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Top 16 Substation Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Substation Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Substation Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.1% of Substation Operator resumes contained Substations as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Substation Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Substation Operator:

1. Substations

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Here's how Substations is used in Substation Operator jobs:
  • Performed preventive maintenance on substations and coordinated with telecommunications technicians and various contractors.
  • Inspect, operate and maintain substations, various transmission & distribution stations & equipment.
  • Learn Operation of Acton Substations * Unable to complete assigned program due to scheduling conflict
  • Operated, inspected and performed minor maintenance at thirty-nine substations according to TVA procedures.
  • Performed inspections on all high and low voltage equipment in substations and keeps records.
  • Work on the maintenance of high voltage substations and electric generators groups.
  • Performed high voltage switching; performed inspections and maintained substations.
  • Operated bulk power electrical substations and electrical transmission cable cooling plants in the Bronx and Westchester County, NY.

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2. High Voltage

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Here's how High Voltage is used in Substation Operator jobs:
  • Performed scheduled and unscheduled switching of high voltage customer equipment.
  • Operated a high voltage substation.

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3. Billing Forms

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4. Safety Procedures

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5. KV

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Here's how KV is used in Substation Operator jobs:
  • Key support role for the design and construction of a new 345kV substation and peaking plant.
  • Perform switching on 12.5 KV to 138 KV on orders of load dispatcher.
  • Experience in Switching (GIS) Gas Insulated Switchgear, also 4,13,26,69,138,and 230 KV electrical equipment.
  • Switched 13 kV, 26 kV, 46 kV, 161 kV, 500 kV equipment.

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6. Operational Procedures

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Here's how Operational Procedures is used in Substation Operator jobs:
  • Interpreted On-Line electric diagrams information to clarify and correctly execute operational procedures.

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7. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Substation Operator jobs:
  • Install, modify, repair, maintenance and troubleshoot electrical systems and electronic equipment.

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8. Switchboard Instruments

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9. Detect Indications

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10. Transmission Systems

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11. Control Equipment

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Here's how Control Equipment is used in Substation Operator jobs:
  • Use electrical control equipment to start and stop hydro-electricgenerators and synchronous motors.

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12. Detect Defects

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13. Station Equipment

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Here's how Station Equipment is used in Substation Operator jobs:
  • Performed weekly and monthly Maintenance of substation equipment regularly.
  • Inspect station equipment identifying hazards, make necessary calls to have hazards eliminated or repaired.
  • Maintain all station equipment and insure a clean, safe work environment.
  • Job responsibilities Operation & Maintenance of Substation Equipment.
  • Respond to emergencies such as substation equipment (Ex.

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14. Safety Requirements

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15. Alternate Circuit

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16. BPA-Gave

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16 Most Common Skills For A Substation Operator

Substations

21.1%

High Voltage

16.9%

Billing Forms

12.0%

Safety Procedures

11.3%

KV

6.3%

Operational Procedures

5.6%

Electrical Systems

4.2%

Switchboard Instruments

3.5%

Detect Indications

2.8%

Transmission Systems

2.8%

Control Equipment

2.8%

Detect Defects

2.1%

Station Equipment

2.1%

Safety Requirements

2.1%

Alternate Circuit

2.1%

BPA-Gave

2.1%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Substation Operator

Rank Skill
1 Substations 21.1%
2 High Voltage 16.9%
3 Billing Forms 12.0%
4 Safety Procedures 11.3%
5 KV 6.3%
6 Operational Procedures 5.6%
7 Electrical Systems 4.2%
8 Switchboard Instruments 3.5%
9 Detect Indications 2.8%
10 Transmission Systems 2.8%
11 Control Equipment 2.8%
12 Detect Defects 2.1%
13 Station Equipment 2.1%
14 Safety Requirements 2.1%
15 Alternate Circuit 2.1%
16 BPA-Gave 2.1%
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