Electric Power Line Examiner Job Description Sample
Electric Line Technician IV
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The Electric Line Technician IV is a fully qualified Journeyman Lineman. The employee will be required to diagnose and remedy the electric service problems of customers in the Sourtheastern Service Region for Dayton Power & Light. Responsible for the activities of employees, material and equipment associated with work assignments.
Must have a minimum of six years' experience as a Lineman or the equivalent and demonstrate the ability to perform the tasks of the job. Must have a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License.
Safety is the responsibility of every employee. Safety procedures or policies are expected to be followed.
The ELT demonstrates a special ability and resourcefulness in diagnosing electrical problems.
The ELT will perform a variety of operations such as use of hand tools, climbing, and operating equipment and vehicles under varying conditions.
This position requires moderate to heavy physical exertion, often under adverse weather conditions.
Work involves the exercise of independent judgment within prescribed instructions and/or standard procedures. The tasks require a high degree of complex responsibilities.
Requires close mental and visual concentration, coordination and dexterity occasionally in hazardous conditions for sustained period.
Performance of tasks requires extreme attention to hazardous conditions. The employee often works alone. The work regularly exposes the employee to hazardous situations.
Employees must recognize hazards and work within the appropriate procedures.
Individuals are responsible for care of Company equipment. Also required to exhibit care while performing work on customer's premises.
ELT's have limited access to confidential information. Work requires regular customer contact and regular contact with other departments.
Employees must be able to works independently, often on tasks of a complex nature, with occasional supervision if necessary. Responsible for directions on routine and complex jobs within the job scope.
This is a 2nd shift position and requires weekend work.
The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL Inc. (DPL), a regional energy provider and an AES company. DPL's other significant subsidiaries include AES Ohio Generation, LLC (AES Ohio Gen), Miami Valley Insurance Company (MVIC), and Miami Valley Lighting, LLC (MVLt). The Dayton Power and Light Company, a regulated electric utility, provides service to over 515,000 customers in West Central Ohio. DPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: DPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Lead Electric Power Systems Engineer
Lead Electric Power Systems Engineer
Posted 6/18/2018 11:00:41 AM
Job Function: Engineering/Technology
Business Segment: Corporate Global Research
Location(s): United States; New York; Niskayuna
As a Lead Electric Power Systems Engineer you will contribute to the development of advanced electrical power & energy systems and components used primarily in utility applications. You will engage with and support several GE businesses including GE Power and GE Renewable Energy. You will also be encouraged to explore new applications which are tied with other GE Industrial businesses or revolutionary ideas which have not found a home in a GE business yet.
The Electric Power Systems team performs advanced, leading-edge research in a variety of electric power system areas. We focus on technology that enables more reliable and efficient power generation, transmission & distribution. Our major customers include GE Power, GE Renewable Energy, US Dept. of Energy, and the US Dept. of Defense.
Opportunities will exist to contribute to technology development in a wide-range of areas including the integration of renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar, WAMS, HVDC, distribution automation, power system protection, and microgrids. On many of these project collaborations are required within the internal organization by actively working on system related aspects with the electrical machines, power electronics, and electrical propulsion and energy storage teams.
As a Lead Electric Power Systems Engineer you will:
Participate in the development of new technologies and capabilities for GE's power generation, transmission, distribution and end-user product offerings by analyzing system requirements and needs to be translated into existing and new products.
Develop algorithms to aggregate distributed energy resources (DERs) to provide services to the grid in a microgrid or virtual power plant configuration.
Develop techniques to efficiently assess the impact of DERs on the grid and develop mitigation strategies.
Adapt modern distribution automation and management systems to for operation with DERs.
Develop electrical system requirements into projects related to power electronics, electrical machines, propulsion system, energy storage systems and etc.
Join multi-disciplinary project teams and provide power system analysis expertise in areas such as real-time modeling, simulation, network modeling, system analysis, protection, transient stability analysis, grid codes, Smart Grid concepts, economic dispatch, HVDC/FACTS, and etc.
Guide analytical work to define, meet or exceed customer entitlements.
Participate in the development and identification of technology, product and service opportunities.
Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and making presentations describing analyses performed, solutions developed, and value obtained.
Connect the organization to the latest technology developments and trends.
Demonstrated awareness of competing and disruptive technologies.
Contribute to proposals for GE businesses as well as government agencies.
Doctorate Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of professional experience in electric power systems or related field or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 7 years of professional experience in electric power systems or related field.
Demonstrated power system engineering experience in at least two of the following:
Power system impact of renewable energy systems
Protection and stability
Transmission or distribution system planning and optimization
Impact of novel and intelligent devices on power systems (e.g. HVDC, FACTS, storage, electric vehicles etc.)
