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Substation Electrician Apprentice 1st 6 months

Company name
MidAmerican Energy Company..

Rock Island, IL

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Substation Electrician Apprentice 1st 6 months','1700723','!*!Under general supervision performs construction, maintenance and operation of substation equipment, transmission and distribution circuits. Provides assistance to customers requesting help in the installation, maintenance, and operation of electrical equipment and substations. Works on and around energized circuits. Performs duties of Utility Operator.

Typical Duties

Performs all work in a safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protect themselves, their fellow employees and the public from injury.

Reads and interprets drawings, wiring diagrams, specifications, manufacturer's instructions and work orders pertaining to substation, transmission and distribution circuits construction and maintenance. Makes field revisions and notes on drawings as needed.

Installs, operates, and maintains substation structures and equipment such as transformers, switchgear, batteries, chargers, network protectors, mobile substations, reactors, capacitors, circuit breakers, and apparatus vital to the continuity of electrical service. May perform like work on customer and generating facilities. Performs work on energized circuits using protective equipment and hot line tools.

Lays out and installs vault, manhole, duct runs, conduit, conduit fittings, wiring devices, control wire, electrical cable, cable terminations, and fiber optics and associated accessories.

Splices and terminates lead covered cable (where applicable), armored, rubber jacketed; paper, varnished, cambric, rubber and rubber like insulated cables either for power transmission/distribution; control or communication.

Inspects substation, underground, and aerial circuits and equipment.

Installs, tests, and maintains various types of substation related metering and relaying systems, which include electro-mechanical types and solid-state electronic types where applicable.

Uses various forms of electrical testing equipment and instruments in installing, maintaining, and servicing electric substation equipment.

Installs and assist in the installation, testing and maintenance of distribution supervisory control equipment (RTU's), telemetering systems, protective relaying, and load control equipment which utilizes solid state devices, electromechanical relays, power line carrier equipment, voice frequency carrier equipment, and microwave equipment where applicable.

Performs switching operations in substations and underground networks as applicable, as directed by supervisory personnel, or systems control center.

Performs necessary duties not electrical in character in connection with construction, maintenance and operation of all substations. Those qualified may perform acetylene welding, acetylene cutting and electrical welding operations.

Performs necessary maintenance and or housekeeping on or around construction sites, substations, and vaults.

Operates vehicles and equipment necessary to perform the job. Inspects vehicles and equipment for proper operating conditions.

Locates underground facilities.

Leads, trains and instructs employees in their work.

As appropriate, may perform radio interference troubleshooting.

As appropriate, may overhaul and repair distribution equipment in shop.

Performs infrared testing surveys.','!*!

CDL required

Highway alcohol and drug testing required

Ability to interpret electrical circuit and construction drawings, wiring diagrams, specifications, and instructions is required.

Experience with related electrical equipment such as transformers, switchgear, batteries, chargers, network protectors, mobile substations, reactors, capacitors, circuit breakers, is preferred.

Previous experience with electrical testing equipment and instruments is preferred. 

High school diploma or equivalency required

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.','Electric Distribution/Service','IL-Rock Island','','Electric Delivery','Full time','$26.76','Substation Electrician Apprentice 1st 6 months

Company info

MidAmerican Energy Company..
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Company Profile
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company is a global leader in the production, transportation and delivery of energy from a variety of fuel sources, including coal, natural gas, wind, hydro, solar, nuclear, geothermal and biomass.

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