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Assistant Electrical Engineer II


White Plains, NY, US


NYPA's Mission is to lead the transition to a carbon-free, economically vibrant New York through customer partnerships, innovative energy solutions, and the responsible supply of affordable, clean, and reliable electricity.


NYPA is working diligently on several major strategic priorities outlined in our VISION2030 strategic plan, including to: Preserve and enhance the value of hydropower; Pioneer the path to decarbonize natural gas plants; and Be the leading transmission developer, owner and operator for New York State. We are on our way to achieve our targets, and with the right technical engineering talent we will be able to surpass these goals and deliver for the people of NY. Learn more about us, our clean energy technologies and the trend-setting work we’re doing for New York State at


The Assistant Electrical Engineer is responsible for providing electrical engineering support to all New York Power Authority generating plant and transmission substations throughout the State of New York. 



  • Assist senior staff and supervisor on a full range of electric utility design modification projects, equipment applications and failure research, engineering studies, as well as operations and maintenance activities.
  • Assist in the administration on-site technical support.
  • Ensure deadlines are met as assigned by supervisors.
  • Assist in the coordination of work with other disciplines and departments for the successful development and execution of projects.
  • Gather information (site, vendors and other engineers) for engineering tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated basic competencies in the analysis, design and integration of electrical systems. 
  • Fundamental knowledge of power system concepts
  • Basic understanding of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications. 

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university
  • Good understanding of power system theory preferred.
  • Exposure to electric utility industry preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Approximately 25% travel, primarily within NY State
  • Willingness to enter confined spaces and climb/scale power system apparatuses is required. 


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
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