MV Electrician in Norfolk at PointOne Recruiting Solutions

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are currently seeking a seasoned and experienced electrician with Medium Voltage (MV) experience. Medium voltage work involves the installation, testing, repair, and maintenance of high voltage electric power-controlling equipment and/or distribution lines. The work requires knowledge of electrical principles, procedures, materials, and safety standards governing electrical systems above 600 volts. In addition, the work requires general mechanical skills and knowledge, and in some cases, may require knowledge of electronic principles as they pertain to electronic control circuitry.

Candidate must be a professional and personable leader committed to the overall objective of the company.

Job Requirements

The following is a list of the major responsibilities of the MV Electrician:

•         Installing or repairing a variety of electrical equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment.

•         Installing medium voltage cables utilizing hydraulic equipment via handholes, manholes, riser poles, and vaults

•         Terminating medium voltage cabling up to 35KV (dead-front and live front)

•         Splicing medium voltage cabling up to 35KV

•         Working from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications.

•         Locating and diagnosing trouble in the electrical system or equipment.

•         Working standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment.

•         Using a variety of electrician’s hand tools and measuring and testing instruments.

•         Requires comprehensive trade knowledge of electrical principles and system operations.

•         Performing work as a Low Voltage Electrician but has specialized experience and training with electrical distribution, overhead wiring, bucket truck operation, and multi-voltage applications.

•         Extensive knowledge in substation switching, distribution switching, trouble-shooting, and repair.

Qualifications:

To be considered for this position you will possess the following skills, attributes, and abilities:

•         A wide and comprehensive acquaintance with, and understanding of, both general and specific aspects of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered in Medium Voltage work.

•         Two years medium voltage troubleshooting and switching experience.