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Engineer II / Engineer III – Distribution System Planning Engineer


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Location: Phoenix AZ

Company Name: APS

Occupational Category: 11-3071.02,Storage and Distribution Managers

Date Posted: 2020-02-12

Valid Through: 2020-03-13

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

Job ID 20190398

Responsibilities

As part of the APS team, you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you.
• Some of the benefits include: Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off to ensure
• Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that supports career and personal enrichment.
• Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon

Engineer II / Engineer III - Distribution System Planning Engineer - 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 Planning Engineer many new opportunities. APS is looking for a Distribution System Planning Engineer III or Sr. 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:
• Perform analysis on distribution circuits using the CYME distribution planning program.
• Develop a multi-year long range forecast that will ensure the most economic 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.
• Facilitate multi-department meetings to develop capital projects to address system deficiencies identified as a result of forecast assumptions.
• Responsible for working with divisional personnel to find most cost efficient ways to serve new customers.
• Work with partnering distribution engineers to ensure that all flicker and protection requirements have been addressed for new customer loads.
• 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

Our successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
• Requires Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering plus two (2) years engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registration as Professional Engineer is a plus.
• Must possess comprehensive knowledge of distribution system analysis, engineering applications, operations, business and finance, applicable codes, standards, practices, and methods in the area of individual's discipline.
• Must have good understanding of electric utility construction, maintenance, operating, and engineering practices.
• Must have working knowledge of distribution system planning and engineering for urban/metro areas and network feeders.
• Must be experienced performing distribution system feeder simulation and modeling with distribution system planning and analysis program/software (CYME).
• Must have valid AZ driver's license.

Minimum Requirements Engineer, III

Our successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
• Requires Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering plus five (5) years engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registration as Professional Engineer is a plus.
• Must possess comprehensive knowledge of distribution system analysis, engineering applications, operations, business and finance, applicable codes, standards, practices, and methods in the area of individual's discipline.
• Must have good understanding of electric utility construction, maintenance, operating, and engineering practices.
• Must have working knowledge of distribution system planning and engineering for urban/metro areas and network feeders.
• Must be experienced performing distribution system feeder simulation and modeling with distribution system planning and analysis program/software (CYME).
• Must have valid AZ driver's license.

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