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Electrical Engineer

American Municipal Power, Inc.

Columbus, Ohio 43229
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Position Title: Electrical Engineer

Reports To: VP of Generation Operations and Development

FLSA Status : Exempt

Basic Function: Responsible for instituting safe electrical operations and maintenance of all generation assets, as well as project engineering.

All applicants must apply at

Essential Functions:

1. Provides operations, maintenance, and engineering support for current and future power generation equipment and associated facilities owned and operated by AMP.

2. Provides outage management, support and troubleshooting for all generation facilities.

3. Provide assistance to members’ transmission and interconnection projects.

4. Provides electrical engineering support in all aspects of projects and assignments, including:

• Power Generation and related systems;
• Safety including Lock-Out Tag-Out, arc flash and transmission projects;
• Power Systems Protection and Relays;
• Electrical Distribution and Transmission, including switchyards;
• Project monitoring, coordination, and reporting;
• Proposal review and evaluation;
• Coordination with internal departments and external entities.

5. Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications; Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, and codes.

6. Develop, manage, and complete power generation projects focusing on electrical safety and upgrades including preparing work scopes, reviewing contract terms and conditions, preparing requests for proposals and associated bidding documents, and evaluating bids.

7. Prepare and study technical drawings (including as-builts), specifications of electrical systems, technical reports, and topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards.

8. Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs; develop budgets, estimating labor, material, and construction costs.

9. Prepares contract documents and submits to management; assists with guiding contracts through approval process.

10. Conduct field surveys and study maps, graphs, diagrams, and other data to identify and correct power system problems.

11. Assignments may require oversight of subcontracted technical support teams and/or subcontracted field crews.

12. Provides reports, presentations, and feedback to AMP Board of Trustees and others as requested.

13. Attends and represents AMP at meetings of interest to management.

14. Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

1. Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical engineering. Professional Engineering Registration is a plus.

2. Minimum five (5) years of experience in engineering, or engineering related type work. Electrical generation experience and municipal transmission and distribution electric system experience is a plus. Other combinations of skills and experience may be accepted.

3. Significant knowledge in the field of Electrical Engineering and Design for Power industry, covering Power Generation, Transmission, Safety and Distribution is plus.

4. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

5. Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft software; experience with AutoCAD and project planning and controls software applications is preferred.

6. Must be able to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

7. Must demonstrate the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems with little supervision.

8. Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude in a collaborative team environment.

9. Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

10. Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

11. Must be willing to travel as a part of the job responsibilities.