KUB is looking for an experienced substation design engineer with advanced knowledge of protection and control systems. Duties include being able to perform advanced calculations for short circuit analysis, protection coordination studies, arc flash studies, load flow analysis using modeling software, harmonic studies and power quality issues. Develop and maintain protective relay setting files using both digital and electromechanical style relays. Assist with long range capital improvement project planning and budgeting. Research and advance new technologies such as distribution automation to enhance the electric system performance and provide technical engineering support for Fault Location Isolation and Service Restoration (FLISR) projects. When called upon, provide technical protection and control engineering support to field testing and relay commissioning crews. Receive training to perform storm response duties with other department members. Note: For more specific information regarding this position, please contact Human Resources.
Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university • Advanced analytical and project management skills • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and team skills • Ability to work independently on multiple projects in a timely manner • Ability to use Microsoft office products • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license
Preferred Qualifications • Professional Engineer license in State of Tennessee or ability to obtain Professional Engineer license in the State of Tennessee through comity. • Five (5) or more years of experience in electrical engineering, preferably with an electric utility • Demonstrates strong business planning skills. • Experience setting and programming Siemens digital relays using DIGSI software • Experience using CYME electric system modeling software and CYME TCC • Experience with Microstation, ArcGIS, Access, Excel and has extensive programming expertise
Physical Demands: Sedentary work; exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time in normal office conditions, but does involve walking or standing outside periodically for inspections, customer calls, etc. Work primarily in an office setting but includes routine field work and storm response duties that requires driving a company vehicle and walking on uneven terrain. Note: The physical demands described above are intended to relate the approximate physical demands of the classification. Physical demands for a specific position within this classification may vary and/ or exceed those demands described above. Additional information regarding specific positions is available in Human Resources.
Internal Number: 17398
About Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB)
The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) is one of the largest public utilities in the country providing electric, gas, water and
wastewater services to more than 459,000 customers in Knoxville and parts of seven surrounding counties. We exist to serve our customers, improving their quality of life by providing utility services that are safe, reliable and affordable. And our mission is about more than just pipes and wires. It’s about being good stewards of our community’s resources: utility assets, customer dollars, and the environment. We work to safeguard those resources and enhance their value for the people of the communities we serve and generations to come.