Relay Technician


Virtual / Travel

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 208 days ago

  by    Corey Shreve

This job is no longer available.

Only U.S. Citizens or persons with a Green Card work permit may apply.

A well-established electrical maintenance service-oriented company is seeking to hire a Relay (Service) Technician / Engineer to complete projects that involve protection & control systems, components, and accessories related to electricaldistribution systems from 480V to 345KV.


  • Graduate Engineer BSEE or Graduate of Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and three years' similar work experience.
  • NETA Level III or IV Certification is preferred and PE is a plus
  • 3 - 5Years' minimal experienceworking with the following relays; Experience testing CT's, PT's and other equipment associated with protection schematics
  • Experience with the following manufacturers' relays: Schweitzer Engineering Labs (SEL321, SEL421, SEL311, SEL451, SEL351, etc.), Client Utility Relays (L60, L90, D60, D30 Multilin 750, Multilin 469, etc.).
  • Experience utilizing 3-phase relay test equipment including Pulsar, Manta, and Doble.
  • Experience utilizing RTS software to test protective relays
  • Strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
  • Basic computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word, use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research.
  • Review elementary one-line diagrams and control wiring diagrams, point to point checks on control wiring, commissioning, calibration, operational and functional tests on multi-functional solid state protective relays utilizing a 3-phase test set.
  • Verification of circuit integrity by applying AC or DC current, acceptance testing / commissioning of line traps, CCVT's, BCT's, CT's, and PT's, overall utility relay protection scheme matches original elementary protection scheme design.
  • Configure and modify protective relay settings in accordance with SC / Coor Study.
  • Troubleshoot protection and control schemes involving multi-functional solid-state relays.
  • Provide full functional tests of protection and control systems.
  • Hold safety meetings as required by this company's safety policy.

Position requires 80% Travel / Working Holidays & Weekends is Required / Valid Driver's License / Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets.

Candidates may be required to submit to a Criminal Background Check and a 10 Panel Drug Screen.

Only U.S. Citizens or persons with a Green Card work permit may apply.