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High Voltage Relay Specialist in Fort McMurray at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Design Group is currently searching for a High Voltage Relay Specialist for our client, a major oilsands company.

This is a full-time, permanent position in Ft. McMurray and requires proper relocation. No 'shift work' available. 

MUST have High Voltage experience

Our client offers an attractive compensation plan, and highly competitive relocation support. This opportunity is a great fit for those who wish to grow their career with an industry leader.

The Role

  • Provide support and input to ensure safe, efficient, and successful operation of our electrical assets ranging from 13.8kV to 260kV
  • Perform expertise in the monitoring and management of all relay protection and metering devices for substation and T&D assets (>13.8kV)
  • Participate in incident loss prevention investigations, HAZOPS and job safety analysis
  • Assist and provide guidance in the cleaning, testing, calibration of our protection intelligent electronic devices (IED), and functional operational testing of all protection schemes
  • Troubleshoot activities in the event of a system occurrence
  • Perform testing and functional verification of all communication equipment
  • Manage testing equipment calibration records and ensure all associated protection and control documentation are in good order to ensure protection device testing is accurate and reliable in the power system
  • Execute or assist with all test procedures of substation auxiliary equipment and verification of the operating center data systems
  • Be the point of contact to assist and to resolve questions about the protection devices application installations

The Ideal Candidate

  • Five or more years of technical and hands on experience in a utility based environment; experience working as relay specialist is preferred
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Experience with transmission protection devices is preferred
  • Technical experience in control systems such as Honeywell, Triconex, DeltaV, various PLC systems is an asset
  • Certified Electrical Engineering Technologist with a focus/specialization in power systems or Journeyman Power System Electrician Certificate; attach your Journeyman ticket with your application in order to be considered
  • Registered or eligible to register with the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Strong working knowledge of various IED models from manufacturers such as SEL, GE Multilin, Areva/GEC Alstom etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with IED secondary injection testing equipment such as Omicron or Manta will be an asset
  • Computer proficiency in SAP, the Microsoft Office suite drafting tools such as AutoCAD would prove beneficial

TO APPLY: Send your resume in MS Word format to David Long,