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University Temporary Services Power Systems Engineer

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Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title University Temporary Services Power Systems Engineer
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $40/ Hour
Position Number 48CLS05
Work Schedule 40 hours a week - Mon- Fri 6a-230p
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 480501 - HR University Temporary Services
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

Power Systems Engineer will have responsibilities for the design, construction and maintenance of the Medium Voltage distribution systems on the NCSU campus.

This is to include emergency and standby generator installation, operation and maintenance as well as the public street light system. Long range planning for the Power Systems infrastructure will also be a part of this position’s responsibilities. This infrastructure consists of three main substation points of delivery, metal clad switchgear, underground distribution circuits, sectionalizing switches, transformers and generators.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education
Departmental Required Skills

-10 plus years in the maintenance, design and/or operation of medium/high voltage systems. (At least 4 years of this should be in a management/supervisory position with responsibilities for capital planning, system renewal, personnel recruitment, managing and evaluation PM programs, and developing standards and procedures.)

-Demonstrated extensive knowledge and experience in the management, maintenance and operations of a high voltage distribution system and building/life safety emergency generators.

-Experience in the design of electrical distribution systems is required.

-Experience in long range capital planning, budgeting and personnel management.

-Extensive knowledge of safety and training requirements for employees working with medium voltage systems.

-Experience in the installation, operation and maintenance of emergency and stand by generators and automatic transfer switches.

-Relay protection coordination experience is required.

-In depth knowledge of medium voltage system characteristics and troubleshooting ability.

-Must be able to communicate goals and objectives effectively with assistant engineer, supervisor, shop personnel, designers/consultants and the general public.

-Must have ability to provide leadership and develop team concept for shop personnel.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Professional Registration

PE Certification is highly desired.

Required License or Certification

A valid North Carolina driver’s license or the ability to obtain one by start date and must be maintained.

An Electrical Engineering Degree is required.

Special Instructions
Job Open Date 05/25/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * A valid North Carolina driver's license is required prior to start date and must be maintained. Do you currently have a valid North Carolina driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to your start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * An Electrical Engineering Degree is required for this role. Do you have one?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents