The Electrical Services Technician's (EST) primary responsibility is to coordinate campus-wide electrical system distribution testing and maintenance support services. The EST is knowledgeable and experienced in the conduct of electrical tests on power distribution and utilization equipment. Experience shall include the safe inspection, evaluation and testing of existing and newly-installed switchgear, circuit breakers (air, vacuum, oil, and SF6 gas types), electrical bus networks, cables, protective relaying, metering, power transformers, instrument transformers, motors, surge arresters, capacitors, motors, generators, transfer switches, batteries, and control systems, with reference to applicable standards such as the International Electrical Testing Association ANSI/NETA Acceptance and Maintenance standards, NFPA 70B and other industry accepted standards and practices.
EST certified individuals serve as “hands-on” field testing Service Managers. This position shall be trained and well skilled in areas concerning the hazards, components, nominal voltages, operating characteristics, and limitations of electrical power and electrical power systems. The EST works collaboratively with the Facilities Operations, Design and Construction, Senior Electrical Engineer, Senior Mechanical Engineer, the Campus Inspector, campus electrical personnel, campus instrumentation personnel, campus fire alarm shop personnel and central plant personnel, and Environment, Health, and Safety.
As a member of the Maintenance Management Team, the Electrical Services Technician reports to the Supervisor of the Electric shop.
– Plan scheduled preventive and predictive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems
– Make recommendations for and oversees the testing and maintenance of electrical power equipment by campus personnel and contracted service providers– Manages electrical maintenance and corrective projects with crews but can work independently
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