Responsible for the planning, design, and construction of the electric distribution system, including system improvements and modifications. Provides technical assistance to field personnel and administers technology innovations such as SCADA, AMI, OMS, and GIS systems.
Prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates for electric system construction projects and work plan.
Prepare substation feeder analysis showing all critical attributes of the feeder including circuit loading, voltage drop, device coordination, and fault currents using engineering analysis software.
Administer the Automated Meter Infrastructure for the reading of meters and control of disconnect collars.
Administer and maintain all substation controls, reclosers, breakers, and voltage regulators with associated software.
Administer Supervisory Control and Data Acquistion for the monitoring and control of substation equipment and the collection of historical data and events, including communications.
Prepare reports to management on operations and interpret technical data relative to the electric distribution system.
Evaluates and prepares construction standards following the RUS format and RUS approved materials.
Functions as a project manager and directs appropriate personnel as required to implement engineering systems.
Perform all other job-related duties assigned by management.
A Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Engineering with 5 years’ experience or an Associate of Science (AS) degree in Engineering with 10 years’ experience. Must be proficient with overhead and underground distribution design, National Electric Safety Code, and National Electric Code. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical journals, programming, safety materials, and other work related material. Must be able to lift and move up to 40 pounds with assistance. Must have abilities to acquire/maintain a valid driver’s license. Must be proficient in the use of a personal computer and applications customarily used in an office and engineering environment. Ability to work non-standard work hours or weekends as needed. A successful applicant must live or re-locate within 30 minutes of the Midway office. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. A successful candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment screening process to include drug screening and background investigation. Contact Human Resources if a reasonable accommodation is needed.