System integration of electric power
Control and communication technologies.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
Must be 18 years or older.
You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered
Experience with microgrid control
Experience with power electronics based distributed generation and energy storage
Experience with cybersecurity in power and energy application
Project experience and publications as the lead author in virtual power plant modeling, simulation, optimization and control
Extensive experience with distribution simulation software such as OpenDSS, GridLAB-D or cymdist
Experience with implementation of control algorithms and analytics in control hardware or energy/distribution management systems in a field or lab hardware in the loop environment
Experience in control theory with a focus on control algorithms for power or energy systems
Detailed understanding of generator excitation and speed controls
Experience with alternative energy and distributed generation, e.g. wind, PV, fuel cells, combined heat and power applications.
Familiarity with power systems analytical tools, such as SPSCAD/EMTP, PSLF, MAPS, etc.
Global mindset & customer focus
At GE Global Research, we're redefining what's possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you'll find yourself among scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where you'll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. You'll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.
At GE Global Research we redefine what's possible, finding answers to some of the world's toughest problems. Find out more at http://www.ge.com/research or http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs, and connect with our technologists at http://www.edisonsdesk.com and http://twitter.com/GEresearch
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Locations: United States; New York; Niskayuna
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
R01491 - Electric Power Supervisor
Job ID: R01491
Job Title: Electric Power Supervisor
Location: Middletown, OH US
Posted On: 11/2/2018 8:57:04 PM
Job Type: Full time
AK Steel has an immediate opportunity for an Electric Power Supervisor at our Middletown facility
Will lead and direct the operation and maintenance of plant electrical system from 480V up 138 KV.
Will supervise switching procedures, lockout, testing and grounding on the power system.
Will manage employees and contractors to properly maintain and test power system equipment including transformers, relays, breakers, and motor starters.
Will monitor the inspection and preventative maintenance on large motors both AC & DC throughout the plant. This will also include startup/shutdown procedures, disconnecting/connecting motors, and maintaining control equipment and contractors.
Will lead hourly crews in delay situations troubleshooting critical power system components and motors. Must understand how to read one-line diagrams and schematic drawings of electrical circuits in order to troubleshoot and manage effectively.
Position primarily works days with scheduled overtime coverage on weekends and 3-11 shifts, and emergency response for power outages
Will manage repairmen in meeting the established safety, quality and productivity goals.
Other duties as assigned.
Associate's or Bachelor's Electrical Engineering and/or relevant experience is required.
Previous management experience is strongly preferred.
The position requires electrical training/experience in power systems and power electronics(diodes, scr's) that are used throughout our power system.
Excellent compensation and benefits.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.
Blue Ridge Electric Apprentice Line Tech Level IV And Higher
To provide outstanding customer service to the members of Blue Ridge Energy by constructing, operating, maintaining and repairing the cooperative's overhead and underground electric utility distribution and transmission power lines and their associated equipment (fuses, OCRs, OCBs transformers, poles, and other pole/line hardware, etc.) and to restore electric service promptly, safely, and efficiently when interrupted regardless of time of day, night, or weather conditions.
This position is the final step in the training process to develop a well-qualified, competent line technician. During this time the Apprentice Tech IV will complete the development of skills and knowledge to be able to perform all types of distribution line construction, operations, and maintenance. The Apprentice Line Technician IV will be expected to perform work regularly on energized primary and secondary lines.
Nature of Work
- The Apprentice Line Technician IV assumes greater responsibility for completed pole work. He/she will continue to work with a qualified Line Technician when climbing poles. He/she can; however, perform as a one-person crew - except for those activities requiring climbing.
- The Apprentice IV can be expected to perform all kinds of work on both energized and de-energized lines. Work on energized lines; however, must still be under the close supervision of a qualified Line Technician.
Materials and Equipment
- The Apprentice IV shall be expected to perform any of the duties or his/her previous positions; and, in addition, will learn how to:
Operate and work from aerial bucket trucks performing maintenance work on energized lines under supervision.
Install capacitors, voltage regulators, and instrument transformers.
Assist in substation installations and maintenance.
Assist in installation, operation and maintenance of underground distribution system.
Safety Practices and Training
- The Apprentice IV should be able to assist in training activities as an instructor. He/she should set an example of safe practices for other Apprentice Linemen. Apprentices shall be permitted to perform off-system work.
- The Apprentice IV will receive advanced training in electric theory with an emphasis during this time on understanding wiring diagrams.
Records, Reports and Related Information
- The Apprentice IV should already have learned how to properly fill out all required records and forms. He/she should continue to expand his/her knowledge of three-phase line construction and maintenance specifications, and electrical codes.
The Apprentice IV must become familiar with the Cooperative's billing procedures and be able to explain them as a part of the responsibility for bill collecting. He/she must also become familiar with the complete member location procedure (maps and computer printout interpretation, etc.)
Supervision, Training Period, and Progression
The Apprentice IV is under the direction of a qualified Line Technician on the crew to which he/she is assigned for both work and training activities, and he/she will remain in this classification for a period of twelve months. At the end of this time, a decision will be made by the Operations Manager as to whether he/she can be advanced to the next training step
Line Technician B. Before advancement, he/she shall demonstrate the skills and knowledge expected of an Apprentice IV.
Candidate must have a positive attitude toward the delivery of the highest level of service possible to Blue Ridge members.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have four (4) years of related work experience in the utility industry.
Must have knowledge of electric power distribution lines, National Electric Safety Code, electrical theory, system service rules and regulations and pertinent policies and practices.
Must reside within 30 minutes of the Alleghany (Sparta, NC) district office.
Must have a current, valid, commercial Class A driver's license at all times and a safe driving record.
Must be able to work overtime and on-call.
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Product Line Manager - Distributed Power Infrastructure
Eaton's Power Quality Division has an opening for a Sr. Product Line Manager. This position will be located in Raleigh, NC.
The Sr. Product Line Manager will be responsible for managing a team of product marketing, pricing/business analytics and business development professionals to assure customer and channel intimacy and satisfaction, drive market share gains (#1or #2 in all markets served, and ensure the effective return on investment of Power Quality sales and marketing investment strategies.) This person will be responsible for developing and executing go-to-market strategies and programs for the Distributed Power Infrastructure business (DPQ) within the Power Quality Division. This person will provide the necessary leadership to achieve market outgrowth of new and existing products.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
You will lead the development of launch plans and programs to drive market adoption of new products and services including Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) of series 3, 5, 9, office surge suppressors, rackmount Power Distribution Units (PDUs), rackmount Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS), rack enclosures for the Eaton brand and major Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) like HPE, EMC, Cisco, Microsoft, Lenovo or IBM.
You will direct enablement key performance indicators that support product and program launch plans to reach market adoption plans of new products and services.
You will drive all aspects of pricing for DPQ, including, but not limited to, creating and managing price bands, running pricing analysis and making pricing recommendations to senior leadership across all channels and product lines for efficiencies that minimize channel conflicts and optimize margin opportunities for Eaton.
You will implement marketing programs to drive volume significantly up to gain market share while reducing the cost of acquisition of new customers.
You will establish standard reporting processes and methodologies as well as perform ad-hoc market and pricing analysis as required to support performance management
You will perform market research (segmentation and adjacent verticals) to determine key growth opportunities and programs for the business.
You will manage a team of product marketing managers to develop new markets/channels, drive product positioning, and execute product marketing programs to achieve profit plan. You will provide the necessary leadership to achieve market outgrowth of new and existing products.
You will drive sales of UPS and PDU products and solutions to meet business unit revenue and margin objectives across the Americas.
You will manage the demand side of the Sales Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP) process and the Large Volume Opportunity funnel.
You will perform periodic reviews of competitors' products, positioning, channel strategy and price/cost positions to determine key opportunities and selling strategies
You will interface with other internal operations in Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to elaborate the global roadmap
You will work closely with engineering to execute product road map and deliver key products and features to market in a timely manner.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution
10 years of overall business experience including at least 3 years of Product Management experience
Ability to demonstrate knowledge and capabilities of competitive benchmarking of features and price, new product requirement definition, business plan development, value proposition development, new product launch, forecasting
Ability to demonstrate commercial presence, negotiation skills, marketing acumen, business development skills with track record of developing strong customer relationships.
Ability to conduct market research to understand customer needs
Ability to demonstrate strong data analytics, business and financial acumen capabilities and ability to manage a product portfolio P&L.
Ability to get results, multitask, complete projects with tight deadlines
Ability to lead effectively in a matrix organization, in virtual teams (across different locations), and cross-cultural environments
Ability to learn, articulate, and support complex products and technologies, including how those products can solve the customer's business need.
Ability to effectively interact with others, establishing open, candid, and trusting relationships
Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton management and external customers
Ability to influence others internally and externally through utilization of leadership skills
Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking, including seeing the big picture and motivating others towards common goals
Strong motivator with a passion for partner intimacy, learning, business drivers, and innovation
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or marketing from an accredited educational institution
Masters Business Administration from an accredited educational institution
Experience with UPS, rack power distribution units, and services
Experience with channel and/or OEM sales
Knowledge of Database/CRM and other business analytics/intelligence tools
Experience with Datacenter/IT market, including product launches
Product Line Management/Marketing experience in information technology hardware industry
Electric & Instrument Technician (Re-Post) - Mooreland Power Plant
Position will remain open until filled - Apply on-line at www.wfec.com
SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Assistant Plant Manager/Maintenance Superintendent. The Electric & Instrument (E&I) Technician maintains and repairs all electrical and instrumentation control systems within the power plant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following; other duties may be assigned.
