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Substation Technician

at Electric Power systems

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1792

Job Description

  • Job ID
    Location : Metro Area
    San Diego, CA
    Substation Technician
  • Overview

    Electric Power Systems is a NETA Certified, Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization. We specialize in commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for Utility, Industrial, Transit, Data Centers, and Commercial Facilities. At Electric Power Systems, we are committed to promoting a culture of safety within our organization and along side all of our clients. Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

    EPS is one of the fastest growing companies in our industry. Apply today and be a part of a team that provides an exceptional level of service and talent.


    • High / Medium / Low voltage testing of electrical power equipment.
    • Consult manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams and engineering personnel in order to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems and determine optimum equipment functioning.
    • Prepare and maintain reports detailing all tests, repairs, and maintenance performed.
    • Troubleshoot, repair, replace and clean equipment and components in a substation.

    • 3+ years of hands on experience High, Medium and Low voltage testing of electrical power equipment.

    • Low Voltage = 480v - 600 Volts
    • Medium Voltage = 4160v-13800 Volts OR 12470 Medium Voltage
    • High Voltage = 69kv - 750kV

    • Knowledge of the following equipment:
    o Circuit Breakers, LV/MV/HV
    o Transformers
    o Switchgear
    o Motors
    o PT's
    o CCVT's

    • Experience with the following test equipment:
    o Power Factor
    o Ductor
    o Megger
    o CT ration & saturation
    o Hi-Pot

    • Highly motivated self-starter with desire to learn
    • NETA certified a plus, but not required
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Electrical/Electronic technology, or Military experience preferred but not required.


    • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
    • Complete a satisfactory criminal background check.
    • Able to work overtime and travel out of town for periods of time.
    • Able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, able to lift 70 lbs.
    • Must have a valid driver's license and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.

    EPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.