technical/technician nature (such as aviation and nuclear instrumentation technician);
  • or recent experience (within last 6 months) as a Station Electrician or equivalent job title with another electric utility or contractor.

Work Experience requirement listed below:

Work experience should include a minimum of 3 years' in Station or Protection & Control related activities. A good working knowledge of PC's and various types of test equipment is preferred.

Basic Qualifications for Equipment Specialist Sr.:

Education requirements are listed below:
  • Associate degree in electrical/mechanical/industrial maintenance technology or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Equivalent education and experience is limited to military training and work experience of technical/technician nature (such as aviation and nuclear instrumentation technician)
  • OR recent experience (within last 6 months) as a Station Electrician or equivalent job title with another electric utility or contractor.

Work Experience requirement listed below:

Work experience should include a minimum of 5 years' in Station or Protection & Control related activities. A good working knowledge of PC's and various types of test equipment is required.


Physical demand level is Heavy