Distribution Substation Operator at Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc – Acken Jobs

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Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc – Headquartered in Ibadan is responsible for electricity distribution within the south western zone (Oyo, Ogun, Osun and kwara as well as some parts of Kogi, Ekiti and Niger states).

We are an organization with a focus on delivering excellent service to the customers and providing customer satisfaction through reliable power distributions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Distribution Substation Operator

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Specialization: Substation Operator

Job Description

  • Regulates flow of electricity through substation of electric power system and over distribution lines to consumers: Records readings of switchboard instruments to compile data concerning quantities of electric power used for substation operation and amounts distributed from station   

Responsibilities

  • Inspecting, operating and maintaining substations and distribution apparatus consistent with safety regulation.
  • Controlling equipment such as Current converter, Voltage transformers and Circuit breakers to regulate the flow of electricity through substations and overhead distribution lines to customers
  • Reporting outages, load data to load dispatcher and receiving switching instructions
  • Observe switchboard instruments to detect indications of line disturbances, such as ground, shorted, or open circuit.
  • Maintains daily operating log on all operations, both routine and emergency, and reports on line outages and weather conditions. Records hourly readings of indicating and integrating meters, and changes, marks and checks charts of recording instruments.
  • Switches and maintains substation equipment for proper operation.
  • Prepares the equipment for operation and starts, stops and controls the units, adjusting the load and voltage and accessory regulating equipment as required.
  • Issues protective tags through established safe clearance procedures for all equipment in the plant and substation.
  • Notes changes in load and makes routine adjustments to meet such changes without immediate supervision. Reports unusual situations to supervision.
  • Performs switching operations in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum Qualification: OND   
  • Required Experience: 0 – 1 year   

Behaviour Requirements

  • Good Communication skill
  • Analytical Thinking with good numerical skills
  •  Problem Solving

Skills Requirements:

  • Technical knowledge of power distribution network
  • Safety and basic standard protection
  • Understanding of Electrical Distribution Regulations and Systems
  • Technical knowledge in Switchgear Operation.
  • Computer literacy

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: When the page opens, click on “Click Here to See Vacancies” and select “Distribution Substation Operator” to apply accordingly

Application Deadline  29th April, 2021.

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