Engineer 1/Engineer 2 - NERC
Pepco Holdings, Inc. - Washington, DC

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PHI is posting a position that will be filled at the Engineer 1 or Engineer 2 level. Those candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the Engineer 1 or the Engineer 2 positions will be interviewed. The most qualified candidate, from either level, Engineer 1 or Engineer 2, based on the Structured Interview, will be hired.

Provides engineering and technical design / direction in the implementation of routine projects, studies, plans and engineering activities requiring initiative and sound engineering judgment. Designs / coordinates the engineering project/activities for the expansion, reinforcement, and reliability improvement of the electric distribution system in order to reliably and competitively supply present and future customer loads. Works with Construction, other departments, consultants and contractors to establish or review overall plans, designs, and objectives. Works and coordinates as necessary with other sections or groups with consideration for personnel and public safety, system reliability, continuity of customer service, efficient use of resources, and appropriate use of departmental budget. Coordinates and schedules outages with System Operations, Districts and Customers. Provides input into the development of the capital budget and monitors capital budget expenditures for specific projects. Provides/uses PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and email software to perform work functions.

Position Requirements

ENGINEER 1

Required:
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. (ABET accredited)
Knowledge and understanding of engineering fundamentals, including principles, theories, standards, concepts, and techniques.
Experience performing assignments demonstrating typical engineering skills and competencies.
Experience demonstrating skill collecting and analyzing data.
Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based spreadsheet, word processing and e-mail software.
Ability and willingness to travel to various company locations and work sites.
Ability and willingness to participate in the Engineering Development Program.
Ability and willingness to work extended hours (including holidays and weekends) with little or no notice, on-call and during storms and system emergencies on an occasional basis.
Ability and willingness to adhere to safety regulations and policies and to wear and use safety equipment as required by Federal, State, Local and PHI regulations (for example, steel toed shoes, rubber gloves and sleeves, hard hat, fire retardant clothing).
Ability and willingness to work in a variety of work environments which may include outdoors in all weather conditions, on or around energized electrical equipment, in confined spaces, climbing, underground and in noisy and dirty environments with proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must successfully pass a Criminal History Records Check.
Must successfully pass a medical screening to include a drug test.
This position is a NERC Regulated position. As such, a background check will be conducted on the incumbent every seven years. Additionally, the incumbent will be required to complete annual NERC compliance training.

Preferred:
Successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.
Experience demonstrating skill using design software (for example, CAD software, Visio).
Experience demonstrating skill reading and interpreting construction plans, engineering drawings, etc.
Experience demonstrating skill providing customer service, which may include initiating and designing engineering solutions for internal and/or external customer requests.
Experience demonstrating skill interfacing and coordinating with other departments, companies, and contractors.
Experience demonstrating skill using a geospacial information system (GIS) and/or work management system (for example, WMIS) to perform work functions such as creating sketches, maintaining accurate data, updating the status of projects, or creating job instructions.
Experience using PC-based analytical software and/or presentation software.
Experience demonstrating skill performing relevant utility engineer functions for Distribution Engineering, such as designing system enhancements and customers’ electric service connections.

ENGINEER 2

Required:
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
2 years of progressive, relevant engineer experience (including experience as an Engineer 1) OR the equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training demonstrating the following skills:
  • understanding and applying engineering theories, standards, concepts, resources and techniques;
  • working on routine projects independently and/or working with teams on larger projects;
  • reading and interpreting construction plans, engineering drawings, etc.;
  • collecting and analyzing non-routine data;
  • working closely with other groups within and/or outside the company;
  • identifying and analyzing job/project-related issues and problems;
  • keeping abreast of new equipment, methods and developments in engineering.
Experience demonstrating effective written and oral communication skills.
Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail software to perform work functions.
Ability and willingness to travel to various company locations and work sites.
Ability and willingness to work extended hours (including holidays and weekends) with little or no notice, on-call and during storms and system emergencies.
Ability and willingness to adhere to safety regulations and policies and to wear and use safety equipment as required by Federal, State, Local and PHI regulations (for example, steel toed shoes, rubber gloves and sleeves, hard hat, fire retardant clothing).
Ability and willingness to work in a variety of work environments which may include outdoors in all weather conditions, on or around energized electrical equipment, in confined spaces, climbing, underground and in noisy and dirty environments with proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must successfully pass a Criminal History Records Check.
Must successfully pass a medical screening to include a drug test.
This position is a NERC Regulated position. As such, a background check will be conducted on the incumbent every seven years. Additionally, the incumbent will be required to complete annual NERC compliance training.

Preferred:
Successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.
Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based analytical software and/or presentation software.
Experience demonstrating skill using design software (for example, CAD software, Visio).
Experience demonstrating skill using a geospacial information system (GIS) and/or work management system (for example, WMIS) to perform work functions such as creating sketches, maintaining accurate data, updating the status of projects, or creating job instructions.
Experience demonstrating skill performing relevant utility Distribution Engineering functions.
Experience demonstrating skill mentoring others, for example, by providing technical training or on-the-job project assistance.
Experience demonstrating skill coordinating work across different areas, departments and/or work groups, within and/or outside of the organization.

PHI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity.

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