Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Provide direct technical assistance and support for a wide range of engineering projects, including electrical utility planning studies, distribution line design, area lighting design, and AutoCAD/GIS mapping projects.
The following are essential responsibilities of this position and do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. The scope and duties of this position may change or be altered based on the business needs of the company.
schematic drawings, project layout drawings, etc.
ESRI, Milsoft WindMil, and others.
Education and Experience:
Knowledge typically acquired through a two-year degree in engineering technology, drafting and design, GIS, or another related technical program. Experience of not less than five years in duties described above may be substituted, if such education was acquired on the job.
Technical Competencies: Must be able to organize a project into defined tasks and carry it out in a timely manner. Must have good analytical, interpretative, interpersonal, complex problem- solving and decision-making skills. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD. Must have well-developed communication skills. A basic knowledge of power system engineering technology, construction and operations as well as experience with ESRI and power system analysis software is preferred. A basic knowledge of power line design, construction and commissioning as well as familiarity with safety codes, Rural Utilities Service (RUS) requirements, and other industry standards is a plus.
PSE Competencies: Possess ability to learn new skills from experienced engineers and technicians, achieve quality results, be change-oriented, use effective communication skills, be customer- driven, foster innovation, be a continuous learner, and display teamwork behavior.
Coaching Competencies: Possess ability to continually identify and recommend process and/or system improvements to facilitate efficiencies in substation design and planning studies.
Normal office conditions with some outdoor field work. Some overtime may be required. Travel may be required for client on-site assistance or technical training courses.
If field work and overnight travel is required reimbursable expenses will include meals, lodging, and mileage. Training is provided by PSE employees and/or by enrollment in seminars and continuing education courses. PSE is committed to providing successful applicant with the tools and skills to be successful.
Internal: Peers, management.
External: Electric utilities, state and local governments, consultants, construction contractors, vendors.