Completes maintenance requests and preventative maintenance on plant instrumentation and electrical systems.
Maintains, repairs, installs and troubleshoots instrumentation and control equipment, including current/pressure transducers, DCS systems, PLC systems, pneumatic controls, power supplies communication networking, and transmitters used in flow, pressure, analytical, and level controls. Informs supervisor of needed spare parts and tools to complete job assignment.
Calibrates both electronic and pneumatic instruments within design specifications. Tunes control loops within proper parameters to ensure optimum operation. Maintains, repairs, installs and troubleshoots electrical equipment, up to 18,000 volts including: conduit, wiring, electric motors, switchgear, plant lighting and motor operated valves.
Troubleshoots instruments with test equipment. Performs modifications and new installations of electrical & instrument systems. Uses computers to work with plant control systems, plant programmable controllers, maintenance management system, and other computer-based systems.
Maintains, troubleshoots, and operates EPA required equipment. Generates reports concerning plant compliance with EPA's and DEQ's regulations. Troubleshoots and repairs water well controls using Fisher ROC and FLOBUS controls.
Assists with and develops preventive maintenance procedures. Follows safety procedures as required, including lockout/tag out, confined space, arc flash and other safety procedures. Attends on-site and off-site safety and technical training as required.
COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Displays technical knowledge equal to job requirements; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Quantity: Meets productivity goals; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Uses paid leave within policy requirements; Informs supervisor about necessary absences in a timely manner.
Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
Dependability: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers.
Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.
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 education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.
Education and Experience: Requires completion/graduation from an academically recognized electronic, instrumentation technical or power production school with a minimum two (2) year program and two (2) years of directly related working experience in the field of instrumentation or digital control systems (DCS). Related experience may be substituted for education at the rate of two (2) years of experience for one (1) year of education.
Applicant must have experience reading schematics, logic diagrams, electrical drawings, knowledge of pneumatic controls, and electrical equipment. Applicant must possess thorough knowledge in instrumentation applications and controls.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to read and understand schematics, logic diagrams, and electrical drawings. Ability to speak English effectively with other employees.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and to solve basic equations.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to use a personal computer to research and configure controls systems, work in the Maintenance Management System, plant emission system and Microsoft Office software as required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: This position requires a current driver's license.
WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: May require overtime on short notice.
May also require travel on short notice and required to work at another WFEC facility if needed. Outage schedules may require working extra-long hours seven days a week during the outage (planned or unscheduled). Carrying a cell phone for after hours and weekend call-outs on a rotating basis is required. Incumbent must live within a fifty-mile radius of specified work location.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative 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. Requires lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying of weights equal to 50 pounds or more; climbing ladders and stairs and working on elevated platforms or scaffolding; kneeling, crawling, stooping, bending or twisting for extended periods of time; pushing, pulling and reaching above the shoulders; wearing personal safety equipment including breathing apparatus; manual and detailed hand work using both hands; vision within normal range (corrective lens are permitted); and hearing within normal range (hearing aids are permitted). Requires the use of protective masks and breathing equipment. Crawl thru boiler manholes (15" diameter) to perform internal boiler repairs in tight conditions.
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. Requires working in varying weather conditions outside and temperature extremes inside with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness; working in confined spaces for extended periods of time; working in elevated positions with fall protection; walking or standing on inclined, uneven or slippery surfaces; working with or near hazardous chemicals, materials, fumes, dust or smoke; and working in areas of constant high noise and vibration levels.
MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER
MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND
VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
Episcenter Systems Staff Engineer - Electric Power
EPISCenter Systems Staff Engineer - Electric Power
Posted 8/17/2018 10:57:16 AM
Job Function: Engineering/Technology
Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Dayton
The EPISCenter Systems Staff Engineer will provide technical leadership & consulting in all aspects of Aviation Power Systems including power generation, conversion, distribution, energy storage & management, systems architecture, power system modeling & simulation. In the role of EPISCenter Systems Staff Engineer, you
will analyze & apply existing & emerging technology in the formulation of product area solutions for MEA (More Electric Aircraft) and HEP (Hybrid Electric Propulsion) aircraft.
