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American Electric Power Equipment Specialist - Equipment Specialist Sr in Texarkana, Texas

35549BR

Title:

Equipment Specialist - Equipment Specialist Sr

Job Description:

The Equipment Specialist is responsible for specialized work involved in planning, testing, receiving, storing, assembling, adjustment and repair of Station equipment such as: power transformers, reactors, current transformers, switches, circuit breakers, circuit switchers, potential devices, regulators, power cables, batteries & chargers, oil, paint, and all associated accessories.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:

1.) Instruct others or perform routine and emergency tests on Station electrical equipment as required.

2.) Prepare and maintain Station electrical equipment records.

3.) Develop and assist with presentations in Centralized Station Electrician Training Schools.

4.) Coordinate bidding contracts and monitor performance of contractors.

5.) Investigate failures or malfunctions of electrical equipment, make reports to proper parties, and recommend corrective action as required.

6.) Check all details of installation and release electrical equipment for operation.

7.) Perform or direct modernization and rebuilding of Station electrical equipment.

Auto req ID:

35549BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

Texarkana, TX

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Energy/Utilities

Minimum Requirements:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

NOTE: This position will be filled at experience level commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate as compared to minimum education/experience requirements stated below.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Equipment Specialist:

Education requirements are listed below:

  • Associate's degree in electrical/mechanical/industrial maintenance technology or equivalent education and/or experience.

  • Equivalent education and experience is limited to military training and work experience of technical/technician nature (such as aviation and nuclear instrumentation technician);

  • or recent experience (within last 6 months) as a Station Electrician or equivalent job title with another electric utility or contractor.

Work Experience requirement listed below:

  • Work experience should include a minimum of 3 years' in Station or Protection & Control related activities. A good working knowledge of PC's and various types of test equipment is preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical demand level is Heavy

Equipment Specialist Sr.

Education requirements are listed below:

  • Associate's degree in electrical/mechanical/industrial maintenance technology or equivalent education and/or experience.

  • Equivalent education and experience is limited to military training and work experience of technical/technician nature (such as aviation and nuclear instrumentation technician);

  • or recent experience (within last 6 months) as a Station Electrician or equivalent job title with another electric utility or contractor.

Work Experience requirement listed below:

  • Work experience should include a minimum of 5 years' in Station or Protection & Control related activities. A good working knowledge of PC's and various types of test equipment is preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical demand level is Heavy

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Work Designation:

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