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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Pnm Albuquerque, New Mexico
Country:
United States
Industry:
NM Ops Projects & Program Mana
Position type:
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number
6086253
ID
201472
Job Title:
ENGINEER II- IV (Commissioning) - 6086253

ENGINEER II- IV (Commissioning) - 6086253

POSTING DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted by December 17, 2018

 


DEPARTMENT

Department: NM Ops Projects and Program Management


PREFERENCES

This is a series post, the successful candidate will be hired into the appropriate level based on education and experience.

  • In depth understanding of protection and controls systems and substation equipment functional operation for transmission grid, distribution facilities, distributed generation, and large-scale generation interconnections.
  • Ability to resolve issues and to develop solutions quickly to emergency situations.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of relevant state, federal, industry and company codes and standards related to construction, installation of and testing of substation equipment.
  • Familiar with use and application of various test equipment and associated software systems.
  • Ability to manage projects on time and within budget
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as engineering formulas and complex variables.
  • Ability to apply electrical engineering protection and controls concepts to practical situations
  • Working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, and word processing software.  Knowledge of substation equipment testing software, and AutoCAD and electronic drawing document management programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Engineer II:

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 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.

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 Masters 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:

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 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

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


JOB DESCRIPTION

Engineer IV:

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 general supervision, plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates large and significant engineering projects and/or a number of small projects that are complex in nature and often functions as staff advisor and consultant by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides the diverse and advanced engineering and project management expertise associated with large and high-profile projects and/or a number of small projects with many complex features

Leads or conducts performance, cost and scheduling studies/evaluations that require advanced and innovative techniques and/or the modifications of standard practices and precepts

Provides the operational areas with highly skilled and diversified expertise

Communicates engineering ideas, recommendations and evaluations to diverse internal and external audiences

Represents the companys interests in advanced engineering matters

Identifies and resolves broad technical and/or organizational issues affecting the company goals and objectives

Provides advanced technical support as a staff advisor or consultant to, and interacts with other associates

Applies extensive engineering expertise to improve or develop new standards

Provides advanced and often highly innovative technical direction and/or activity supervision to contractors and company personnel on an as-needed basis

Functions as a lead for staff engineers, professionals, and technicians and as appropriate, provides training

COMPETENCIES:
Extensive knowledge and proven ability to apply diverse engineering principles, practices and regulations and to perform economic and decision analysis studies of complex 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 strong leadership skills, self-motivation, and advanced interpersonal skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

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

Masters Degree in Engineering is preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

Professional Engineers License in the State of New Mexico is preferred.

Must possess current, legally valid drivers license and meet the Companys driving record requirements.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents

Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, speeches, and make 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.


SALARY RANGE

Engineer IV:

Salary Grade: G05
Minimum  Midpoint  Maximum
$73,080 - $98,658 - $124,236


SALARY RANGE

Engineer III:

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


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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