Substation Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Substation Maintenance Technician
TP)Facility Technology Team
 5:45pm-6:00am 2-2-3 Work Schedule
Direct Report:
 TP)FTT Unit Manager

About the Substation Technician position

We are looking for an experienced Technician who will support high to medium voltage switch gear/breaker and high to medium voltage maintenance

Technician responsibilities are:

  • Provide high level skills and expertise applicable to the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, repair and evaluation of electrical power distribution systems and their controls
  • Perform medium voltage isolation, switching, and manual grounding at voltages up to 6.9kV
  • Provide support by troubleshooting and repair the medium voltage systems, underground cables, and transformer equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance processes, such as infrared fault detection surveys
  • Familiar with NETA electrical testing standards
  • Troubleshoot automated control systems, including SCADA systems, instrumentation and electrical equipment, protective relays, and associated equipment
  • Be proficient at Root Cause Analysis to accurately determine equipment failure and the reason for failures when they occur
  • Assist with maintaining drawings, specifications, test logs, and calibration logs
  • Research equipment manuals and requisition repair parts
  • Tutor, instruct, train, and assist with other personnel as required
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by management

Technician requirements are:


  • (Required) High School Diploma or equivalent


  • (Required) 3+ years of experience with high voltage (600+ volts)
  • (Required) Job specific physical work capabilities (HIGH VOLTAGE)
  • (Required) Controlling operations of equipment or systems

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; to reach with hands and arms; and to talk and hear
  • Mobility throughout the facility
  • Working in warm temperatures with no air condition, working outside at times during cold weather
  • Employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, walk, crouch or crawl
  • Employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted on a frequent basis
  • Working at heights of 10 feet or greater, operating lifting devices, and entering confined spaces
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus



Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time