• Senior Test Engineer Covington
  • Selectek, Inc. in Covington, GA, Georgia
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

Selectek is seeking a Senior Test Engineer to oversee proper commissioning of protective and control devices within a substation. Commissioning includes performing relay calibration based on the logics and settings provided by the Protection and Control Engineer as well as checking proper installation of control devices. Test Engineers are often called upon to troubleshoot problems within a... substation identified either by other departments or participants. Test Engineer is responsible for the documentation of electrical control drawings and Operating Instructions inside of a substation.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
• Provide technical supervision to testing contractors. This includes overseeing the following tasks:
• Commissioning distribution substations with high side voltages of 230,115, and 46 kV and low side voltages typically 12.47kV and 25kV but to be determined by customer requirements.
• Applying setting changes and performing relay calibration & logic settings provided by the protection engineer. The types of relays range from microprocessor base to electromechanical base.
• Testing & Commissioning new or existing protection panels, Power equipment (breakers, transformers, voltage regulators, etc.), station service (AC & DC), communication equipment (SCADA RTU, annunciators, etc.), and metering.
• Preparing switching orders and perform substation switching.
• Troubleshoot problems identified by Operations & Maintenance or Participants.
• Provide technical support to participants and other departments and assist during outages.
• Manage documents in the substation, which includes sending field-markups to Engineering and placing As-Built drawing in stations.
• Update Operating Instructions (OI) and System One Lines (SOL) of a substation and work with GPC Control Center (GCC) to review and approve OI and SOL
• Update System Operator One Lines in a substation and work with GPC GCC to have the latest One Lines in STOMP.
• Assist GPC Test personnel by answering questions related to transmission station routines.


• Degree in Electrical Engineer preferably Power option or equivalent experience.

• Minimum 5 years of experience in Power System relay testing and commissioning

• Must be able to read and understand electrical control drawings.

• Must be able to communicate effectively.

• Must be able to perform these duties with minimum or no supervision.

• Travel will be required to the work destination typically within the State of Georgia.

Location: Remote/field travel around Georgia (must be located within two hours of Atlanta)

Pay range: $120,000 - $130,000 depending on experience

If you’re interested in this Senior Test Engineer position, call Jesslin Ward at 678-802-6626 or email [email protected]
Covington GA USA


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