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Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation Relay Technician in Burlington, Kansas

JOB TITLE: Relay Technician I, II, III, IV, Technician, Sr Technician
DEPARTMENT: Substation Maintenance
PAY RANGE: $35.42 – $51.15

Headquartered in both Kansas City and Topeka, Evergy employs about 4,900 people who are dedicated to empowering a better future. We are currently seeking candidates for one Relay Technician Apprentice (Technician I thru IV), starting wage rate $35.42. The reporting location for this position will be at Westar’s Salina Service Center located in Salina, Kansas. Please find below a list of the minimum requirements for the position. The candidates must supply their qualifications in the documentation submitted to be considered for the position.

Senior Relay Technicianshall be Technicians who have demonstrated their leadership and ability to plan and direct the work of others. They shall possess experience in the construction and maintenance of system protection and control of substations. They shall have the ability to interpret and use the Company’s plans and specifications and have thorough knowledge of the Company’s safety rules and practices. They shall have personal characteristics suitable for making contacts with customers and the public which are necessary in their line of duty. Additional requirements shall include those listed under the Relay Technician minimum requirements.

Technicians, Relayshall be skilled workers having four (4) years training as Technician Apprentice, Relay who possess the required knowledge, skill and physical ability to perform any work they may be called upon to do in connection with the installation, repair and maintenance of apparatus equipment and wiring used in system protection and control of substations and other equipment. Provides technical support for other departments. Minimum qualifications require a two (2) year college degree in electronics or the equivalent with a four year Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology degree preferred. They shall be qualified through knowledge and experience to assist other Technicians, Relay or Senior Technicians."

Technicians I thru IV“shall be skilled workers who because of their proven ability and aptitudes have been selected for training through a four (4) year apprenticeship to become a Technician, Relay. Minimum qualifications for a Technician, Relay I is a two (2) year college degree in electronics or the equivalent. They shall be qualified through knowledge and experience to assist Technicians, Relay or Senior Technicians."

The preferred candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or an associates in electronics engineering technology.

This is a highly technical position dealing with all types of power system control and protective relay schemes. The successful candidate must possess skills in the following areas:

• Industrial controls
• Microprocessors
• Power systems
• Computer/digital instrumentation
• Local area networks and telecommunications
• Advanced math
• Interpersonal communications

The applicant will be required to live within 30 minutes of Salina Service Center and will be subject to emergency call outs and overtime, at times with minimal notice, and will need to be prepared to work in wide-ranging climates and types of weather. The successful applicant must be willing and able to fulfill overtime demands which can be significant and inconvenient at times. The successful applicant must to be willing to fill this need to maintain reliable electric service to Westar’s customers. The applicant must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Job: *Technician/Design Technician

Title: Relay Technician

Location: null

Requisition ID: TRA00B2