Utilities Engineer
State Corporation Commission - Richmond, VA

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The Energy Regulation division of the State Corporation Commission seeks a professional candidate to perform engineering work in the regulation of public electric utilities. Responsibilities include technical review and analysis of: need and siting of electric transmission lines, electric distribution service reliability, and generating unit performance. The selected individual will: (i) conduct analysis and make recommendations relative to applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate transmission lines; (ii) monitor, analyze and make recommendations related to electric utility distribution reliability performance; (iii) monitor, analyze and make recommendations related to utility generation unit performance; and (iv) investigate and respond to technical consumer complaints related to electric distribution service reliability. The selected individual will be required to prepare and submit written technical reports and testify in formal adjudicatory proceedings.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a four year degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Applicants with course work in electric power engineering are preferred. Preferred, but not required, qualifications include electric power engineering experience related to: the need for or siting of electric transmission lines; electric distribution system design and reliability; or electric generating unit performance. The ability to analyze complex information, form logical well-reasoned conclusions, and make recommendations to the Division's senior staff and the Commission is essential. Applicants must have strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely. The ability to maintain effective working relationships with the representatives of utilities, Commission staff, and the general public is required.

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