Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.
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The incumbent in this position develops standards, performs engineering analysis of the distribution network, establishes design guidelines, and assists customers with power quality problems.
The salary range for this position is $72,800- $112,800 per year with a hiring range of $72,800 - $92,800, depending on qualifications and experience.
Position will close to applicants on: 3/18/2020 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T.
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Benefits Package Includes:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
The incumbent does not supervise the work of others.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Extensive knowledge of power systems and associated equipment, including transformers, load tap changers, voltage regulators, reclosures and switchgear. Ability to use power-related test equipment test and computer equipment and related software. Skilled in project management with ability to work with consultants, contractors, other utilities and electric customers. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with coworkers, contractors and other city staff. Skilled in technical troubleshooting of power system disturbances and failures and related power equipment and machines. Thorough knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code and working knowledge of the National Electric Code. Ability to solve complex power engineering problems. Knowledge of economic analysis. Ability to effectively evaluate new material, equipment, and construction standards. Ability to prepare detailed reports and give presentations to City Council or the Loveland Utilities Commission. Intermediate or advanced skills in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD 2004, microprocessor relay software and load flow modeling software.
Accountability, Collaboration, Service & courtesy and kindness, Innovation, Integrity and Safety
Job specific competencies:
Communication, Technical Knowledge, Problem Solving, Action Oriented, Decision Making/Judgment
Education and/or formal training:
Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering with emphasis in power systems. Professional Engineer’s License preferred.
Three (3) years of progressive work in power distribution design and analysis is preferred.
Licensure and/or certifications:
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Material and equipment directly used:
Computer, telephone, vehicle, 2-way radio, multi-function meter, hi-pot, TTR, meggar, power factor test set, power quality analyzer and ground test equipment.
Working environment/physical activities:
Work is performed both inside and outside with occasional outside work in inclement weather and around excessive noise from machines or equipment. Moderate physical activity required by moving, positioning and handling objects up to 350 pounds occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently. Work may include pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing and reaching to assist others in performing job. Working environment may include working in confined spaces, below ground installations, above ground ladders, aerial devices or equipment at various heights, working on or around energized equipment, (110 volts to 115kv). Work may involve long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies and weekends. Position is subject to call out during outages with no notice and will also be on-call during certain times of the year.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
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