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Duquesne Light Company Substation Standards Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

  • Develop, update, organize, and maintain engineering standards and specifications

  • Develop, update, organize, and maintain engineering policies, procedures, and practices

  • Investigates new products and materials and performs technical studies including calculations

  • Prepare technical reports including root cause analysis conclusions and recommendations

  • Provides engineering and technical guidance and support to professional and bargaining unit employees in the office and the field

  • Consult with and receives advice from superiors, peers, and vendors to become thoroughly familiar with an assignment, and to obtain necessary design and cost information to provide recommendations to appropriate stakeholders

  • Provides assistance, technical support, and training to field operations personnel during normal and emergency conditions

  • Maintains familiarity with current codes, regulations, standards, and safety practices impacting equipment, materials, and tools used by the company

  • Storm Duty Responsibilities as assigned

  • Administrative and other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Required:

  • Roles at this level require a 4 year ABET-Accredited Electrical Engineering degree .

  • Must have excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills

  • Must have excellent technical writing capabilities

  • Position to be filled at Associate I, II, III or IV based on experience and education.

Education/Experience Preferred:

  • Utility experience preferred

  • Standards and specifications experience preferred

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.