Colorado Springs Utilities is looking for a Senior Power Systems Standards Engineer to join our Energy Acquisition Planning and Engineering Department. As a senior member of the Engineering Standards unit (ENGS), you will support the technical needs of the electric distribution system and provide in-house expertise to support the integration of renewable resources, effectively support and lead electric standards requests.
Our team’s mission is to strategically and collaboratively plan and support the future of safe, reliable and competitively-priced energy for the citizen owners and customers of Colorado Springs Utilities. Be a part of a team that is literally planning the energy future for Colorado Springs, just recognized as the most desirable place to live by U.S. News & World Report!
Why should you apply? This position will reward you with constantly changing, intellectually challenging work where you will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in electric standards. In this job, you will have the opportunity to learn Colorado Springs Utilities business processes in relation to electric standards including electrical overhead and underground distribution design, over-current protection and coordination, failure analysis, system reliability, materials and cost analysis. You will work with a dynamic team of individuals providing electric engineering support to our internal and external customers.
If you have a background in defining electric construction standards/methods based on industry best practices/developing technologies, have a passion for solving problems, and enjoy helping others, we want to hear from you!
What will it take to be successful in this position? A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering is required. Additionally, most people will have 7+ years of engineering experience in Electric Engineering, with specialized knowledge in electric distribution systems. Professional accomplishments in the following are desired:
What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…
Colorado Springs Utilities cultivates a work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy. Our employees know they make a difference every day by providing critical services to the public while living and working in a city consistently rated as one of the best in the United States. We utilize today’s talent to build a better tomorrow. Be part of history by creating energy solutions for a cleaner, greener tomorrow.
All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled. Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.
Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.
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Job Type: Engineering/Engineering Support