AC Power Sys Tech Assoc
Requisition # 2018-9425
Department PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
The AC Power Systems Technical Associate assists in ensuring the successful operation, performance and maintenance of the ac power system.
Assist with maintenance, troubleshooting and operational activities of the Laboratory's ac power system, which includes 480V, 4.16kV, 13.8kV, 26.4kV and 138kV equipment.
Supervise electrical maintenance and testing subcontractors that perform testing on PPPL power system equipment such as substations, transformers, circuit breakers, motor starters, motors, generators and other equipment.
Perform maintenance and operation of three stationary standby and several mobile diesel generators.
- Associate Degree in Electrical Technology preferred.
- Alternate: NJ Journeyman electrician based upon certified apprenticeship training and 10+ years' experience in power systems.
- NJ Electrical Inspector License is a plus.
- Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or the ability to obtain a CDL is a plus.
- OSHA safety requirements and lock-out / tag-out
- Electrical system drawings such as: control elementary, one-line diagrams, and machine/equipment schematics
- The types of AC power system protective relay systems and protective relay schemes used for the protection of power transformers and circuit breakers
- Fuse and breaker coordination, basic level
- Experience in electrical construction. For example: industrial installations of low voltage, medium voltage and high voltage power systems
- Knowledge and experience with current NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC) and NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
- Write installation procedures and statements of work
- Perform electrical calculations using the NEC
- Perform electrical design wiring changes or alterations and mark-up as-built drawings with changes
- Analyze and troubleshoot ac power systems equipment
- Familiarity with transformer mineral oil processing and processing equipment
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Physical Capacity Exam Required
Valid Driver's License Required
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Princeton University/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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