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Medium Voltage System Electrical Engineer

Rochester, NY

RED-Rochester is a multi-utility generation plant and district energy supplier to one of the world’s most comprehensive industrial parks: the Eastman Business Park. Supporting a 1,200-acre campus, RED-Rochester has the utilities, infrastructure, technical services, support services, space and complementary regional resources to benefit a wide range of industry verticals. We are seeking a Medium Voltage System Electrical Engineer to provide stewardship and technical guidance for the operation, maintenance and improvement of the Eastman Business Park microgrid.

Salary Range $90,000 – $120,000

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain a long-range strategic capital plan regarding the operations & maintenance of the Eastman Business Park electrical distribution system.
Provide technical assistance in the areas of medium voltage (600V to 34.5KV) distribution equipment, substations, transformer, switchgear, MV cable, and MV motors/generators
Provide power systems analysis for load flow and voltage drop, short circuit studies, equipment protection, and coordination, and arc flash studies. Knowledgeable with SKM Power Tools for Windows. Provide power quality analysis as needed relating to harmonics and system disturbances.
Project management support, and Project Electrical Engineer function for projects both RED originated and customer driven. This includes oversight of contract project engineers.
Provide MV Engineering assistance for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the RED-Rochester Medium Voltage systems.
Provide Electrical Engineering assistance to all RED operating departments pertaining to building systems. Systems to include HVAC, reliable power, general lighting & power, IT cabling, cameras/security, fire alarms.
Provide technical assistance in the area of low voltage (48V to 600V) distribution equipment, variable frequency drives, and motors.
Provide technical guidance to RED’s EHS group relating to electrical safety compliance with applicable NFPA standards.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
Experience in business development/manufacturing/energy generation/distribution environment preferred.

Qualifications
Minimum 10 years’ experience in the engineering, construction and design of power plants, cogeneration and/or other multi-disciplinary, energy-intensive industrial processes
Proficient in MS Office
New York State PE License is expected for this position.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Project management experience in capital or capitalized maintenance projects.
Good communications skills, both verbal and written across the RED-Rochester technical support, operations and maintenance teams
Ability to deal with outside contractors and vendors
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
Ability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and respond to off-hour call-ins.
Knowledgeable in the area of Medium Voltage (600V to 34.5KV) systems and equipment.
Knowledgeable in the area of Low Voltage (480V to 600V) systems and equipment.

Work Environment:

Industrial and office environments.
Must work at times in dirty and noisy areas.