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Electrical Engineer II

Location: 

White Plains, US

Summary

The 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. 

 

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 this position will have direct impact our Transmission strategy, along with the rest of our strategic vision.

 

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 https://www.nypa.gov/about/

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide lead engineer function in support of a wide range of electrical equipment design modification projects, equipment applications and failure research, engineering studies, and operations and maintenance activities.  
  • Perform inspections and evaluations of existing conditions for various electrical equipment and systems for proper installation, problem identification and trouble shooting, or improvements.
  • Provide direction and review for the electrical design and drafting personnel in the development of the project drawings.
  • Review work, including the designs and specifications, produced by other engineers.
  • Provide office and field engineering support and oversight during construction or outage activities.
  • Ensure deadlines are met as assigned by supervisors.
  • Assist the supervisor in the coordination of work with other disciplines and departments for the successful development and execution of the project.
  • Perform inspections and evaluations on vendor products to ensure engineering requirements and Authority needs are satisfied.
  • Gather information (site, vendors and other engineers) for engineering task.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  •  Knowledge of commercial and industrial facilities and their various electrical systems and components are required.
  • Ability to apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices, coupled with the understanding of the NYPA’s policies, operations, and objectives, to solve all but the most complex engineering problems, and make technical recommendations on design methods and obstacles on a project as well as programmatic level. 
  • Knowledge of and a working familiarity with current codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • High computer literacy.
  • Demonstrated performance on multi-discipline team projects.
  • Ability to produce clear, concise, complete and articulate reports which explain recommendations.
  • Ability to develop complete, accurate and detailed modification packages, specifications, drawings and other engineered construction documents.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 8 years of work related experience. 
  • Qualifications to sit for Part I and/or Part II of the PE exam preferred.
  • Experience with NYPA policies and business practices preferred.

Physical Requirements

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

 

Military Occupational Speciality Codes
MOS - Army: 12A, 12B, 12P, 18C, 24A, 24Z, 51S 
MOS - Marines: 1120, 1302, 1310, 8824, 8831, 8832, 9622, 9624, 9630, 9631, 9632, 9636  
MOS - NavyEA, MME, UT, 2166, 2167, 2170, 2180, 2181, 2740, 4210, 4270, 4280, 5761, 5904, 5913, 5917, 5925, 5927, 5960, 5961, 5970, 5980, 7273  

 

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer   

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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