City of Redding Personnel Dept. - ELECTRIC UTILITY ENGINEER
ELECTRIC UTILITY ENGINEER
Last Updated: 6/21/12
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ABOUT THE POSITION
Salary Range: $5,430 to $8,618 per month
Posting Date: June 22, 2012
Closing Date: 4 p.m., July 6, 2012
The City of Redding Electric Utility is accepting applications for Electric Utility Engineer. The successful
candidate will, under minimal supervision, assist Power Operations management in developing, supporting,
monitoring, instituting, and overseeing programs and procedures to ensure safe, reliable, environmentally sound,
legal, operation and maintenance of power system facilities and will oversee and participate in Power Operations
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EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Perform a variety of regulatory compliance and support tasks; coordinate, monitor, and/or oversee Power
Operations health, safety, and environmental compliance programs; support Power Operations by completing
engineering and design projects as well as providing technical evaluation of Power Operations issues; participate
as a team member or team leader in the conception and/or completion of capital projects; provide support for
assigned technical equipment and systems; monitor power plant or power system component performance to
identify performance changes; and perform other related duties as assigned.
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Knowledge of: Power plant and/or power system engineering, operations, and maintenance; regulatory compliance
in air emissions, water quality, waste handling, hazardous materials handling, safety and health, DOT pipeline,
and NERC; control and communication systems, SCADA, and energy accounting.
Ability to: Interact effectively with the Power Operations team, contractors, visitors to the Power Operations
facilities, and the public; demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and supervisory skills; evaluate
government regulations and industry standards and apply them to Power Operations methods of conducting
business; troubleshoot a variety of problems stemming from electrical power generating facility/equipment
operations and maintenance; and work with minimal supervision.
Education/Experience: Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills,
and abilities is qualifying; typical education would include a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering
discipline from an accredited college, university, or equivalent. Typical experience would include three years
relevant experience in one or more of the following: NERC Reliability Standards, PHMSA gas pipeline
compliance, WECC reliability criteria, health and safety regulatory compliance, industrial or construction
regulatory compliance, environmental regulatory compliance, power generation process engineering, power plant
operation, and/or project management.
Special Requirements: Possession of the appropriate valid California driver's license or the ability to acquire one
within ten days of appointment. Possession of an Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT). Three years of additional
relevant experience, or a relevant advanced college degree, may be substituted for the EIT.
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APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Interested individuals must submit a City of Redding employment application to the Personnel Department by 4:00 p.m. on the
closing date in order to be considered. Applications received after the closing date may not be accepted. Postmarks may not be accepted. To obtain an application, call (530) 225-4069, download from our website at www.ci.redding.ca.us, or pick up at the Personnel Department, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding CA.
Incomplete applications may not be processed. Meeting the announced requirements does
not guarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed by subject matter experts who will determine those best qualified to be tested.
Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service and receive a passing score on the examination will have 2 points added to their final examination score. To obtain this credit, veterans MUST provide a copy of the DD214, indicating honorable discharge, WITH EACH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.
Test Requirements: An oral board examination will be administered.
Refer to the Personnel Department General Employment Information page for additional employment and benefit information.
It is the policy of the City of Redding to hire only United States citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. Documentation of eligibility to work in the United States (i.e, driver’s license, social security card, or birth certificate, or documentation authorizing work in the United States) will be required as a condition of employment.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Applications and resumes must be received by the City Personnel Department by the closing date.
Postmarks may not accepted. Applications received after the closing date may be rejected.