Alliant Energy Electric Standards Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

3726BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Performs work on a variety of assignments, some of which require in-depth analysis to determine appropriate solution; uses a variety of complex tools and resources to solve problems.

  • In addition to the requirements for Engineer II, uses tools and standards to design for safety in operating and maintaining equipment.

  • Maintains an awareness of customer needs and expectations and proposes solutions. Is proactively involved in the identification and solution of problems falling within assigned area of responsibility with minimal guidance.

  • Goes beyond generally accepted guidelines to analyze problems and recommend possible solutions. Assists in solving moderately complex problems by identifying new ways of using existing procedures, techniques and resources.

  • Applies governmental and organizational engineering standards; makes recommendations for changing processes and procedures.

  • Interprets policy and exercises discretion and independent judgment in resolving moderately complex problems; may assist less experienced staff in making decisions.

  • Frequently uses critical thinking skills necessary to develop recommendations which provide technically sound and the most cost effective solutions applied to a specific problem.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of customer and business needs and regularly develops and implements the appropriate workable solution to problems based on given budgetary and schedule constraints.

  • Makes medium risk decisions that involve direct application of technical knowledge with proper sign off from customer and minimal guidance form supervisor.

  • Performs as a key team member who makes positive, supportive contributions on teams that deal with technical or operational problems.

  • Proactively provides guidance to less experienced staff members. Has established effective working relationships with employees, contractors, customers, functional groups, and internal and external peers. Explains technical problems to internal stakeholders and accurately prepares detailed documents such as technical studies, project documentation for future reference, etc.

  • In addition to Engineer II requirements, determines the classification of projects between capital and maintenance using the property unit catalog. Maintains working knowledge of financial and business skills including budgeting, accounting, utility economics, NPV, EBIT. Manages project budgets, including processes accruals and communicates anticipated changes in the budget; has completed COGNOS training and Utility Rate Making Concepts training.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Requisition ID:3726BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Looking to power up your career? If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do, we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • A dynamic, customer-focused team environment

  • A solid, comprehensive salary and benefit package

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, think beyond - be bold.

Alliant Energy is currently seeking an Electric Standards Engineer to work in our Cedar Rapids, Iowa office. This position may be filled at the Engineer I, II, III or Senior level depending on candidate qualifications. The Electric Standards Engineer is responsible for material specification, design, and selection and will also provide technical expertise to field staff. The Electric Standards Engineer will work closely with operations staff, engineers, operations management and outside vendors. The position requires a bachelors degree and the individual must have a valid driver’s license as some travel may be required for projects and assignments.

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.Job Category:Engineering Job Qualifications:Requirements for All Levels of Engineer Positions

  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering program that is accredited through the Engineering Accreditation Commission

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management).

  • Works in a diverse and inclusive environment.

  • Must possess a valid drivers license

Additional Requirements for Engineer I

Prior techical and/or professional experience is preferred

Additional Requirements for Engineer II

Two years of related experience

Additional Requirements for Engineer III

Five years of related experience

Additional Requirements for Senior Engineer

Seven years of related experience

​*NOTE: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description 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.

Energize your future and apply today at Posting Title:Electric Standards EngineerTalent Gateway Posting Details:This rewarding position is responsible for material specification, design, and selection and will also provide technical expertise to field staff. The Electric Standards Engineer will work closely with operations staff, engineers, operations management and outside vendors. Will accept applications until a qualified pool is received.