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Associate Transmission Electric/ Electric Engineer, Senior Electric Engineer, CEHE at Centerpoint Energy

Associate Transmission Electric/ Electric Engineer, Senior Electric Engineer, CEHE

Centerpoint Energy Houston, TX Full-Time
CenterPoint Energy is looking for an Associate Transmission Electric/ Electric Engineer, Senior Electric Engineer, CEHEto join our Transmission Design Team, located in Houston, TX.

You will have the ability to: be responsible for the design and analysis of the transmission system with regard to reliability, material adequacy, inspection technologies, and replacement of facilities in support of transmission, substation, telecommunication, and distribution projects.

We want you to know

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Diversity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

* Competitive pay
* Paid training
* Benefits eligibility begins on your first day
* Subsides metro and parking discounts
* Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off
* Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston
* Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement
* 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

To be successful in this role you will:

* Design transmission facilities, prepare project cost estimates, PLS-CADD modeling, and prepare SAP work orders in support of transmission, substation, telecommunication, and distribution capital projects.
* Evaluate material performance as affected by environmental considerations, material degradation, and construction methods. Coordinate material testing and failure analysis.
* Recommend and/or coordinate research and development (R&D) projects including preparing requests for proposals (RFP) and cost budgets, evaluating contractor bids, and reviewing contract terms and conditions.
* Coordinate and/or perform field inspections related to engineering support requests. This may include walking, driving a 4WD truck or all-terrain vehicle (ATV), or flying in a helicopter in conjunction with the use of laptop PC's, binoculars, and photographic or video equipment.
* Interface with inspectors, engineers, construction personnel, warehousing personnel, purchasing agents, consultants, vendors, and management regarding transmission inspection, reliability, and rehabilitation.
* Evaluate new technologies that will enhance the electric system.
* Support the preparation of yearly Capital budgets.
* Serve as a department representative on task forces, committees, and cross-functional teams and serve as a subject matter expert and represent CenterPoint Energy on external committees, conferences, and other groups.

Your background includes:

* Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university.

A bonus to have:

* 5 plus years experience in a related engineering discipline and a professional Engineer license in the State of Texas OR another state and active pursuit of a license in Texas can be substituted for the degree.

Recommended Skills

  • Construction
  • Cost Modelling
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Installation Work
  • Electrical Substation
  • Failure Analysis
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