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Standards Engineer 4

Company: Pedernales Electric
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Standards Engineer 4
Johnson City, TX, US, 78636
Position open until filled.
$117,600 annual minimum starting pay*

  • Qualifications may warrant greater starting pay within the full pay range. Individual pay is determined by experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training.

    Position Summary:
    This position is responsible for the analysis of the Cooperative's transmission and distribution system and the design and construction of complex electrical power systems.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Serve as an alternate coordinator for the Cooperative Standards Committee

    • Act with highest integrity during interactions with Cooperative staff, contractors, and equipment suppliers

    • Manage the standards change control process and review cycle calendar

    • Work collaboratively with the Districts to modify construction specifications as needed and to provide engineering support for district distribution construction and operation

    • Prepare construction and material specifications and associated drawings for construction assembly units

    • Conduct engineering analysis of distribution system component failures, material standards, construction standards, transmission and substation equipment standards

    • Compile and evaluate design and test data

    • Prepare technical specifications and analyze technical data to determine appropriate limits and variables for product, process or materials specifications

    • Prepare and study technical drawings and specifications of electrical systems to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements

    • Operate computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks

    • Confer with engineers, customers and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products

    • Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes and customer requirements

    • Design, implement, maintain and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products and systems for commercial, industrial and domestic purposes

    • Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment

    • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction and installation standards and specifications

    • Investigate customer or public complaints, determine nature and extent of problem and recommend remedial measures

    • Serve as department/project leader

    • Plan and implement research methodology and procedures to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects

    • Collect data and gather information or documents

    • Perform a variety of standard engineering computations and analysis

    • Prepare engineering drawings and construction specifications

    • Research material specifications and resolve material issues

    • Oversee work order construction inspections

    • Prepare procedures documentation

    • Coordinate with consultants, members, developers and government entities on all projects

    • Serve as technical advisor on department initiatives

    • Provide guidance to other department engineers and staff

    • Maintain the security of confidential information

    • Stay abreast of advances in technology

    • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance

    • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

      Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities: Serve in a lead capacity in the absence of the Director of Engineering Quality and Standards. Supervise, direct, oversee, and/or review the work of junior engineers, designers, drafters or others at the discretion of the Director of Engineering Quality and Standards.
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data, configuration, or processing information

      • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service

      • Knowledge of technical presentations and reporting

      • Knowledge of construction materials and products

      • Skilled in time management

      • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities

      • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

      • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing

      • Ability to maintain confidentiality

      • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems

        Minimum Qualifications - (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

        • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

        • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas

        • Four years of related work experience as a Professional Engineer

        • Valid Texas Driver's License. Must have and maintain an acceptable driving record as determined by the Cooperative

          Physical Demands and Work Environment
          The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel

          • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time

          • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds

          • The employee may be required to travel

          • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period

          • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week

            This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.
            Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity.
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            At PEC, we know happy employees produce great work. As a PEC employee, you'll find we're always willing to invest in you - because we know that we do better when you do better.

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