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Substation Test Technician

Southern Company. - Gulfport, MS

Substation Test Technician- Gulfport, MS JOB REQUIREMENTS This position is responsible for routine and emergency diagnostic testing of major substation equipment in accordance with SCT maintenance standards.  This includes infrared testing of substations and commissioning of substation equipment.   This position is responsible for analyzing test results and recommending corrective action to the appropriate party.  This position is also responsible for maintaining an accurate database of all test results. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Two-year technical degree in Electricity, Electronics, Electronic Technology or a related technical field is desired but not required. Five years of experience in electrical utility maintenance, testing and installation is desired. Ability to learn to use various test equipment and instruments with the ability to perform a basic calibration/evaluation of the equipment used by different maintenance departments within MPC is required. Proficiency with computers desired (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel) and ability to learn substation specific and vendor testing software required. Behavioral Aspects:Must be a self-starter.  Must be able to work independently or as part of a team. Must have the interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with other work groups inside and outside the company and with vendors and product manufacturers as needed. Must exhibit a positive attitude, understand and follow safety procedures, demonstrate effective communication skills (oral & written), possess effective customer relations skills and show initiative and leadership in work.Other Requirements:Must be willing to perform work outside of normal working hours during emergencies or as otherwise needed to support substation construction or maintenance efforts. Must be willing to work outside in all climate conditions, work at significant heights above the ground and on occasion work in confined spaces. Must successfully pass the TECH test to be considered.The successful candidate must reside within (or agree to relocate to a residence within) 40 minutes travel time (per MapQuest estimates) to the MPC Pascagoula Service Center.The successful candidate must reside within (or agree to relocate to a residence within) the State of Mississippi.Limited relocation assistance may be available for this position.  Mississippi Power a subsidiary of Southern Company, serves southeast Mississippi. We have a history of customer and community service, economic development leadership, environmental stewardship and employee involvement.With 4.4 million customers and more than 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine's Utility of the Year for 2012 and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at HTTP://WWW.SOUTHERNCOMPANY.COM Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.                                            

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Substation Test Technician Southern Company. - Gulfport, MS, United States

   

Location: Gulfport, MS

Company Profile:
Southern Company is one of the largest energy providers in the United States. Based in Atlanta, Ga., Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states (Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power) and a growing competitive generation company.