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Kent Recruitment

Substation Controller

Canada - Kitimat, British Columbia
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About the job:

Kent is seeking a Medium Voltage Technician for a Pre-Commissioning/Commissioning long-term Project in Kitimat, BC.

Your responsibilities:

  • Always demonstrate personal HSSE leadership and excellent HSE behaviors and ensure that safety expectations are communicated and maintained.
  • Attend all mandatory training as specified in HSE, Permit To Work, and client training schedule.
  • Ensure all team members are fully aware and understand all the projects safe working practices and adhere to them to maintain a SAFE working environment.
  • Ensure to submit all Check Sheets and Records of Switching Orders executed daily.
  • Understand the Switching Operations of the Siemens 69kV SF6 GIS Double Busbar Switching Procedure and operate.
  • Understand the Local and Control Scheme of the Siemens Logic and Protection Relays as well as SEL Relays.
  • Monitor and Record Siemens SF6 GIS Densimeters periodically.
  • Understand and operate multi-stage 50MVAR Capacitor Bank with the 287kV Switchyard.
  • Testing and operations of LV Switchgear, MCC’s, DB’s, ATS, and UPS
  • Testing and operations of MV Switchgear and MCC
  • Testing of Motors, Motor Control (Start/Stops function checks), Motor Rotation, associated Protections (UMC100), and uncoupled Motor Runs.
  • Testing of Heat Trace systems and Process Electrical Heaters
  • Testing of Cathodic protection circuits and equipment.
  • Assist other Discipline Engineers to compile Notice of Energizations (NOE’s) to allow System/Sub-System energizations.
  • Temporarily Serve as the owner and operator of the 287kV Main Intake Switchyard and subsequent Substations to follow until handed over to End User (Owner).

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Proven track record of 10-15+ years of experience on Electrical Power Systems and demonstrate an understanding of Commissioning process including:
  • Interpretation of Single Line Diagrams, Schematics, Engineering datasheets, Commissioning of HV & LV Electrical power, and Control Systems.
  • Interpretation and development of HV Interface Switching Orders
  • Control of Work/ PTW processes during execution (plus)
  • Commissioning of utility and process systems (plus)
  • System Handover Management Process pre commissioning check sheet completion (plus)

Project Rate Information:

$71.39 - $83.89

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