WEC Energy Group Associate Engineer/Engineer/Sr Engineer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Requisition Number3186BR

Job TitleAssociate Engineer/Engineer/Sr Engineer

External LocationMilwaukee, WI

Business UnitElectric Operations

CompanyWe Energies

External Job ResponsibilitiesThis position is part of the Electric Distribution Asset Management (EDAM) engineering team, responsible for strategic planning, modernization, design, and maintenance to ensure safety and reliability. New graduates will be part of our Engineer Career Development program, which provides a broad view of our business through a training program with orientation assignments in several skill development areas.

The Substation Engineer’s responsibilities include the design and material specification for new substations, modifications to existing substations and maintenance of existing substations. This position is expected to apply sound and diversified knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices as well as make independent decisions concerning assigned projects. Responsibilities will include training and provision of engineering support to a variety of company personnel.

The candidate should possess a strong understanding of the design and function of substation components, control systems and general site layout requirements. The Substation Engineer plays a lead role in the conceptual and detail design of both new substations and additions to existing substations. Duties include development of estimates and tracking of project budgets as well as project management. The Substation Engineer is also responsible for assisting in the development of substation maintenance plans and activities as well as responding to substation equipment failures and related emergent events.

The candidate should expect to interface with various internal support groups to develop optimal design solutions. These groups typically include distribution planning, protection, drafting, real estate, supply chain, project management, field construction, maintenance, testing, start-up and operating personnel. Interfacing with equipment suppliers and contractors of various support services is typical in many projects.

Education/Experience RequirementsCandidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent major. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential. Strong analytical capabilities are required. Candidates must be willing to travel to other sites and be willing to be called in during off hours if a problem arises. A professional engineering license in the state of Wisconsin is desirable.

Removal Date10-25-2017