Author Archives: Christina Drews-Leonard

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“The Lights Never Even Blinked” – Critical Relay Upgrade

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Recently, at a critical military installation, PTI completed a project removing legacy electro- mechanical relays with digital microprocessor relays. These relays are used to provide protection and control of the medium and low voltage distribution systems at the facility. Besides … Learn More

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Chiller Starter Failure Threatens Client’s 24/7 Facility

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A federal government customer experienced an issue with the starter for a critical chiller that could have threatened operations at a facility that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The customer had been troubleshooting the problem for … Learn More

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Training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Could Have Saved a Life

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According to OSHA, in November 2014, the father of a young daughter was testing transformers when he was electrocuted. He was rushed to the hospital, but did not survive. As reported by Sandy Smith in EHS Today magazine, OSHA investigators found … Learn More

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Potomac Testing, Inc. Hosts PEARL Standards Review Meeting

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Between September 26-28, 2012, Potomac Testing, Inc. hosted  the  PEARL  (Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League) Standards Review Committee Meeting at their headquarters in Crofton, Maryland. Robert Wrobel, Project  Manager, at Potomac Testing is currently the President of the Standards Review Committee. … Learn More

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Circuit Breaker Technician

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Potomac Testing, Inc., a NETA Accredited Company, is currently seeking a Circuit Breaker Technician    with a minimum of 2 years of experience.  The primary function of the Circuit Breaker Technician is to troubleshoot and repair as well as refurbish and … Learn More

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