Engineering Tech - South Region Testing Group

Joliet, Illinois
14 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

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Works on larger jobs, small projects; routines; under the guidance of an experienced engineer / technician, on electrical power distribution equipment and associated control circuits to ensure proper electrical operation. Testing Group work is on transmission & distribution substation equipment. Distribution Testing work is on distribution equipment, generally outside substations. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


Dist Testing

- Performs well-defined testing assignments under the guidance of an experienced engineer / technician (e. g. , preventive and corrective maintenance on ATOs, regulators, network protectors, cable fault locating, generator deployments, power quality investigations).

- Evaluates the effectiveness of the current distribution system design (e. g. , analyze and interpret field data gathered from well defined field tests)

- Evaluate effectiveness of current technical systems and processes. ; Participate on teams (e. g. , works with distribution engineering and manufacturers to implement new designs)

- Participate in training (e. g. , attend ComEd, vendor and university classes; conduct training)

Testing Group

- Perform preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance on distribution and transmission relays, communications equipment, power reclosers etc. , using the guidelines listed in the Field Reference and the Maintenance Procedures manuals.

- Conduct basic hands-on acceptance and in-service testing of transmission and distribution equipment (e. g. , transformers, circuit breakers, control and relay panels, SCADA, power line carrier, audio tone, etc. ); Testing is performed per the guidelines included in the Field Reference Manual and the Maintenance Procedures Manuals.

- Assist with the restoration of malfunctioning transmission and distribution equipment, under emergency conditions, by performing the necessary hands-on testing as outlined in the Field Reference and Maintenance Procedures manuals.

- Complete required paperwork (reports, test data, blueprint corrections, relay settings, etc) as necessary to document work performed.

- Receive, participate, and provide some on-the-job and formal classroom training



- Successful completion of tech test

- Associates degree in a technical field (1) or equivalent relevant education / experience (See Section Below) (2) AND 2 - 5 years of relevant technical experience

- Good knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform assignments for a specific discipline for maintenance, testing, installation or service

- Testing Group positions require the ability to read blueprints and schematics and use basic test instruments

- Distribution Testing positions require demonstrated ability to investigate and solve power quality inquiries, capability to perform cable fault locating, ability to stage / start generators, limited knowledge on network centers and automatic throwovers

- Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills

- Valid drivers license

- Requires frequent travel to various company substations or other locations within the service territory

- Must be available to work shifts and respond to emergency situations (7 days per week / 24 hours per day)

- Bachelors degree (technical field) (1)- AND zero to 3 years of relevant technical experience.

- Non-degreed or non-technical degree- equivalent relevant education (2) AND 5-7 years of relevant technical experience

- Bachelors degree in Engineering Technology

- Technical experience related to electrical power equipment.

- Electrical troubleshooting experience preferred for Distribution Testing positions

- Conduct CMs, PMs, and project installation testing activities on power equipment

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