The EPISCenter Systems Staff Engineer will lead projects and initiatives with broad scope and high impact to the business or is a recognized expert in a specialized field. You will be responsible for major and complex assignments with long-term business implications, manage complex issues within functional area(s) of expertise, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
In addition, as the EPISCenter Systems Staff Engineer, you will:
Be an expert in the aerospace power systems product domain and provide that knowledge in the area of aerospace electric power system hardware, systems, and software
Strong design, test and troubleshooting skills in power electronics, analog / digital circuits, AC / DC converters / inverters, battery management systems, motor control and control systems with the involvement of manufacturing / mechanical / software engineers and supply management
Perform complex worst-case analysis, simulations, and design verification to ensure electronic assemblies meet the requirements of harsh environments for the aviation applications and mentor others in these areas
Conduct experimental tests and evaluate results, including electromagnetic compliance (EMC), electromagnetic immunity (EMI), as well as various electrical & environmental tests
Provide technical support to marketing, manufacturing, quality and supply management organization
Support resolutions of challenging technical issues related to power electronics products such as AC / DC generator systems, drive converters / inverters, battery and battery control & charging unit and communicate findings to a diverse technical range of audience
Capability to do hardware / software partitioning, define software functionality
Have prior experience both with contactor / electromechanical and solid state based power distribution
Define key technology / competency / IP gaps for the product area
Oversee technical support of product area relevant industry working groups and conferences
Provide technical leadership for a team of engineers for all product design aspects of the assigned system
Mentor and develop less experienced personnel
Demonstrate technical leadership in communicating the business goal, programs and processes for and area of business segment
Master's Degree from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 7 years of experience in electronic hardware design and development for power electronics systems applications (OR a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 10 years of experience in electronic hardware design and development for power electronics systems applications
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment
A strong candidate will also have an advanced degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college
- with an emphasis in Power Electronics
- systems knowledge of aviation electrical power system
- experience designing embedded controls for power electronics
- and experience with designs in a variety of power systems
Power electronics circuit design, control of power generation and conversion, circuit testing and debugging, electrical system design using modeling and simulation tools such as Spice, Matlab, Simulink etc.
Design and implementation of digital systems on different DSP and FPGA platforms is a plus
An understanding of military and commercial qualification specifications is a plus
- Such specifications include MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-461, DO-160, and DO-254
Developing battery power system requirement and performing study for energy storage, controls and protections is desired
Environmental and performance qualification experience of high power \ electronics
Background and understanding aircraft power distribution at the system level
Nature of aircraft loads
Understand packaging aspects of power distribution with special emphasis of thermal and EMI design
Experience and knowledge of low and high frequency magnetics design is a plus
Capable of generating detailed hardware specifications, Interface Control Documents, work with customers to optimize requirements
Prior work experience in aerospace power generation / conversion products is a plus
Strong oral & written communication skills
Strong interpersonal & leadership skills
Computer (PC) proficiency
Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We're passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We're diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.
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Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Aviation!
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Locations: United States; Ohio; Dayton
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
Electric Distribution Mechanic 3879 (Revised 2018/03/20)
To apply for this examination, scroll down to and read the "WHERE TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINE" section.
For trainee positions: $79,657 to $102,416; $83,540 to $107,406
For journey-level positions: $113,796; $119,329; $124,945; $131,293 (flat-rated)
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Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer.
Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions.
An entry-level Electric Distribution Mechanic works as a trainee under close supervision of journey-level workers. Trainees receive extensive classroom training as well as on the job training as a cable splicer and as a line mechanic.
Electric Distribution Mechanic trainees assist in the construction, maintenance and repair of overhead electric power sub-transmission and distribution lines and equipment; constructs high-voltage distribution pole lines; makes construction changes to existing lines and equipment; repairs power lines and line equipment; repairs and reroutes services; sets poles; installs transformer racks; hangs and installs transformers and switches of various types and sizes; installs overhead street lights and guy wires; makes repairs to energized lines; performs limited line clearance tree trimming; installs watt-hour meters; uses appropriate live line tools to install and remove approved protective covering on energized distribution and sub-transmission circuits of 7.5kV and above; and climbs poles.
Electric Distribution Mechanic trainees assist in the construction, maintenance, and repair of underground electric power, transmission, sub-transmission, and distribution cable work. Performs work activities in connection with underground cable installation and removal; pulls cables and service lines through sub-structures, vaults, duct lines, up poles and walls, over roofs of buildings and to customers' service panels; performs rigging operations of cable pulling equipment; installs and removes transformers and related equipment in vaults and sub-structures; splices energized and de-energized low-voltage cables, splices high voltage de-energized cables; maintains gas and oil filled cable and equipment; installs watt hour meters; and climbs poles as related to underground work.
A journey-level Electrical Distribution Mechanic performs skilled mechanical and electrical work in connection with the construction, maintenance, and repair of energized and/or de-energized overhead and underground electric transmission, subtransmission, distribution, communication, and utilitarian street light lines, cables, and equipment; and may work as lead over a group of skilled craft workers.
