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Power Engineers PTE Entry-Level Field Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

PTE Entry-Level Field Engineer

Location: Colorado Springs

State/Territory: Colorado

Department: PTE Mtn West Dept


PTE Entry-Level Field Engineer

Under the guidance of an experienced Field Services Engineer or Technician, the successful candidate will be involved in the inspection, testing, and troubleshooting of moderately complex electrical systems and associated apparatus. Work may be performed in low, medium, or high-voltage systems. The candidate will learn how to operate test instruments, support protection and controls testing, and gain experience in the fundamentals of electrical system components and overall structure.

The ideal candidate has; solid planning, organizing, time management, communication, and problem-solving skills and completes work with a focus on safety, quality, and a sense of urgency.

This position will be with our Mountain West team, reporting to the Mountain West Area Lead (AL) or Department Manager (DM). The work will primarily be located throughout Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming, and other areas within the Mountain West region.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or electrical or mechanical engineering technology.

  • Completion of electrical circuits analysis series, or other courses with AC power system theory Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, and night work. Must be available for out-of-town travel up to 85%

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell

  • Frequently required to sit, climb and balance

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets

  • Must enjoy working in outdoor/industrial environments, and not in an office cubicle

Desired Education/Experience

  • Prior electrical or construction internship experience

  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA

  • Power system courses covering topics such as three-phase power, load flow, reactive compensation, protective relaying, symmetrical components, transmission line theory, power system transients, dynamic stability, and power system electromagnetics

  • Familiarity with electrical design drawings/schematics

  • Engineer In Training (EIT) certification, with the expectation to work toward professional engineering registration (PE)

We strive to create an environment where our field teams operate safely, delivering excellent technical service, leading to a high degree of client satisfaction. We share lessons learned and keep our safety and technical skills sharp through training and application. If you are interested in a long-term engagement with a high-performing team, please send us your resume.

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

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

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender affirming care

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

Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $24.25- $35.00 per hour; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.

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