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Preventive Maintenance - Utilities

 

Utilities industry is a uniquely demanding and frequently dangerous environment. You can't afford the test or measurement error happens in power generation, transmission, distribution or installation site. 

 

Facility Maintenance/Process Technician
Responsibilities: All equipment maintenance, maintenance of way, facilities maintenance
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Ensuring continuous and predictable uptime and             Thermal imagers
downtime            Power quality analyzers
         Safety of personnel and the utility environment            Process tools
         Budget restrictions            Handheld oscilloscopes
         Troubleshooting process interruption with             Digital multimeters
immediate response and repair            Clamp meters
             Infrared thermometers
             Voltage detectors
             Phase rotation tools
             Insulation tester
             Vibration tester
     
Power Quality    
Responsibilities: All equipment maintenance, maintenance of way, facilities maintenance
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Network optimization            Digital multimeters
         Maintaining customers’ uptime            Clamp meters
             Earth ground testers
             Power quality tools
             Thermal Imagers
             Infrared thermometers
     

Meter Shop Technician

Responsibilities: All equipment maintenance, maintenance of way, facilities maintenance
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Voltage quality            Digital multimeters
         Accurate revenue measurements            Clamp meters
             Power quality tools
     

Substation Technician

Responsibilities: All equipment maintenance, maintenance of way, facilities maintenance
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Preventative maintenance            Digital multimeters
         Equipment protection with proper grounding            Infrared thermometers
         Transformer breaker and relay performance            Thermal Imagers
             Non-contact voltage detectors
             Earth ground testers
             Insulation tester
             Clamp meters
             Phase rotation tools
             IR Windows
     

Lineman

Responsibilities: All equipment maintenance, maintenance of way, facilities maintenance
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Safety when troubleshooting and making             Voltage Detectora
connections            Digital multimeters
         Obtaining reliable data            Clamp meters
             Non-contact voltage detectors
             Clable locator
             Phase rotation tools
             Thermal Imager
     

Customer Service and Energy Audit Technician

Responsibilities: All equipment maintenance, maintenance of way, facilities maintenance
Issues faced:    Solutions : 
         Discovering areas of improper insulation            Thermal Imager
         Discovering unwanted air infiltration and exfiltration            Earth ground testers
         Providing quality energy audits            Power quality tools

 

Source from : Fluke