Pike Electric, Inc
Engineer I (Architecture)
This is the first level of the Engineering classification with the Pike Engineering's Professional Services team that serves in the electric utility industry. This position provides engineering and technical expertise to solve problems for electrical distribution systems operation and maintenance functions, under close supervision of 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, learn complex modeling software, and help develop solutions and customer deliverables in the form of technical reports and circuit models to help clients in the reliable and economic operation of, and modernization of, their electric distribution systems. Incumbents should be familiar 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 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.
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.
0-1 Year(s) Experience as an Engineer with the electrical industry in the field of power delivery.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) license is preferred.
As needed for the job and employee development.
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)