AES United States Engineer in Dayton, Ohio

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Job Description

The Engineer I is responsible for the development and completion of studies, recommendations and plans under the guidance of the Manager and /or senior personnel. The Engineer I is also responsible for gathering, maintaining, and updating various program data bases required for system expansion and system maintenance studies.

This position reports organizationally to the Director within the Resource Planning Department. The Engineer I is expected to develop a comprehensive working knowledge of the company’s electric system and must know how to properly simulate the operations of a power system through computer studies.

This position is in contact with several areas of the Company such as the System Operating Department, and the Engineering Department


  • Bachelor´s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Specify Major (if applicable): Electrical Engineering; power systems coursework desired.


  • Maintains the load flow models of DP&L’s transmission system

  • Conducts transmission system analyses to determine the requirements of the system and ensure its continued reliable operation.

  • Completes PJM Regional Transmission Organization and Reliability First/NERC requirements.

  • Evaluates generator interconnection requests and coordinates with PJM.

  • Evaluates transmission service requests from the rural electric cooperative and municipal customers within DP&L's service area.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Good analytical and communication skills.

The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL Inc. (DPL), a regional energy provider and an AES company. DPL’s other significant subsidiaries include AES Ohio Generation, LLC (AES Ohio Gen), Miami Valley Insurance Company (MVIC), and Miami Valley Lighting, LLC (MVLt). The Dayton Power and Light Company, a regulated electric utility, provides service to over 515,000 customers in West Central Ohio. DPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: DPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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