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Transmission Planning Electrical Engineer Entry - Senior - Amarillo, TX Job

Xcel Energy

Location:
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Entry Level
Date Posted: December 20, 2022
Reference Code: 53292-en_US

Job Grade: C
Hierarchy: Yes - We may hire at a higher level
Union Position: Non-Bargaining

Summary
This is an entry level position designed to develop technical expertise in a particular area of specialty. Performs work that involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures or equipment with relatively few complex features for which there are precedents. Activities are of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific narrow area of assignments. May lead small-medium, non-critical projects and/or provide field oversight of critical projects under direction of higher level engineer or supervisor. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy. As proficiency is gained, may work on portions of larger projects. Works under supervision and follows established procedures. May supervise or coordinate the work of interns, drafters, craft personnel, technicians and/or others.

Responsibilities

 

  • Uses and applies technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to perform activities/assignments of limited scope.
  • Supports the development of technical documentation (including but not limited to designs, testing, calculations, reports, standards, etc.) Utilizes and may assist with the development of procedures.
  • Provides ongoing technical support for project activities within areas such as Operations, Maintenance, Testing/diagnostics, Regulatory, etc. May provide field engineering oversight for activities such as commissioning, testing, inspections etc. under direct supervision.
  • Coordinates/leads projects or portions of projects (including phases such as research, design, equipment selection, procurement support, installation and commissioning), under the direction of a higher level engineer or supervisor.
  • Under the direction of a higher level engineer/supervisor, supports bid/evaluation processes by performing basic analysis and calculations on existing documentation and materials that support the preparation of bid documents. In completing segments of technical evaluations for proposals may need to effectively communicate with other business areas of the company following appropriate processes.
  • Effectively exchanges information in all formats, on matters having a wide range of importance and complexity both inter-organizationally and with outside customer/vendors.
  • May coordinate the work of interns, drafters, technicians, and/or others and provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers. Responsible for continuous self development of technical skills and competencies.
  • May perform activities such as budgeting, estimating, forecasting, accounting, work order management, in support of engineering projects.


Entry Level Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency)
  • 0+ years relevant engineering experience
  • Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization
  • EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) preferred.
  • Computer programing skills strongly preferred (Python, VBA).


Staff Level Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency).
  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum preferred.
  • 2+ year's relevant engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated broad knowledge & proficiency in specialty area, knowledge of related specialties, & general knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills & core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization.
  • EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) strongly preferred
  • Computer programing skills strongly preferred (Python, VBA).


Senior Level Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency).
  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited curriculum preferred.
  • 5+ years relevant engineering experience
  • EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) required
  • Ability to demonstrate the unique technical skills and core competencies for this engineering level established & documented by the organization.
  • Computer programing skills strongly preferred (Python, VBA).
  • Proficiency in the use of the Siemens Power System Simulator for Engineering Software (PSSE) is required.

 


Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 41780:Transm Planning South XES || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $90,000 to $130,000 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO)

Requisition Number: 53292
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

 

About this Employer

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.