Position Summary: Inspects, repairs and maintains all substation equipment in the system (except meters, supervisory equipment, and relays) to prevent equipment failure and promote longer life. Responds to outage situations to assist in restoring power. Performs shop repairs on the equipment.
Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities: Repairs and performs preventive maintenance on transformers, oil and gas circuit breakers, reclosers, regulators, and other substation equipment. Checks insulating oil for dielectric strength, PCB and acid content. Assists in installation and preparation of oil and gas filled power equipment for service. Assist Power Maintenance Technicians with Doble Testing. Assist pulling wire to equipment in substations. Pump oil: (Tolar facility only) – maintain and process all transformers for the entire company. Ensures that all maintenance work on the maintenance schedule is performed in a timely manner. Prepares oil test, switching and maintenance reports, maintains records and files. Notify supervisor of test equipment issues. Provide recommendations for repair or replacement of test equipment. Requisition, and maintain in a neat and orderly manner the inventory of replacement parts needed for repairs. Provides information from the field regarding PCB records, testing, labeling and clean-up of all oil spills. Maintain all necessary records regarding hazardous and controlled material for internal environmental personnel.
Brazos Electric provides competitive pay and excellent benefits including a 401(k) plan and group insurance benefits. The job description listed is not intended to describe fully the position’s requirements or essential functions, which are subject to change.
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Physical and Environmental Requirements: Requires working outside in varying environmental and weather conditions and temperature extremes. Requires sometimes working at night. Requires lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying of weights equal to 100 pounds or less. Requires pushing, pulling and reaching above the shoulders. Requires kneeling, crawling, bending or twisting while lifting arms above shoulders, and stooping for extended periods of time, in order to accomplish duties, while grasping, pulling or pushing objects, or manipulating tools. Requires walking and/or standing for extended periods of times. Requires sitting for extended periods of time while riding in a motor vehicle. Requires wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including breathing apparatus. Requires manual and detailed hand work using both hands. Also may require repetitive manual tasks. Requires working overtime and traveling at times with short notice. Must be available for “case of trouble” response any time, including nights and weekends. Must live within a 30 minute response time to BEPC Office for emergency response. Must be able to work in confined spaces. Requires hearing within normal range, hearing aids are permitted. Requires vision within normal range, corrective lens are permitted.
Internal Number: TR20-29
About Brazos Electric Power Cooperative
Organized in 1941, Brazos Electric was the first cooperative formed in Texas for the purpose of generating and supplying electrical power. Today, it is the largest generation and transmission cooperative in Texas. At Brazos Electric Cooperative, our mission is to provide valued service to our members and customers by generating, procuring, and transmitting reliable power at the lowest cost. The members, customers, and employees are Brazos Electric Cooperative's most valued assets.