Electrical Power Systems/Study Engineer
Electrical Reliability Services - Portland, OR

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Job Description

Electrical Reliability Services (ERS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Emerson, is an industry leader in electrical testing, maintenance and engineering services helping utilities, industrial, financial and government clients throughout the United States improve the reliability and performance of their electrical distribution systems. ERS offers a full range of services including complete electrical distribution system commissioning and start-up services, acceptance and maintenance testing, project management, engineering studies, and electrical and safety training. Priding itself on workplace safety and unparalleled expertise in the field, ERS has more than 28 offices in the U.S.

ERS is currently seeking an experienced Electrical Power Systems Engineer to support our service offerings in the Central Region area, which includes Denver CO, Salt Lake City UT, Kansas City MO, Seattle WA, Portland OR. Portland is the preferred location. Candidates must live or be willing to relocate within 50 miles of one of these areas to be considered for this position.

Electrical Power Systems Engineer

Job Summary:
Perform/support a range of power system and engineering studies (all voltage levels, from simple to the most complex). Perform/support a variety of Field and Customer activities including data collection, one-line revisions, and electrical system analysis. May be required to perform occasional supervisory role.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform power system and engineering studies.
Perform ground fault settings, short circuit, and simple protective device coordination.
Assist other engineers with power system studies.
Perform engineering studies or portions of very complex studies including: reliability, harmonics, arc-flash and reliability centered maintenance studies.
Perform electrical power system documentation including: system configuration, equipment ratings and settings.
May perform circuit and system measurements and write reports relating to: EMF, electrical load, voltage, and power quality.
Prepare estimates and take-offs for engineering study project proposals.
Maintain computer software and data utilized in the conduct of power system and engineering studies.
Review reports prepared by others for completeness and format correctness.
Represent the Company as lecturer on technical topics.

Job Requirements

Required Skills:
Customer Focus – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customer; Gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; Acts with customers in mind; Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Decision Quality – Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at first answers.

Required Education and/or Experience:
Graduate BSEE Engineer.
At least two years experience in power system engineering analysis.
Professional standing: FE required; possesses or progressing working toward P.E. license.
Membership in IEEE desired.
Requires several years of experience in electrical engineering analysis.
Requires excellent verbal and writing skills to communicate effectively with clients, field engineers, peers and management.
Requires good judgment, dependability and responsible for assigned projects
Requires sound grounding and experience in electrical engineering analysis.
Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work. Must be available for out-of-town and international travel of up to several weeks.
Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, talk and hear. Frequently required to sit, and work at computer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to lift and/or move test equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.
Valid Driver’s License.

Additional Company Information

We have made the decision not to provide sponsorship for work authorization for this position. If you do not have valid authorization to work in the United States, or your current authorization will require sponsorship on the part of this company, you will not be considered for employment opportunities.
Emerson Network Power, Electrical Reliability Services is an equal opportunity employer with a written Affirmative Action plan. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, veteran status or genetic information. Emerson is committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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