Pike Corporation Power Engineering Technologist III in Charleston, South Carolina
SUM M A R Y:
This is the third level of the Engineering Technologist classifications. The purpose of this position is to provide a high level of technical expertise to accurately analyze complex options and prepare complex power distribution facility designs for residential, commercial, industrial projects and large project work related to the reliability of the distribution grid. Incumbents are expected to demonstrate a high level of experience with customer design and workflow processes/procedures and technical skills in the client’s specific areas of expertise. The incumbent will assist providing technical guidance to new or less experienced employees.
ESSENTI A L DUTIE S A ND RESPONSIBILITIE S :
With minimal supervision and guidance, the incumbent is responsible for performing the following duties:
Interpret codes, standards, regulation, requirements, and guidelines applying them appropriately to all assigned work orders or projects
Apply client/company policies and procedures in the development of complex site designs for electrical distribution facilities to serve a variety of customers.
Design complex overhead or underground distribution projects across geographic areas such as commercial overhead and underground projects, downtown systems, extra facility projects, high profile projects, highway relocation projects, and other projects requiring the highest reliability and quality.
Prepare project and job packages that include material lists, requisitions, site drawings and construction drawings for various installations of electrical facilities in a cost-effective manner that maximizes safety and service reliability.
Coordinate with construction personnel and client/customer to resolve jobsite issues related to project design or customer issues.
Create work requests using the current work management tool and communicate effectively with client and /or end use customers on schedules, commitments, project feasibility, timeframes, and expectations.
Properly apply client/company reliability principals for the resolution of power quality issues, by evaluating loading of various overhead/underground equipment components and ensuring a safe and cost-effective design and installation.
Develop relationships with key internal and external customers while supporting both company and client’s business goals and expectations while representing themselves both positively and professionally.
Perform field work as required to validate customer and system requirements.
Leads, mentors, trains, and provides technical support for other classifications.
Learn, practice, and promote ALL safety policies and procedures 100% of the time.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
CO M PLEXITY OF WORK :
Non-routine; general polices applied to frequently changing situations.
RE L A T IONSHI P OUTSID E WOR K GROU P :
Influences decisions of moderate nature requiring high degree of tact.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIE S :
May be expected to act as Team Lead
QU A LIFIC A TIONS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential du t y satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function s.
REGU L A R A T TEND A NC E is required.
EDU C A T ION and/or EXPERIENCE
Required High school degree or GED.
Preferred Associates degree (AA or equivalent from tw o - y e ar college or technical school).
Note: In certain situations, an Associate Degree or 4-year degree may be required based upon client project or contractual requirements.
Preferred A Bachelor’s degree fro m a fou r -year college or University in non-engineering science, math or business.
3-5 Year(s) Experience in utility power distribution engineering or craft
CERTIFIC A T I ONS , LICENSES , REGISTR A TIONS:
O N - TH E -JO B TR A INING :
A combination of job shadowing, classroom and interaction with more experienced employees as needed during first year in the position.
L A NGU A G E SKILL S :
Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc.
Ability to write reports, Business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
M A THE M A T IC A L SKILL S :
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
RE A SONIN G A BILITY:
A. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
B. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
OTHE R SKILLS A N D A B ILITIES:
Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Self-motivated, savvy, reliable, trustworthy, as well as technically competent.
Demonstrated team player.
Demonstrated negotiating skills.
Demonstrated time management skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Proficient user of personal computer, particularly Microsoft Office based on applications.
Ability to constructively manage multiple tasks.
Possess valid driver’s license and vehicle suitable for business use (mileage reimbursement may apply).
Ability to participate in storm restoration activities as a Damage Assessor, Team Lead or Field Supervisor/Manager
PHYSI C A L DE M ANDS : The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be m et b y an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
How much on t h e job time is spent in the following ph y sical activities?
Talk or Hear (Regularly)
Use Hands to Feel, Handle or finger tools or controls (Regularly)
Climb or balance (Occasionally)
Stoop, Kneel, Crouch or crawl (Occasionally)
Reach with Hands and Arms (Occasionally)
Taste or Smell
Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted?
Up to 10 Pounds
Up to 25 Pounds
Up to 50 Pounds
Up to 100 Pounds
More than 100 Pounds
Does this job have any special vision requirements?
☒ Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
☒ Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
☒ Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
☒ Peripheral visions (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
☒ Depth Perception (three - di m ensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relati o nships
☒ Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus)
WOR K ENVIRONMEN T : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations m ay b e m ade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential fu nctions.
W e t, humid conditions (non- weather) (Occasionally)
Work near moving mechanical parts (Occasionally)
Work in high, precarious places (Occasionally)
Fumes or airborne particles
Toxic or caustic chemicals
Outdoor weather conditions (Occasionally)
Extreme cold (non-weather)
Extreme Heat (non-weather)
Risk of electrical shock (Occasionally)
Work with explosives
Risk of radiation
W hile performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is:
Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)
Pike Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.
“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.
Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.
Requisition ID: 23001264