Electric Power Systems

Entry Level Field Engineer

Job ID
2023-3859
Location : Metro Area
Atlanta, GA
Category
Entry Level Engineer

Overview

Entry Level Field Engineer

 

Looking to POWER UP your career? Then come join a company that is helping usher in the next generation of Energy for our planet! 

 

As a NETA certified Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization, we set the standard for technical expertise and uncompromising safety within the Renewable Energy, Data Centers, and Industrial industries.


EPS is currently seeking bright and talented individuals to join our organization to help us manage the present and create a better future. We want people who believe in maintaining the highest standards of business and professional conduct. We look for people who share our values of safety first, exemplary integrity, cultivating diversity, continuous improvement and "doing the right thing".

 

This position is for an entry level Field Engineer who has earned their Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited college or university specializing in this field. This position involves contributing both as an individual and as part of a team. Persons in this role must be able to apply basic engineering principles, specifications, policies, and procedures in the field.

 

We are currently seeking an Entry Level Field Engineer (1yr or less of experience) in the Electrical Engineering / Substation / Power discipline.

 

Responsibilities

  • Takes pride in work place safety and working with other substation personnel.
  • Assists with work in energized utility substations so as to maintain the reliability and integrity of in service equipment.
  • Provides basic knowledge of AC and DC power.
  • Makes decisions with assistance regarding engineering complexities and methods.
  • Responsible for compliance documentation for equipment testing and maintenance.
  • Assists in planning, scheduling and performing work as required according to standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Assists in building test plans and review of operational plans.
  • Directly interfaces with customers.
  • Assists with acceptance and routine testing of protective relays and associated equipment.
  • Attends training classes per management discretion.
  • Assists with installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair work in high voltage substation facilities (including distribution, transmission, and generation facilities).
  • Equipment includes instrument transformers, high voltage breakers and associated substation equipment, all types of protective relays and control systems, remote terminal units (supervisory control and data acquisition units), and communications equipment.
  • Assists with coordination of all relay maintenance and testing activities so as to comply with installation and maintenance standards.
  • Responsible for compliance documentation of equipment tested as per NERC, FERC, and local utility requirements.

Qualifications

 

  • ABET-accredited Engineering or Engineering Technology degree; minimum of Bachelor’s
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 is preferred
  • 0-1 years of engineering experience.
  • Ability and desire to work in a field environment.
  • Ability to obtain a top secret security clearance if needed
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Complete a satisfactory criminal background check.
  • Able to work overtime and travel out of town for periods of time.
  • Able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, able to lift 70 lbs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.
  • Self-motivated
  • High level of safety consciousness and integrity
  • Good level of verbal and written communication in English

 

EPS in an equal opportunity employer. Our organization does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, veteran status, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an E-Verify, Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

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