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Arizona Public Service Engineer II/III - Distribution Operations in United States

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Engineer II / Engineer III - Distribution System Operations Engineer–The distribution engineering field is going new age. Distributed energy resources and new technology is abound and APS is on the forefront. Smart technologies intermixed with classical equipment and distributed generation provides the Distribution System Operations Engineer many new opportunities. APS is looking for a Distribution System Operations Engineer II or III who can accept the challenge to master the new technologies and make a difference. If you are that person we would like to talk to you.

What your day would be like:

  • Provide engineering support to Distribution Operations as required to ensure safe and reliable operation of the distribution system.

  • Perform modeling, simulation and analysis on distribution circuits using the CYME distribution modeling, and ensure valid distribution feeder models are maintained in both CYME and ADMS systems.

  • Perform studies to ensure system protection and coordination, voltage, and flicker requirements are being met for new loads and system modifications.

  • Develop settings and device configurations for switches, reclosers, capacitors, voltage regulators, and other devices needed to support reliable operation and automation of the distribution system.

  • Understand the effects of and recommend areas of need that distributed energy resources (DER) can be implemented.

  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise to ensure reliability and stability of our distribution system.

  • Work with system planning engineers to identify system improvements that accommodate load growth and resolve operational issues.

  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of new development and technology through involvement and/or interaction with research institutes (EPRI, etc.), research labs (NREL, etc.) and regulatory bodies (PUC).

  • Provide research on new developments & technology and make recommendations to management.

Minimum Requirements Engineer II

  • A four (4) year Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or related applied science discipline (see approved list) from an ABET accredited institution
  • plus two (2) years working experience in Engineering-related positions.

*Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications *

  • Problem analysis/resolution techniques.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes, standards, practices, methods and safety standards in the area of applicable engineering discipline.

Minimum Requirements Engineer III

  • A four year Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or related applied science discipline (see approved list) from an ABET accredited institution
  • plus five (5) years working experience in Engineering-related positions.

Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications

  • Problem analysis/resolution techniques.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes, standards, practices, methods and safety standards in the area of applicable engineering discipline.
  • Experience in the utility industry.
  • Professional Engineer licensure.

Job ID: 20190823

Location: Phoenix

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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