Electrical Substation Maintenance Technician

GST Power Service Group, Inc
Cedar Rapids, IA
Mar 19, 2017
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Job Description
Job Description
GST Power Service Group, Inc specializes in the installation, maintenance & testing of high voltage electrical substations & systems 34.5 - 115kv. We are looking for an Electrical Substation Technicians to join our team in Cedar Rapids IA. You must have 3-5+ years of experience installing, maintaining, testing & repairing substations, circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment.

Your main responsibility will be to install, maintain, test, & repair substations, circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment. Prepares detailed reports and documentation that includes both test results and analyses. Performs work in accordance with company and client safety procedures, including but not limited to applicable OSHA requirements.

Must be capable of performing basic troubleshooting and analyze problems associated with electrical/electronic and/or mechanical systems. Assist engineers, as required, during commissioning and startup of systems and equipment.
Assign and direct testing activities related to the project. Coordinate all testing activities with the commissioning and/or outage and energization plan and project schedule. Analyze and effectively utilize drawings in the commissioning and/or testing process. Experience in validating circuit integrity and point to point wire tests. Perform relay testing and commissioning of electro mechanical, static and multi-function microprocessor based protection systems.

The main site for this position is Cedar Rapids, IA. On occasion, you will travel in the midwest region servicing our clients, but will also need to support other regions depending on the work load.

High school diploma or GED required; prefer an Associate's degree from an accredited 2 year technical college in Electrical Power & Control (EPC), or similar experience and training from the military BS in Electrical Engineering a plus.
3-5+ years of specific experience in the power industry - Generation and Distribution. Experience installing, testing & repairing substations, circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar substation equipment

GST will provide transportation and pay for expenses when you have to travel out of the immediate area

Simple IRA
Medical Insurance

Cedar Rapids, IA


Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:29:53 PDT