Job Details

Electrician (Construction)

Bonneville Power Administration, Vancouver, WA

Job - Government

Close Date: 12/31/2019

This recruitment is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT (OCA) being utilized to fill current and future Electrician (Construction) vacancies within BPA's Transmission Field Services Organization. Eligible applicants being placed on a standing register at the below cut-off dates:
May 24, 2019
June 28, 2019
August 2, 2019
September 6, 2019
October 11, 2019
A successful candidate in this position will perform installation and adjustment (construction) of electrical equipment in Substations. The construction aspects of a High Voltage Electrician task include erection of new facilities or removal of old facilities. Equipment serviced may be electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic, and/or electronic. Electricians work from sketches, drawings, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and instruction books. Normally, an Electrician will perform either construction or maintenance tasks. However, the employee may be required to perform any duty of the craft concerning electrical equipment in substations. The Electrician usually reports to an Electrician Foreman but occasionally may work independently. The Electrician performs all duties in compliance with government regulations, BPA safety rules, and the BPA-CPTC Collective Agreement.

As an Electrician you will:
Install and adjust major electrical equipment such as power transformer and gas, oil, or air-insulated power circuit breakers; instrument and station service transformers, disconnect and circuit switches, protective devices, static capacitors, batteries and charges.
Perform diagnostic testing to inspect parts and equipment.
Perform work in shops on equipment components including bushings, motors, small power tools, etc. Assemble, install, and modify control and relay panels for substations.
Assemble and erect steel racks and towers to support equipment.
Install and change antennas, reflectors, transmitting or receiving devices, emergency power supplies, and other equipment located in microwave or radio stations.
Takes clearances, hold orders and work permits in high voltage substations.
Install Conduit and trenches, pull cable and terminate. Complete associated documentation required for the above listed tasks.
Drive 20-25% of the time in all weather conditions
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