Responsibilities

  • Inspecting, operating and maintaining substations and distribution apparatus consistent with safety regulation.
  • Controlling equipment such as Current converter, Voltage transformers and Circuit breakers to regulate the flow of electricity through substations and overhead distribution lines to customers
  • Reporting outages, load data to load dispatcher and receiving switching instructions
  • Switching and maintaining sub-station equipment for proper operation.
  • Performs switching operations in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains daily operating log on all operations, both routine and emergency, and reports on line outages and weather conditions.
  • Recording hourly readings of indicating and integrating meters, and changes, marks and checks charts of recording instruments.
  • Issues protective tags through established safe clearance procedures for all equipment in the network and substation
  • Periodical and regular inspection of station both inside control room and outside in the switch yard to determine proper operation of facilities and maintain security
  • Records temperature of transformers at specified intervals.
  • Prepares the equipment for operation and starts, stops and controls the units, adjusting the load and voltage and accessory regulating equipment as required.
  • Observe switchboard instruments to detect indications of line disturbances, such as grounded, shorted, or open circuit.
  • Analyzing problems to determine type of repairs necessary and informing appropriate personnel.
  • Notes changes in load and make routine adjustments to meet such changes without immediate supervision.  Reports unusual situations to appropriate quarters.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Line Manager

Minimum qualifications

  • Not more than an OND in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with at least 0-2 years’ experience

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of technical handbooks, standards specifications and best practices
  • Power Industry Knowledge
  • HSE Knowledge

Behavioral Competencies

  • Good Communication
  • Analysis and Reporting Skills