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Electrician (Substation)
Inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment, such as oil circuit breakers and transformers. Inspects and tests equipment to detect malfunctioning and determine resistance and load, using voltmeter and ammeter. Tests insulators and bushings of equipment for power leakage by imposing specified voltage on insulation through testing apparatus and calculating insulation loss. Tests oil in circuit breakers and transformers for dielectric strength [Transformer Tester (utilities)]. Repairs or rebuilds oil circuit breakers, transformers, and lightning arrestors by replacing worn parts. Disconnects voltage regulators for removal by other workers by loosening bolts and screws and connects replacement regulator to high-voltage line. Periodically replenishes oil in circuit breakers and transformers not needing repair. Inspects switches before repairing or replacing equipment to ensure power cutoffs. Does not repair electrical machinery, such as generators and converters [Electrician, Powerhouse (utilities)]. May set forms and pour concrete footings for heavy equipment installation. May paint, repair, and maintain substation buildings.
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Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
0166City of Tallahassee Substation Electrician Apprenticeship Program INJ
FL010100019
6000Samuel Holt, Utility Training & Safety Specialist 1Leon
0166JEA IJW
FL008910005
6000Wes Grant 1Duval
0166Lakeland Electric Substation Electrician IJ
FL005155193
6000Curtis Taylor 2Polk
0166LCEC - Lee County Electric Cooperative, Inc. IJ
FL006100147
6000Alan Ruth 4Lee
0166Ocala Utility Services IJW
FL008810009
6000Glen Moehling 1Marion
0166Tampa Electric Company (TECO) IJW
FL003020002
6000Sam Nowakowski 3Hillsborough
0166Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative Inc., INJ
FL008870017
6000Kenny Adams 3Pasco