Electric Utility EngineerCITY OF REDDING
CITY OF REDDING
invites applications for the position of:
Electric Utility Engineer
SALARY: $35.86 - $56.98 Hourly
$2,868.92 - $4,558.62 Biweekly
$6,216.00 - $9,877.00 Monthly
$74,592.00 - $118,524.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/01/19
CLOSING DATE: 03/29/19 11:59 PM
The City of Redding Electric Utility is accepting applications for an Electric Utility Engineer. Under
minimal supervision assist Electrical Generation management in developing, supporting, monitoring,
instituting, and overseeing programs and procedures to ensure safe, reliable, environmentally sound,
compliant, operation and maintenance of power generation facilities. Oversee and participate in Power
Operations capital projects. Oversee and coordinate compliance of power generation safety,
environmental requirements, DOT pipeline, and NERC regulations.
IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience evaluating electrical
generating equipment and processes, equipment evaluation functionality and performance. The ideal
candidate will also have the ability to independently perform data collection, analysis and report
writing; communicate and interact effectively with customers and utility employees including
technically and non- technically oriented people; manage projects and work collaboratively in teams;
and provide guidance to professional engineers hired by our customers.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Develop, implement, administer, maintain and support technical systems used by the Electric
Department personnel. Incumbents may be tasked to prepare user documentation and train personnel
in the proper use of programs and equipment. As assigned, lead or participate as a team member in
capital and maintenance projects. This includes, but is not limited to: writing bid specifications;
writing service contracts; obtaining necessary regulatory approvals; procuring materials; testing and
commissioning of project; overseeing financial tracking of project; ensuring documentation is updated;
training of personnel on changes as applicable; and ensuring good public relations are maintained;
develop, implement, and administer training, safety and environmental procedures and programs and
continuously strive for improvements of division training content and culture; under guidance of a
supervisor with responsible charge of the work, perform a variety of professional engineering activities
related to the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of the facilities of the Redding Electric
Utility; continuously strive for improvements to compliance programs and develop a staff culture of
regulatory compliance; and perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of: Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Electrical, or appropriate engineering knowledge; utility
engineering, including short circuit, load flow, voltage drop, metering, substation design standards;
load forecasting, loss and economic evaluation; power generation operations or maintenance;
regulatory compliance in air emissions, water quality, waste handling, hazardous materials handling,
safety and health; DOT pipeline or NERC reliability standards; power system planning or analysis
techniques; transmission and distribution design; electric utility operating, testing, and maintenance
practices; SCADA, energy accounting, distribution control systems, cyber security and secure IP
routing, data communication systems administration and support; and underground and site design
principles and standards.
Ability to: Interact effectively with various REU work teams, contractors, and with the
public; demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and supervisory skills; evaluate and
implement government regulations and industry standards; troubleshoot a variety of technical
problems in assigned field, this could include operational, maintenance, electrical systems, control
systems, data communication networks, project management issues, etc.
Education and Experience: Documented completion of a state recognized course of instruction for
attaining specialized knowledge and skills providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is
qualifying; typical education would include a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an
accredited college, university, or equivalent. Typical experience would include five years relevant
experience in distribution, operation, construction, power generation, regulatory compliance,
environmental regulatory compliance, control systems administration and support, industrial process
engineering, and/or project management.
Special Requirements: Possession of the approp
APPLICATION AND EXAMINATION PROCESS:
Please be advised all notifications pertaining to this recruitment (e.g. exam invitations,
exam results) will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address provided on your employment
application. Please be sure to provide your current and complete e-mail address. Check
your inbox as well as your spam folder for correspondence as your e-mail provider or
personal settings may flag the e-mail as spam. Contact the Personnel Department with any
Interested City Employees must submit a City of Redding online employment application, by the
closing date and time in order to be considered.
Incomplete applications may not be processed. Meeting the announced requirements does not
guarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed to determine those
best qualified to be tested.
Examination/Testing Process: An oral board interview will be administered.
Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service and
receive a passing score on the examination will have 2 points added to their final examination score.
To obtain this credit, veterans MUST provide a copy of the DD214, indicating honorable discharge,
WITH EACH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY THE CLOSING DATE.
Please contact the Personnel Department by the closing date if you require accommodation in the
interview/examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
777 Cypress Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
Position #110E 852 32019
ELECTRIC UTILITY ENGINEER