Job ID: BH36517
Engineering Technologist – Engineering & Construction Planning
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 position’s customer interaction and/or job complexity, the Distribution Engineering Specialist is one of Electric Distribution’s primary face-to-face contacts with key customers (both internal and external) requiring them to be self-motivated, savvy, reliable, and trustworthy; as well as technically competent. 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.
Furthermore, the position may be also be used to complete outage follow up and implement outage prevention measures on distribution facilities in an assigned area. This individual may also be involved to assist in the resolution of power quality issues. . The position may assist in the training of other engineering classifications. It 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.