Engineer 1 - NERC (Distribution Planning)
Pepco Holdings, Inc. - Washington, DC

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Provides engineering and technical direction in the implementation of routine projects, studies, plans and engineering activities requiring initiative and sound engineering judgment. Performs routine work that conforms to all project/task requirements and that requires a basic understanding and application of engineering theories, standards, concepts, techniques, as well as, knowledge of engineering/industry codes and government regulations. Works closely with other groups within and outside the Company; identifies and quickly resolves emerging issues and contributes to problem solving. Takes ownership of project/task completion; supports training and provides leadership to personnel to timely achieve objectives.

Position Requirements

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 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).
Ability and willingness to participate in the Engineering Development Program.
Ability and willingness to perform a second role in accordance with PHI's Emergency Preparedness Guidelines for all employees
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.
Coursework in Power System Engineering including knowledge of power flow concepts.
Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based analytical software and/or presentation software.
Experience demonstrating skill using design software (for example, CAD software, Visio).

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

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