EPC Services Company, a leading power/utility engineering consultant and construction firm, has immediate openings for electrical Test Engineers and Senior Test Engineers in Portland, OR.
Test Engineer duties include medium and high voltage apparatus testing and functional verification of control, protection and alarm circuits. Senior Test Engineers are also expected provide setting and testing protective relays and functional verification of control, protection and alarm circuits. Test Engineers are expected to have thorough understanding of Doble, Fluke and other test equipment operation and be able to understand and interpret test results. Test Engineers must be able to read and understand technical documentation and users manuals, be familiar with IEEE standards, and know ANSI/IEEE system device function numbers. Test Engineers must also be familiar with the latest version of NETA Acceptance Testing Specification (ATS) and the latest version of NETA Maintenance Testing Specification (MTS).
In addition, Senior Test Engineers must demonstrate a thorough understanding of substation physical drawings, equipment wiring diagrams and substation control schematics. The applicants will be asked to demonstrate and explain all aspects of substation protection philosophy, feeder protection, breaker failure protection, bus protection, power transformer protection, cap bank protection, distance protection (Basic concepts, Reach settings, Time-delay settings, Mho distance elements).
Applicants will be provided a complete job description with the invitation to interview.
Minimum Requirements: BSEE or BSEEET degree; 4-6 years experience for Test Engineer; 6-10 years experience for Senior Test Engineer or equivalent combination of education and experience. Senior Test Engineers must be able to obtain NICET Level III certification; strong understanding of safe work practices; excellent organizational skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; working knowledge of test equipment; driving (ability to be insured to drive company vehicles). The successful applicant will be subject to client-mandated drug and background checking and is subject to EPC Services Company’s auto insurance carrier requirements. The successful applicant must not require immigration sponsorship now or in the future.
Salary commensurate with experience and education. Benefits include:
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Disability insurance
- 401(k), profit sharing and employee stock ownership plan
- Paid vacation, personal days and holidays
- Continued professional education reimbursement
EPC Services Company and its parent, Electrical Consultants, Inc. (ECI) employ over 500 engineers, designers, project managers, surveyors, ROW agents, environmental planners, construction professionals and support staff in 15 offices across the U.S. The firm has 30 years of experience in the planning, engineering and construction of a wide range of power delivery projects including substations, transmission lines, distribution systems, communication systems and industrial facilities. Visit our website at www.electricalconsultantsinc.com.
Submit letter of application and résumé and list of three professional references.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time
- medium and high voltage apparatus testing: 4 years (Required)
- Doble, Fluke and other test equipment: 1 year (Required)
- test engineering: 4 years (Required)
- National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (Preferred)