Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc., the 9th largest electric cooperative in the nation, located in Keystone Heights, Florida, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Apprentice Relay and System Protection Technician. Clay Electric is located in north Florida, with easy access to beaches, outdoor activities and both college sports and NFL.
Individuals in positions allocated to this class perform technical work involved in substation relay protection devices owned by the cooperative. Primary responsibilities include assisting in the testing, calibrating and installation of complex relaying and control equipment; analyzing and troubleshooting circuits through the use of drawings, circuit analysis and specialized equipment; and providing technical assistance to other departments. Essential Job Functions include:
Perform Maintenance. Help test, calibrate, repair, and perform routine maintenance on protective relays and microprocessor based relay schemes, and keep accurate records on same. Assist in changing and/or adding control wiring and implement relay settings for upgraded protection and safety on the system. Assist in the installation or major modification of entire substation protection systems, as required for substation construction. This includes complete rewiring of control panels, and alteration or installation of associated circuits. Substation Protection Systems. Assist in the verification of proper operation of transmission, substation and distribution protection systems, including fault simulation to check all components of protective system prior to energizing the station or line. Use and Care of Tools and Equipment. Be responsible for the use, care and security of tools, parts, vehicle, equipment and materials utilized.
Minimum Training and Experience: This position requires an Associate of Science degree in electronics, plus specialized training in the field of microprocessor based systems.
Individuals in this position must maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license. A Florida Class A commercial driver’s license must be obtained within the first six (6) months of employment in this position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Two (2) years of experience in a closely related field is preferred.
This position requires the ability to use electronic test equipment and the knowledge to interpret the results. This position requires a wide knowledge of electrical theory and practical application of theoretical concepts.
This position requires the ability to use personal computers in the scope of programming microprocessor based relay schemes. This position requires the ability to help operate vital equipment, assist in the restoration of electrical power to transmission and distribution devices during emergencies, and to help work on energized control circuits without interrupting electrical service. This position requires the ability to understand the meaning and significance of manufacturers’ technical publications.
To apply please send resume to the Director of Human Resources, P. O. Box 308, Keystone Heights, FL 32656 or e-mail to the Human Resources Specialist at email@example.com. Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 2019-29
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