Intermediate/Senior Protection Relay Technician - Houston

Intermediate/Senior Protection Relay Technician - Houston

Department

Technical Field Services

Location

Houston, TX, USA

Tags

Protection Relay Technician, Electrical Technician

Date Posted

May 3, 2022

Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate/Senior Protection Relay Technician in our Houston office. Reporting to our Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for installation, testing, repairs and maintenance of a wide variety of electronic, protective relaying, control, and energy management systems and equipment.

Accountabilities

  • Work safely, independently and effectively on medium, and high voltage electrical equipment in a variety of environments

  • Work with project teams effectively through collaboration, support, team focus and client focus

  • Perform activities which include assisting in routine cleaning, testing, calibration (where/if required) of all protection IEDs, and functional operational testing of all protection schemes

  • Carry out troubleshooting activities in the event of a system occurrenc

  • Carry out and/or assist during routine testing and functional verification of all communication equipment

  • Carry out and/or assist during functional operational testing of substation auxiliary equipment and verification of the data systems that provides the operating centers with real time operating and alarm information

  • Assist and/or resolve questions concerning IED application installations

  • Ensure all associated protection and control documentation is up-to-date utilizing the appropriate document control methods.

  • Complete technical report writing

  • Interact with clients in a courteous and professional manner

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 4+years of technical experience in an industrial based oil and gas environment

  • 4+ years of technical experience in a utility based environment

  • Strong working knowledge of various IED models from manufacturers such as SEL, GE      Multilin, Areva/GEC Alstom etc.

  • Knowledge and experience with IED secondary injection testing equipment such as Omicron or Manta will be an asset

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Familiarity with drafting tools such as AutoCAD will be an asset

  • Knowledge of formal Management of  Change (MOC) processes

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications

  • Must be able to work in a dynamic work environment

  • Strong problem solving skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Self-motivated with excellent communication skills both written and verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to self-manage with proven initiative and client focus

  • Excellent time management skills with an attention to detail

  • The ability to work flexible shifts, which include weekends, evenings and statutory holidays

  • The ability to travel

  • Team player

  • A positive, “can-do” attitude

We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About us

Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.

Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.

 

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