Electrical Engineer II
REC10021831 Birmingham, AL Updated 1w ago
Positions 1
Type Contract (12m)
Salary $31 - $31 /hr
Bachelor's Degree
2-5 years
No - Local candidates only
US Citizen

Job description

Summary of Position Duties:
This position provides support to the Schatz Grid Visualization and Analytics Center (SGVAC) within Research & Development Department. The SGVAC is an innovation center that facilitates the research, pre-operational development and assessment and demonstration of situational awareness technologies for Transmission and Distribution. Areas of focus include synchrophasor technology, next generation control center functionalities, cyber security testing, new visualization approaches, DERMS platform evaluation, data analytics as well as modeling and simulation including via a Real Time Digital Simulator (RTDS) with hardware-in-the-loop testing capability. Knowledge of power systems, databases, data structures, computer networking is desirable as well as an aptitude to apply engineering analysis to solve problems. 

- Major in Electrical Engineering preferred  
- Specialization in Power Systems desired 
- Advanced degree preferred
- Experience with computer programming (C++, C#, Visual Basic, Java) desired 
- Experience with data analytics desired
- Experience with cybersecurity preferred

Job Responsibilities
- Support research plan to evaluate new technologies 
- Manage research projects
- Manage multiple tasks at one time 
- Provide informative reports and presentations on projects 
- Some overnight travel may be required but this is not extensive

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Good communication skills (verbal and written) 
- Good organizational skills 
- Good analytical skills as well as the ability to manage multiple efforts simultaneously 
- Ability to work well in a team environment 
- Ability to manage own work schedule and work with limited direction
- Initiative
- Problem Solving Skills