Completion of an apprenticeship program sanctioned by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) national organization in conjunction with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and possession of a valid journey-level line worker card issued by IBEW; or
A pole climbing proficiency certificate issued by an accredited lineman's college or by the Department of Water and Power, Power System Safety and Training, or completion of a recognized Advanced Training Pole Climbing program while in the United States Armed Forces; and one of the following:
Six months of full-time paid experience assisting or working on an overhead and/or underground Electrical Distribution or Transmission Construction, Maintenance, or Electric Trouble crew and assisting with and/or performing high-voltage line work in and on high-voltage power poles, transmission towers, and underground electric substructures. Six months experience must be specific to assisting with and/or performing work at voltages of 4.16-kV and above; or
Six months of full-time experience performing electrical work on equipment and circuits in the maintenance or construction of electrical distribution systems while in the United States Armed Forces; or
Eighteen months of full-time paid experience performing line clearance tree trimming; or
Eighteen months of full-time paid training and experience chipping around energized 4.8-kV and 34.5-kV electrical conduit systems; or
3.Certificate of completion of the Electrical Lineman Program from Northwest Lineman College.
A valid California driver's license is required. Applicants will be disqualified and not eligible for hire if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).
A valid California Class A driver's license and medical certificate approved by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles is required upon completion of the temporary training period and prior to appointment to a journey-level position. All Electric Distribution Mechanics are required to drive commercial vehicles.
Applicants with valid out-of-state driver's licenses may apply for this examination, however, they must obtain a California driver's license within 30 days of appointment.
All entry-level positions in this class are temporary training positions as defined in Civil Service Commission Rule 5.30. Trainees receive extensive classroom training as well as on-the-job training as a cable splicer and as a line mechanic. An Electric Distribution Mechanic must successfully complete an extensive on-the-job and classroom training program within four years in order to receive an appointment to a regular Electric Distribution Mechanic position.
Applicants filing under Requirement #1 must submit proof of having a journey-level line worker card, such as an IBEW official receipt indicating the trade classification, at the time of filing. A copy of this proof must be attached to the online application BEFORE the application is submitted. If it is attached AFTER the online application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and the applicant WILL NOT be credited with having submitted it. Applicants who fail to submit proof at the time of filing by attaching it to the online application will not be considered further in this examination.
Applicants filing under Requirement #1 may be considered for direct appointment to a regular (journey-level) Electric Distribution Mechanic position and may waive the written test but must achieve a passing score on the performance test to be placed on the eligible list. All other applicants must achieve a passing score on the qualifying written test to be scheduled for the performance test.
Applicants filing under Requirement #2 must submit a copy of their pole climbing proficiency certificate at the time of filing. A copy of the certificate must be attached to the online application BEFORE the application is submitted. If the certificate is attached AFTER the online application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and the applicant WILL NOT be credited with submitting it. Applicants who fail to submit the certificate at the time of filing by attaching it to the online application will not be considered further in this examination.
Applicants filing under Requirement #3 must submit a copy of their certificate of completion at the time of filing. A copy of the certificate must be attached to the online application BEFORE the application is submitted. If the certificate is attached AFTER the online application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and the applicant WILL NOT be credited with submitting it. Applicants who fail to submit the certificate at the time of filing by attaching it to the online application will not be considered further in this examination.
Active United States Military personnel may file for this examination; however, they cannot be appointed until they have completed their military service and have been discharged with satisfactory performance. Proof of military service and satisfactory performance must be provided prior to appointment.
Applicants filing under Requirement #2b must submit at the time of filing their application a copy of their DD-214 or a copy of their military identification indicating an End of Active Obligated Service (EAOS) date within six months from the application date. The copy of the DD-214 or military identification with EAOS must be attached to the online application BEFORE the application is submitted. If the copy is attached AFTER the online application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and applicants WILL NOT be credited with having submitted it. Applicants who fail to submit the DD-214 or military identification with EAOS at the time of filing by attaching it to the online application will not be considered further in this examination.
An Electric Distribution Mechanic is required to utilize various tools and equipment while working in the confined area of an underground vault.
Electric Distribution Mechanics are required to climb power poles and utilize various tools and equipment at the top of a pole.
In accordance with Charter Section 1010 (b) and Civil Service Rule 5.31, selective certification will be used for some positions that require special skills and/or training in one or more of the following areas. Only persons possessing the following at the time of filing may be considered for appointments to fill such positions.
Possession of a valid journey-level line worker card issued by IBEW.
WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications will only be accepted on-line. When you are viewing the on-line bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the "Apply" icon.
