Job details

Location
Cedar Rapids
Salary
Market related
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
243129
Posted
6 months ago

We're seeking a motivated Electrical Engineer for a Control Center role. You'll serve as an engineering liaison between DSO and Transmission Providers for switching events, contributing to grid integration. Candidates with a background in electrical engineering are preferred.

This role includes a blend of remote and in-office work (Cedar Rapids, IA, 2 days/week). Candidates must reside in Iowa.

Responsibilities:

  • Work on structured assignments with supervision.
  • Participate in Safe Start training for zero injuries philosophy.
  • Identify and solve problems within your scope.
  • Apply standard practices and procedures for limited-scope problem-solving.
  • Understand technical and cost-effective aspects to develop solutions with budget, schedule, and scope.
  • Make low-risk decisions based on technical knowledge with guidance.
  • Learn about the business environment.
  • Collaborate with union employees, contractors, and business unit customers.
  • Develop relationships within the department, with customers, and peers.
  • Demonstrate awareness of financials and departmental budgeting.
  • Understand purchasing procedures and compliance (e.g., SOX).
  • Communicate effectively with vendors, construction, operations, and internal stakeholders.
  • Learn to document project activities and outcomes.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accredited Engineering program.
  • Preferred: Previous technical/professional experience, internship, or co-op in engineering.
  • Covered by Department of Transportation drug/alcohol testing regulations.

Skills:

  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in computer software (email, word processing, spreadsheets, project management).
  • Comfortable in a diverse and inclusive environment.