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Relay Test Technician

Company: TRC Companies
Location: Guilderland
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

About Us Groundbreaker. Game changer. Pioneer.TRC has long set the bar for clients who require more than just engineering, combining science with the latest technology to devise innovative solutions that stand the test of time. From pipelines to power plants, roadways to reservoirs, schoolyards to security solutions, clients look to TRC for breakthrough thinking backed by the innovative follow-through of an industry leader.TRC's professionals work with a broad range of commercial, industrial and government clients and the communities they serve. We deliver breakthrough solutions that address local needsso our clients can better succeed in an ever-changing world.Working at TRC means tackling interesting, meaningful projects. We pride ourselves on our collaborative spirit, entrepreneurial zeal and agile corporate structure. We recognize that the expertise of our staff is our strongest asset, so we generously reward employees for successful performance and invest in their careers through training and the development of new skills and certifications. OverviewDue to continued growth, TRC Field Services (FSV) is seeking more Relay Test Technicians to support our Client Teams across the Northeast Region of the United States. These are traveling positions and expected to be out in the field 75% of the time. With a staff of over 200 experienced utility and industrial commissioning engineers and test technicians, TRC delivers comprehensive, cost-effective solutions safely to our Electric Utility Customers while providing the best training programs and mentors in this industry and numerous opportunities for growth with excellent benefits.TRC is one of the premier national providers of testing and commissioning solutions in the country. Our staff undergoes extensive, in-house training, ensuring efficient project start up and adherence to your individual standards and specifications. We follow well documented procedures and guidelines to ensure safe and thorough planning and testing, so we can manage risk and safeguard ongoing operations. ResponsibilitiesResponsibilitiesThis individual will perform the work associated with and including, but not limited to, the installation, testing, inspection, calibration, and repair of all system protection devices, transducers, and equipment (microprocessor based and electronic relays, circuits, protective controls, switchboards, and other substation equipment) on Client s' electric transmission and distribution systems.Basic knowledge of alternating current (ac) and direct current (dc) theory and relaying protection schemes.Able to read and understand construction and manufacturer's drawings and specifications.Able to read and understand schematic diagrams.Ability to utilize a relay test set to prove protective device settings. Familiarity with Doble Protest, SEL AcSELerator, and ENOSERVE RTS a plus.Able to operate computers and associated programs at the level required to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of the position.Strong attention to detail and ability to troubleshoot, identify, and resolve problems in a timely manner, using sound judgment.Written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills at the level required to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of the position.Valid driver's license issued by state of residence and in good standing is required. QualificationsQualificationsPrefer associate degree in industrial electrical, instrument and control, or electronics field and prefer two years increasingly responsible system protection experience directly related to the installation and maintenance of electro-mechanical and electronic relays and control equipment utilized by electric utilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Goose Messaging Experience PreferredPhysical Demands:While performing the duties of the job, this employee will regularly be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift up to one hundred pounds. While performing the duties this employee will regularly be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms. Lift or pull heavy cables and equipment weighing more than 50 pounds, the ability to work at ground level, and in trenches or manholes. Special vision requirement are close, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.#LI-DRW1 EEO StatementTRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: TRC Companies, Albany , Relay Test Technician, Professions , Guilderland, New York

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