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Electrical Engineer - Utilities Communications

Power Engineers

San Diego, CA
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Job Title:Electrical Engineer - Utilities Communications


Electrical Engineer - Utilities Communications

Location:San Diego


Department:Power Delivery SAS Group II


Electrical Engineer - Utility Communications

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking an Electrical Engineer for our San Diego office with an expertise in Utility Communications. The successful applicant will be responsible for successful completion of assigned projects and for maintaining and improving client relationships. Completion of these functions requires technical competence in primary production roles as well as leadership competence in working with clients and mentoring and supervising team members assigned to projects. Assigned projects will include planning, analysis, and design of communication systems for electric utility, industrial, and commercial clients.

The successful applicant must also demonstrate aptitude in the following:

+ Integrity

+ Initiative and self sufficiency

+ Spoken and written communication

+ Leadership and mentoring

+ Business and commercial performance

+ Troubleshooting and problem solving

+ Interpersonal relations

+ Organization

Successful candidates must be willing to travel on occasion and work successfully in a customer focused, project oriented environment.

Required Education/Experience

+ BSEE with coursework and/or certification in data or radio communications

+ Minimum of five (5) years of industry experience in utility communications work

+ Demonstrated experience in mentoring others and in providing technical and commercial leadership in customer focused engineering projects

Desired Education/Experience

+ MSEE, GPA above 3.5/4.0 is preferred

+ The following additional qualifications are preferred:

+ Interest in pursuing career in utility communications and/or SCADA field

+ University courses in utility power systems (e.g three-phase power, load flow and reactive compensation, protective relaying, symmetrical components, transmission line theory, power system transients, dynamic stability, and power system electromagnetics)

+ PE or EIT is preferred

+ The following technical areas are preferred (as many as possible):

+ Radio communications and radio propagation

+ Microwave systems

+ Serial, Ethernet, SONET, and MPLS data transmission

+ Analysis of radio and/or microwave systems using software tools like Pathloss 4, Pathloss 5, IQLink, PLANET, etc.

+ Designing, installing, and/or testing fiber-optic systems

+ Development of utility SCADA systems (RTUs, HMIs, PLCs, etc.)

+ Communication terminal design (splice boxes, connectors, antennas, cable trays, raceways, towers, grounding, communication racks, equipment connections etc.)

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.


Jobid: 23475-1413

Company:Power Engineers

Location:San Diego, CA, 92108, USA

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