ReddingRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Redding jobs

Electric Utility Engineer

Company: CITY OF REDDING
Location: Redding
Posted on: August 23, 2020

Job Description:

Electric Utility Engineer

Salary: $6,340.00 - $10,075.00 Monthly

Location: Redding, CA

Job Type: Full-Time

Department: Electric Department

Job Number: 110E 853 072020

Closing

8/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Description

The City of Redding Electric Utility is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill one full time Electric Utility Engineer to assist in the mission of powering a strong community.

Under minimal supervision, this position performs a variety of electrical or other engineering and design tasks within the electric utility related to power plants, substations, distribution lines, transmission lines; perform analytical duties, such as equipment utilization, load studies, operation efficiencies; assist management in developing, supporting, monitoring, and instituting programs and procedures to ensure environmentally sound and legal operation of the electric system and generation facilities.

Participate as a project manager, team leader, or team member in the conception and/or completion of capital or maintenance projects, technical system developments or improvements, health & safety programs, and regulatory compliance programs; administer, maintain and support control system hardware, software and databases; provide technical support and project management for communication equipment and systems; create and implement cyber security practices; create, support, administer and maintain in-house databases, websites, data portals, document management systems, advanced operation or analysis programs, and computer networks.

The eligibility list established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy, as well as subsequent vacancies that occur during the life of the list.

The City of Redding provides an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and long term disability insurance, paid time off and a CalPERS retirement program along with a great work environment.

Examples of Duties Develop, implement, administer, maintain and support technical systems used by the Electric Department personnel. Technical systems could include: energy accounting software, supervisory control and data acquisition systems ("SCADA"), distribution control and protection equipment, contingency analysis software, engineering software, inter-control center protocol communications equipment and software, etc. Incumbents may be engaged in the design, documentation, coding, testing and implementation of new or enhancements to existing application programs. Incumbents may be tasked to prepare user documentation and train personnel in the proper use of programs and equipment; as assigned, lead or participate as a team member in capital and maintenance projects. This includes, but is not limited to: writing bid specifications; writing service contracts; obtaining necessary regulatory approvals; procuring materials; testing and commissioning of project; overseeing financial tracking of project; ensuring documentation is updated; training of personnel on changes as applicable; and ensuring good public relations are maintained; develop, implement, and administer training, safety and environmental procedures and programs. Continuously strive for improvements of division training content and culture; under guidance of a supervisor with responsible charge of the work, perform a variety of professional engineering activities related to the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of the facilities of the Redding Electric Utility; assist in the design of new and/or modifications to existing utility facilities including analysis of power line structures, complex relay and control schemes, development of construction drawings and contract documents for equipment and construction, acquisition of permits, easements and property; coordination of joint projects with outside agencies; provide guidance for assigned draftsmen; coordinate work of consultants, outside agencies and other staff as required; ensure adequate capacity and reliability of the electric system (transmission and distribution lines, substations) through development of load forecasts, expansion plans, load transfer schemes; system analysis; develop new, or improved engineering and electric utility standards where necessary; consult with field personnel, other electric utilities, manufacturers, and literature sources, such as the National Electric Code, ANSI standards, and G.O. 95; inspect and monitor system equipment, including metering, capacitors, regulators, power circuit breakers, transformers and protective devices; and recommend needed system improvements. Ensure that system power factor, equipment loading, voltage, and protective device settings are within specified limits without creating operating problems within the electric system; recommend new equipment purchases when needed; establish a routine maintenance program and testing procedures for substation equipment or demand side management; lead and coordinate the activities of assigned personnel and contractors in the maintenance, operation, and testing of electric utility facilities; operate, or oversee the operation of electrical and related utility test equipment; train assigned personnel in proper use of equipment; prepare engineering and operation studies, reports, presentations and analysis as assigned; evaluate and respond to customer complaints regarding voltage, equipment damage, demand side management programs, transmission and distribution line easements, project construction, and other issues; develop, implement, and administer regulatory procedures such as electric reliability compliance. Continuously strive for improvements to compliance programs and develop a staff culture of regulatory compliance.

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge of: Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Electrical, or appropriate engineering knowledge; utility engineering, including short circuit, load flow, voltage drop, metering, substation design standards; load forecasting, loss and economic evaluation; power generation operations or maintenance; regulatory compliance in air emissions, water quality, waste handling, hazardous materials handling, safety and health; DOT pipeline or NERC reliability standards; power system planning or analysis techniques; transmission and distribution design; electric utility operating, testing, and maintenance practices; SCADA, energy accounting, distribution control systems, cyber security and secure IP routing, data communication systems administration and support; and underground and site design principles and standards.

