|Organization:||City of Lompoc||Job Category:||Engineering and Technology||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||California (CA)||City:||Lompoc||Post Code:||93436||Salary and Benefits:||$5,875- $7,141 Monthly||Post Date:||10/21/2013||
Under general direction, the professional engineering class of Electrical Utility Engineer is responsible for designing, reviewing, and coordinating the planning, construction, and maintenance of the City’s electrical utility system. The incumbent performs difficult, professional electrical engineering office and field work related to the construction, operation and maintenance of the electrical utility system, and related work as required.
Include any combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position. The typical qualifying entrance background is:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical engineering from an accredited college or university; three (3) years electrical utility construction, maintenance, and operations experience. Experience using Graphical Information Systems; computer modeling of power systems; SCADA systems; design, operation, and maintenance of electrical distribution systems; project management and contract administration.
LICENSE REQUIRED: Possession of a valid California Professional Electrical Engineers License and California Drivers License.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Electrical engineering; design, operation, and maintenance of electrical distribution systems; electrical engineering theory and principles of electric power distribution; methods, procedures, tools, and equipment used in the construction, maintenance, and operation of underground and overhead electric power distribution lines and related facilities; computerized modeling and evaluation of electrical systems evaluation; GIS systems; SCADA systems; electrical codes and regulations; constructions rules such as G095, G0128, GO 165; contract preparation and administration; project management; modern office equipment, computer office software; power pole loading software; math applicable to electrical engineering; and appropriate safety procedures.
ABILITY TO: Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; read, interpret, and prepare schematics, drawings, plans, reports, cost estimates, work schedules, and specifications; enter GIS data and create drawings and maps; read, write and perform mathematical calculations at the level required for successful job performance; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; write reports and maintain records; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees, contractors, and the public; perform complex electrical engineering work; plan and design electrical distribution systems, street lighting, substations and related utility systems; respond effectively to emergency situations; perform computer analysis and evaluation of electrical systems; prepare, execute and administer contracts; resolve difficult contractual situations; manage and implement large projects; coordinate plans and work between various agencies involved in large projects; and operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices.
THIS RECRUITMENT IS TO ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR A CURRENT BUDGETED FULL-TIME VACANCY. Interested applicants must submit online application -- NO paper applications will be accepted.
The City reserves the right to stop accepting applications prior to the posted deadline, if sufficient numbers of qualified applications are received. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The recruitment is officially closed once it has been removed from the City's website.