Farmington, NY. National Fuel Gas. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN. FT. Benefits.
National Fuel is currently seeking an experienced Electronic Technician for an outstanding career opportunity at our Farmington Compressor Station located in Farmington, New York.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Installation, inspection, maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting of electronic equipment such as telemetering, programmable logic controllers (including Allen-Bradley), modems, transducers, sensing devices, radio & satellite equipment, remote terminal units, computer interface equipment and cabling. Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair medium voltage electrical systems, operating up to 34,500 volts, such as incoming service, main switchgear, transformers, Neutral Grounding Resistor, overhead and underground power distribution, metering, variable frequency drives, 16,000 HP motors, power panels, and controls. This can include performing medium voltage isolation, switching, and manual grounding using approved procedures. Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair low voltage equipment, less than 600 volts, such as emergency power generation, overhead and underground power distribution, motor control centers, panels and transformers, SCADA systems, digital and analog control systems, variable frequency drives, power protection equipment, UPS systems, building services, switchgear, power conditioning equipment, as well as general lighting, solar panels, grounding, and lightning protection systems. Provide coverage for electrical, mechanical, instrumentation and control logic systems for electric motor, natural gas powered engines and turbines as well as reciprocating and centrifugal gas compressors.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated experience and thorough knowledge of NFPA National Electrical Code, single & three phase systems, digital & analog electronics, electronic test equipment, wiring methods and safety practices. Ability to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain cables, instrumentation, VFDs, motors, generators, circuit breakers, switchgear, and transformers as appropriate to the position. Proven technical abilities, mechanical aptitude, the ability to quickly solve problems, and strong computer skills for diagnostics and installation of equipment. Possess outstanding leadership and supervisory skills to take a leading role in electrical and automation systems. Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather, ability to work in and around hazards and difficult to reach areas. Ability to successfully work independently as well as within a team environment. Possess an Associates Degree in Electronics or have equivalent work experience and a valid drivers license. Live within a reasonable commute of the Farmington Compressor Station located at 969 Hook Road, Farmington, NY or be willing to relocate. Candidates may be given 6 months from their hire date to permanently relocate.
The successful candidate will be required to pass a DOT mandated drug test, as well as participate in random drug testing. The DOT maintains a list of banned substances which includes marijuana, even if prescribed for medicinal purposes. For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter (preferably in PDF format) by May 21, 2020:
6363 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Please reference position #19-014NY in the subject line of your email