Pike Electric, Inc
Engineer II (Architecture)
This is the second level of the Engineering classification with the Pike Engineering's Professional Services team that serves the electric utility industry. This position provides engineering and technical expertise to solve problems for electrical distribution systems operation and maintenance functions, under limited supervision of senior engineers and project managers.
The Professional Services team helps clients with electric system planning, grid analytics, renewable energy and battery storage integration, and grid modernization efforts, among other things. Incumbents are expected to know or develop skills in electrical distribution system planning, battery energy storage, renewable generation systems and software packages including CYME, Synergi, Milsoft PSCAD and ETAP.
Incumbents should have an ability to quickly master technical engineering concepts and learn complex modeling software. The incumbent will be involved in helping develop solutions and customer deliverables in the form of the technical reports and circuit models that help customers in the reliable and economic operation of, and modernization of, their electric distribution systems. Incumbents should have the concepts and some working knowledge with industry trends including Distributed Energy Resources (DER) like solar power and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) as well as Smart Grid technologies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under limited supervision in the area of power delivery and grid analysis, the incumbent will provide:
Engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems.
Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of work activities.
Thorough, timely, and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches.
Continuous improvement of job-related engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Should be able to maintain electrical circuit models and data files.
Support the company's goals and represent the company positively and professionally.
Interact with customer's internal engineers and technical personnel on a day-to-day basis.
Develop and maintain professional relationships with customers.
Monitor deliverables, schedules, and present solutions to the client.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK:
Generally routine, established precedents; practices and procedures exist.
RELATIONSHIP OUTSIDE WORK GROUP:
Exchange of information, which occasionally requires tact and/or diplomacy.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
REGULAR ATTENDANCE is required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree from an EAC/ABET accredited Engineering Program OR an approved evaluation of non-ABET credentials by NCEES OR graduation from a Master's or Doctoral Program in Engineering from an institution with EAC/ABET accredited Undergraduate Engineering Programs.
3-5 Year(s) Experience as an Engineer with the electrical industry in the field of power delivery.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) license or Professional Engineering (PE) license is preferred.
As needed for the job and for the employee development.
A. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc.
B. Ability to write simple correspondence.
C. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or the business community
A. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.
B. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
A. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
B. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
☒Peripheral visions (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is:
Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)