OGE Jobs – Substation Relay Technician Apprentice

Website OGE Energy Corp

Job Description:

Ensures the proper installation of protective relay and control equipment and their schemes to achieve engineering design requirements within all transmission and distribution power equipment under the jurisdiction of the supervisor responsible for substation operations. Coordinates with other departments for the accurate completion of new construction and rework projects. Assist all areas, upon request, for projects that require additional manpower and expertise. Provide income for OG&E by outsourcing relay expertise and skills to external customers.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Members in the apprentice program perform duties related to the craft and consistent with their achieved level within the program which may include: Responsible for supplying technical knowledge, planning, coordination and final performance of assigned projects in transmission and distribution substations; Ensures all new wiring and existing wire changes assuring that engineering design requirements are accomplished and protection schemes will function as designed; Performs acceptance inspections on new relays, controls, supervisory equipment and RTU’s.
  • Makes minor modifications of operational tests to disclose improper operation of equipment.
  • Installs, tests, maintains and troubleshoots relays and their operating schemes, power line carrier, fault recorders, RTUs communication interface equipment to ensure proper accurate operation; Conducts tests using specialized test equipment and programs to ensure accuracy of the relay and associated scheme.
  • Performs testing and uses troubleshooting techniques to repair or replace defective equipment or devices that may have caused a misoperation of a relay and or control protective scheme.
  • Assists in the development and training of newer engineering trainees through on-the-job training and instruction when applicable.
  • Provide training for less experienced technicians, as needed.
  • Conducts maintenance testing on all relay equipment removed from service and assess whether the condition of the equipment is adequate and performs properly according to design and calibrate relays, as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Electrical or Electronics Technology, or Applied Science with emphasis on Industrial Electrical or Electronics Technology, or Two year certificate in Industrial Electrical/Electronics combined with three (3) years industrial protection and controls experience.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.
  • DOT Medical Card certification required within 90 days.
  • Required to maintain permanent residence within a 45 minute driving time to assigned service center.

Job Details:

Company: OGE Energy Corp

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Norman, OK, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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