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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. in Little Rock, Arkansas

Salary Range

$60,000 - $145,000


Electrical Engineer I – Senior

Little Rock, AR

Engineering / Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

An Electrical Engineerprovides the initiative, technical ability, and responsibility required to give AECC a well-designed, soundly constructed, and reliably operated generation and transmission systems. We’re looking for someone who can maintain a high degree of situational awareness to meet continually changing conditions with a fresh and adaptable approach. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.


  • Provides electrical engineering designs related to transmission systems, specifies electrical equipment and produces drawings for the construction of substations and switching stations.

  • Designs and supports protective relaying systems for substations and transmission lines.

  • Designs, configures, and supports control and monitoring systems in substations; develops and configures associated operator screens/interfaces; updates and maintains transmission system model.

  • Designs and prepares drawings, reports, forms and configurations for revenue metering installations at AECC and member cooperative facilities.

  • Assists in preparing budget estimates and stays abreast of related current scientific developments and governmental regulations

  • Consults with and aids power delivery personnel on maintenance, troubleshooting, and operations of electrical and control systems and equipment.

  • Keeps abreast of related current scientific and engineering developments and governmental regulations.

  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

  • Must meet eligibility requirements to take Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination

  • Valid driver’s license

Minimum Experience Required

  • Engineer I: No experience required

  • Engineer II: Minimum 2 years’ experience required

  • Engineer III: Minimum 4 years’ experience required

  • Sr Engineer: Minimum 8 years’ experience and PE required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of related experience

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

  • Professional Engineer license in the State of Arkansas

  • Knowledge of electric power systems

  • Knowledge of protective relaying schemes & equipment

  • Knowledge of industry protocols (DNP, etc.)

  • Proficient in database development/management

  • Knowledge of power plant processes

  • Knowledge of automation controllers and ladder logic

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD software


  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accrual

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program


Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2020-2038