Monthly Salary: $8,042 – $10,254 per month DOE
Closing Date: Open until filled
Supervisor: KC Fagen, Engineering Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering; three years’ experience as an electric utility engineer, including a minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience.
When requested, manages the Engineering Department in the absence of the Engineering Manager.
Supervise the preparation of the long range plan, the construction work plan, and the implementation of the system facilities numbering system.
Manages and supervises the Journeyman Metermen and the Journeyman Meter and Relay Tech employees, including hiring, terminating, and monitoring performance; develops metering specifications and standards.
Supervise the mitigation of stray voltage problems.
Supervise the installation, testing, and maintenance of all metering, relaying, and electronic control equipment.
Manages and supervises the Geographical Information Systems (G.I.S.) / Drafting employees, including hiring, terminating, and monitoring performance.
- Develop system protective schemes and voltage regulator settings.
- Prepares the system sectionalizing study and voltage control program.
Prepares specifications for electrical equipment, and performs the bid preparation and evaluation.
Evaluate new and old material items to ensure the use of the best and most economical equipment.
Reviews power interruption reports for recurring problems and proper functioning of system protection.
- Monitors monthly substation report and initiates corrective actions as required.
- Assist in transmission line and substation design.
Manages Consultants for system engineering work including scope of work, bids/proposals, work performance, and project close out.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Typical Physical Demands / Working Conditions
- Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering; five years’ experience as an electric utility engineer, including a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience
- Professional Engineer License (P.E.)
- Within thirty (30)days of appointment, must reside within a one-hour response time of the District office, possess a valid Oregon driver’s license, and apply to be registered for the Oregon P.E. license
- Knowledge of: engineering principles used in electrical utility systems; RUS specifications and work order procedures; NESC and NEC regulations; legal descriptions, easements, and the permit application process.
- Skill in the use of personal computers and standard office equipment; surveying techniques and procedures; project management; and technical writing and communications.
- Ability to work with and supervise subordinates; read maps and blueprints; communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and procedures, and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner; identify and solve problems; compose and maintain accurate records, reports and statistical data; work both collaboratively and independently to meet deadlines; maintain good working relationships with other employees, representatives of federal, state and other public agencies, contractors, engineers, and the public.
- Until Filled