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Electrical Power Testing Performance Measures

Level I Performance Measures

 7011101

 Recognize, interpret, and correctly respond to various sources of safety-related information on the job   site.

 7011102

 2 Recognize and correctly respond to the hazards associated with working with and around various   types of electrical power equipment.

 7011103

 Identify and wear personal protective equipment correctly, recognizing and avoiding damaged or ill-   fitting equipment.

 7011104

 Identify the nominal voltage of electrical power equipment (as it pertains to safe approach distances).

 7011105

 Select and connect test equipment in order to safely and correctly measure voltage and current.

 7011106

 Follow written and verbal instructions related to electrical equipment, test procedures, and safety.

 

Level II Performance Measures

 7013101

 Identify, interpret, and apply the standards that govern assigned visual and mechanical inspections.

 7013102

 Perform an onsite inspection of a power transformer and accurately record transformer data on a   datasheet.

 7013103

 Draw an oil sample from a power transformer, in accordance with standards, for dissolved gas and   quality analysis.

 7013104

 Perform a transformer insulation resistance test.

 7013105

 Perform a transformer turns ratio test and calculate the turns ratio.

 7013106

 Clean, inspect, and operate the functional components of low- and medium-voltage circuit breakers.

 7013107

 Perform a high-current injection test on a low-voltage circuit breaker.

 7013108

 Measure the contact resistance and insulation resistance of low- and medium-voltage circuit breakers.

 7013109

 Inspect low- and medium-voltage circuit breaker cells for properly working interlocks and stored energy   release mechanisms.

 7013110

 Perform an overpotential withstand test on a cable.

 7013111

 Perform an overcurrent protective relay test with a relay test set.

 7013112

 Perform a polarization index test on a motor.

 7013113

 Conduct a battery bank inspection.

 7013114

 Perform fuse continuity tests.

 7013115

 Perform continuity and ground grid tests.

 7013116

 Ensure that a circuit is electrically safe in accordance with NFPA 70E.

 7013117

 Read, interpret, and follow switching instructions.

 7013118

 Identify electrical hazards encountered in the work place and take appropriate action.

 7013119

 Select and use proper personal protective equipment for a switching or grounding task.

 7013120

 Enter data into an electronic spreadsheet and send it as an email attachment.

 7013121

 Convey accurate information about job procedures, requirements, and impacts to the client, and report   to the company accurately on work performed, results, recommendations or advice given to the client,   and information received from the client that affects either the work performed or future plans.

 

Level III Performance Measures

 7015101

 Measure an LTC turns-ratio on all tap positions.

 7015102

 Test transformer protective devices and gauges.

 7015103

 Test the functionality of circuit breaker interlock devices.

 7015104

 Perform a time/travel analysis of a circuit breaker.

 7015105

 Conduct power-factor/dissipation-factor testing of medium and high-voltage transformers, circuit   breakers, and cables.

 7015106

 Inspect medium and high-voltage cable and evaluate for correct cable supports, bending radius, lug   compressions, and shield terminations

 7015107

 Perform point-to-point wiring checks, electrical tests, and mechanical checks to evaluate overloads,   potential transformers, RTD’s, ground fault devices, and zone interlock devices on new switchgear   installations.

 7015108

 Program relays for CT/PT ratio, significant digits, and any operations specified for a relay protection   scheme.

 7015109

 Inspect, test, and evaluate the operation of a differential relay.

 7015110

 Use a 3-phase test set to inspect, test, and evaluate each function of a relay.

 7015111

 Inspect, test, and evaluate the operation of standard multifunction relays.

 7015112

 Inspect, test, and evaluate the accuracy of watt meters, VAR meters, and multifunction power meters.

 7015113

 Inspect, test, and evaluate a substation battery system for physical condition, electrical impedance and   capacity, and load equalization.

 7015114

 Inspect and evaluate grounding bonds, clamps, and welds, and verify proper torquing of bolted   connections on a new grounding system installation.

 7015115

 Inspect, test, and evaluate the operation of a capacitor.

 7015116

 Collect an SF6 gas sample for testing.

 7015117

 Interpret a thermographic survey of a medium or highvoltage electrical power system and accurately   report the electrical anomalies identified.

 7015118

 Interpret and analyze historical test data for indications of equipment deterioration or failure trends.

 7015119

 Recognize anomalous results; investigate and analyze test procedures and environmental factors to   evaluate the validity of the results.

 7015120

 Develop a sequence-of-operations and a switching procedure to provide isolation for one section of a   power distribution system.

 7015121

 Select appropriate inspections, tests, and test equipment to fulfill a scope of work involving   transformers, circuit breakers, switchgear, and cables.

 7015122

 Analyze control and protection schemes involving differential, power, and multifunction relays, and other   control circuits, and select the inspections, tests, test sequences, and test equipment

 7015123

 Develop a worksite safety plan by reviewing the testing plan, surveying site hazards, and gathering   facility rules and other site specific safety information.

 7015124

 Plan and supervise lock-out, tag-out, and verification of de-energization of circuits.

 7015125

 Work with the client to plan job requirements, including manpower, time, space, power, PPE, etc., for   efficient and productive time on-site.

 7015126

 Directly supervise 3 test technicians throughout the safe and correct performance of a scope of work   involving inspection and testing of a complete substation or distribution system.

 7015127

 Prepare written reports on test results & evaluations that are clear, accurate, thorough, and honest.

 

Level IV Performance Measures

 7017101

 Evaluate the client’s testing requirements to determine the applicable standards, proper test   procedures, and required test equipment for a testing project.

 7017102

 Evaluate test procedures for, and determine the serviceability of, electrical safety equipment.

 7017103

 Develop testing procedures to accurately determine the functionality of power system protection,   metering, and controls.

 7017104

 Correctly test relay schemes for transmission line protection, breaker failure, generator protection, and   metering.

 7017105

 Correctly test the communication functions of power system fault data recorders, DCS, RTU, and   SCADA systems

 7017106

 Correctly perform and document a variety of electrical tests, as specified by NETA’s ATS and MTS   standards, for each of the following:

  • power generation systems and equipment;
  • power transmission systems and equipment; and
  • power distribution systems and equipment.

 7017107

 Evaluate electrical test data for transformers, regulators, circuit breakers, cables, switchgear, motor   control centers, switches, fuses, relays, meters, motors, generators, battery systems, surge arresters,   and grounding systems to determine their serviceability.

 7017108

 Evaluate proposed repairs, modifications, or upgrades to electrical equipment, for adherence to   appropriate industry standards.

 7017109

 Evaluate the real-time load data for an equipment installation.

 7017110

 Based on project test results and equipment data, determine the serviceability of a power system and   any corrective measures needed to meet industry standards.

 7017111

 Plan and supervise testing projects that involve two or more crews totaling four or more technicians,   and that meet budget, scheduling, and technical requirements.

 7017112

 Develop a facility electrical preventative maintenance program that meets the needs of the owner and   the specifications of the client, equipment manufacturers, and applicable electrical standards.