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Relay Technician

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 1/17/2018
Job ID: 02444792
Job Description


Our client has been a leader in electrical equipment testing and maintenance for 50+ years.  They are one of the first companies in the US to specialize in testing and maintenance of electrical power distribution systems and equipment and are a member of the International Electrical Testing Association (NETA).

Our client has an immediate opening for a Relay Technician for their Chicago Service Center.  

The Relay Technician will:
-Review elementary one-line diagrams and control wiring diagrams
-Perform wire check out and point to point wire tests and perform relay commissioning on solid state utility relays.
-Configure solid state relays with setting files.
-Verify solid state relay wiring
-Configure and troubleshoot solid state relay system issues. 
-Verify that overall utility relay protection scheme matches original elementary protection scheme design
-Verify circuit integrity by applying AC or DC current and simulating system functions. 
-Will have experience with 3 phase relay test set (Pulsar, Megger, Manta, or Doble)
-Will perform testing on line traps, CCVT's, BCT's
-Will have experience testing CT's PT's and other equipment associated with protection schematics. 

Experience with the following manufacturers' relays is beneficial:
Schweitzer Engineering Labs (SEL321, SEL421, SEL311, SEL451, SEL351, etc.)
GE Utility Relays (L60, L90, D60, D30, Multilin 750, Multilin 469, etc.)


Graduate of applicable Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and one year minimum same or similar work experience or High School education or equivalent and three years minimum same or similar work experience.

Basic computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word, use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research.

Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work.  Willing to travel as needed.

Must have Valid Driver's License.


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