|Organization: Orange County Sanitation District|
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Electrical Engineer.
The Electrical Engineer works under general direction of the Engineering Supervisor in the Instrumentation and Electrical Maintenance Division performing a wide variety of complex engineering duties involving wastewater treatment and collection systems. Specifically, the Engineer will be responsible for providing technical leadership with the electrical maintenance staff to document and analyze the electrical power distribution systems and provide technical support to field staff. The Engineer is required to regularly use the ETAP electrical system analysis program to conduct various analysis and studies of the electrical systems and maintain the accuracy of the ETAP model and database. This position is also responsible for maintaining the accuracy of single line diagrams, relay setting databases, area classification drawings, wiring drawings and associated configuration management documents. Additionally, the Engineer provides technical proficiency and expertise representing the electrical maintenance staff while performing reviews of plans and technical specifications for capital improvement projects (CIP) developed by design consultants and contractors; attending and participating in design workshops; coordinating designs with Engineering and Operations and Maintenance staff. Other responsibilities will include development and execution of maintenance projects, overseeing bid and proposal processes, including developing the scope of work (SOW), reviewing proposals, bids and assisting maintenance staff to prepare detailed drawings, scope of works and technical specifications, performing project startup and commissioning; and providing technical training. This position is also responsible for performing engineering calculations and complex power system studies of electrical equipment to determine how modifications affect the systems and to plan for future growth. Other duties include participating in the development of District policies and procedures, and ensuring adherence to engineering and maintenance best practices; inspecting and diagnosing problems and developing corrective action plans for operations and maintenance; attending and participating in professional group meetings to stay abreast of new trends and innovations; researching emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to District needs; preparing a variety of technical reports, presentations and other related duties as assigned.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Engineering; a minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience; and possession of a Professional Engineering (PE) registration from the State of California. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the methods and techniques of engineering plan review and analysis; be able to demonstrate technical proficiency in current principles, practices and procedures of electrical engineering, and electrical systems maintenance management. Additional requirements include having a working knowledge of design drawings and specifications documentation, electrical system studies (short-circuit, coordination and arc flash), experience troubleshooting wastewater electrical and instrumentation systems, the ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications, and develop bid documents. Additionally, the candidate will have a strong understanding of electrical systems analysis software and programs (ETAP); protective relay coordination and conducting arc flash analyses; medium-voltage and low-voltage power distribution systems; standby power systems design; water/wastewater design and operations. Experience in the application of the National Electric Code and NFPA are highly preferred. The Engineer must have intermediate to advanced database and word processing skills (i.e., Excel and Word); excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; a demonstrated ability to analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations; and to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including electricians, maintenance and operations staff, consultants and contractors. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license by the time of appointment is also required.
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Friday, December 6, 2013, at 5:00 P.M.
(or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)
Hiring Salary Range: $99,028 - 109,179/Year
Public Works & Engineering|
Water / Wastewater Treatment
|Operations & Maintenance|
10844 Ellis Ave|
City: Fountain Valley
Country: UNITED STATES
$99,028.00 to $120,369.00 Annually
Negotiable / DOQ
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|APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Frdiay, Dec. 6, 2013,@ 5:00 pm|