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    Summary

    This position is located in the Maintenance Engineering Office and and provides technical leadership, direction of, and/or performs assignments involving matters pertaining to transmission lines and/or substations.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties are listed at the GS-13 level:

    Creates detailed electrical designs and drawings (or reviews the designs of others) for substation equipment repairs, replacements and additions.  Supports field maintenance activities by developing testing and trouble-shooting procedures, personally directing craftsmen on complex technical activities, and evaluating and documenting test results.  Responsible for the overall testing, commissioning, and documentation of assigned power system upgrades and equipment replacement projects.  Represents the Region to interact with other organizations in the industry including other utilities to coordinate resources, initiate agreements, and develop project plans and project schedules to reach engineering solutions.  Acts as technical representative during commission and energization of new equipment or changeover from existing to replacement or additional control and relaying schemes.

    For the lower grade level, incumbent will perform a wide range of tasks described in the above duties, but at a lower level of work designed to further develop and refine the knowledge and skills of the incumbent. Assignments will typically combine productive work with on-going training and instruction. Supervision received at the lower level will be closer with oversight and review being provided more frequently.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel of up to 20-25% annually is required; with overnight travel possible 1-4 nights per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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