interim senior substation test supervisor resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Driven and loyal experienced utility worker with over 16 years of experience in customer service, maintaining hydroelectric plants as well as installing and maintaining substation equipment. With integrity driving decision making skills and professional work practices. Team player with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Software Skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel
  • SAP
  • CMS
  • Lotus Notes
  • Protection Suite
  • Aspen
  • SharePoint
  • PowerPoint
Work History
08/2022 to Current
Interim Senior Substation Test Supervisor Iconma, L.L.C. Elk Grove, CA, Farmersville, CA
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative while tackling difficult tasks.
  • Manage emergent crew assignments, scheduling, forecasting capital projects, coordinating outages, and collaborate with other business units to ensure crews safely and successfully complete all work assigned.
  • Experience in leading employees performing skilled craft functions in operations, construction, testing and maintenance of substations.
  • Use critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Proficient at using Aspen, Protection Suite, Lotus Notes to facilitate scheduling workload.
  • Experience using SAP Work Management System and Consolidated Mobile Solutions to open, document and close work orders.
  • Research, order and receive material, tools and equipment to ensure Test crews remain safe and productive.
  • Perform relay testing procedures, substation construction test methods, Substation Operation Manual (SOM), System Operating Bulletins, Accident Prevention Manual (APM), OSHA, Cal-OSHA, NEC, manufacturers' bulletin's, tools, vehicles, and materials.
  • Experience responding to calls after hours and on weekends, including supervising, providing direction and utilizing Evergreen list to dispatch Test Crews to complete emergency work according to IBEW Local 47 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Lead, coach and mentor crews during safety meetings, assigned trainings, general substation construction issues to ensure safety and reliability goals are met.
04/2015 to 08/2022
Test Technician Southern California Edison City, STATE, Farmersville, CA
  • Represent Rector Test on SC&M Safety Congress.
  • Attended training to gain knowledge of job scope needs for relay failure diagnosis and repair.
  • Collaborated with engineering and technical specialist to resolve technical problems.
  • Set up, test, inspect, repair, and adjust relays, instrumentation equipment, local controllers, pilot wire equipment, battery chargers, and associated devices for protection, control, and indication of system equipment.
  • Interpret schematics and blueprints to ensure construction, testing and commissioning is up to standards.
  • Test and inspect, transformers, instrument transformers, circuit breakers, cables, capacitors, and other electrical apparatuses used in transmission and distribution.
  • Use software programs utilized in programming, testing, inspecting, repairing, and adjusting system equipment.
  • Maintain 100's of relay test records, electrical drawings and ensure all other required documentation is complete and available for compliance officers and regulators as well as prepares reports and accounts for time and material as necessary.
  • Act as substation operator, electrical checker, performs general cleaning and housekeeping duties.
09/2010 to 04/2015
Hydro Maintenance Electrician Southern California Edison City, STATE, Three Rivers, CA
  • Represented Kaweah Hydro on Power Supply Safety Congress from 2012-2015.
  • Managed and collaborated with project management, engineers and contractors during Kaweah Hydro protection systems upgrade projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in managing machine shop electrical construction from concept to completion.
  • Installed, maintained and tested annual and emergent inspections of generators, potential and current transformers, circuit breakers, commutators, brushes, slip rings, air controller systems, power and lighting circuits, switchboard wiring, motors and starters, and similar devices on AC/DC circuits.
  • Maintained records and tested live line tools and grounds in accordance with OSHA requirements.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints, specifications and wiring diagrams.
  • Engaged in safe work practices around energized high voltage and equipment while following all county and state electrical code, as well as OSHA, Cal-OSHA and APM.
  • Conducted preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Skilled at working independently and collaboratively in team environment.
11/2006 to 09/2010
Meter Reader II Southern California Edison City, STATE, Tulare, CA
  • Attended safety meetings and took part in safety awareness trainings and programs to eliminate all injuries.
  • Checked accuracy of meters against previous data and kept detailed reports of inconsistencies.
  • Visited average of 400 residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural meters daily and kept detailed informational records.
  • Answered questions regarding meter reads and deescalated situations regarding rate hikes and previous months bills.
  • Carried out duties safely, accurately and efficiently.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere by consistently reading under book time month after month.
Expected in 05/2019 to to
Technical Certificate: Substation Construction & Relay Testing
SCE- Test Technician School - Alhambra, CA,
Expected in 11/2015 to to
Technical Certificate: Power Flow
SCE Substation Operator School - Alhambra, CA,
Expected in 08/2013 to to
Technical Certificate: Electrical Theory
SCE- Hydro Maintenance Electrical Apprenticeship - Westminster, CA,
Expected in 06/2001 to to
High School Diploma:
Strathmore High School - Strathmore,

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • SCE- Test Technician School
  • SCE Substation Operator School
  • SCE- Hydro Maintenance Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Strathmore High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Interim Senior Substation Test Supervisor
  • Test Technician
  • Hydro Maintenance Electrician
  • Meter Reader II


  • Technical Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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