Substation Technician Resume Samples

A Substation Technician works primarily with electric substations that send electrical energy to nearby homes and buildings and is also responsible for the routine maintenance and updates of the substation. The job description and duties commonly listed on the Substation Technician Resume are – handling emergency repairs, working with schematics and a variety of circuit breakers, power cables, and transformers; ensuring the safety of workers, installing and maintaining and repairing substation equipment, and assisting in the operation, and maintenance of substation apparatus.

Position requirements include the following – the ability to work with ladders, structures, and aerial buckets trucks; working knowledge of substation step voltage regulators; and regulator control panels; proficiency with computer technology, and experience with electrical/electronic maintenance. An Associate’s degree in electrical construction, automation controls, substation, or power line is commonplace among job applicants.

Substation Technician Resume example

Substation Technician Resume

Objective : Experienced with operating machinery, moving dirt, shovel, and cable terminating. I'm a fast learner, quick on my feet, and willing to put in as much work as I can. I have done helper for pipe fitting, construction, landscaping, bartending, electrician apprentice, customer service, acknowledged computer software. I would like to join a company were I can grow and make a career for myself.

Skills : Bilingual Spanish, Bilingual English.

Description :

    1. Read blueprints, prepared tools and materials for projects of the day.
    2. Tasks varied from operating machinery to running conduit.
    3. Switched out breakers CCVT's , PT's, CT's.
    4. Handled shipping and receiving of materials, ordered equipment needed for jobsites.
    5. Learned how to trust myself to make decisions on my own and have my work unsupervised; but done well as expected by managers.
    6. Grew a greater confidence in myself to complete my work and became more open minded to gaining more experience in the field of expertise.
    7. Worked under supervision on or adjacent to energized equipment per the safety standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Education


Substation Technician Resume

Objective : A proven achiever with over fourteen years heavy industry experience, including construction of electrical substations and power plants, building commercial and residential structures, and operating heavy equipment. Results oriented, reliable, productive, maintaining a perfect record in quality and safety.

Skills : Basic Office Computer, Commercial Lighting Control Programming, Heavy Equipment Operation.

Description :

    1. Listed duties include high voltage transformer maintenance, substation, power plants, and nuclear facilities.
    2. Completed assemble and disassemble of new and old high voltage transformers, hot oil circulation, double testing.
    3. Taped changer inspection and maintenance.
    4. Maintened to high voltage oil circuit breakers (OCB), internal inspections, SF6 gas breakers, knowledgeable in some low and medium voltage breaker testing.
    5. Installed of mac to control air switches.
    6. Set and wired transformers , MOD bus ,and high voltage terms, grounding, conduit runs duct bank and obove ground.eat Accomplishments I was the only lisenced electrician.
    7. Did alot of teaching to new hands and ran crew.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Substation Technician Resume

Objective : Formally Substation Technician with experience in the wind and power distribution industries seeking a position where I can utilize my skills and dedication to upholding the highest of safety standards. Willing to relocate, have a valid U.S. driver's license, and available for immediate hire.

Skills : MS office, Technician.

Description :

    1. Gained the trust of project managers and business owners to operate in and around live substations.
    2. Energized equipment carrying hundreds of.customers and businesses.
    3. Used electrical theory both in an engineering setting as well as in the physical application setting.
    4. Demonstrated great.mechanical and.electrical aptitude as well as the disposition to.constantly learn more about my career.
    5. Performed substation inspections, maintain substation inspection program and keep accurate logs on all substations.
    6. Assisted in the testing of the protective relaying system, Assist in the maintaining and troubleshooting the SCADA systems for and water systems.
    7. Obtained a general knowledge of substation equipment and works with the tools, equipment, and instrument of the trade.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Substation Technician Resume

Objective : Responsible for Installing equipment related to metering, communication systems, and relaying systems which include electro-mechanical and solid-state electronic types where applicable, Experienced with up to 34kv stress cone terminations.

Skills : NCSCB Certified cable splicer, NCCCO certiifird crane operator, Calif. Electricians Certification.

Description :

    1. Maintained, tested repair, installed and commission Substation Equipment.
    2. Used various test equipment to verify Substation Equipment is running as per AEP and Manufacture Standards.
    3. Worked with electrical and electronics and perform various troubleshooting and repair tasks.
    4. Learned to prepare such records as necessary and become familiar with switching procedures and operation of substation equipment.
    5. Worked from blueprints, instruction manuals, schematics, and manufacturer's bulletins, to install, layout, repair, and/or maintain all electrical or mechanical systems pertaining to apparatus equipment.
    6. Worked from elevated structures.
    7. Worked in inclement weather.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          Bachelor Of Science

          Substation Technician Resume

          Summary : As a Substation Technician, responsible for Operating vehicles and equipment necessary to perform the job such as Personal lift, Skid Steer, and Reach Truck, Recognizing and controlling the hazards involved in working in a substation.

          Skills : Outage Management System, Project Management, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Power Flow, Energy Control System.

          Description :

            1. Maintained scada equipment.
            2. Down loaded breaker reports from 351R controls.
            3. Started a regulator maintenance program.
            4. Used Journeyman lineman CDL class A Switch man for Tri-state.
            5. Performed extensive manual labor constructing and maintaining live high voltage substations up to 345kv Underground trenching and conduit install.
            6. Experienced cleaning, cutting, installing electrical bus.
            7. Experienced installing electrical switches and breakers.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          Certificate In Truck Driving

          Substation Technician Resume

          Objective : To acquire a position with a respected company in the outside electrical construction industry where I have the opportunity to learn and grow. My attention to detail, solid work ethic, focus on safety, punctuality, problem-solving skills and ability to interface with various personality types will be an asset to your company now and in the future. Willing to relocate, work in extreme weather conditions for long periods of time and I am extremely flexible when it comes to hours/shifts.

