National Grid Relay Technician in Brockton, Massachusetts

About the Position:


The Relay Technician assists the project technician with the installation, setting, testing and verifying the correct operation of protective relay and control systems.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Verifies correct installation and performance of analog input devices, including current and voltage transformers.

  • Functional testing of new wiring within control circuits to ensure correct design and performance.

  • Timely completion of all project related documentation, including schematic and wiring drawings and setting records.

  • Periodic testing and inspection of electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor based relay systems using a variety of complex test equipment.

  • Completion of all maintenance related documentation including relay maintenance test reports and test cards in a timely manner.

  • Periodic functional trip and breaker failure testing of relay systems

  • Collect all available data from all sources, including other departments, transient fault and sequence of events recorders and relays equipped with oscillographs and event recording capability.

  • Resolve operation investigations including the development and application of special tests and prepares operation investigation reports that are neat, orderly and issued in a timely fashion.

  • Develop troubleshooting skills to logically analyze and resolve system problems.

  • Informs the supervisor promptly of critical issues, including safety, system disturbances, customer reliability or economics that affect the department or company.

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Electronics.

  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Must have demonstrated analytical skills and ingenuity.

  • Knowledge of computer software including Windows and Microsoft Office.

  • Must have a high degree of mechanical ability.

  • Must have the ability to qualify for the National Grid Clearance and Control list.

  • Will be required to work from ladders or bucket trucks.

  • Ability and resourcefulness to work effectively under pressure to solve problems and complete all projects on time.

  • Must be able to respond to system emergencies and be available for overtime as workload dictates.

  • Overnight travel is required on occasion to meet department workloads and training requirements.

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

This position is one of National Grid's career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

/National Grid values and celebrates a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusiveness that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. national Grid si proud to be an equal opportunity employer./

Job: *Maint & Construction

Organization: *Maint & Construction

Title: Relay Technician

Location: MA-Brockton

Requisition ID: 20170916