24 days old
2018-07-232018-08-22

Distribution Engineer I

Texas New Mexico Power
Pecos, Texas 79772
  • Job Type
    Employee


Texas New Mexico Power

Job ID: 6085995
Date: 7/19/2018
Location: Pecos, TX or Lewisville, TX
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

POSTING DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted by June 5, 2018.

This is a series post. The successfull candidate will be hired in the appropropriate job level based on education and/or experience.

This position can be located in either Pecos, Texas (preferred) or Lewisville, Texas

DEPARTMENT

Department: NTE Distribution Engineering

PREFERENCES

  • Experience with electric utility distribution design concepts
  • Electric utility company experience
  • College level power courses


JOB DESCRIPTION

Engineer I

Personnel in this job title may be covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards. If the position is covered, prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check. Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.

Given the financial nature of this position, this position may be required to obtain a credit check depending on location. If the position is covered, prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a credit background check.

SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, performs assignments designed to develop engineering work knowledge and abilities through the application of standard techniques, practices and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides entry-level engineering support for projects that are small and somewhat repetitive in nature
  • Conducts small or repetitive studies or participates in larger studies where project performance, cost, and scheduling are the key factors of evaluation
  • Provides basic engineering support to operational areas
  • Communicates engineering ideas, recommendations and evaluations
  • Represents the Company in technical matters that are fundamental in nature
  • Provides entry-level technical support to and interacts with other associates
  • Uses the Company and industry standards to ensure safety and consistency of engineering results
  • Provides occasional technical direction and/or activity supervision to contractors and lower-level Company personnel

COMPETENCIES:

  • Knowledge and ability to apply the appropriate basic and well-established principles, practices and regulations in the incumbents respective discipline
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply national, state and local codes and standards (IEEE, ANSI, NEC, NESC, ACI, AISC, etc.)
  • Demonstrated good leadership skills, self-motivation, and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to translate electrical theory and physics to utility application for improving system reliability
  • Demonstrated confidence working in and around high voltage (up to 345kV) electrical facilities. and equipment

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors Degree in engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) and 1 to 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must possess current, legally valid driver's license and meet the Company's driving record requirements.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, write speeches, and presentations
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, employees, and managers of the organization

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • In-depth knowledge of personal computers including demonstrated proficiency with electrical engineering design programs, such as Autocad
  • Working knowledge of operating systems, word processing, database, and spreadsheet software

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with complex problems involving several concrete variables in complicated situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • This position requires periods of frequent sitting, standing, walking, and exposure to outside elements, lifting (50 pounds or under), crouching, bending, climbing and working at various heights.
  • Protective equipment required: Hard-hat, safety glasses and hearing protection.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Time will be divided between office and field, with a majority of time in the office.
  • Work will be around high voltage electricity, computers, office equipment, and construction equipment.


SALARY RANGE

ENGINEER I
Salary Grade: G08
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$49,387 - $65,438 - $81,489

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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