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Engineer I (Engineering Rotational Program) 2 positions

PNM Resources

Location: Albuquerque, NM US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Entry Level
Date Posted: September 13, 2022
Reference Code: 6087660
POSTING DEADLINE
Applications must be submitted by October 26, 2022.

DEPARTMENT
Department: Distribution Engineering

PREFERENCES
Bachelors degree in Engineering: Electrical, Civil, Chemical or Mechanical
Taken and passed the Fundamental Engineering Exam
Good GPA with involvement in multiple activities
Good communication skills
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Good driving record

JOB DESCRIPTION
Engineer I (Rotational)
Salary Grade: G08
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$58,128 - $77,021 - $95,912
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.

SUMMARY:
Our Engineering Rotational Program develops engineers by providing participants with the opportunity to obtain broad exposure to the various departments and roles/responsibilities. Under direct supervision, performs assignments designed to develop engineering work knowledge and abilities through the application of standard techniques, practices and procedures.
PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
This program is specifically designed for entry level college graduates in the engineering disciplines to work at PNM.
The total duration of the rotational program assignments will be 24 months to ensure participants are well rounded and have cross-functional experience in the participating areas. Rotational assignments will be defined to ensure adequate training is obtained across all areas within PNM's New Mexico Operation.
It is intended that a participant completes four to six rotations, with durations typically lasting approximately four months or as needed due to business reasons.
To help ensure each participant is provided a comprehensive overview of the work performed within PNM New Mexico Operations, rotational assignments will conform to the following categories with each participant having a mandatory assignment in two of the following departments: (System Reliability Management, Technical Services & System Reliability, Station & Line Design and Construction, Transmission/Distribution Planning & Contracts, Power Operations and PNM Business Operations) and two elected assignments in the following departments: (Distribution Standards, and Transmission & Distribution Operations).
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 incumbent's respective discipline
Ability to read, interpret and apply national, state and local codes and standards (IEEE, ANSI, NEC, NESC, ACI, AISC, etc.)
Possesses good academic records, good communication skills, and demonstrated leadership abilities
Demonstrated writing and presentation 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
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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About this Employer‍

PNM Resources is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., with 2020 consolidated operating revenues of $1.5 billion. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNM Resources provides electricity to approximately 800,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas. PNM serves its customers with a diverse mix of generation and purchased power resources totaling 3.0 gigawatts of capacity, with a goal to achieve 100% emissions-free energy by 2040. PNM Resources is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as PNM.

PNM Resources strives to create enduring value for customers, communities and shareholders built on a foundation of Environmental, Social and Governance Principles. At the core of our business we are focused on our Vision, our Purpose and our Values.