Senior Substation Technician

Company:                   Specialty Engineering, Inc.

Location:                     Vancouver, WA

Base Pay:                    $75-$85 Straight Time (M-F 8 hours)

$150 – $170 Double Time (after 8 hours, weekends, and holidays)

Employee Type:         Part-Time Position

Job Type:                    Substation Technician

Req’d Education:        Associate’s Degree or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school

Req’d Experience:      10+ Years demonstrated experience in high voltage power relaying, controls and/or substation apparatus

Req’d Travel:              Yes

Contact:                      Melanie Coar

E-Mail:                        [email protected]



Specialty Engineering, Inc is a unique company offering a wide range of experience and education in the area of power system operations, design, consultation and studies, petroleum industry controls, and general engineered systems.  We provide extensive services from planning studies, design and construction, to periodic testing and maintenance. We are currently seeking a skilled Substation Technician to join our Vancouver team.  The position is expected to require up to 1,000 hours per year but there’s no guarantee of work hours. This position is only intended to complement our existing full-time work staff on occasions where we may lack needed labor forces.



This Technician will be required to demonstrate knowledge in the testing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of substation and generation apparatus.  This Technician shall also have extensive knowledge in generation relaying, FCO and startup.  An engineering degree is preferred, but a specific substation technician apprenticeship or applicable military training will be considered.  Although knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a must.

A valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record is required. Attention to detail is a must in this position. We are seeking a team player, self-starter and a well-organized person who is willing to work in a fast paced environment.



No benefits are offered for this position


Specialty Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer that values diversity at all levels. We consider candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, and any other legally protected status. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA employer.


Specialty Engineering, Inc. is a smoke-free and drug-free company.

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