• Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay Electrical and Electronics Repairers
  • Manufacturing
  • Powerhouse, substation, and relay electrical and electronics repairers inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.

    What do they typically do

    • Construct, test, maintain, and repair substation relay and control systems
    • Inspect and test equipment and circuits to identify malfunctions or defects, using wiring diagrams and testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or ammeters
    • Consult manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, and engineering staff to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems and to determine best equipment functioning
    • Notify facility personnel of equipment shutdowns
    • Open and close switches to isolate defective relays, performing adjustments or repairs
    • Prepare and maintain records detailing tests, repairs, and maintenance
    • Analyze test data to diagnose malfunctions, determine system performance characteristics, or evaluate effects of system modifications
    • Test insulators and bushings of equipment by inducing voltage across insulation, testing current, and calculating insulation loss

    Number of Jobs

    Average Annual
    Job Growth +0.5%
    Job Opening 123

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    Education & Training

    • Education

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