Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.
The Electrical Engineer, Substation Maintenance Program Planning will provide support and technical expertise to field personnel for lifecycle activities for the Substation assets including: power transformers, circuit breakers, switchgear, relaying, and protection systems.
•Maintenance Planning: Identify cost effective asset replacement projects and programs to address aging infrastructure and performance issues. Prioritizes programs and projects to align company objectives and system needs.
•Technical Support: Provide maintenance engineering, subject matter expertise, and technical support to engineering, shops and construction and maintenance personnel to address equipment maintenance, testing, repairs, replacements, operations, compliance and/or technical specification matters.
•Preventive Maintenance Management: Establish tailored preventive maintenance programs for assets based on asset criticality and health to increase asset life. Provide maintenance technical support to field operations personnel to ensure effective application of sound maintenance practices.
•Standards Compliance: Support compliance with all external standards including PUC and NERC by developing, monitoring and managing programs and maintaining records and data in accordance with established requirements in order to meet all applicable standards.
•Other duties as Assigned, Assist in covering Storm Duty Responsibilities.
•Roles at this level require an ABET-Accredited Electrical Engineering degree.Position to be filled at Engineer I, II, III or IV based on experience and education.
Work location is a combination of office environment and field work. Desk and computer work is required. Must possess valid driver’s license and be able to drive to various company locations. Successful candidate must be available to support Operations Storm Duty.
Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.