Job Technical Skills – Assists in providing professional engineering support while learning the specifics of working in an electric utility setting which may include the following: developing guidelines, developing long and short-range construction programs, coordinating implementation of construction programs, developing financial plans for capital construction and coordinating with adjacent electrical utilities. Specific duties include assisting in the completion of studies and justification packages to identify and document the need for and benefits of capital improvement projects, solving technical issues using electric system data and performing project management as needed.
Performs engineering and technical work related to the construction and management of proposed and existing facilities, developments, and/or programs.
When directed, performs load flow analysis of distribution system for normal and contingency operating conditions.
Assists with fuse coordination studies for distribution system.
Assists in preparing justification packages for projects.
Performs studies of special nature as required, including manipulation of large electric system parameter data sets using common data tools.
Teamwork – Seeking a candidate who maintains a focus on team goals and assists others in accomplishing them. Actively shares knowledge, experience, and ideas with other team members. Supports team decisions which benefit the organization regardless of one's own personal viewpoint.
Detail Orientation – The ideal candidate in this role sets high standards for work output, attending to every detail and not considering work complete until it complies with standards. Works effectively and harmoniously with others who are less detail-oriented, seeking when possible to leverage each team member's strengths.
Initiative – The individual in this position addresses existing and potential problems within his or her realm of responsibility without direction from others. Proactively seeks opportunities and finds ways to overcome barriers. Responds to a broad range of opportunities or problems when able, even when the issue could be delegated to others.
Ability to Apply Concepts – The successful candidate Understands and uses material taught in the classroom and on the job training in work situations. Applies information provided in training to work tasks. Desires and shows willingness to learn new assignments, procedures, and technologies.
Critical and Analytical Thinking – This position requires an individual who critically reviews, analyzes, synthesizes, compares, and interprets information. Draws conclusions from relevant and/or missing information. Tests possible hypotheses to ensure the problem is correctly diagnosed and the best solution is found.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.