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Engineering Tech I, II and Sr (Silver City, NM)

PNM Resources

Location:
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 6087774
POSTING DEADLINE
Deadline to apply: September 25, 2022

DEPARTMENT
Department: Albuquerque Service Center

PREFERENCES
The Customer Interconnection Department is looking for some exceptional problem solvers who thrive on delivering a positive customer experience. The Customer Interconnection Department is responsible for processing and screening applications for customers wanting to connect or upgrade new service and renewables. We are looking for an Engineering Technician who puts customers first and wants to be on a high-performing team. For questions on this position, please contact Viola Liesse ( Viola.Liesse@pnm.com ).

JOB DESCRIPTION
Tech, Engineering I
Salary Grade: G09
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$50,991 - $67,562 - $84,134

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 direct supervision, serves as an engineering aide or trainee, applying basic electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering knowledge to assist in the design, development, and coordination of minor projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Communicates verbally or in writing with customers, company personnel, and outside agencies to provide service, assistance, and information for customers and/or departments
  • Applies general mathematical and electrical, civil, and mechanical knowledge to assist in the design of small projects related to area of responsibility
  • Performs field research and inspections on electrical systems, material, and equipment
  • Applies basic knowledge of applicable codes, specification, standards, and engineering practices and principles to area of responsibility
  • Generates or analyzes computer data
  • Assists in the preparation, development, and maintenance of routine drawings, charts, graphs, and prints
  • Prepares and submits all design paperwork to initiate project implementation
  • Gathers, reviews, summarizes, and maintains records for internal and external department or project use

COMPETENCIES:
  • Basic knowledge of applicable codes, specifications, standards, and engineering practices
  • Ability to gather and synthesize complex or diverse information

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma or GED with five to six years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
  • Must possess a 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
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
  • Basic ability to solve practical engineering and design problems.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Job assignments typically require algebra, and may require trigonometry.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Office and/or field environment.
  • Certain areas of the Company may require extensive field work and exposure to the environment in all weather conditions.


JOB DESCRIPTION
Tech, Engineering II
Salary Grade: G08
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$58,128 - $77,021 - $95,912
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, works as an engineering aid applying mathematical, electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering knowledge in designing, developing and coordinating moderate to large projects. Functions within the engineering areas in a capacity instrumental in maintaining and improving the level of service to customers, system operation, and reliability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Communicates in writing and verbally with customers, company personnel, outside agencies, and other utilities for purposes of project negotiations, assistance, information gathering, and departmental support
  • Applies economic analysis, mathematical, electrical, civil, and mechanical knowledge and experience to the design, preparation, and coordination of moderately complex projects
  • Performs field inspections to ensure compliance with routine material, equipment, contract or design specifications
  • Understands and applies general knowledge of applicable codes, specifications, standards, engineering practices, and principles
  • Generates or analyzes computer data
  • Prepares, verifies, and evaluates a wide variety of engineering drawings, charts, graphs and prints
  • May prepare and review routine customer or project related contracts
  • Independently negotiates internally and externally to the company and makes decisions impacting projects
  • Provides training and assistance to lower level technicians and other departments
  • Provides information to assist in department budgeting


COMPETENCIES:
  • General knowledge of applicable codes, specifications, standards, and engineering practices and principles to area of responsibility
  • Ability to gather and synthesize complex or diverse information
  • General background of theoretical and practical knowledge to develop solutions or recommendations to concurrent projects and problems

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma or GED with six to seven years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
  • Must possess a 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
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software
  • Ability to develop new computer applications for department use as needed, and use computers to generate or analyze data to perform work in area of responsibility

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
  • Intermediates ability to solve semi-complex practical engineering and design problems with some technical direction from Senior Engineers
  • Ability to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Job assignments typically require algebra, and may require trigonometry
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Office and/or field environment.
  • Certain areas of the Company may require extensive field work and exposure to the environment in all weather conditions.


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.