Electric Engineer

Algonquin Salem , NH 03079

Posted 2 months ago

Liberty Utilities, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Mandate: This position is responsible for designing, engineering, and managing Electric Distribution system service connections, line extension, and infrastructure projects. The position provides designs for service to new customers, either overhead or underground, and expansion/upgrade of existing Electric Distribution facilities. The position coordinates with internal groups and external agencies as part of providing service and installing new facilities. The position also provides operations support including periodic on-call, contingency event support, and equipment damage/failure.

Job Functions:

  • Engineer and design the Electrical Distribution System, utilizing cost effective methods.

  • Provide quality designs that the construction group can utilize to build the specified facilities and that the mapping group can use to maintain the integrity of our maps and records.

  • Assist with the securing of permits and licenses, and municipal/governmental requirements to complete designs and undertake the project.

  • Ensure that the technical requirements of the design are met including system voltage, current, operating requirements, Company and Industry Standards.

  • Monitor construction for adherence to design, scope, and budget.

  • Provide technical support to operate and maintain the electrical system.

  • Provide off-hours support, including rotating "on-call" responsibilities, in response to service outages, system contingencies, and storms.

  • Identify existing and potential problems, research and recommend solutions.

  • Interact effectively with internal and external customers.

  • Perform fieldwork associated with assigned jobs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology degree from an ABET accredited engineering school with a minimum of 2 years' experience in Electric Utility Industry

  • Possess excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Motivated, self-starter with ability to work in a flexible and fast paced environment

  • Strong familiarity with work management systems software and Excel.

  • Knowledge of power system operations and protection systems

  • Knowledge of electric utility equipment and its functions and applications.

  • Knowledge of electric utility infrastructure maps, records, and documents.

  • Familiarity with good utility practice and business management including regulatory requirements desired.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company. Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.

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