Key Accountabilities & Duties:
Direct reports: None
Internal Relationships: Shall maintain internal relationships necessary to achieve purpose of position and desired results.
External Contacts: Shall maintain necessary job related external contacts to assure satisfactory results.
EDUCATION – A four (4) year Bachelor’s of Science degree from an accredited institution in electrical engineering or equivalent is required.
EXPERIENCE – Three years or less of progressively responsible experience in the planning of an electric distribution system. Knowledge of the operation of power systems is desirable.
KNOWLEDGE – Must have a strong knowledge of computer operations as it relates to file management, engineering data processing, software and hardware interface and program execution as it pertains to the running, changing, storing and managing of various (what ifs) system planning cases/scenarios. Must have a good understanding of basic electrical engineering fundamentals. Knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code and RUS standards is desirable.
ATTITUDE – Must have a positive, open mind and considerate attitude toward the responsibilities of the position. Must be a self-starter. Must have an attitude of neatness, timeliness, orderliness and accuracy toward the job. Must possess a very conscientious attitude toward record keeping. Must be able to handle varied activities simultaneously, applying appropriate weight to each activity to ensure compliance with schedule requirements.
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS – Must be of high moral integrity, pleasing personality and possess good personal habits. Must be able to retain information of a confidential nature. Must be able to project a good public image. Must be able to function cooperatively with peers as a team member to meet departmental and system objectives.
ABILITIES AND SKILLS – Must have ability to implement work plans, make sound decisions from observations and carry out instructions. Must possess superior mathematical abilities. Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines; as well as, work in harmony with many different personality types. Must be able to work with very little supervision and be proactive in responsibilities. Must possess a strong ability to communicate in both verbal and written form. This position is an entry level engineering position. Advancement will require passing the EIT exam within no more than two (2) years after employment and the PE exam within four (4) years after becoming eligible to take it.
WORKING CONDITIONS – Normal working conditions and hours of 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Some irregular working hours may be required. Must be available for work during adverse weather conditions.
WORK REQUIREMENTS – Must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license with a good driving record. All employees assigned to headquarters or non-direct operational positions must make their domicile within one of the nineteen counties served by the Cooperative.
SAFETY - Performs all assignments safely assuring compliance with all Safety related rules, regulations and policies.
EXEMPT STATUS – This position is exempt as defined by the Fair Labor Standards Act as amended.
NON-DISCRIMINATION - EnergyUnited Electric Membership Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position shall be filled on the basis of qualification and ability to perform the essential functions of the job and without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.