Applicants who are applying under requirement #1 may access the on-line job bulletin at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity/jobs/1683554/electric-distribution-mechanic-journey-level-3879 This bulletin is only for candidates who will submit a copy of their journey-level line worker card at the time of filing.
Entry-level applicants who are applying under requirement #2 may access the on-line job bulletin at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity/jobs/1683030/electric-distribution-mechanic-trainee-3879 This bulletin is only for candidates who will not be submitting their journey-level line worker card at the time of filing.
Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter if you apply on-line.
This examination may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. For administrative purposes, filing may close periodically and reopen the following day.
After meeting minimum qualifications, candidates filing under requirement #2 will be scheduled for the following two tests and candidates filing under Requirement #1 will be scheduled for the Performance Test only:
Examination Weight: Written Test
In the qualifying written test, which will consist entirely of multiple-choice questions, candidates may be examined for knowledge of: basic physical principles related to the operation of mechanical devices; the proper use and care of portable power and hand tools; basic safety principles and procedures, including first aid and safe work practices for electrical craft work and work in confined spaces; basic arithmetic; and the ability to read sufficiently to understand reference guides, maps, scales, dials, digital readings and measures; and other necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.
Candidates will be notified later by e-mail of the time and location of the written test, which will be administered in a single half-day session in Los Angeles. It is anticipated that the written test will be held on a quarterly basis on a Saturday during the following months: JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, and OCTOBER. Candidates will be scheduled for the written test based on the date and time that applications are received.
Passing Score for the Qualifying Written Test
The passing score for the qualifying written test will be determined by Personnel Department staff after the written test is administered. Consideration will be given to the number of candidates taking the test and the existing and anticipated number of vacancies, such that there are a sufficient number of eligibles on the list to satisfy current and future vacancies for the next two years. Therefore, the passing score for the qualifying written test may be set either above or below 70%.
For candidates filing under Requirement #2, only those who receive a passing score on the qualifying written test will be scheduled for the performance test.
The Performance Test will consist of a series of tasks in which candidates may be examined for: knowledge of portable power and hand tools; physical agility sufficient to climb, balance, and extend; manual dexterity; safety procedures and precautions; and the ability to: lift up to 70 pounds unassisted; measure materials accurately; follow oral and written instructions; read and understand diagrams; communicate orally in a clear and concise manner; and other necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.
Candidates will need to wear appropriate work attire when reporting for the performance test. Long pants, long-sleeved shirt, and lineman boots are required. Climbing equipment such as gaff pole climbers, body belt, fall restraint system, and body harness will be provided. You may use your own personal gaff pole climbers and body belt if your equipment meets DWP safety standards and passes inspection by the test raters. All climbing equipment shall be maintained in good serviceable condition that meets Power Distribution Business Unit Safety Rule standards.
Candidates will be notified later by e-mail of the time and location of the performance test, which will be held in Los Angeles. It is anticipated that the performance test will be held during the following months: MARCH, JUNE, SEPTEMBER, and DECEMBER. However, journey-level applicants may be notified of other test dates.
This examination is based on a validation study.
Candidates may take the test only once every 180 days during the administration of this examination. This restriction applies to both the written test and the performance test.
Based on the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1994, you may be required to undergo mandatory drug and alcohol testing prior to and during employment in this class.
As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf.
Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin.
The promotional list will ordinarily be used ahead of the open competitive list. However, if open competitive candidates receive a higher score, without military credits, than the highest available promotional candidate, after adding seniority credit at the rate of 0.25 of a point for each year of continuous classified City service, the Civil Service Commission, upon request of the appointing authority, may approve certification of such open competitive candidates ahead of the promotional candidates.
A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list.
In conjunction with Civil Service Rules, applicants who have received a regular appointment to a City position or are on a reserve list will be considered Promotional candidates while all other applicants will be considered Open candidates.
Candidates who fail the written test or the performance test must file a new application to be considered eligible to take the written and performance tests in a subsequent administration.
If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position.
THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN BOTH ON AN OPEN COMPETITIVE
AND ON AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL BASIS
The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
Service Technician, Field - Electric Power Generation
Milton CAT is seeking an experienced Power Systems Field Service Technician to perform engine and generator on-site scheduled maintenance, as well as major and minor repairs. Depending on the location and assignment, the Technician will be responsible for some or all of the functions and duties listed below. These repairs may require working hours in addition to the normal work schedule for emergency calls or routine service as required. Flexibility and in-depth product knowledge are necessary for this position.
Removes, disassembles, assembles, and installs components and parts.
Identify the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps.
Determines reusability of parts in accordance with published Caterpillar reusability guidelines.
Orders replacement parts ensuring that parts ordered are correct and complete at time of order.
Cleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains engines, generators and components.
