The City of Pasadena Water & Power Department is seeking a highly qualified Professional Electrical Engineer to manage the staff and projects assigned to the substations engineering section of the Power Delivery division. Appointment will be made at the Associate Electrical Engineer or Electrical Engineer level depending on experience and qualifications.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSElectrical Engineer is the advanced professional-level/supervisory class in the electrical engineering class series. Staffing for the class is found in the Department of Water and Power. Incumbents require registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer and are responsible for managing assigned capital improvement design, construction and maintenance projects for the department's power grid, substations and for new and upgraded electrical services for customers. Incumbents perform the most complex professional engineering work requiring a substantial level of professional training and experience. Incumbents are also responsible for planning and directing the work of assigned professional, technical and administrative staff. Assignments are either general or project-focused, requiring the exercise of independent judgment and initiative in coordinating the work with other units and external customers, contractors, consultants and entities. Electrical Engineer is distinguished from Associate Electrical Engineer in that incumbents in the former class are expected to perform routine to difficult professional electrical engineering work, only requiring an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate and a lesser degree of engineering experience.
The major responsibilities of this position are listed below. For more detailed information, please review the Associate Electrical Engineer and/or Electrical Engineerjob descriptions.
COMPETENCIES The following list represents the core competencies needed for success in this position.Attention to Detail-Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work productsLearning Agility - Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one's workOral Communication- Engaging effectively in dialogueWriting-Communicating effectively in writingRelationship Building- Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationshipsProject Management- Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectivesTeamwork-Collaborating with others to achieve shared goalsAnalyzing & Interpreting Data-Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative dataProfessional & Technical Expertise- Applying technical subject matter to the jobEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Associate Electrical EngineerGraduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in electrical engineering or a related engineering discipline, and at least two years of progressively responsible electrical engineering experience at the level of Assistant Electrical Engineer; or equivalent combination of training and experience.An Engineer-in-Training certificate issued by the California State Licensing Board is required Electrical EngineerGraduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in electrical engineering or a related engineering discipline, and at least four years of progressively responsible substation electrical engineering experience at the level of Associate Electrical Engineer; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.A certificate of registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer issued by the California State Licensing Board is required.Selection ProcessApplicants who appear best qualified based on their application submitted will be invited to any combination of written, performance or oral appraisal to further evaluate their job-related experience, education, knowledge, skills and abilities.Probationary work test period is one year.VacanciesThere is currently one vacancy in the Power Delivery division of the Water and Power Department.
A valid California Class C driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance program.