Relay Technician Trainee - (Local 57) - Richfield, UT - #107410

Date: Sep 20, 2023


Company: PacifiCorp

Job Description

Train to become a Relay Technician by working with Relay Technicians, successfully completing technical classes, and studying technical manuals and prints under the supervision of an Area Relay Technician. 

LOCATIONS:  Cedar City, UT for Training; Richfield, UT after training

A Relay Technician Trainee is a technician training to  become a  journeyman with a working knowledge of substation protection, control, and metering equipment. They install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment which includes, but is not limited to electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor protective relays, indicating and KWH/KW meters, recording instruments including sequential event recorders and digital fault recorders, controls to all substation apparatus including breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, reactors and all associated equipment, and remote control equipment including various forms of SCADA. They perform testing on substation apparatus such as power factor testing, transformer turns ratio testing, megger testing and other analytical tests as assigned. They operate substation equipment, including switching and grounding. They are expected to follow safety rules and company standards. They may work in confined spaces and in elevated work areas, may work with bucket and boom trucks. They may work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.



  1. Attend technician training schools to learn relay standards and theory and complete electronic courses as specified for the Relay Technician Trainee program. 
  2. Assist and complete work under the direction of Relay Technicians and Area Relay Technician as outlined on the Relay Technicians' job description.  
  3. Keep and assist relay technicians in keeping records and files of work performed, reports on outages and trouble, and equipment records.
  4. The typical duties described herein represent a major portion of the job.  Other similar duties may be assigned.  When management deter¬mines that it is efficient to do so, employees in this classification may be assigned duties of less complexity.



  • HIgh School Diploma or GED, or proof of equivalent, plus certification in an electrical apprenticeship program or requivalent program
  • Demonstrated ability to manage workload and use computerized test program
  • Basic computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Internet)
  • Candidate must have good driving record
  • Must be able to obtain a CDL
  • Strong ability to follow safety polities and procedures
  • Must have passed relay seminar exam

Additional Information

REQ. ID:  #105284

Company Code:  PacifiCorp

Locations:  Cedar City, UT for training; Richfield, UT after training

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-time

Personnel Subarea:  Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: 48.81


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Utah

Career Segment: Electrical, Trainee, Technician, Engineering, Entry Level, Technology