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Senior Technical Leader- Switchyard and Transformers

Charlotte, North Carolina
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Job Title: Senior Technical Leader- Switchyard and Transformers

 

Location: Charlotte, NC

 

Job Summary and Description:

Plans, designs, and controls the progress of complex project work within the technical department to meet member/client objectives; prepares and presents research reports.

• Manages small to medium level projects without direct people management responsibilities.

• Assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives or problems where the relationships between cause and effect are difficult to establish and little or no precedence exists, and the use of creative imaginative thinking is required.

• Influences project teams in the engineering aspects of the technical work.

• Provides input into configuration management and documentation for engineer related projects.

• Leads proposal efforts and new promotional work.

• Maintains familiarity with the progress and problems in assigned technical areas.

• Prepares proposals, technical publications, and delivers presentations.

• Leads national and international technical networks with manufacturers, consultants, academia, and research organizations.

• Works independently on technical activities without direct supervision

 

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience required

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• 8-10 years of engineering experience or comparable work/educational experience.

• Ability to recognize strategic issues and build collaborative projects.

• Required limited supervision and guidance

• Responsible for the success of individual projects

• Works closely with members, contractors, staff to manage projects

• Experience in successful proposal preparation, and marketing activities.

• Manages multiple projects

• Responsible for project budgets, schedules, deliverables, and technology transfer

• Shows maturity of technical expertise and assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Individual contributor

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Increasing technical depth/breadth to become a subject matter expert

 

 Additional Job Information:

Leads research efforts in the area of electrical power equipment with a primary focus on power transformers, nuclear switchyards, and grid interfaces. Plans, designs, and controls the progress of complex project work within the technical department to meet member/client objectives; prepares and presents research reports.

 

Leads efforts in creating and maintaining Plant Engineering products in support of deliverables for the EPRI Nuclear Sector.  Will be responsible to support ongoing research for power transformers, switchyards and grid interface for nuclear power plants which includes but is not limited to condition monitoring, repair, replacement, and aging management guidance. 

 

  • Ability to support travel up to about 25 percent of the time, including domestic and international destinations
  • Passport holder or willingness to obtain a passport

 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience with power transformers, nuclear switchyards and grid interface as either a system engineer at a nuclear power plant, or nuclear utility corporate engineering lead for these components
  • Maintenance, component engineering or system engineering experience with large power plant equipment

 

EPRI participates in E-Verify, an online system operated jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration (SSA). EPRI uses the system to check the work status of new hires by comparing information from the employee's I-9 form against SSA and Department of Homeland Security databases.

 

Note: To ensure compliance with U.S. export controls, please indicate your U.S. citizenship or (for foreign citizens) your U.S. visa/immigration status in your resume or cover letter.

 

EPRI is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/Disabled

 

Together . . . Shaping the Future of Electricity.

 

www.epri.com

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  • Energy / Utilities / Oil & Gas
Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-06-18

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EPRI is at the center of a quickly evolving energy landscape. With significant challenges facing the electric industry and the world, we are always seeking top talent with hands-on experience to address issues as they relate to the generation, delivery, use, management and environmental responsibility of global electricity.

Industry expertise, thought leadership and innovative solutions guide the work of EPRI’s employees. Our commitment to fact-based, objective research allows individuals to harness the power of focused collaborations with the electric industry, academia and numerous stakeholders. As an employee of EPRI, you may grow professionally and build a rewarding career in a setting where people leverage their skills, talents, experiences and interests.

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