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Electrical Engineer I
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City of Mesa | Mesa, AZ
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Job Description

The current vacancy is in the Engineering Department; however, this recruitment will be used to create a Citywide list to fill future vacancies.

An Electrical Engineer I is an entry-level position which uses on-the-job training to develop skills and abilities to perform technical engineering tasks required for the City's electric distribution operations or Engineering Department's Design Group.

Under the direction of an Electrical Engineer II, Senior Electrical Engineer, or Supervising Engineer, the Electrical Engineer I will assist with tasks by applying knowledge from academic studies, internships, and on-the-job training to size transformers; calculate electrical loads; determine conductor sizes; determine proper voltage configurations; calculate voltage losses for various conductor sizes, types, and lengths; determine proper sizing and placement of distribution poles, equipment and facilities; perform drafting and design work utilizing GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and AutoCad to produce neat, precise, and well-balanced drawings for the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground, primary and secondary distribution circuits and facilities for the electric system.

In addition, the employee in this class may assist in short-term and long-term planning and preparing special studies on the distribution systems and determining operational requirements for electrical loads utilizing electric modeling and analytical tools. This class will assist to define electric system improvement priorities; prepare cost estimates; provide budgetary input related to planning, operations, and the function of short- and long-term design of the electric distribution system; and develop material specifications for all materials used in the City's electric distribution system.

Qualifications & Requirements
Employee Values : All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualification Required. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, preferably with coursework in power systems concepts.

Special Requirement. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date.

Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. Some (6 months - 1 year) experience in electrical engineering, computer modeling, or related work with an electric utility. This experience may include interning or working directly for an Electric Utility or operation managing transmission and primary distribution systems. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineeringand coursework in power systems concepts. Experience using AutoCAD.

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