South Central Power Company, Ohio’s largest electric cooperative, is seeking an individual to fill the position of Field Engineer reporting to Canal Winchester or Lancaster location.
This position is responsible for investigating, designing and staking electric distribution lines in accordance with construction specifications. The incumbent will also prepare staking sheets, submit proposals for joint use, prepare and procure easements, prepare and file permits, and represent the cooperative to consumers and others while in the field.
Design and stake locations for single phase new distribution facilities.
Represent the cooperative in meetings with consumers.
Design facilities in accordance with RUS and company specifications, and with the National Electrical Safety Code.
Therefore, the successful applicant must be familiar with computer usage regarding engineering functions. Ability to make calculations on forces and understand sag/ground clearance requirements, determine service load levels, and prepare cost estimates.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. An associate degree in an engineering field or equivalent preferred. General training in surveying procedures desired.
Five years’ practical experience in engineering or operations for a utility or in the area of surveying is desired.
Knowledge of RUS engineering standards for electrical distribution. Must have ability to perform all types of line staking and prepare corresponding staking sheets. Must have knowledge/ability to be able to economically investigate different options in staking.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Apply to join our team today!