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Evergy, Inc. Electrical Engineer in Burlington, Kansas


JOB TITLE: Electrical Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Engineering – Wolf Creek

LOCATION: Burlington, KS

PAY RANGE: Engineer I - $61,900 – $77,400

Engineer II - $75,600 - $94,500

Staff Engineer - $84,500 - $105,600

Sr Engineer - $85,500 – $114,000

Lead Engineer - $89,900 – 119,900

Principal Engineer – $100,700 - $134,200


This position will be responsible for performing moderate to small engineering projects, ensuring projects meet nuclear plant requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost. Projects may include design, studies, evaluations, NRC submittals, and problem solving. This position will provide support to other engineers and groups in areas of expertise as called upon. This is the entry level and ladder engineering positions leading to career level (Principal Engineer).


  • Develop, and implement procedures, programs, specifications, and engineering methodology to meet industry standards, regulatory guides, and commitments, and to assure WCGS is designed, built, operated, maintained, and tested consistent with our license bases and design bases.

  • Determine whether plant systems and/or components are capable of performing their license and design bases functions.

  • Perform safety evaluations.

  • Approve procedures, specifications, regulatory screens, safety evaluations, plant equipment change evaluations, calculations, and other engineering documents (new or revised).

  • Manage engineering program budgets and schedules.

  • Perform independent reviews and analysis of industry operating experience, reportable events, NRC issuances and other sources of plant operating experience information to identify areas for improving plant safety and reliability.

  • Provide technical information and consultation as well as coordinate work efforts with the work unit to support and evaluate the operational and safety situations and problems. Perform operational and safety reviews and evaluations to select optimum design alternatives.

  • Ensure that all documentation affected by modifications are identified and changed to ensure inconsistencies in documentation will not result.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervision/management.



  • The Engineer I position requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • The Engineer II position requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and two years relevant experience preferred or a MS degree in engineering.

  • The Staff Engineer position requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and four years relevant experience preferred or a MS degree in engineering and two years of experience preferred or a PhD in engineering.

  • Curriculum must be accredited by the accreditation board for engineering and technology (ABET). Any other baccalaureate engineering curriculum that has not been accredited by ABET but has been evaluated and found to be of an equivalent standard that may be reviewed and accepted by the Kansas Board of Technical Professions is acceptable.

  • Relevant experience is defined as professional level experience in engineering, engineering support or nuclear plant operations and support. The incumbent must possess engineering expertise related to Electrical Engineering, preferably Digital or Instrumentation and Controls.


Successful completion of the Engineering Fundamentals examination is preferred.

COGNITIVE SKILLS (language, mathematics, reasoning):

  • This position requires the ability to: read, analyze, and interpret complex documents; make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to top management, and/or boards of directors.

  • The position requires the ability to: apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems; deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases; deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.


This position requires the ability to pass vision requirements associated with Company physical in order to read detailed engineering prints and drawings and inspect equipment installations and job sites.


This position requires the ability to work in a moderately noisy environment (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).


This position requires good oral and written communication skills.

This position requires a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know that to lead the responsible energy transition and provide affordable, reliable, and sustainable service to our customers and communities, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Job Field: Engineering

Req ID: NUC007B