• Diagnostic Technician I/II/Sr

    Location US-TX-Marble Falls
    # Positions
    1
  • General Overview

    Preferred Candidates will have a Current CDL License.

     

    At an entry to senior level, performs diagnostic duties using test equipment to evaluate equipment condition such as high voltage transformers, circuit breakers, etc. used in transmission and distribution substations.  This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. 

    • Assists with the installation and testing of electrical utility equipment in substations, power plants, and industrial plants.
    • Assists in the maintenance, evaluation, and documentation of required diagnostic tests which includes circuit breaker operator profile testing, insulation power factor, transformer combustible gas, DC winding resistance, circuit breaker motion and contact analysis.
    • Assists in the performance of oil analysis for substation electric equipment including but not limited to load tap changers (LTC), transformers, potential transformers (PT), current transformers (CT), circuit breakers, etc.
    • Operates testing equipment such as software-driven equipment and power factor (e.g. Doble M4200 controller, Vanguard electronic TTR, etc.)
    • Assists Substation Maintenance in the maintenance and repair of substation equipment; may assist in the replacement of parts or substitution of parts
    • Assists in troubleshooting control circuits in various types of electrical utility equipment, such as transformers, circuit breakers, etc.
    • Assists with developing and summarizing test results and records of substation equipment and associated equipment including trouble reports.
    • Assists in the performance of low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations personnel. 
    • Assists diagnostic survey work including but not limited to infrared, partial discharge measurement, battery impedance, battery strap resistance, acoustic emission and basic substation inspections.
    • Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing diagnostic tasks.
    • Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled. 

    This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Diagnostic Tech I

    One or more years of experience in electric utility equipment maintenance, three phase power systems, substation equipment maintenance or using test equipment.  A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

     

    Driver’s license

     

    Diagnostic Tech II

    Three or more years of experience in electric utility equipment maintenance, three phase power systems, substation equipment maintenance or using test equipment.  A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.
     
    Driver’s license

     

    Diagnostic Tech Sr

    Five or more years of experience in electric utility equipment maintenance, three phase power systems, substation equipment maintenance or using test equipment.  A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.
     
    Driver’s license

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