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Engineering Technician (Joplin)

Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

Participate in a dynamic team-driven environment to support the System Planning process for Transmission and Distribution planning and analysis.  Liberty participates in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) annual modeling process, along with other SPP member entities, to jointly develop seasonal models that accurately represent seasonal System conditions for the planning horizon that can be used  to evaluate the reliability of the System and identify any potential areas of concern.  Adherence to SPP planning criteria and other data requirements, within established guidelines and deadlines, provides development of accurate planning models.  The System Planning process is the foundation for supporting other departments in the performance of their duties and provides a source of information for submission to various regulatory entities, including but not limited to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) and public service commissions.

Accountabilities

Position duties and responsibilities include:

  • Collection of transmission and distribution system information for compliance with existing and any future regulatory requirements.
  • Develop, maintain, and/or improve databases for data storage and retrieval of transmission and distribution system information.
  • Assist in the management of contractors engaged in distribution planning projects, including data access needs, scheduling meetings, processing invoices and other related duties
  • Support System Planning Engineers with projects, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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