Pay Range 16 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$18.7910$28.1865
Hourly (42 hrs.)$17.8962$26.8443
Hourly (56 hrs.)$13.4222$20.1332

Substation Technician II

Range: $39,085.31 - $58,627.96 (16)
Position Number: 6183

This position performs difficult technical work participating in and supervising the installation, inspection and maintenance of electrical and electronic meters and other recording devices, instruments and controls in substations.
Plans and directs the work of subordinates in the installation, inspection and maintenance of electric meters, substation protective relaying, capacitors and all substation related devices. 
Monitors the loading of all System Power Transformers and provides recommendations for improvements; 
Monitors the reliability of electric system and provides recommendations for improvements;
Plans and directs the work of subordinates in the installation, inspection and maintenance of traffic signal controllers; 
Monitors the accuracy of the System electric meter population and provides recommendations for corrective measures; 
Plans and directs the work of subordinates in the installation, inspection and maintenance of all substation equipment and protective devices; 
Supervises record keeping for the shop with respect to files on meters and substations;   Requisitions parts and supplies, maintains inventory of parts and keeps records;
Maintains shop records and personnel time records; 
Trains subordinates in proper work procedures and job safety; 
Determines types of metering required for large industrial customers and monitors usage;
Performs related tasks as required.
Thorough knowledge of the design, principles and specific mechanisms of various types of electric meters and complex relays and other instruments at electrical substations; 
Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods, tools and equipment used in the maintenance, repair and testing of instruments and controls; 
Skill in the operation and use of system computers and the application of various software packages; 
The ability to diagnose defects in electric metering devices and determine proper corrective measures; 
Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of assigned personnel; 
Ability to detect malfunctions of intricately related parts and take appropriate corrective measures; 
Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams; 
Ability to maintain records and prepare reports; 
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: Work is performed under general supervision of the Substation & Control Engineer.. 
This is medium/heavy work requiring the exertion of force of sometimes over 50 pounds occasionally, 20-50 pounds frequently, and 10-20 pounds constantly.  Must be able to perform the physical activities of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, walking, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing.  The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform job related tasks.  The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions and may be subject to the final standards of OSHA on blood borne pathogens.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: Supervision is exercised over assigned personnel.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in electrical and electronic meter and substation repair including some supervisory experience.
Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of  North Carolina.
rev. 3-06