All levels of experience will be considered. Job and pay grade will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
KAMO offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including paid medical insurance and enhanced 401-k pension plan.
With supervision, assists in providing support services in processing, maintaining, repairing and testing substation equipment to ensure safe and proper operation. Assists in testing and maintenance of all types of transformers, breakers, regulators, circuit switchers, capacitors, switches, power panels, batteries and reclosers.
Work on energized equipment rated for 120/240 VAC & 48/125 VDC. Works in close proximity to voltages ranging from 15kV up to 345kV. When required, will perform “hot” work within the minimum approach distances using proper personal protection equipment and under direct supervision.
Assist in tests, repairs, installs and maintains all types of electrical substation equipment that includes transformers, circuit breakers, metering equipment, switches, capacitor banks and battery banks.
Assist with installing control wiring and grounding cable for substation equipment.
Assist in infrared scanning of substation and field apparatus equipment.
Assist in proper cleanup of oil spills and other types of debris due to equipment failure.
Assist in the restoration of power during outages, as required.
Assist in the organization and housekeeping of KAMO warehouses and ensure proper maintenance of KAMO fleet, tools and equipment.
Promote and practice KAMO safety policy and procedures. Report to KAMO Management any safety concerns.
Basic level of understanding of maintenance and testing procedures on various types of circuit breakers, transformers, metering equipment and switches (varying from 15kv to 345kv). Basic understanding of AC and DC circuits, circuit breaker and transformer applications, electro-mechanical devices and gauge calibration techniques. Basic knowledge of electrical schematics and physical design drawings. Qualified in First Aid and CPR.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Ability to safely clear and prepare circuit breakers, transformers and various substation equipment for maintenance and testing. Ability to identify and interpret the use of transformer and circuit breaker alarms and protective devices. Ability to read and interpret instruction manuals, electrical schematics and maintenance literature. Ability to install and safely troubleshoot various AC and DC circuits and electro-mechanical equipment. Ability to operate machinery, testing equipment, oil-processing equipment and various other types of equipment designed for maintaining and testing substation devices.
Need to be organized and a self-starter. Ability to work safely in an electrically hazardous environment. Work well with others in a group setting. Communicate well with others and offer input and ideas to help solve problems. Be involved with daily job briefings and communicate known hazards to all individuals present. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize time/workload to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to adapt to changing business circumstances and handle multiple tasks.
Experience & Education
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering Technology is required. Equivalent industry experience in a related field may potentially be considered for substitution of degree requirements.
Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement. Any restrictions will be evaluated based on the nature of the job.
Ability to effectively use equipment such as, but not limited: personal protective equipment (PPE), hot sticks, hand tools and portable power tools, ladders, test equipment that includes computers and testing software, bucket truck, semi (tractor/trailer), multi-meter, phase sequence indicator. Operate oil processing equipment and SF6 gas handling equipment. Assist in transporting and setting up mobile substation equipment and mobile battery bank equipment.
Additional Salary Information: Job and pay grade will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
About KAMO Electric Cooperative
KAMO Electric Cooperative, Inc. (KAMO Power), with headquarters in Vinita, Oklahoma is a Generation and Transmission (G&T) cooperative formed in 1941. KAMO has work locations in Vinita, Muskogee, Cleveland and Stillwater, Oklahoma; and in Spokane, El Dorado Springs and Neosho, Missouri.
Owned by 17 member distribution rural electric cooperatives in northeast Oklahoma and southwest Missouri, KAMO
serves the needs of its members by providing safe, low-cost, and reliable power and telecommunications services.
KAMO is a member-owner of Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc., (AECI) who provides the electric capacity and energy needs for KAMO and five other G&Ts in Missouri.
KAMO's annual sales exceed 7 million megawatt-hours, representing over 300,000 member-owners. As a non-profit rural electric cooperative, revenues from sales are used to cover KAMO's expenses; revenues exceeding costs are credited back to the 17 member-owners in the form of patronage capital.