Assistant Power Systems Engineer

Post Date
September 20, 2022

Expiration Date
September 16, 2023

Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University

Job Summary

The 900+ positions of the Facilities Division service the students and staff of the University’s teaching, research/administrative space and 2,240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Division provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair and building, and equipment modifications to the University.

Primary Responsibilities

The Assistant Power Systems Engineer position will be responsible to assist the Power Systems Engineer in overall system planning, engineering and construction standards development, specifications development, system documentation and material inventory for the Power Systems group. This position will assist the HV Engineer to ensure the reliability and dependability of the campus power distribution systems, including emergency generators, through effective system planning, maintenance reviews and documentation.

This position will also provide electrical engineering design review services in support of the Facilities Operations Project Office for minor renovations and new construction, focusing on high voltage (15 kV and 23KV) distribution issues and projects and distribution system integrity. This work will include the design of in-house electrical distribution system expansions and renovations through the preparation of design concepts, calculations, drawings, specifications and cost estimates. This position will provide recommendations to the High Voltage Engineer for improvements to the high voltage power distribution system and assist on projects and assigned.

This position shall also be or become fluent (within six (6) months) in the programming of electrical relays, design and operation of the SCADA system and the maintenance of system mapping through the use of AutoCad. The successful candidate will be expected to possess the required management and decision making skills to operate as the Power System’s Engineer’s absence. This position will also be supervising three employees within the Metering and relay group.

Job Requirements

  • Must have capacity to quickly absorb training in the areas of SCADA, relay logic development, and generation.
  • Must demonstrate the management/decision making skills required to operate in the Power Systems Engineer’s absence.


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