Tests, measures, and adjusts engine and power system components.
Prepares, inspects and operates engines and generators prior to completion.
Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systems.
Prepares inspection and appraisal reports.
Prepares accurate and complete service reports timely.
Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance at all times adhering to company policy.
Flexible to work after hours when needed to meet customer needs.
Performs related duties as assigned.
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 ability required.
High school diploma or (GED) equivalent.
3-5 years experience on CAT engines/power systems or similar equipment
Ability to diagnose and repair CAT power systems equipment and components in the field.
Comply with Milton CAT safety policies, procedures and standards. Ability to adapt to new and changing safety practices and procedures is a must.
DOT certification required.
Proficient in the use of a computer and related software (Word, Excel, etc.).
Strong problem solving skills and be detailed oriented with a high level of accuracy.
Ability to operate a service vehicle.
Valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
Operates and maintains field service vehicle with GVW of less than 26,000 lbs.
Basic math skills.
Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Able to work varying shifts, weekends and holidays.
Ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, exceeding customer expectations.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast paced service environment.
Maintain a tool inventory sufficient to perform assigned tasks.
CDL A or B a plus.
Preferred Skills and Competencies
- Associates degree in a related field.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Your supervisor may request and assign you similar duties.
Resumes that are mailed, emailed or hand-delivered to Milton CAT or any employee will not be considered. You must apply online. Background checks, drug testing, and health assessments are required as part of our pre-employment process.
Milton CAT is an equal opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We base all employment decisions to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. EEO/AA employer.
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Electric Business Operations Manager
Responsible for overall management of business operations, including coordination and support of administrative, risk management, project management, and compliance activities across GP&L organizations; has oversight for development and support of automated applications systems including front, middle and back office integrated systems ensuring cost control, milestone achievement, and successful implementation; including effective management of consultant staff when applicable. Additionally, responsible for coordination and support of GP&L's ERCOT subcommittee activities and monitor market rules changes, including support of QSE analytics, CRR activities, financial gas hedging, and market review. Oversee budget analysis for Energy Services Department and supply reports to Director, Energy Services and provide analysis and recommendations for financial gas hedge program to GP&L Risk Oversight Committee. Support and monitor compliance of GP&L Risk Management Policy and associated procedures.
Target Hiring Range: Depending on qualifications
Essential Job FunctionsManages and oversees GP&L business operations including administrative functions; risk management; project management and compliance across GP&L Divisions.Initiate and oversee GP&L business systems development including cost benefit analysis, project management, and management of consultant staff when applicable; oversees maintenance, support, and monitoring of wholesale energy common databases; monitors and ensures data flow integrity.Oversee support of wholesale energy reporting, query, and analytics requirements.Oversee RFP activities for GP&L Energy Services.Oversee support of GP&L's Risk Management Policy, associated procedures, and Risk Oversight Committee.Monitor financial natural gas markets, support GP&L hedge program, and execute financial gas hedges.Oversee support of CRR strategy and congestion analysis; oversee support of wholesale customer Congestion Revenue Rights (CRR) activities.Oversee support of and coordination of Energy Services departmental compliance activities to ensure QSE and power plant compliance with NERC Standards, ERCOT Protocols, Operating Guides, and CFTC reporting requirements. Provide updates of procedure changes to the QSE group and power plant and coordinate training when applicable.Oversee support of GP&L's ERCOT subcommittee activities, monitor market rule changes, and coordination GP&L market rules meetings.Oversee Energy Services budgets; provide analysis and reports to Director, Energy Services.Oversee support and coordination of QSE market review; monitor and oversee support of mark to market and credit limit activities.Manage and develop staff involved in Business Operations activities, including Market & Congestion Analysis Program Managers and other personnel assigned to ensure compliance across Energy Services.Initiate and oversee administration of contracts, transaction confirmations, and amendments for fuel and power transactions, support financial audit activities.Oversee meter analysis.Oversee REC reporting and analysis.Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills
- Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics, or related discipline
- 6-8 years of experience in energy trading, natural gas and/or electric industry, or energy business operations
- 5 years of supervisory experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of the ERCOT market
Knowledge of electric power system concepts
Knowledge of energy industry compliance requirements
Considerable knowledge of various management and leadership styles
Skill in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
Skill in contract negotiation and conflict resolution
Skill in forming and implementing organizational vision
Licenses & Certifications Valid Class C Texas driver's license
Physical Tasks & Working ConditionsThe incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.CompetenciesModels Organization Values Customer Focus/Results Focus Communication Adaptability/Flexibility/Decision Making Managing Projects/Managing People Minimum Education & Work Experience Bachelor's degree in business related discipline 5 years of experience in energy utility sector 2-3 years of supervisory experience Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
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