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High Voltage Electrician

Job Title: High Voltage Electrician

Location: LaPorte, TX

Duration: 12 months (W2)

Job Description:

High Voltage Electrician is a full journey level classification performing skilled high voltage electrical work in accordance with the techniques of the trade, based on completion of a recognized apprenticeship or its equivalent.  This classification is distinguished from other classifications which may perform limited elements of electrical work by its focus on voltage systems above 480 volts and equipment, and by the scope of work and level of skill required.  Positions at this level may direct the work of less skilled helpers on projects, and train apprentices; and may work independently or in conjunction with other crafts.To troubleshoot, repair, install and service medium and high voltage electrical systems and associated equipment; to operate, inspect and perform preventive maintenance on medium and high voltage overhead and underground distribution systems;  to prepare estimates, and plan and manage own projects within allotted budgets; and to perform related work as required.

Some Job Duties include:

•             Troubleshoots and repairs overhead and underground distribution systems, including transformers, circuit interrupters, reclosers, capacitors, voltage regulators, medium voltage switches, utility poles, and supporting hardware;

•             Replaces and installs medium voltage overhead and underground electrical circuits and terminations where applicable

•             Maintain electrical equipment, risers, transformer banks, and low voltage electrical panels;

•             Assist and Maintain various components on the medium and high voltage distribution electrical system including isolation switches, interrupters, capacitor banks, transformers, overhead fused cutouts, and voltage regulators; isolates and clears sections of the system for maintenance, installation and load shedding;

•             Inspects overhead and underground distribution systems, tests, and documents findings;

•             Knowledge and Maintain of 13.8KV, 6.9KV, 480v switchgear

•             Must have experience in Generators

•             Must have experience in Diesel Generators

•             Ability to operate a JLG (Man lift)


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