Develop and maintain a power system protection program.
Conducts engineering studies such as transformer loading, voltage drops, fault currents, line feasibility, sectionalizing and load balance.
Perform planning studies to develop the construction work plan and long-range forecast.
Keeps informed of technical developments outside the Cooperative through study of technical literature, attendance at the appropriate meetings and training programs as required.
Perform studies for new service or distributed generation requests.
Develop and maintain an Arc Flash and spill prevention program for OSHA Compliance.
Responds to usage concerns of the membership by utilizing AMI data, and through deployment of the voltage recorder, and evaluation of the data collected.
Review staking for engineering compliance.
Develop and maintain switching plans for use by operations and engineering.
Monitor all systems relative to service reliability and system protection.
Prepare necessary engineering reports.
Project a positive public image and maintain satisfactory public relations by responding to consumer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
Develops and maintains NERC compliance documentation and processes.
Review substation inspection and testing reports as assigned and process service orders for operations.
Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
A Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering or power engineering is required.
Preferred candidate will have a minimum of three years-experience in an electric distribution environment or hold a Professional Engineer (PE) license. If no PE license is held, candidate must be willing to obtain license within the first three years.
Additional Salary Information: The cooperative offers an attractive benefits and retirement package with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: C-10
About Butler Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Butler Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., located in southwest Ohio, is seeking an individual for the position of Electrical Planning Engineer. The cooperative serves approximately 11,600 meters and has 1,066 miles of distribution line.
The duties of this position include long and short-range system planning, departmental budgeting, system studies and design, SCADA, load management, metering and outage response. Demonstrated communication skills, the ability to work with other departments, a personal commitment to rural electrification and providing quality service is essential.