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Not Specified
Location:
Austin, Texas
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number
72603
ID
202240
Job Title:
Power System Engineer
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Power System Engineer

Posting Title Power System Engineer Job Requisition Number AE501799 Position Number 109636 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Electric Service Delivery (115) Minimum Qualifications

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus five (5) years of experience related to engineering.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

None

Notes to Applicants

Power System Engineer:

The position will be in the System Engineering group in the Electric Service Delivery division of Austin Energy. This position will support Smart Grid and System Operations and Customer Energy Solutions and projects such as SHINES.

APPLICATION:
The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment.

Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as “see resume” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application.

The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information.

We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).

If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov

ASSESSMENTS:
Candidates selected for interview(s) may be required to complete an assessment(s) approved by Municipal Civil Service process, Rule 4.

GOOD STANDING COA EMPLOYEES:
Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified.

VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE:
Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.

TRAVEL:
This position must travel between various locations to meet with vendors as part of the regular job duties.

WORK HOURS:
Shift may change according to departmental needs.
Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends.
Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule.

CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK:
The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT:
This position is considered FLSA Exempt.

Exempt employees are salaried employees and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation.

CLOSING OF REQUISITION:
Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement.

Pay Range

Commensurate

Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Shift may change according to departmental needs.
Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends.
Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule.

Job Close Date
01/25/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 2500 Montopolis Drive Austin, Texas Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with medium voltage distribution equipment

  • Ability to use Milsoft software, perform fault studies, device coordination, load flow, arc flash, and motor start analysis

  • Experience with reclosers using ABB and SEL software

  • Experience with Vistas using S&C software

  • Experience with Auto Transfer Over using Basler Relays and associated software

  • Experience with CIP & O&M budgets

  • Experience with NERC and ERCOT standards and regulatory requirements

  • Experience with ISO-9001
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click job description link below:

Power System Engineer Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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Power System Engineer Job Description

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

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