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Field Operations HV Technician Leader

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Date: Jan 31, 2019

Primary Location: Abilene, TX, US, 79603

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  31965 


Lone Star, a rate-regulated transmission service provider in Texas, owns and operates approximately 330 miles of high-voltage transmission lines and associated equipment.


Position Specific Description

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Lone Star is a rate-regulated transmission service provider in Texas, owns and operates approximately 330 miles of high-voltage transmission lines and associated equipment. Employees in this role provide direct support to achieve safe, reliable and regulatory compliant construction, upgrades, troubleshooting and maintenance of protective relaying systems, substation integration & automation systems, substation control systems and remote terminal units. Execute, track and report out maintenance and project progress. Model behaviors that develop a team approach to ensure an effective and efficient work force. Ensure compliance to NERC (PRC, CIP), TRE and ERCOT reliability standards, guides and protocols for station equipment. Ensure compliance to construction specifications, operating standards and procedures.

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Job Overview

Employees in this lead-level role oversee the operation of transmission, substation, and collection systems and ensure the safe and reliable delivery of electricity to the power grid. This position provides subject matter expertise in the areas of field operations, collection system construction and maintenance, transmission maintenance, substation maintenance, and troubleshooting support. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads and performs work in the construction and maintenance of all substation, transmission, collection system, and data communication equipment
  • Provides troubleshooting assistance and resolution with Protections and Control equipment and relay schemes
  • Leads emergency response and repair to all high voltage equipment and systems within assigned geographical area
  • Establishes and maintains high voltage inventory, equipment, and vehicles
  • Leads assigned projects with corporate, regional, and cross functional assets and resources
  • Provides guidance for compliance and non-compliance maintenance schedules 
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations and market requirements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technicians
Organization:  Lone Star Transmission, LLC 
Location:  Abilene, Texas 
Other Work Locations:  Texas 
Relocation Provided:  No


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Nearest Major Market: Abilene

Job Segment: High Voltage, Power Systems, Energy

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