Mountain View Electric Association (MVEA) was incorporated in 1941 and is a growing not-for-profit electric cooperative governed by a board of directors elected by our members/owners. We provide reliable and affordable electric service to over 50,000 meters throughout portions of eight counties located within a 5,000 square mile territory. MVEA has annual revenues of over $117 million and total assets over $320 million. Our focus is on safe, affordable, reliable electricity and strong communities.
Top Reasons to Work with Us:
Competitive Salary and Outstanding Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Supplemental Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave
Traditional Pension Plan and 401(k) with Company Match
Stable and Growing Company
Four Day Work Week (Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
Great Company Culture!
We are looking for a System Engineer to assist with planning, designing, and coordinating construction of substation and transmission facilities; modifying and upgrading existing facilities; preparing plans and studies relating to sectionalizing, over current protection, load balancing and system reliability along with other related duties. This position will work out of our Falcon office, located east of Colorado Springs, near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak! The Colorado Springs area has been voted as one of the “Best Places to Live,” and offers great outside recreational activities year-round. To learn more about our Co-op and the communities we serve, please visit our website at www.mvea.coop.
Responsible for developing departmental goals, objectives and supervising assigned personnel.
Prepare Construction Work Plans, Long Range Plans, and Borrower’s Environmental Reports (BERs) for the Association.
Works with engineering personnel, sales engineers, and manufacturer’s representatives to prepare specifications to resolve problems, investigate new product developments and technologies.
Coordinate activities with power suppliers, consulting engineers, contractors, and public authorities.
Assign technicians to maintain and repair equipment including substation equipment, voltage regulators, and reclosers.
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Electrical Engineering or equivalent and two years electric utility experience (preferably with a RUS borrower).
Professional Engineer registration in Colorado, or the ability to obtain within two-years of employment is preferred.
Must be competent in using engineering software including DSM/AMR/AMI systems and power flow modeling software such as Milsoft Windmil and Light Table is preferred.
Knowledgeable with all phases of design and construction of electrical infrastructure.
Solid understanding of National Electrical Safety Code and the National Electric Code.
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both orally and in writing, with Association employees, members, vendors, and contractors. Must project a professional image and possess the ability to facilitate and make presentations to large groups.
Proven success in motivating and leading others within a team environment. Skilled in the proper techniques of interviewing, hiring, coaching, appraising performance, disciplining, and other supervisory skills.
Applications for this position will be accepted through Sunday, April 25, 2021.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.