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Utilities Engineer

Virginia State Corporation Commission
Richmond, Virginia 23219
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Utilities Engineer

Salary Range: $62,114 - $95,000

Starting Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

 The State Corporation Commission’s (“SCC”) Division of Public Utility Regulation (“PUR”) seeks a professional candidate to perform engineering work in the regulation of public electric utilities.  Responsibilities include technical review and analysis of: need for and siting of electric transmission lines, electric distribution service reliability, and generating unit performance.  The selected individual will:  (i) conduct analysis and make recommendations relative to applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate transmission lines and generating facilities; (ii) monitor, analyze, and make recommendations related to electric utility distribution reliability performance; (iii) monitor, analyze, and make recommendations related to utility generation unit performance; and (iv) investigate and respond to technical consumer complaints related to electric distribution service reliability.  The selected individual will be required to prepare and submit written technical reports and testify in formal adjudicatory proceedings.


Preferred qualifications for this position include electric power engineering experience related to: the need for or siting of electric transmission lines; electric distribution system design and reliability; or electric generating unit performance.  A bachelor’s degree in “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) or a related field is required.  Applicants with course work in electric power engineering are preferred.  The ability to analyze complex information, form logical well-reasoned conclusions, and make recommendations to the Division’s senior staff and the Commission is essential.  Applicants must have strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely.   The ability to maintain effective working relationships with the representatives of utilities, SCC staff, and the general public is required.  

Qualified internal and external candidates are encouraged to apply.  If you are an external candidate, apply on the SCC Career Center website at https://careercenter.scc.virginia.gov.  If you are an internal candidate, apply using eSCC (Oracle) - iRecruitment Employee Candidate.


Posted: 2020-02-04 Expires: 2020-03-05

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