E3 Federal Solutions High Volt Electrician - DODP8 in Colorado Springs, Colorado
E3/Sentinel’s Defense Division supports customers across the Department of Defense, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of the Navy, National Guard Bureau, Office of the Inspector General, and Washington Headquarters Services. By providing program assistance and technical innovation to ensure our nation’s security, E3/Sentinel employees help our clients navigate through dynamic environments. Our Defense Division offers a variety of career paths, including program management, systems engineering and technical assistance (SETA), financial analysis, operational support, financial analysis, facilities management, and more.
E3/S is looking for a High Volt Electrician to support our client in Colorado Springs, CO. The primary purpose of this position is: To install, modify, test, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair electric power controlling equipment and/or distribution lines. Duties include:
Install, modify, test, repair, and maintain transformers, converters, regulators, cables, switches, circuit breakers, mechanical and electronic systems, and other circuit elements found in substations.
Adjust relays and control equipment to obtain specified voltage, current, time delay, and other characteristics for appropriate holding, tripping, or other operational functions.
Construct and install rigid conduits. Pull in conductors, assemble bus bars, and phase out and connect conductors.
Clean, adjust, and repair electrical equipment such as air and oil circuit breakers and remotely controlled supervisory equipment.
Check condition of transformers, switches, capacitor equipment, and cables.
Check transformer operating temperatures and voltage at secondary terminals and makes repairs to defective, loose, or corroded connections.
Install, modify, connect, inspect, and repair overhead and underground electrical distribution lines.
Service lines, breakers, disconnect switches, transformers, insulators, grounding systems, fuses, poles (metal and wood), relays, meters, lightning arresters, cathodic protection systems, traffic lights, street and floodlight systems, airfield lighting systems, power supplies, and emergency generators.
String wires and hoist conductors up to the cross arms.
Pull wires to proper tension or sag based on space, length, type, and size of conductors, prevailing temperature, and loading district.
Install and pull cable underground from source of feed-through ducts.
Direct the installation of poles and replacement of cross arms.
Troubleshoot distribution circuits and generating and controlling equipment.
Make emergency cutouts and substitutions of power lines and equipment, sometimes working on distribution systems when they are energized.
Troubleshoot overhead and underground cable systems to locate shorts, opens, grounds, crosses, electrolysis damages, capacitance imbalances, or cable breaks.
Locate and mark electrical underground utilities prior to excavation.
Check ground wire connections and cables for cracks, breaks, corrosion, and punctures.
Frequently work on high voltage electrical systems when they are "hot," using necessary safety equipment, methods, and precautions.
Use and maintain various hand and power tools and test equipment such as oscillators, meggers, phase sticks, phase rotation meters, digital test equipment, and cable locating and fault-finding equipment.
Use block and tackle, hoists, winches, or other lifting and pulling equipment, as necessary.
Ability to obtain and maintain Public trust
Minimum 8 years directly related experience
Knowledge of technical practices in order to plan, layout, and complete maintenance or repair work needed for high voltage equipment and lines; and of high voltage electrical equipment and distribution lines such as transformers, switches, circuit breakers, recording instruments, control systems, series and parallel, circuits, line loading, line losses.
Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, instruments used in shop, and trade practices; and of troubleshooting and locating defects and trouble spots.
Knowledge of safety regulations, procedures, and practices.
Skill in using and maintaining electrical tools and test equipment such as oscillators, phase sticks and rotation meters, digital test equipment, fault finding equipment, ampmeters, voltmeters, meggers, graphic recorders, dressing tools, wire tongs, wire tong supports, insulated tension links, tie sticks, and insulated hoods/covers and tools.
Ability to use electrical drawings, blueprints, circuit diagrams, and electronic schematics.
Ability to install, modify, test, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain high voltage electric power-controlling equipment and/or distribution lines without more than normal supervision.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
E3/Sentinel is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. E3/Sentinel hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Req #: 2020-6176
External Company Name: E3 Federal Solutions, LLC
External Company URL: www.e3federalsolutions.com