This position requires the ability to install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor regulator controls, breaker relay panels, indicating meters, recording instruments, regulators, transformers, and capacitors. The position will require the frequent use of computers to control, test, and program equipment, as well as the use of common and specialized tools and equipment needed for the job. The position will occasionally require working from ladders, structures and aerial bucket trucks to heights of approximately 50 feet.
This position will be required to learn and understand the working knowledge of voltage regulators, regulator control panels, transformers, communication equipment and other substation apparatus. It will also be required to learn the SCADA network, communication software, and be able to troubleshoot communication issues.
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.
Proficient in all aspects of substation systems.
Knowledgeable with construction techniques, codes, quality requirements and reading switching maps.
Proficient with a computer
Able to pass a pre-employment and random drug screenings.
Complete a satisfactory criminal background check.
Able to work overtime and travel out of town for periods of time.
Must have a valid CDL and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.
Capable of working in confined spaces/areas.
Able to work independently or with others.
Capable of learning to operate various types of heavy equipment.
Willing to work overtime or long hours during emergency conditions and/or when requested. Schedules can frequently change and with short notice.
Capable of following company safety rules and policies
Must be a Team player, and manage work time.
Must prioritize work projects.
Ability to communicate with others and to understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Ability to work outside regular scheduled hours, and be available for emergency and/or pre-arranged work.
Ability to push, pull and position tools, equipment and structural material weighing in excess of 80 pounds.
Ability to lift loads weighing up to 80 pounds.
Ability to work from various heights.
Ability to work on smooth or uneven surfaces and under varying climatic conditions.
Ability to operate assigned equipment and vehicles
Additional Salary Information: Starting at $30.46 and up based on experience
About The Victory Electric Cooperative Assn., Inc.
The Victory Electric Cooperative Association, Inc., serves an area of southwest Kansas that includes a diverse agricultural, rural and urban territory. Victory serves Ford and Gray Counties and parts of seven other counties, Kiowa, Edwards, Hodgeman, Finney, Haskell, Meade, and Clark. Victory was organized in 1945 to serve primarily farm residential services.
Through the years, Victory has expanded to a broad consumer base of diversified loads ranging from industrial, commercial and irrigation loads with 3,200 miles of transmission and distribution line.
Victory is a progressive rural electric cooperative that takes pride in providing good service whether it be to cowboys or to computer programmers, we still have the cooperative spirit. We are on call 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. To learn more about Victory Electric, please take a look at our Program and Services Guide (English) or in Spanish.