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Relay Technician

at Electric Power systems

Posted: 2/1/2020
Job Reference #: 2047

Job Description

  • Job ID
    Location : Metro Area
    Houston, TX
    Relay Technician
  • Overview


    Electric Power Systems is a NETA Certified, Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization. We specialize in commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for Utility, Industrial, Transit, Data Centers, and Commercial Facilities. At Electric Power Systems, we are committed to promoting a culture of safety within our organization and along side all of our clients. Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

    EPS is one of the fastest growing companies in our industry. Apply today and be a part of a team that provides an exceptional level of service and talent.


    • Perform installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment.

    • Perform function testing of substation control circuits on relay panel, transformers & circuit breaker change-outs.
    • Perform end-to-end relay testing using Doble ProTest software or Protection Suite.
    • Develop written standard commissioning, testing and maintenance procedures for protective relaying.


    • 3+ years of hands on experience installing, maintaining, testing & repairing protective relays on high voltage substations.
    • Calibrate & perform functional tests on both electromechanical and micro-processor based protective relays for high voltage substations.
    • Experience installing, maintaining, testing, & repairing circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, and similar equipment.
    • Capable of trouble shooting distribution and transmission controls circuits
    • Knowledge of Doble ProTest or Protection Suite desired, not required.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Additional Requirements:
    • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
    • Complete a satisfactory criminal background check.
    • Able to work overtime and travel out of town for periods of time.
    • Able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, able to lift 70 lbs.
    • Must have a valid driver's license and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.

    EPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.