Electrical Engineer I, Protection Services Specialist I-V, Instrument II (LOS)
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Position Title: Electrical Engineer I
Department/Location: Transmission, Engineering and Construction/Bismarck, ND
Company: Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Position Purpose: This is an entry level position responsible for assisting in the development of short and long range bulk transmission system expansion plans, conducting operating studies, evaluating transmission service and generation interconnection requests, representing Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) on joint studies, providing technical review of other utilities’ studies, and submitting system modeling data to Southwest Power Pool (SPP), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) and other organizations. The position will also assist in the development and maintenance of software associated with power system analysis tools. The position will also assist in the development and maintenance of software associated with power system analysis tools. This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position, which may allow physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber related assets or systems.
Qualifications: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have knowledge of electrical engineering and transmission system studies at a level acquired through the completion of a four-year degree from an Engineering Accreditation Commission/Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) accredited electrical engineering program. The ability to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills is required. Proficiency with personal computers, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel; and computer modeling of power system components is required.
Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands: This position requires frequent sitting; and occasional standing/walking, bending/reaching, climbing, kneeling, crawling, use of keyboard/computer, pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds, and lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds. This position also requires finger dexterity, hand coordination, good hearing, and color vision. It also requires the ability to analyze data/reports and conduct research; implement recommendations; develop plans, procedures, and goals; and present information to others. The incumbent may be required to work under pressure due to conflicting priorities and deadlines. This position occasionally works in conditions of dirt/dust, fumes, chemicals, extreme heat/cold, vibration, noise, poor ventilation, electrical risks, and confined areas. The incumbent must be respirator qualified and able to operate a motor vehicle. The incumbent is required to be clean-shaven for respirator fit testing while assigned to work on a plant site. The incumbent may have to work at heights up to 600 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards, and may access all areas of the plant site. Travel is required, either by motor vehicle or traveling in Cooperative or commercial plane. Equipment operated includes computers, telecommunication devices, electrical test equipment, and other test equipment, as needed.
Basin Electric is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer regarding race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veterans status.