Reporting to the Area Commissioning Manager, the Relay Technician is responsible to commission and test primary and secondary power equipment in the field which includes maintaining medium to high-voltage substation power delivery equipment. Primarily protection relays, but also including breakers, switchgear, circuit breakers, and transformers. The Relay Technician is also responsible to mentor and educate Apprentices including reading and interpreting blueprints, Risk Management, and industry best practices. The Relay Technician also plays a leading role in setting up and operating standard as well as specialized test equipment to diagnose and analyze the performance of power delivery equipment on the job site.

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  • Installation, commissioning and maintenance of protection and control equipment in medium to high-voltage transmission substations
  • Ability to develop Relay Test plans and execute function check outs in a substation setting
  • Ability to communicate with client reps and engineers one on one
  • Work safely alongside all members of the construction crew
  • Acceptance and maintenance testing of electrical equipment
  • Interpret blueprints, analyze test reports, and recommend corrective actions
  • Work with high voltage equipment such as Circuit breakers, transformers, switches and control circuits for protection, indication and monitoring systems
  • Supervise, mentor and train junior technicians
  • Calibrate electronic equipment and instruments, when needed
  • Be able to work with various types of manufacturer’s test equipment:
    • Doble Secondary Test Sets
    • Omicron secondary test sets
    • Doble Power Factor set
    • Winding resistance
    • Omicron CPC 100
    • CT saturator
    • TTR
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology from an accredited post-secondary institution or Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in relay testing of substation relay protection schemes
  • Experience with relay testing with various equipment; Doble, Omicron
  • Past supervisory experience will be an asset
  • Experience in substations would be a major asset, ie. 144kV and 240kV
  • Familiar with all apparatus found in a HV substation
  • Experience with testing software will be beneficial (Omicron Test Universe, Doble M4000, AcSELerator, Seimens Digsi)
  • Competent and comfortable working with computers and spreadsheets.
  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work safely and show concern for environmental, health and safety issues in the workplace
  • Must have the ability to work in adverse weather conditions and have a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Able to work comfortably at heights
  • Able to work alone or with minimal supervision
  • Willing to work out of town and on rotation, i.e. 14 on 7 off work schedule



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