Under minimal supervision, is responsible for the design and project engineering of substation projects for which MEAG has assumed responsibility.
Provide engineering for substation projects. Work with designer/drafters to develop drawing sets and other documentation required for implementation of various substation projects. This position will be responsible for the development of the physical and control design packages.
Write specifications for materials and equipment to be purchased. Evaluates vendor qualifications and bids; make purchase recommendations for major substation equipment and materials.
Evaluates engineering contractor qualifications and bids; makes recommendations for the contracting of engineering services for substation projects. Prepares and administers contracts for engineering and construction projects.
Help maintain a complete set of up to date MEAG design standards and procedures.
Maintain a working knowledge of industry accepted substation design practices, establish communications and maintain rapport with Participants, Protection and Controls, Operations and Maintenance and Operations Technology to ensure the safe and reliable operation of MEAG substations.
As necessary, periodically represent MEAG and/or department in various meetings and committee meetings.
Provide cost estimates to planning for the budgeting of proposed capital projects.
Assume similar and related duties as assigned.
Generally requires a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
7-10 years of demonstrated related experience in the electric utility industry. A combination of education and related experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
A professional engineer license is desired.
Excellent communication skills and responsiveness
Keen attention to detail
Ability to multi-task
Number of Reports (applicable to supervisors and managers)
[Direct Reports – this number represents responsibility for supervising other employees. Indirect Reports would normally be those employees reporting to your Direct Reports.]
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
About MEAG Power
MEAG Power is a type of public power entity designated as a joint action agency, meaning we are a consortium of public power systems within our state. Public power costs less, due to its not-for-profit nature and efficient management and operation. According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration, investor-owned utility residential rates are 14% above those of public power utilities. Investor-owned commercial rates are 9% higher.