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Power Engineers Distribution Studies and Planning Engineer in Boise, Idaho

Distribution Studies and Planning Engineer



Department:Power Delivery Distribution Services Group II


Distribution Studies and Planning Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Distribution Studies and Planning Engineer for the Power Delivery Distribution Department in our Boise, Idaho office.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The qualified candidate will be responsible for the performance of electrical studies and planning of utility electrical distribution systems, including:

  • Distribution System Planning Studies including construction work plans and long range plans

  • Real and Reactive Power Flow Studies

  • Voltage Drop Studies

  • Coordination and Sectionalizing Studies

  • Arc Flash Studies

  • The ability to interact with a wide variety of people to obtain the required information needed for performance of electrical distribution system studies

  • Prepare system study reports and perform quality reviews of project deliverables

  • Track project schedules and budgets

  • Some travel should be expected

Required Education/Experience

  • A BSEE degree

  • Power systems focus or relevant power industry internship experience

  • Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles, including understanding of basic practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations

  • Ability to work in design teams, is self-motivated to perform assigned tasks, and take the initiative to learn new topics

  • Must have strong command of English language; experience and demonstrated written and oral communications skills, including the ability to present information, facilitate meetings and provide direction to others

  • Must be able to successfully pass client's background screening process

  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

Desired Education/Experience

  • EIT with the ability to obtain PE when experience requirements are met

  • Exposure to Electrical Power System Analysis using one of the following software packages – CYME, Milsoft, or Synergi

  • Two (2) + years of experience in the electrical power delivery industry

  • Experience with utility standards and overhead/underground distribution design

  • Experience with the integration of distributed generation within the planning process

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!