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Premier Power Maintenance Electrical Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

Reports To: Manager of Engineering Services

Job Summary: This position will lead and assist the Engineering Department with various tasks including electrical systems design, arc flash studies and protective relay device coordination.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead power system studies, relay settings & protective device coordination, arc flash studies, electrical system design and reliability studies

  • Perform load studies and power quality studies

  • Create, review, and modify prints and drawings

  • Relay setting generation, input, and logic programming

  • Lead in preparing estimates and project take offs for proposals

  • Review and correct engineering reports

  • Ability to assist in field service substation work as needed

  • Conduct job walks and generate proposals when needed for customers

  • Promote new business by effectively communicating Premier’s capabilities and ensuring all customers recognize these capabilities

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD

  • Proficient in SKM Power Tools or EasyPower

  • Ability to read one-line diagrams

  • Read and interpret manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams to troubleshoot and solve problems

  • Point-to point wiring schematic knowledge

  • Must have excellent attention to detail

  • Strong organizational, communication and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work well under pressure to meet goals and deadlines

  • Ability to work independently while utilizing excellent judgement

  • Ability to effectively respond to customer needs and concerns

  • Ability to work on a computer and have a strong skillset in Microsoft Office Suite, email, internet, data entry and other essential software programs as they are introduced

  • Communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with customers, peers, management and owners

  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic components used in power distribution systems

Work Environment:

  • Must be willing and able to travel on overnight, multi-day, out-of-town jobs

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 50 pounds

  • Ability to push, pull, lift, stoop, climb; work at elevated positions

  • Must be willing and capable of working with your hands and working in the field

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology

  • Requires three years in Power Engineering

  • NETA certified a plus, but not required

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background, education verification, motor vehicle report, physical abilities test and an approved hair and urine drug screen

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Must be willing to obtain a company paid TWIC card, OSHA 10 hour, MSHA, NFPA 70-E, and CPR training