Plans, supervises, and participates in design and project management of electrical transmission and distribution projects including customer contact, field investigation, analysis, design, preparation of plans and specifications, and coordination of engineering professional and technical staff.
Plan, direct, and supervise electrical engineering design, review, approval, and project management of street lighting, overhead, and underground electric distribution systems at voltages up to 230 KV;
Perform analysis of electrical systems including NESC calculations, short circuit calculations, load flow calculations, voltage drop calculations, transformer sizing, lighting calculations, capacitor application, overcurrent protection and coordination;
Prepare cost estimates and written reports; develop specifications for materials and services; promote and represent LP&L in personal contacts and presentations to customers, architects, engineers, committees and boards;
Supervise engineering staff directly or through subordinates to accomplish the tasks above;
Research and apply new materials, methods, techniques, and technologies to expand and improve the efficiency, reliability, safety, and quality of the LP&L distribution system;
Provide support, applications, and training for computer, software & GIS systems;
Monitor, document, and recommend policies for departmental environmental compliance;
Monitor electric systems operations and respond to emergency call-out to assist in system restoration and customer contact;
Develop, monitor, and administer contracts for materials and services;
Prepare and administer engineering section operating budget, and capital projects budget;
Perform related duties as required.
Completion of a bachelor degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field with an additional five to seven years of electrical utility engineering experience; or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:
Valid Current Driver's License
Physical exam required
Professional Engineer License
The principles and practices of electrical engineering;
The principles and practices of electric utility design, construction, and operation;
Principles of management and supervision;
Principles of budgeting and capital projects management;
Perform professional level electrical engineering duties.
Supervise the work of others;
Communicate effectively with others;
Maintain records and prepare reports;
Use a variety of computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, database, CAD, and simple programming;
Use and interpret data from a variety of electrical and electronic instruments and devices;
Provide excellent customer service;
Prepare and administer operating budgets;
Prepare and administer capital projects and budgets.
Frequently stand and walk during the shift;
Occasionally climb stairs, ladders, and other inclined surfaces;
Frequently bend and kneel during the shift;
Frequently lift and carry up to 25 pounds;
Occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds;
Frequently push and pull objects;
Frequently flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially at the knees;
Frequently rotate upper trunk to the left or right while sitting or standing;
Place arms above, at, or below shoulder height;
Coordinate eye, hand, and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle.
Application must be submitted online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lubbock. Jobs close at 5:00 p.m. on the closing date posted on the City website. For a complete list of job openings with the City of Lubbock please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Lubbock.