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CenterPoint Energy CEHE ENGINEER, ELECTRIC in Houston, Texas


Center Point Energy is looking for an Electric Engineer to join our Power Quality Team , located in Houston, TX .

You will have the ability to: Provide technical support for constructing and operating CenterPoint Energy’s electric distribution system. Directly support assigned service centers.

We want you to know

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Diversity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

  • Subsides metro and parking discounts

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays, and paid time off

  • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Disseminate information of CNP standards & specifications and provide technical assistance to the service centers and customers.

  • Uses historic data to analyze circuit loading, identify operating issues and make reliability and operational recommendations for the distribution system.

  • Utilize engineering tools to identify potential reliability issues, equipment failures, report findings and form recommendations for solutions.

  • Utilize software to perform engineering studies.

  • Gathers information and compiles data from multiple sources (SAP, GIS, Key Accounts, Service Centers) to construct electrical models or perform other analysis.

  • Identify unbalanced circuits and notify S/C personnel to take corrective action.

  • Aid other engineering groups with investigations of voltage issues/complaints.

  • Support service center investigation in circuit reliability.

  • Develop standards on reliability practices and investigations.

  • Generate various engineering reports

  • Analyze data and make recommendations to improve circuit performance.

  • Field inspections to identify operations issues that are causing reliability problems.

  • Various teams/task forces/special projects.

  • Performs engineering studies to analyze and respond to request, special studies, etc.

  • Work with equipment vendors to resolve material issues or identify new technologies and products.

  • Perform a variety of engineering tasks such as analyze system performance using monitoring equipment and other engineering tools to identify issues and develop solutions

Your background includes:

  • Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Requires two (2) years of electric design experience that includes analysis of electric data and application of technical standards.

  • Able to work with some exposure to all weather conditions; hot, dirty and/or greasy equipment, high noise levels, and uneven and overgrown terrain, when inspecting work sites in field.

  • Able to demonstrate the visual acuity to view and inspect work and job sites/field locations.

  • Able to verbally exchange information with customers and company personnel.

  • Able to climb, stand, walk, bend, kneel and squat to perform work.

  • Able to demonstrate the manual dexterity required to operate a personal computer.

  • Able to view computer terminal/screen, sit, stand or walk for long periods of time.

  • Able to take notes and compose written documents.

  • Able to exert less than ten pounds of force frequently and greater than ten pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-TX-Houston-South Houston Service Center

Organization POWER QUALITY (10000881)

Job Posting Nov 16, 2022

Posting End Date Nov 30, 2022

Work Schedule: Normal Business Hours

Req ID: POW00526