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Electrical Substation Maintenance Tech

Knoxville Utilities Board
United States, Tennessee, Knoxville
4505 Middlebrook Pike (Show on map)
January 25, 2023

Job Classification: System Oper Tech

Department: System Maintenance

Work Location: 4505 Middlebrook

Work Schedule: 40+ hours / week: M - F

About KUB: The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) is one of the largest public utilities in the country providing electric, gas, water, and wastewater services to more than 473,000 customers in Knoxville and parts of seven surrounding counties. We exist to serve our customers, improving their quality of life by providing utility services that are safe, reliable, and affordable. Our mission is to act as good stewards of our community's resources: utility assets, customer dollars, and the environment. We work to safeguard those resources and enhance their value for the people of the communities we serve and generations to come. We are looking for employees who want to be a part of a mission driven organization with strong values that support a skilled, diverse and inclusive workforce. For more about KUB's Vision, Mission and Shared Values, visit our website and read more about the KUB Blueprint.

Work Description: Performs testing, maintenance, operations, and repairs on all electrical and mechanical equipment located within KUB's electric substations and distribution system (13kV-161kV). Performs high-voltage switching, operates complex test equipment in order to complete equipment inspections, analyzes test data, performs necessary corrective actions, and keeps detailed documentation relative to transformers, voltage regulators, breakers, relays, 3-phase reclosers, padmount switchgear, communication, and control equipment. Responds to all types of system emergencies - performing distribution system troubleshooting and restoration responsibilities. Conducts training sessions on electric system & equipment operating procedures, testing and repair methods, and proper safety and work rules.