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Northern California Power Agency (NCPA)

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Engineer III-IV

Northern California Power Agency (NCPA)
Roseville, CA Full time
Posted on February 6, 2018

Northern California Power Agency

Starting Pay: $96,304-$149,532/ annually DOE

We are seeking an experienced Engineer for our Headquarters in Roseville, CA. Position is responsible for supporting the Power Management business unit.

We offer excellent pay & benefits including CalPERS pension and retiree medical.

To learn more and apply, please visit  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ncpa1234&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US#

 Equal Opportunity Employer

Final Filing Date: Continuous until filled or until a sufficient amount of qualified applications have been received.  

The position has primary responsibility for technical development and cooperative advocacy of pool member positions, comments and testimony related to regulatory filings associated with the California Independent System Operator Corporation (CAISO) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and in particular, proceedings related to transmission system assessments and interconnection studies; technical development and cooperative advocacy of pool member positions, comments and regulatory filings associated with the Transmission Agency of Northern California (TANC); development, maintenance, compliance and administration of contracts supporting the Power Management business unit, including contracts to support renewable energy projects and power sales agreements; comments and testimony related to regulatory filings associated with the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) and Bureau of Reclamation (BOR);; Performs general and complex analytical work for programs within the Power Management business unit; and provides technical and analytical support to other agency business units for any contract or industry related activity.  Position works with agency management and staff, member agency management and staff and outside counsel and agencies.   The Engineer III/IV (works independently on routine and non-routine job tasks as a member of a team or acts as the team lead with limited supervision and guidance.

Education and/or Experience                               
Bachelor’s degree and/or advanced degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering,  A minimum of five years related professional electric utility industry experience and/or training is required for the Engineer III level and a minimum seven years related professional electric utility industry experience and/or training is required for the Engineer IV level; or equivalent combination of education and experience where advanced engineering degrees (Masters, Doctorate) may substitute for equivalent years of experience.  

The position requires creative and critical thinking skills, strong technical and writing capabilities, captivating presentation skills, a high degree of diplomacy and the ability to manage and guide a multitude of divergent interests to consensus positions and agreement.  Demonstrated experience in electric utility industry with regulatory filings and/or other activities associated with agencies such as the Western Area Power Administration, the Bureau of Reclamation, the California Independent System Operator Corporation and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is required.