Electrical Engineer

Employer
Southern MN Municipal Power Agency
Location
Rochester, Minnesota
Salary
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Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency is looking for an electrical engineer to provide engineering support and assistance in the planning and model building activities for the Agency’s power delivery system.
 

Starting salary ($78,000 – $85,000 per year) depending on education and experience.

Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, deferred compensation program, MN State pension, life insurance, and much more.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Compile and summarize the Agency’s electrical power system data and load forecasting information for use in power-flow, short-circuit, stability, reliability and facility addition studies of the Agency’s power delivery system and interconnected transmission system.

  • Participate in studies required to ensure compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability Standards and other regulatory agencies.

  • Maintain the Agency's land management, easements, drawings and permitting documents related to the Agency’s power delivery system.

  • Provide support and assistance in the Agency’s load forecasting, short-term and long-term power delivery planning studies, and power system operations to ensure a reliable electric power delivery system for the Agency.

Qualifications for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Up to three years of related utility experience with Power System Simulator for Engineering (PSSE) software.

  • Knowledge of Mid-continent Independent System Operator’s Model on Demand (MOD) and web-tool experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of Auto-CAD drafting software preferred.

  • Knowledge of accounting, computers, utility contracts, generation and transmission systems, business and design philosophy, land management, permits, and easements preferred.

  • A valid driver’s license required.

  • Successful completion a criminal/consumer background and alcohol/drug use screening required.

     

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