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Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay Electrical and Electronics Repairers

Inspect and maintain electrical equipment in power generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$56.82 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -2.4%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect equipment to locate or identify electrical problems.
  • Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
  • Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
  • Test fluids to identify contamination or other problems.
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Job Title Examples:

Instrument and Controls (I and C) Technician
Relay Technician
Substation Mechanic

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