Company: Wood
Skills: Electrician
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a High Voltage (HV) Electrician to join our team in Durham, NC.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Inspect and repair high voltage electrical system ensuring the continuance of electrical service and safety of the electrical systems in the facilities
  • Perform electrical safety inspections, maintenance and repair on a continual basis - All electrical work shall be done in accordance with the National Electrical Code
  • Perform maintenance and repair for the site road transformers and panels and all 13.8 kV switchgear and 125V associated battery system - This maintenance includes periodic electrical shutdowns to perform torqueing, cleaning and testing of equipment
  • Perform an infrared inspection of all maintained equipment quarterly
  • Repairs and maintains variable frequency drives (VFD) - Uses infrared thermography to investigate electrical system components and VFDs. Excludes any service typically performed by the manufacturer's representative - Excludes breaker testing and repairs and other services typically performed by the manufacturer's representative; generator repairs; modifications to original design of electrical distribution equipment; any service that requires proprietary software or access

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications :
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with 13.8 KV and 480V switchgear
  • Maintain a valid driver's license
  • As a minimum have an Intermediate State of North Carolina Electrical Contractor's licenses
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Must be able to:
    • climb/work from ladders and scaffolds
    • obtain/maintain proper security clearances as condition of employment
    • occasionally work after-hours and on weekends to support customer requirements
    • operate boom, scissor, and fork lifts
    • walk great distances to perform duties (>1 mi frequently)
    • work with minimum supervision and with other personnel and crafts
    • work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to changing priorities
    • work outside during adverse weather conditions
    • work in confined spaces and on roofs

Ideal Qualifications :
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with 13.8 KV, 480V switchgear, and Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) system
  • High Voltage Certification and Cable Splicing Certification (5KV - 35 KV electrical system)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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