The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Technical Leader - Overhead Transmission Lines

Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
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  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Job Title:

Technical Leader - Overhead Transmission Lines

Location:

Charlotte, NC

Job Summary and Description:

Job Functions

  • Provides a technical service and develops research or service opportunities of value to EPRI members
  • Undertakes project and budget management of, multi-element projects
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge to industry issues and gain input on needs from members/stakeholders and identify current and emerging technical issues.
  • Develops research or services opportunities of value to EPRI members that fit EPRI’s mission and capabilities. 
  • May provide oversight of a project team to assure technical and financial milestones are met.
  • Broaden technical expertise and interface with national and international technical networks with manufacturers, consultants, and academia and research organizations.
  • Communicates strategies and results, written and verbal, to program members, potential members and external stakeholders through guidelines, reports, meetings, webcasts, workshops and conferences. 

 

Education
Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical or civil engineering (Master’s degree preferable).

 

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 5 -7 or more years of research and development project and promotional experience, including development of advanced concepts for internal research or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of overhead transmission lines
  • Knowledge of transmission line components
  • Incumbents must be able to exercise judgment, diligence, and attention to detail and demonstrate an aptitude for carrying out responsible technical assignments.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Manages projects and may work in conjunction with a technical specialist.
  • Ability to develop technical depth in 1-2 areas
  • Typically, an individual contributor
  • May begin supervising R&D technicians and students.
  • Willingness to travel 1 to 2 times per month for 2 or more days (both within US and internationally)
  • Demonstrates project management skills, including the ability to lead a small team

 

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will possess knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
• Experience with Overhead Transmission Lines

  • Design
  • Operation
  • Maintenance
  • Knowledge of overhead transmission components such as insulators, conductors, line switches, etc.

Additional Job Information:

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

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Posted: 2018-10-22 Expires: 2018-11-21

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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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