City of Burbank

301 E. Olive Avenue
Burbank , CA
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE

City of Burbank
Burbank, CA Full-time
Posted on June 23, 2019

The City of Burbank has an outstanding opportunity available for an Electrical Engineering Assistant to perform professional electrical engineering work in the planning, design or operation of an electric utility; assist with electrical engineering projects; and perform related work as required.

You will apply guidelines given by an electrical engineering group leader to project planning, design, and cost estimation; confer with electrical contractors and consulting engineers; prepare or direct preparation and checking of construction drawings, specifications and materials lists for electric generation, transmission and distribution facilities; perform system load flow, stability and short circuit studies; prepare difficult calculations for transmission and distribution system relay settings and voltage regulation problems; perform studies of alternative approaches to the additions to electrical power system; forecast electric system load; direct the preparation of data for reports to governmental and industrial agencies; and occasionally drive on City business. May supervise, train, and evaluate professional and technical electrical engineering personnel.

Requirements include a a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in electrical engineering and two years of professional engineering experience at the level of Electrical Engineering Assistant or equivalent. Note: A Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or science field other than electrical, but with upper class or professional level course work in electrical engineering, may be qualifying. Registration as an Electrical Engineer in the State of California may be substituted for the education requirement. A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent at time of appointment is also needed. Registration as an Electrical Engineer in California and proficiency in AutoCAD is desirable.

Additional requirements include knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices and of electric utility distribution systems and equipment; sound personnel management and supervision; and basic project management principles and practices; and skill in drafting and engineering related drawing. Selected candidate will also possess ability to design and layout electrical engineering plans and programs; prepare and interpret electrical plans, specifications and wiring diagrams; plan and supervise the work of professional and technical personnel; prepare reports and studies relating to electrical engineering problems; make accurate computations in the electrical engineering fields; utilize computers in the performance of complex calculations; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

We offer a starting salary of $6,733 - $9,281 per month plus superb benefits including City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. In addition, a Supplemental Questionnaire must also be submitted. Please apply online at: www.burbankca.gov/jobs. If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Completed application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2019. EOE