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AWT Electrical Specialist

Recruitment #180119-312100-001

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for providing expertise in the design and analysis of electrical systems at AWT plant facilities. Work is of more than average difficulty involving troubleshooting complex problems and recommending changes in plant electrical systems. Under general direction, the employee exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment in reviewing system designs and recommending changes in plant electrical systems. Work is reviewed through conferences, oral and written reports, observation of work performed, and result obtained.

Examples of Duties

Reviews system designs, specifications and products; recommends changes in plant electrical systems; reads prints and electrical drawings including one-line diagrams; performs operability reviews of processes, products and plant facilities as related to electrical systems, including distribution systems, generators, transformers, motor control centers, switchgear, variable frequency drives, motors and wiring; attends pre-construction meetings for plant additions, expansion and modification; provides input for budget and assists with Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs).

Monitors, reviews and validates work for quality control assurance of wide-ranging electrical repair and equipment; ensures adherence to job related safety practices including work on 15 kV systems; writes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relating to electrical repair practices and working with high voltage; works with outside vendors on electrical equipment repairs and power supply interfaces; provides expertise with respect to electrical systems, including distribution systems, generators, transformers, motor control centers, switchgear, variable frequency drives, motors and wiring and wide-ranging electrical repairs; trains, evaluates and assesses the performance of AWT technicians.

Trouble-shoots complex problems and performs highly-skilled electrical tasks; gathers and interprets historical data from Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA), Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), and other sources; compiles, retrieves, analyzes, and compares power usage reports, transformer oil sample reports and thermographic reports; identifies recurring and complex problems and recommends corrective actions; recognizes and identifies trends in electrical systems; performs failure and root cause analysis.

Maintains and reviews technical reports, records and library; reads prints, schematics and one-line diagrams; conducts research utilizing a wide variety of sources; recommends corrective actions based on knowledge of wide-ranging electrical repair practices and new technologies and products; writes reports to leadership including information on SOPs and work practices reviewed, written or modified.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced knowledge of: electrical systems; electrical products; electrical system equipment and power supply interfaces; wide-ranging electrical repair practices; job-related electrical safety practices including high voltage; all types of electrical distribution systems, generators, transformers, motor control centers, switchgear, variable frequency drives, motors and wiring.

Intermediate knowledge of: CMMS and SCADA systems; new technologies and products.

Basic knowledge of: plant operations; time management; general contract provisions; root cause analysis; AutoCAD.

Advanced ability to: read prints and electrical drawings including one-line diagrams and schematics.

Intermediate ability to: train, evaluate and assess the performance of AWT technicians; compile, retrieve, analyze, and compare power usage reports, oil sample reports and thermographic reports; gather and interpret historical data from SCADA, CMMS, and other sources; recognize and identify trends in electrical systems.

Basic ability to: conduct research utilizing a wide variety of sources; utilize written communications in an effective manner.

Intermediate skill in: technical writing; use of computers (Access, Excel, Word, Crystal Report).

Basic skill in: construction; plant operations. AutoCAD; communications; interpersonal relations.

Desirable: knowledge of operations process.

Accountabilities: no more than “x” hours of undocumented sick hours used per year; “x”% of design specification and product reviews done on agreed upon time; provide monthly report to leadership that would include information on SOPs and work practices reviewed, written, or modified; completes all troubleshooting, high skilled tasks requested by team leaders and provides solutions; provides solutions to problems that work and are agreed upon with related parties.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or GED with 10 years of progressively responsible utility or industrial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience; and obtain Level V within two years from start of the training program.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license; Certification at the Electrical Skill Level V as stated in the new Tech Skills Matrix.

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