Ability to: Interact effectively with various REU work teams, contractors, and with the public; demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and supervisory skills; evaluate and implement government regulations and industry standards; troubleshoot a variety of technical problems in assigned field, this could include operational, maintenance, electrical systems, control systems, data communication networks, project management issues, etc.

Education and Experience: Documented completion of a state recognized course of instruction for attaining specialized knowledge and skills providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying; typical education would include a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited college, university, or equivalent. Typical experience would include five years relevant experience in distribution, operation, construction, power generation, regulatory compliance, environmental regulatory compliance, control systems administration and support, industrial process engineering, and/or project management.

Special Requirements: Possession of the appropriate valid California driver's license or the ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment.

Application and Examination Process

Application Process: Interested individuals must submit a City of Redding online employment application. Applications not submitted by the close of the recruitment may not be considered; therefore, prompt application is encouraged.

Examination/Testing Process: An oral board interview will be administered.

Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service and receive a passing score on the examination will have 2 points added to their final examination score. To obtain this credit, veterans MUST provide a copy of the DD214, indicating honorable discharge, WITH EACH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY THE CLOSING DATE.

Incomplete applications may not be processed. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed by subject matter experts and those applicants found best qualified will be tested.

Please contact the Personnel Department by the closing date if you require accommodation in the interview/examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

recblid i26j9qdnl2xdzbzk3ioltlwi9197xi

Keywords: CITY OF REDDING, Redding , Electric Utility Engineer, Engineering , Redding, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Engineering Jobs


URGENT: Tutor Wanted - My Name Is Tyler, Im A Student At Shasta College Majoring
Description: Needing help with my chemistry
Company: MeetA USD
Location: Redding
Posted on: 09/7/2020

Electric Utility Engineer
Description: Electric Utility EngineerSalary: 6,340.00 - 10,075.00 MonthlyLocation: Redding, CAJob Type: Full-TimeDepartment: Electric DepartmentJob Number: 110E 853 072020 Closing8/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific Description (more...)
Company: City of Redding
Location: Redding
Posted on: 09/15/2020

Electric Utility Engineer
Description: Electric Utility EngineerSalary: 6,340.00 - 10,075.00 MonthlyLocation: Redding, CAJob Type: Full-TimeDepartment: Electric DepartmentJob Number: 110E 853 072020 - -Closing8/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific -Description (more...)
Company: City of Redding
Location: Redding
Posted on: 09/10/2020


Diesel Technicians - $6,000 Hiring Bonus
Description: 6,000 Hiring Bonus - Paid Quarterly Pay: 28 to 32/hr Diesel Tech Benefits: 401k with employer match 401k match is 50 of elective deferrals up to 3 of pay Flexible
Company: ProPacific Fresh - Reefer Company DriverProPacific
Location: Chico
Posted on: 09/12/2020

Tutor Wanted - My Name Is Tyler, Im A Student At Shasta College Majoring In Civil Engineering
Description: Needing help with my chemistry
Company: MeetA USD
Location: Redding
Posted on: 09/11/2020

Diesel Technicians - $6,000 Hiring Bonus
Description: 6,000 Hiring Bonus - Paid Quarterly Pay: 28 to 32/hr Diesel Tech Benefits: 401k with employer match 401k match is 50 of elective deferrals up to 3 of pay Flexible
Company: ProPacific Fresh - Reefer Company DriverProPacific
Location: Chico
Posted on: 09/18/2020

Electric Utility Engineer
Description: Electric Utility Engineer 10 10 Salary: 6,340.00 - 10,075.00 Monthly 10 10 Location: Redding, CA 10 10 Job Type: Full-Time 10 10 Department: Electric Department 10 10 Job Number: 110E (more...)
Company: CITY OF REDDING
Location: Redding
Posted on: 08/23/2020

General Auto Service Technician
Description: Company Description:Our family-owned auto service shop is growing rapidly and is looking for skilled General Service Technicians. Fast-paced, clean and honest professional environment with competitive (more...)
Company: NAPA AutoCare Center
Location: Chico
Posted on: 09/20/2020

Remote Senior Data Engineer
Description: Remote Data Engineer needed for technology company that allows Online Media to achieve the most from their work. This Jobot Job is hosted by Patrick Murray Are you a fit Easy Apply now by clicking the (more...)
Company: Jobot
Location: Redding
Posted on: 08/31/2020

12N Horizontal Construction Engineers
Description: AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 br br Before a road, airfield, or a building can be constructed, all obstacles must be removed from the site. As a Horizontal Construction Engineer (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Chico
Posted on: 08/26/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Redding RSS job feeds