Pike Corporation Power Engineering Technologist I in Roanoke, Virginia
This is an entry level position of the Engineering Technologist staff. The purpose of this position is to apply technical skills to accurately evaluate options and design safe, cost effective and reliable design of facilities for residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Incumbents are expected to demonstrate a basic knowledge of client/customer design and workflow processes/procedures, data entry and technical skills in the client’s specific areas of expertise.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
With the support of direct supervision and mentoring, the incumbent is responsible to carrying out the following duties:
Learn, practice, and promote ALL safety policies and procedures 100% of the time.
Demonstrate the ability to properly apply various codes, requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures to all assigned work.
Develop skills to safely make job-site visits and interact with construction personnel.
Develop and demonstrate ability to use the various design software and work management tools utilized by the company and client(s).
Prepare project and job packages that include material lists, requisitions, labor estimates, site drawings and construction drawings for various installations of electrical facilities in a cost-effective manner that maximizes safety and service reliability.
Develop skills to accurately evaluate loading on distribution equipment such as transformers & fusing.
Demonstrate the ability to learn utility construction practices on public right of way (ROW) and private land.
Regularly communicate job status to assure client expectations and deliverable dates are met
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.
Maintain files and records in an organized manner.
Mentor under experienced personnel, supervision, management, and PE
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK:
Generally routine, established precedents; practices and procedures exist.
RELATIONSHIP OUTSIDE WORK GROUP:
Exchange of information, which occasionally requires tact and/or diplomacy.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 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 functions.
REGULAR ATTENDANCE is required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Required High school degree or GED.
Preferred Associates degree (AA or equivalent from two-year college or technical school).
Preferred A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or University in non-engineering science, math, or business.
Note: In certain situations, an Associate Degree or 4-year degree may be required based upon client project or contractual requirements.
- 0-1 Year(s) Experience in power distribution engineering or craft or GIS/CAD work
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
A combination of job shadowing, classroom and interaction with more experienced employees as needed during first year in the position.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or the business community
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.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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 “Driver”, “Wire Down Sitter” or “Clerk” if needed
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by 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 the job time is spent in the following physical activities?Stand Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)
Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted?
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-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships
☒Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus)
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Wet, humid conditions (non- weather)
Work near moving mechanical parts
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
While 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: 23002639