The substation maintenance compliance specialist is responsible for maintaining compliance with maintenance activities including relay testing, Doble testing and maintenance for transformers and breakers. The individual in the position will be familiar with and ensure and maintain compliance with NERC Standards PRC-005 Transmission Maintenance and Testing, as well as NERC Standard FAC-003 Vegetation Management.
Individuals in this position work in a team environment where change frequently occurs to deliver daily, highly technical and complex compliance services. Individuals perform basic and general work related to the maintenance documentation of protective relays, associated communications systems, voltage and current sensing devices, batteries and battery chargers, DEC control circuitry, and ensures maintenance documentation of vegetation within and adjacent to Platte River’s transmission and substation right-of-ways (ROW).
The position will support specific projects and will provide support during new construction and improvements of transmission lines and substations by assisting system maintenance teams in areas of compliance. This position incumbent must engage in and perform high quality work under limited supervision. This position may be subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Must possess the required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to perform the essential functions of the job, either with or without reasonable accommodation(s).
This position has no supervisory or lead role responsibilities.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
The following are required:
The following is preferred:
This job operates indoors and outside. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions, energized substation facilities, hand tools use and moving equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employees is required to frequently stand and walk and lift, pull, push and/or move 40 pounds.
The following requirements are approximate in requirement and % of time:
This job operates indoors in office settings and indoor and outside and around high voltage equipment. There is regular exposure to heat and noise along with working outside in the elements, and to areas with electrical fields and related hazards. Work hours are typically four ten-hour shifts.
Bi-weekly salary range for this position: $3,360 - $4,620 (DOQ)
(If annualized: $87,360 - $120,108 also DOQ)
This position will remain posted until filled.
Platte River Power Authority offers employees an outstanding benefits package. Benefits offered for this position may include the following:
For additional information, please see our website careers page at: https://www.prpa.org/careers/benefits/