Duke Energy Transmission Relay Tech II - Aberdeen, NC in Aberdeen, North Carolina

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This is the final level of the Relay Technician hierarchy. A Relay Tech I will assist and lead lower level technicians in activities associated relay construction and maintenance Incumbents are expected have complex skills and the ability to work independently and lead construction and maintenance activities of any complexity. Capable of serving as an interim supervisor, take assignment, serve on committees and resolve technical matters.

With Minimal Supervision and Increased Latitude for un-reviewed Work:• Demonstrated ability to pass panel review by meeting or exceeding requirements noted in Relay II• Has professional safety behavior and holds high expectation of others to work safely and follow safe work practices.• Has expert verbal communications skills and frequent use of echo protocol• Can reviews and critique isolation procedures, coaches team in proper techniques for writing and execution of these procedures• Can provides peer level P&C technical support• Is capable of creating hand written test routines using manufactures bulletins.• Can remains focused under internal and external pressures. Is resilient to conflict, leads team while under pressure and ensures all distractions are eliminated.• Can lead any construction or maintenance activities, within any station, no matter the sensitivity and complexity• Has the demonstrated ability to conduct remote logic testing via mirror bits, using MB tester or relay MB outputs along with knowledge of end to end testing with time synched test sets • Utilizing old and new drawings and existing conditions, is fully capable of finding and correct design errors that affect scheme operation.• Is expert at installing, commissioning, testing and troubleshoot carriers, tone equipment, traps and tuners, MP or EM relays.• Can lead teams to ensure paperwork and files are accurate and submitted in timely fashion with no issues• Can lead the P&C installation portion of mobile substations/transformers or other temporary equipment• Can lead other technicians in organization, develop and execute a procedures, work plans to complete a tasks with error free performance• Can be frequently called upon by supervisor for leadership roles, and team service and committee• Has expert knowledge to trouble shoot P&C circuits within any station or protection scheme• Can independently commission schemes by interacting with TCC/DCC/Nuclear• Has working knowledge of complex SCADA systems, with sound ability troubleshoot wiring and I/O associated SCADA systems, legacy RTU’s, SEL3354’s, SEL3610’s, DFR’s.

Requirements for this position include:

Valid Drivers License

Ability to pass any required back ground check for NERC/CIP/Nuclear


The ability to pass aptitude testing is required for this position.

Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs for 100 feet

Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural

and ethnic backgrounds

This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function

of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated

equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed

weight loading.

Required Qualifications

Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent) or4 - 7 years related experience in relay/substation work, or equivalent job-related and educational experience.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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