Eversource Energy Power Systems Technician in Dorchester, Massachusetts
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POSITION: 1-Power Systems Technician
DEPARTMENT: FieldCommunication, Substation Operations
LOCATION: Dorchester, MA
STARTING RATE OF PAY: $40.20 p/hr
**Union Represented Position**
The Power System Technician is responsible for the routine calibration and testing of substation equipment, network equipment, distribution equipment, and communication systems utilized on the Eversource system. This person is also responsible for minor troubleshooting and repairs.
Under general supervision, the Power System Technician directs, performs and is responsible for routine calibration and testing assignments requiring a thorough knowledge of cognizant rules, regulations and procedures and a working knowledge of the company’s engineering practices applicable to his/her area of activity. Work assignments require proficiency in diverse phases of the company’s engineering or technical activities in connection with the design, construction, operations, utilization, inspection, testing and maintenance of equipment, apparatus, structures and their safety procedures. Directs and instructs other Power Systems Technicians assisting in the performance of an assignment and others as directed.
Power Systems Technicians must effectively coordinate their work activities with others, such as: employees of other departments, representatives of consulting firms, municipalities, manufacturers, customer and contractors. Power Systems Technicians are responsible for the safe, efficient, and productive performance of the work. Power Systems Technicians must ensure that all the proper tools, equipment, and material are available for job assignments and that said equipment and materials are utilized properly, including material returns to inventory.
1. Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
2. Must demonstrate personality traits such as accuracy, initiative, judgment, originality and attention to detail. Must also demonstrate qualities of leadership and the ability to plan for, coordinate and direct the activities of and work with individuals and groups engaged in engineering and technical activities.
3. Must pass the minimum physical requirements as prescribed by Eversource.
4. Must possess a valid driver’s license to operate motor vehicles. Must possess or be willing to obtain the appropriate drivers license and Eversource qualification to operate motor vehicles of any class and type required by the company based on departmental needs
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Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.
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Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.
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