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Power Engineering Technologist III

Company: Pike Corporation, Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This is the third level of the Engineering Technologist classifications. The purpose of this position is to provide a high level of technical expertise to accurately analyze complex options and prepare complex power distribution facility designs for residential, commercial, industrial projects and large project work related to the reliability of the distribution grid. Incumbents are expected to demonstrate a high level of experience with customer design and workflow processes/procedures and technical skills in the client's specific areas of expertise. The incumbent will assist providing technical guidance to new or less experienced employees.


With minimal supervision and guidance, the incumbent is responsible for performing the following duties:

Interpret codes, standards, regulation, requirements, and guidelines applying them appropriately to all assigned work orders or projects

Apply client/company policies and procedures in the development of complex site designs for electrical distribution facilities to serve a variety of customers. Design complex overhead or underground distribution projects across geographic areas such as commercial overhead and underground projects, downtown systems, extra facility projects, high profile projects, highway relocation projects, and other projects requiring the highest reliability and quality.

Prepare project and job packages that include material lists, requisitions, site drawings and construction drawings for various installations of electrical facilities in a cost-effective manner that maximizes safety and service reliability. Coordinate with construction personnel and client/customer to resolve jobsite issues related to project design or customer issues.

Create work requests using the current work management tool and communicate effectively with client and /or end use customers on schedules, commitments, project feasibility, timeframes and expectations.

Properly apply client/company reliability principals for the resolution of power quality issues, by evaluating loading of various overhead/underground equipment components, and ensuring a safe and cost-effective design and installation.

Develop relationships with key internal and external customers while supporting both company and client's business goals and expectations while representing themselves both positively and professionally.

Perform field work as required to validate customer and system requirements. Leads, mentors, trains and provides technical support for other classifications. Learn, practice and promote ALL safety policies and procedures 100% of the time.

Perform other duties as assigned by management.

COMPLEXITY OF WORK: Non-routine; general polices applied to frequently changing situations.

RELATIONSHIP OUTSIDE WORK GROUP: Influences decisions of moderate nature requiring high degree of tact.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:May be expected to act as Team Lead

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. REGULAR ATTENDANCE is required.

2. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE (Please indicate/select required or preferred) Required High school degree or GED. Preferred Associates degree (AA or equivalent from two-year college or technical school). Note: In certain situations, an Associate Degree or 4-year degree may be required based upon client project or contractual requirements. Preferred A Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or University in non-engineering science, math or business. Not Applicable Engineering Degree awarded from a College of University that is accredited by ABET Not Applicable Master's Degree in Click or tap here to enter text. Experience (Select number of years and list type of experience) 3-5 Year(s) Experience in utility power distribution engineering or craft

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: . N/A ON-THE-JOB TRAINING: A combination of job shadowing, classroom and interaction with more experienced employees as needed during first year in the position.


A.Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc.

B.Ability to write reports, Business correspondence, and procedure manuals. C.Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. If Other; explain Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


1.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

2.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.

3.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


A.Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

B.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. If Other; explain Click or tap here to enter text.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Self-motivated, savvy, reliable, trustworthy, as well as technically competent. Demonstrated team player. Demonstrated negotiating skills. Demonstrated time management skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficient user of personal computer, particularly Microsoft Office based on applications. Ability to constructively manage multiple tasks. Possess valid driver's license and vehicle suitable for business use (mileage reimbursement may apply). Ability to participate in storm restoration activities as a Damage Assessor, Team Lead or Field Supervisor/Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A. How much on the job time is spent in the following physical activities (select amount of time) Stand 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently) Walk 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently) Sit Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Talk or Hear 2/3 and more (Regularly) Use Hands to Feel, Handle or finger tools or controls 2/3 and more (Regularly) Climb or balance Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Stoop, Kneel, Crouch or crawl Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Reach with Hands and Arms Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Taste or Smell None

B. Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted? If so, how much and how often? Up to 10 Pounds 1/3 to 2/3 Up to 25 Pounds Up to 1/3 Up to 50 Pounds None Up to 100 Pounds None More than 100 Pounds None

C. Does this job have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply. Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) Peripheral visions (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships_ Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus) No Special Vision Requirements

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. (Select level of frequency the listed environment is encountered) Wet, humid conditions (non- weather)Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Work near moving mechanical parts Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Work in high, precarious places Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Fumes or airborne particles None Toxic or caustic chemicals None Outdoor weather conditions Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Extreme cold (non-weather) None Extreme Heat (non-weather) None Risk of electrical shock Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) Work with explosives None Risk of radiation None Vibration None

While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is (Select one): Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)

Equal Opportunity Employment:Pike Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Keywords: Pike Corporation, Inc., Greenville , Power Engineering Technologist III, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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