Currently seeking an Electrical Engineer with Commisioning experience. This role is located in Phoenix, Arizona
Ability to work and communicate effectively with contractors, and other associated department personnel. Must have an understanding of the Accident Prevention Manual and Human Performance Tools. The ability to apply and solve mathematical formulas using algebra and trigonometry. A thorough understanding of electronic circuit fundamentals. Requires advanced personal computer skills including working knowledge of both hardware and software applications (Dranitz, Fluke, Omicron, serveron, APT, Microsoft office, Maximo, acSELerator quickset, Hyperterminal, TOA preferred). A thorough understanding of three phase AC theory and the ability to use vectors. Understands zones of protection and considers potential implications to the system. Demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend protection and electrical wiring diagrams related to the functionality of control schematics.
1) Perform site evaluations using one-line diagrams to validate field conditions. Interpret Engineering drawings, Construction Standards Manual, survey notes, Accident Prevention Manual, and other drawings
2) Develop new and/or redline existing control drawings for fossil power plants.. Must have ability to field engineer, modify diagram prints/schematics per design standards as it relates to actual field conditions. Respond to emergent call outs, troubleshoot protection and control systems, and restore system(s) back to a normal state. troubleshoot protection, metering, and control system failures and problems.
3) Conduct shakedown, modify, calibrate and functional test new and existing electrical equipment.
4) Perform electromechanical and microprocessor functional testing per regulatory requirements. Provide all testing and commissioning necessary to safely and effectively energize and release equipment to operations for remote control.
BS EE degree or equivalent training and minimum of five (5) years related Protection and Control Commissioning experience. Requires experience in substation design concepts/protection scheme and electrical wiring practices relating to all substation controls. A comprehensive understanding of protection, metering, and control concepts for substation equipment including but not limited to breakers, transformers, CCVT, PT, Reactors, Capacitor banks. Ability to work on all types of relaying including electromechanical and microprocessor from manufactures including but not limited to Westinghouse, Basler, GE, SEL and Beckwith. Ability to work with communication devices, transducers, temperature monitors, busing monitors, and other communication devices. This also includes knowledge of supervisory equipment (SCADA) used by APS (examples: Orion, RTAC, D20, status and control modules).