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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Pnm Albuquerque, New Mexico
Country:
United States
Industry:
Protection & Controls Eng
Position type:
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

ENGINEER I,II,III - 6086239

POSTING DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted by: December 9, 2018


DEPARTMENT

Department:  Transmission Engineering


PREFERENCES

Substation design experience
Electrical engineering degree
Transmission line design experience


JOB DESCRIPTION

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Engineer I

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

Prepare, provide guidance, or assist in preparing and developing the engineering deliverables for electric substation projects – including physical general arrangements, electrical one-line, detailed physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, equipment & construction specifications, and all associated electrical calculations and studies.

Calculations and studies include power system studies on utility electrical power transmission and distribution systems, including: short circuit, load flow, arc flash, motor starting, power factor, grounding analysis and other related studies.

Responsible for working closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements.

Other duties include developing technical specifications, performing substation conceptual layouts, providing direction and guidance to drafters and designers, directing the flow of drafting and designer duties, insuring design schedules are met, including regularly providing project status updates to project engineer.

Responsible for handling multiple projects and providing a detailed design package that complies with applicable substation engineering design standards and all safety codes.


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 one to three 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.


JOB DESCRIPTION

 Engineer II

SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, practices and procedures commonly employed in a specific area of assignment. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides the engineering expertise necessary to support intermediate projects that are generally conventional in nature.

Conducts or participates in studies of intermediate size that evaluate performance, cost, and scheduling criteria of a limited number of alternatives.

Applies routine engineering techniques, practices, and procedures in support of operational areas.

Communicates engineering ideas, recommendations, and evaluations effectively to engineering and non-engineering individuals and groups.

Represents the Company in intermediate engineering matters.

Interacts with and provides technical support consistent with the application of well-established standards to other associates.

Participates in the formulation of Company and industry standards.

Provides technical direction and/or activity supervision to contractors and Company personnel as required by specific assignments/projects.

COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge of and ability to apply standard engineering principles, practices and regulations, and economic and decision analysis principles to area problems including, but not limited to, generation, transmission, distribution, fuels, system planning, financial and regulatory issues, asset utilization, and environmental controls and regulations.

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.

Comfortable working in and around high voltage (up to 345kV) electrical facilities and equipment.

Prepare, provide guidance, or assist in preparing and developing the engineering deliverables for electric substation projects – including physical general arrangements, electrical one-line, detailed physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, equipment & construction specifications, and all associated electrical calculations and studies.

Calculations and studies include power system studies on utility electrical power transmission and distribution systems, including: short circuit, load flow, arc flash, motor starting, power factor, grounding analysis and other related studies.

Responsible for working closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements.

Other duties include developing technical specifications, performing substation conceptual layouts, providing direction and guidance to drafters and designers, directing the flow of drafting and designer duties, insuring design schedules are met, including regularly providing project status updates to project engineer.

Responsible for handling multiple projects and providing a detailed design package that complies with applicable substation engineering design standards and all safety codes.


QUALIFICATIONS                   

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor¿s Degree in Engineering from a college/university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET), plus 2 or more years of engineering experience or 1 or more with a Fundamentals of Engineering certificate or 1 or more years plus a Master¿s Degree in Engineering.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS

Fundamentals of Engineering certificate preferred.

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, Autocad, Word, Access, Excel, Windows, etc.

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.

DEGREES:
Bachelor of Engineering

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Driver's License (Required)
Fundamentals of Engineering Ce


JOB DESCRIPTION

Engineer III

SUMMARY: 

Under general supervision plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates the engineering work for a total project of moderate scope or for detailed phases of part of a major project. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages all the engineering aspects of projects of moderate scope or detailed phases of major project efforts

Leads or conducts performance, cost, and scheduling studies of varying size that are generally conventional in nature

Supports operational areas through the application of standard and non-standard engineering techniques, practices, and procedures

Communicates engineering ideas, recommendations, and evaluations to diverse internal groups in a working or conference type environment

Represents the company¿s interests in engineering matters that may be varied and complex in nature

Interacts with and provides broad knowledge technical support to other associates

Applies engineering expertise to improve or develop new standards

Provides technical direction and/or activity supervision to contractors and company personnel on a regular, on-going basis

COMPETENCIES:

Broad knowledge and proven ability to apply engineering principles, practices and regulations to, and perform economic and decision analysis studies of issues in areas including, but not limited to, generation, transmission, distribution, system planning,  financial and regulatory issues, asset utilization, and environmental controls and regulations

Ability to read, interpret and apply national, state and local codes and standards (IEEE, ANSI, NEC, NESC, ACI, AISC, ASME, NACE, etc.)

Ability to translate electrical theory and physics to utility application for improving system reliability

Ability to make informed repair decisions following company protocols

Comfortable working in and around high voltage (up to 345kV) electrical facilities and equipment

Ability to forecast budgets

Demonstrated leadership skills, self-motivation, and interpersonal skills

Prepare, provide guidance, or assist in preparing and developing the engineering deliverables for electric substation projects – including physical general arrangements, electrical one-line, detailed physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, equipment & construction specifications, and all associated electrical calculations and studies.

Calculations and studies include power system studies on utility electrical power transmission and distribution systems, including: short circuit, load flow, arc flash, motor starting, power factor, grounding analysis and other related studies.

Responsible for working closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements.

Other duties include developing technical specifications, performing substation conceptual layouts, providing direction and guidance to drafters and designers, directing the flow of drafting and designer duties, insuring design schedules are met, including regularly providing project status updates to project engineer.

Responsible for handling multiple projects and providing a detailed design package that complies with applicable substation engineering design standards and all safety codes.


QUALIFICATIONS                   

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor¿s Degree in Engineering from a college/university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET), plus four or more years of engineering experience or three or more with a Fundamentals of Engineering certificate or three or more with a Master¿s Degree in Engineering.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS

Fundamentals of Engineering certificate is preferred.

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

In depth knowledge of 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 facilities, computers, office equipment, and construction equipment.

DEGREES:
Bachelors Degree

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Driver's License (Required)
Fundamentals of Engineering Ce


SALARY RANGE

Salary Grade: G06
Minimum  Midpoint  Maximum
$63,548 - $85,790 - $108,031


SALARY RANGE

Engineer II

Salary Grade: G07
Minimum  Midpoint  Maximum
$56,302 - $74,600 - $92,898


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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