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Pacificorp Transmission & Distribution Specialist (Associate / Mid-Level / Senior) - Salt Lake City, UT - #4014 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Transmission & Distribution Specialist (Associate / Mid-Level / Senior) - Salt Lake City, UT - #4014

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Date:Jan 17, 2020

Location:Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

Company:PacifiCorp

General Purpose

The T&D Specialist provides real-time substation apparatus support to field personnel in order to expedite both planned and unplanned outages throughout PacifiCorp. Employees in this role act as a resource to operations to investigate and resolve problem situations and complex issues. This support is provided either on-site or remotely depending on the situation. The T&D Specialist also researches, analyzes, develops and implements new programs, systems and/or processes in response to changing internal and external conditions and trains the operations group on evolving policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Associate Level position include the following:

  • Provide technical support to operation and control functions within the business.

  • Provide solutions to issues with substation transformers, load tap changers, circuit interrupting devices, and cap banks.

  • Support substation operations during equipment overhauls.

  • Travel as necessary to support the operation effectiveness of substation equipment.

  • Under direction, develop and modify policies and practices to improve the effective operation of PacifiCorp’s substations and transmission and distribution system.

  • Recommend solutions to improve system performance and reliability.

  • Analyze substation schemes and prints and prepare field notebooks and outlines for installation of relays, and maintain file of field tests.

  • Assist with improvement of substation policies, procedures and other documentation that govern all aspects of electrical operations and ensure they are fully integrated with company safety procedures, legislative requirements and meet all NERC reliability standard requirements.

  • Work with engineers and operations staff to resolve substation design issues.

  • Provide training as needed for various departments including dispatch, relay technicians, relay technician trainees, substation journeyman, substation journeyman apprentices, communication technicians, communication technician trainees, and switchman.

In addition to the above, Mid-Level will include the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support for moderately complex substation functions within the business.

  • Develop and modify policies and practices to improve the effectiveness of PacifiCorp’s substation network.

  • Improve substation policies, procedures and other documentation and ensure they are fully integrated with company safety procedures, legislative requirements and meet all NERC reliability standard requirements.

In addition to the above, the Senior Level will include the following responsibilities:

  • Lead development and implementation processes and procedures to enhance the operational effectiveness of substations.

  • Evaluate substation policies, procedures and other documentation and ensure all aspects of electrical operations are in accordance with company safety procedures, legislative requirements and meet all NERC reliability standard requirements.

  • Supervise local relay technicians, communication technicians, and substation journeymen and develop and review daily and weekly schedules when required.

  • Analyze substation schemes and prints and prepare field notebooks and outlines for installation of substation equipment

Requirements

Requirements for the Associate Level position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of the power system and substation equipment.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal and external customer issues which maybe critical, sensitive, or urgent in nature.

  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team.

  • Ability to effectively translate technical jargon into layman’s terms.

  • Travel will be required.

  • Respond after hours to support field crews as required

In addition to the above, the requirements for the Mid-Level position include the following:

  • A minimum of two years of experience related experience.

  • Assessment skills including problem diagnosis and identification of proper methods and techniques to resolve and prevent future problems.

  • Knowledge of current technologies, tools, systems, and vendors.

  • Understanding of applicable company policies, practices and procedures.

In addition to the above, the requirements for the Senior-Level position include the following:

  • A minimum of five years of directly related experience.

  • Expert knowledge of current technologies, tools, systems, and vendors.

Preferences

  • Experience supervising technical personnel.

  • Project management skills.

Additional Information

Req Id: 4014

Company Code: : PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Salt Lake City

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 66,600.00 - 107,300.00

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market:Salt Lake CityCareer Segment:Distribution, Electrical, Engineer, Power Systems, Electrical Engineering, Operations, Engineering, Energy

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