          Skills : OSHA 10, Home Run for Safety, Microsoft Office, Welding, Modeling.

          Description :

            1. Completed installation/upgrade projects for the top energy producers in the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West regions.
            2. Successfully applied knowledge and skills gained from previous electrical and IT training while learning additional techniques specific to this opportunity.
            3. Installed grounding/grid overlays, Pascor Atlantic & Southern States high voltage switches, bus supports, conduit, and foundations.
            4. Observed and practiced all corporate safety policies and procedures.
            5. Interpreted electrical construction blueprints and Elementary Drawings.
            6. Installed substation structures and equipment such as (but not limited to) transformers, switchgear, CCVT, reactors, capacitors, batteries, circuit breakers, Gang operated switches, and apparatus vital to the operation of a substation.
            7. Installed basic electrical below and above grade raceways and wiring.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            GED

                            Substation Technician Resume

                            Headline : Substation Technician with a great deal of operator experience operating a bobcat, mini excavators and some experience with trenchers. I have over 50,000 miles of over the road driving experience driving cranes, bucket trucks, dump trucks and day cabs with van and flat bed trailers. I am a strong member of the Roscommon model train club.

                            Skills : Excellent Abilities With Technical, Manual, And Figure Operations Excellent Communication And Organizational Proficient In Operating Systems Such As AutoCad, Beyond And Compare, And Limited Inventor Proficient In Microsoft Office Able To Work Independently And Under Pressure.

                            Description :

                              1. Commissioned, tested, evaluated, troubleshoot, and repaired most components inside an electrical substation.
                              2. Satisfied custom power needs of investor-owned utilities, large industrials, and institutional facilities Customer Service is a daily routine, including job briefing, coordination, and logistics.
                              3. Focused on maintaining a high standard of service technicians within the company.
                              4. Performed routine maintenance tasks on buildings and grounds of substations.
                              5. Monitored and assisted in the operation, maintenance and repair of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
                              6. Assisted with PCB handling and disposal.
                              7. Assisted in installing, repair, and testing all types of electrical and /or mechanical apparatus, including transformers, regulators, control equipment, relays, and other substations equipment, and to a limited extent, line and protective relaying equipment.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          Bachelor Of Business In Management

                                          Substation Technician Resume

                                          Summary : Seeking an entry-level position as a Substation Technician with a reputable company in which my knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used to the advantage of my employer and an opportunity for personal growth and advancements.

                                          Skills : Microsoft Office, Electronic Repair Technician.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Consulted manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, and engineering personnel in order to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems and determine optimum equipment functioning.
                                            2. Prepared and maintained reports detailing all tests, repairs, and maintenance performed.
                                            3. Troubleshoot, repaired, replaced, and cleaned equipment and components in a substation.
                                            4. Performed work involving a high degree of complexity, including analysis and interpretation of technical manuals, one-line electrical drawings, schematics, switch maps and diagrams.
                                            5. Directed field testing on all required substation equipment, including transformers, circuit breakers, protective relays, instrument transformers, battery systems and other substation equipment per compliance with the NETA/ANSI testing standards.
                                            6. Installed, constructed, inspected, repaired and maintained all electrical substation equipment such as: high voltage transformers, power circuit breakers and instrument transformers, structures, conductors, conduits, switches regulators, generators, motors, pumps, controls and other wiring.
                                            7. Quickly developed and demonstrated proficiency with Xcel Energy high voltage electrical equipment for safe operation and switching. 
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            7-10 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Management
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            Diploma

                                            Substation Technician Resume

                                            Summary : Over 15 years' experience in planning, project management, process improvement, supervision, training, documentation and stakeholder relations. Responsible, detail oriented with strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, communication and relationship management skills.

                                            Skills : Transformer Testing, Doble Testing.

                                            Description :

                                              1. Obtained and verified proper clearances and must have the ability to switch 345kv, 230kv, 115kv and all distribution high voltages. 
                                              2. Taken the lead on learning, implementing and demonstrating key safety practices and procedures that follow Xcel energy's safety guidelines.
                                              3. Driven truck to various power substations to observe and make visual check of operation of substation equipment and document data.
                                              4. Assisted in the testing, repaired and maintenance of electric meters.
                                              5. Inspected, maintained, and repaired components related to the operation of transformers, switches, relays, insulators, fuses, lightning arrestors, voltage regulators and related equipment; makes repairs and adjustments to ensure satisfactory operations; replaces broken parts.
                                              6. Checked for loose fittings and oil leaks.
                                              7. Notified supervisor and schedules work if major breakdown or extensive repairs are needed.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              7-10 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Management
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              GED

                                              Substation Technician Resume

                                              Objective : Substation Technician with 4 years of experience in Performing breaker maintenance, testing, change-outs, and additions, including electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, and spring operated breakers (NERC Compliance), Installing and modifying settings for relays.

                                              Skills : Terminations, Master Conduit Bender.

                                              Description :

                                                1. Assisted with contracted maintenance and repairs in substations to meet preventative maintenance schedule and program.
                                                2. Examined automatic controls and indicators to determine if specific voltage is being delivered and to determine the maximum and minimum power demands on the substation.
                                                3. Ensured breakers, regulators, switches, relays and related power supply equipment operate within preset parameters.
                                                4. Maintained written record of inspections and repairs to storage batteries.
                                                5. Prepared report of inspections of substations.
                                                6. Tested temperature controls of transformers.
                                                7. Filtered and tested transformer oil.
                                                Years of Experience
                                                Experience
                                                2-5 Years
                                                Experience Level
                                                Level
                                                Junior
                                                Education
                                                Education
                                                GED