The Electrical Engineer works to maintain and improve the safety, reliability and overall economics of the electrical distribution system. This is done through the development of various engineering studies, material specifications, construction standards and technical standards. Under the direction of others, this position is responsible for design, development, implementation and analysis of changes to the distribution system. As an Electrical Engineer this position works directly under the Engineering Services Manager and with Senior Engineers on projects.
Duties include exploration and investigation of new technologies which may impact Dakota Electric’s distribution system. Working with the system models and with the field crews identifies and works to correct problems with the distribution system. Designs and initiates changes to resolve these distribution system issues. This person prioritizes plans and organizes various significant projects for Dakota Electric. This position interacts with many areas within Dakota Electric and also works directly with the public and members to resolve their technical issues or meet their electrical needs.