Power Engineer

Cary, North Carolina

Post Date: 06/19/2017 Job ID: 23756 Industry: Engineering

This position will accurately evaluate options, and design safe, cost-effective, reliable facilities for primarily new residential, commercial, single phase and three phase projects. This position may also design street and areas lighting projects, as well as major circuit construction and rebuild projects across a geographic area. 
Due to this positions customer interaction and/or job complexity, this role is one of Electric Distributions primary face-to-face contacts with key customers (both internal and external) requiring them to be self-motivated, savvy, reliable, and trustworthy
This self-directed individual develops relationships with internal and external customers, builders, developers, electricians, other utilities, city officials, etc., and promotes methods and procedures that maximize effectiveness. 
Another purpose of this position may be to provide project information to reliability engineers to accurately evaluate voltage, loading, and reliability on the electric distribution system, provide cost-effective solutions to allow for system expansion, and to maximize safety and service reliability. 
The position may assist in the training of other engineering classifications. 
Provides engineering expertise to recognize and resolve engineering problems, assists in interpreting codes, standards, regulations, requirements, and guidelines. 
Work contributes significantly to balancing customer service and reliability needs within capital budget constraints. 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of a two-year degree in a technical discipline, such as electronics, construction, electrical, mechanical or civil engineering or technology or High School diploma with significant field experience, with progress toward two-year degree requirement. 
Typically, 2 to 4 years’ experience in Power Distribution Engineering 
Valid driver’ s license & vehicle 
Knowledge of Basic Electricity 
Comprehension of legal documents 
Understanding of Work Management Systems 

Desired Qualifications 

BS Degree in Engineering Technology 
Previous experience in electric distribution engineering or another related field. 
Knowledge of electric distribution system operation. 
Previous experience with drawing tools such as Autocad, MicroStation. 
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