POSITION SUMMARY

This position consists of major responsibilities the scope of work includes general engineering and design work for Residential and Utility-Scale Solar PV Arrays and other systems. As a subsidiary of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. Today’s Power, Inc. is committed to advancing the power industry.  If you share our drive and professionalism and would like to be a part of a growing organizations, we would like to hear from you

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: Director of Operations

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides the following activities to projects:

    • Obtains permits as required.

    • Ensures operational compliance in accordance with National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and other local, State and Federal rules and regulations.

    • Assists construction crews and service personnel in field when needed.

    • Make sketches / drawings to give to mapping personnel to add, delete, or make changes to keep company map current and up to date.

    • Assists in preparing quotes, RFPs, and estimates for internal and external use.

  • Provides the following activities unique to Engineering:

    • In charge of site design and oversight of electrical, civil and structural engineering.

    • Knowledge of basic CAD tools and methodologies preferred.

    • Knowledge of basic circuit design and ability to read electrical schematics.

    • Knowledge of Solar PV preferred.

    • Complies with all safety rules and regulations.  Operates all transportation and other equipment in a safe manner and looks out for the safety of others.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of personnel so classified.

 

The Engineer shall be required to perform any other duties assigned in order to fulfill the objectives of Today’s Power and the the cooperative/client.  PE is not required, but preferred.

 

EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS      

  • Member-Consumers:  Responds to their inquiries and resolves problems or directs to supervisor or appropriate personnel.

  • General Public:  Maintains good relations in all contacts with the general public.

SPECIFICATIONS

Job Knowledge, Training and Experience:    

Have knowledge of basic electricity and materials used in the construction of distribution system.  Training in materials management and inventory control is also preferred.  Must have a general knowledge of data collection equipment and be able to use a personal computer.  Be able to develop knowledge of hardware, tools, supplies and systems utilized by the Cooperative and Today’s Power.  Must be able to prepare and read staking sheets, maps and material inventory reports.  Be able to acquire within a reasonable time span an in-depth knowledge of PV Materials Specifications.

Equipment Operated:  

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license and be able to operate a forklift.  You must be able to operate assigned equipment including a computer and laser range finder.

Abilities and Skills:  

Must be able to efficiently communicate orally and in writing, and meet deadlines.  Work is varied and requires a high degree of accuracy with attention to detail.  You must be able to work independently.

Physical Effort:  

Must be able to perform the activities listed in the position description.  Position activities are: standing, walking, climbing, sitting, stooping/kneeling, lift/carry up to 50 pounds, work below waist level, work at waist level, work at waist to shoulder level, work above shoulder level, and reach further than arm’s length at times. You may be exposed to extreme temperatures at times and you must be able to move materials from a loading dock to shelves up to six feet.

Working Conditions:  

Travel required both in and outside the system.  Inside/outside work in all kinds of weather and exposure to dogs, bees, snakes and insects can occur.

When an offer has been made, a physical examination is required which includes both drug and alcohol testing.

 

To apply, send your resume to jdenney@todayspower.com