Engineer/Support Engineer/Senior Enginee - Transmission Control Center

Compensation

: $95,040.00 - $138,910.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



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We've got an electric future. The energy industry is an exciting place, full of developing technology and new customer service possibilities. PPL Electric Utilities is looking for engineers who can help us provide strong, reliable, affordable electric service to more than a million customers in Pennsylvania, while adapting to new opportunities that are changing our industry. People depend on us and we deliver. We'd love to have you on board as we tackle that challenge, in new ways, everyday.

We have an opening for an Engineer/Support Engineer in our Transmission Control Center. This position is responsible for performing planning studies for long range outage and risk mitigation for our 69kV to 500 kV transmission systems and will collaborate with Asset Management, Distribution Operations, and Project Contract Management to review outage work sequences that are in line with our portfolio.

Primary Responsibilities

1. Prepares moderately complex plans and conducts engineering assignments, alone or as part of a team. Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications. Reviews design documentation to determine compliance with design criteria or standards.

2. Works in a variety of engineering functions either in field locations or in the home office, which may include necessary activities to optimize system/component performance and availability, and analysis for and development of design packages to add/modify systems, components or standards.

3. Solves a range of moderately complex technical problems or issues. Analyzes possible solutions and assesses each using standard procedures. Applies broad engineering principles to provide technical and cost-effective recommendations that resolve difficult assignments.

4. Works effectively in a team environment and may assume the role of team leader.

5. Prepares cost estimates and assists in bid and material procurement contract evaluations.

6. Assists in the special testing of components, troubleshooting of equipment or process problems or special studies.

7. Provides technical guidance and recommendations to other PPL employees in support of high quality, timely and cost-effective engineering solutions to technical problems.

8. Builds knowledge of the organization processes, customers and wide understanding of the technical and engineering aspect of the equipment and facilities in the function's work scope.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Basic Qualifications

Engineer
1. Bachelor's Degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university. Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.

Support Engineer
1.Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology discipline. In lieu of degree, applicants who have PE license in the state of Pennsylvania will be considered.
2.Minimum of 2 years of related experience.

Senior Engineer
1.Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology discipline. In lieu of degree, applicants who have PE license in the state of Pennsylvania will be considered.
2.Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
3.Working knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards for the specific position.

Preferred Qualifications

Engineer
1. Bachelor's Degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university accredited by ABET, or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent. Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.
2. Internship/co-op in the energy industry preferred.
3. Engineer in Training Certificate.

Support Engineer
1.Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university program accredited by ABET or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent. (Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.)
2.Engineer in Training certificate.
3.Experience in the energy industry.
4.Professional Engineer licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.

Senior Engineer
1.Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university program accredited by ABET or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent. (Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.)
2.Professional Engineer, registered in applicable state.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.


Associated topics: adapter, design, diagram, electric, electrical engineer, hardware, image processing, msee, schema, solar * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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