Position Summary: Responsible for the integration, completion of engineering operations, and system planning in areas of assigned duties.
Follows all safety rules and procedures.
Extracts and analyzes files from Milsoft Windmil to perform system studies.
Assists in obtaining historical substation and feeder loading data used to develop Cooperative Construction Work Plan.
Assist in developing and maintaining departmental reports, including SAIDI, SAIFI, and CAIDI reliability indices, SCADA operations, and field maintenance reports.
Implements and maintains SCADA system, including programming and maintaining SCADA points using SCADA Explorer, and designing and maintaining the SCADA user interface.
Assists Technical Services in programming SCADA controlled equipment in the field.
Prepares sectionalizing studies.
Designs large projects which include large commercial and industrial customers, large URD subdivisions, and feeder projects.
Develops cost estimates as required in determining the most cost-effective methods of construction with regard to upgrading existing facilities or the planning of new facilities.
Assist Manager of Key Accounts with technical expertise for large commercial/industrial members.
Assists members with power quality issues.
Acts as On-Call-Advisor on a rotating basis.
Complies with Cooperative’s policies prohibiting harassment and discrimination. Complies with Cooperative’s Drug Free Workplace policy, and complies with all policies, safety rules and procedures; and immediately reports possible violations to department VP and VP of HR and Benefits.
Attends safety meetings as required. Participates in other training to stay abreast of best practices.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Equipment Requirements (must be able to effectively use):
Computer, I-Pad, cooperative vehicle and Trimble GPS Unit
Software Requirements (must be able to effectively use):
Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel), GPS Mapping system, UPN, Power Quality Software (Provision), SCADA Explorer and other equipment programming software
BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology Degree
Valid Driver’s License
Previous experience in the electrical utility field
Professional Engineer license in the State of Kentucky or ability to obtain one
Valid CPR/First-Aid/AED Certification
Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering journals, electrical blueprints, schematic drawings and technical procedures.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts, apply advanced mathematical concepts, trigonometry, and geometry
Ability to apply mathematical operations to a variety of tasks, including frequency distribution, analysis of variance, and determination of test reliability
Knowledgeable of the fundamentals of electrical circuitry analysis
Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, members and the public
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form
Knowledgeable of National Electric Safety Code and OSHA regulations
Ability to exercise independent judgement within parameters of the Cooperative’s policies/procedures
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information, both internally and externally
Physical Requirements (must be able to):
Use both hands and fingers; grip; twist; reach above the head; bend, stoop, kneel, and crouch; and sit and stand for long periods of time; lift, carry, push and pull weights up to 50 lbs.
Working Conditions (must be able to):
Work eight hours per day, five days a week
Work overtime as needed, including weekends, nights and holidays
Occasionally works outside and is exposed to outside weather conditions
Residence Requirements (must be able to):
Must live within 30 minutes from the respective operations center to which you are assigned, by the shortest route, or agree to move within a 30-minute response time and continue to live within it, prior to the termination of the six (6) months’ qualification period.
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive; other duties may be required as assigned. Pennyrile RECC reserves the right to revise this position description as needed. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
About Pennyrile Electric
Empower our members and communities to enhance their quality of life
Pursue integrated technologies and innovative solutions to promote:
•Employee and member safety
•Reliable service and competitive rates
•Community and economic development
•Responsive and well trained workforce
•Member education to help manage cost
We serve more than 48,000 members in parts of nine counties which include Christian, Trigg, Logan, Todd, Muhlenberg, Lyon, Caldwell, Butler, and Simpson counties.
We maintain 5,146 miles of distribution line supported by 99,317 poles. There are 9 members per mile of distribution line.
We have 111 employees who operate from the main office in Hopkinsville, and from branch offices in Cadiz, Elkton, and Russellville.
We are one of 154 municipals and electric cooperatives served by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
PRECC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
All terms and conditions of employment at Pennyrile Electric including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, recalls, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training are without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, natio...nal origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.