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Engineer II

We better the lives of our customers and communities.

Purpose

This position is responsible for designing, engineering, and managing Electric Distribution system service connections, line extension, and infrastructure projects. The position provides designs for capital projects of existing / new Electric Distribution facilities and supports design for new services with customers, either overhead or underground. The position coordinates with internal groups and external agencies as part of providing engineering support for medium and low voltage distribution and service facilities.

Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the engineering and preparation of electrical construction plans and material list to Calpeco construction standards, CPUC general orders, and local, state and federal code. Reviews designs of other staff and or consultants.  Designs upgrades and repairs to distribution system.
  • Effective communication with operations, permitting, procurement, construction, finance, and project management teams for project execution.
  • Perform design and construction site visits. Provide engineering support during bidding and construction to project management team. Confirms and updates as-builts and support GIS.
  • Approves contractor provided submittals, provide recommendations to project team. Coordinate with operations and inspections teams, provide change management support with engineering documentation and approvals during construction. 
  • Support process and standards improvement. Follow industry codes, best practices and adopt new engineering and operational improvements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
    • Electrical concentration preferred 
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • EIT, P.E., PMP, or CAPM preferred
  • High level of collaborative communication to achieve results through group discussion and input

Who we are

We know that the services we provide directly affect and are essential to our customers’ quality of life and wellbeing. From homes to hospitals, elder-care facilities to elementary schools, our customers depend on our ability to continue to provide safe and reliable energy and water services. For more than 30 years, Liberty has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our renewable energy and regulated utility services into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Today, Liberty provides regulated water, electricity, and natural gas utility services to over 807,000 customers in the United States and Canada. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represents over 2 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity and more than 1.6 GW of renewable energy projects under construction.

Through embedding sustainability in our day-to-day business decisions and putting our customers first in all that we do, we know that we can do well by doing good. We recognize that we have a role to play in leading the energy transition towards greener solutions for our customers and communities. And, our recent recognition in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and as one of the Top 10 of Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking are testaments to our work in sustainability.

About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp:

Liberty is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (“Algonquin”). Algonquin is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $11 billion of total assets. Common shares, preferred shares, and installment receipts are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols AQN, AQN.PR.A, AQN.PR.D, and AQN.IR.  APUC's common shares are also listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AQN. 

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What we offer

  • Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

  • Share purchase/match plan

  • Pension Plan

  • Free refreshments

  • 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.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

 


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento