Electric Utility Engineer
Company: CITY OF REDDING
Posted on: March 11, 2019
CITY OF REDDINGinvites applications for the position of:Electric Utility Engineer
SALARY: $35.86 - $56.98 Hourly$2,868.92 - $4,558.62 Biweekly$6,216.00 - $9,877.00 Monthly$74,592.00 - $118,524.00 AnnuallyOPENING DATE: 03/01/19CLOSING DATE: 03/29/19 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION:The City of Redding Electric Utility is accepting applications for an Electric Utility Engineer. Underminimal supervision assist Electrical Generation management in developing, supporting, monitoring,instituting, and overseeing programs and procedures to ensure safe, reliable, environmentally sound,compliant, operation and maintenance of power generation facilities. Oversee and participate in PowerOperations capital projects. Oversee and coordinate compliance of power generation safety,environmental requirements, DOT pipeline, and NERC regulations.
IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience evaluating electricalgenerating equipment and processes, equipment evaluation functionality and performance. The idealcandidate will also have the ability to independently perform data collection, analysis and reportwriting; communicate and interact effectively with customers and utility employees includingtechnically and non- technically oriented people; manage projects and work collaboratively in teams;and provide guidance to professional engineers hired by our customers.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:Develop, implement, administer, maintain and support technical systems used by the ElectricDepartment personnel. Incumbents may be tasked to prepare user documentation and train personnelin the proper use of programs and equipment. As assigned, lead or participate as a team member incapital and maintenance projects. This includes, but is not limited to: writing bid specifications;writing service contracts; obtaining necessary regulatory approvals; procuring materials; testing andcommissioning 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 andcontinuously strive for improvements of division training content and culture; under guidance of asupervisor with responsible charge of the work, perform a variety of professional engineering activitiesrelated to the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of the facilities of the Redding ElectricUtility; continuously strive for improvements to compliance programs and develop a staff culture ofregulatory compliance; and perform related duties as assigned.
TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge of: Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Electrical, or appropriate engineering knowledge; utilityengineering, 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 analysistechniques; transmission and distribution design; electric utility operating, testing, and maintenancepractices; SCADA, energy accounting, distribution control systems, cyber security and secure IProuting, data communication systems administration and support; and underground and site designprinciples and standards.
Ability to: Interact effectively with various REU work teams, contractors, and with thepublic; demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and supervisory skills; evaluate andimplement government regulations and industry standards; troubleshoot a variety of technicalproblems in assigned field, this could include operational, maintenance, electrical systems, controlsystems, data communication networks, project management issues, etc.
Education and Experience: Documented completion of a state recognized course of instruction forattaining specialized knowledge and skills providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities isqualifying; typical education would include a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from anaccredited college, university, or equivalent. Typical experience would include five years relevantexperience in distribution, operation, construction, power generation, regulatory compliance,environmental regulatory compliance, control systems administration and support, industrial processengineering, and/or project management.
Special Requirements: Possession of the approp
APPLICATION AND EXAMINATION PROCESS:Please be advised all notifications pertaining to this recruitment (e.g. exam invitations,exam results) will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address provided on your employmentapplication. Please be sure to provide your current and complete e-mail address. Checkyour inbox as well as your spam folder for correspondence as your e-mail provider orpersonal settings may flag the e-mail as spam. Contact the Personnel Department with anyquestions.
Interested City Employees must submit a City of Redding online employment application, by theclosing date and time in order to be considered.
Incomplete applications may not be processed. Meeting the announced requirements does notguarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed to determine thosebest qualified to be tested.
Examination/Testing Process: An oral board interview will be administered.
Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service andreceive 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.
Please contact the Personnel Department by the closing date if you require accommodation in theinterview/examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:http://www.cityofredding.org777 Cypress AvenueRedding, CA 96001(530) firstname.lastname@example.orgPosition #110E 852 32019ELECTRIC UTILITY ENGINEER
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