Jr. Electrical Engineer - Columbus, Ohio

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Manifest Solutions Corp
Upper Arlington, OH, United States

Phone: 6149302832
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Jr. Electrical Engineer - Columbus, Ohio


Columbus, OH 


60,000 - 70,000

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Job Description:

Manifest Solutions is currently seeking a Transmission/Electrical Engineer for a position in Columbus, OH 

*Benefits available during contracting (medical, PTO, 401K)

  • Daily tasks such as customer network outage approvals, load transfer studies, customer reliability needs
  • Develop and configure operational settings – reclosing settings, cap bank settings, transformer tap settings, and mobile transformer settings.
  • Be engaged in customer needs and trends to increase awareness of industry changes/impacts.
  • Coordinate with Transmission and Distribution Planning departments on outages and operational settings
  • Advocate for operational and customer needs with Engineering and Engineering Standards groups
  • Support urgent work, as needed, in relation to storm outage or customer-based investigations
  • Support TDC with operational limits and alarm settings as needed to maintain proper
    customer voltages/constraints
  • Provide equipment capability assessments for performing switching using Distribution facilities in the stations.
  • Document best practices, processes, and operational guides.
    Coordinate needs and support needs of the Transmission Dispatch Center (TDC) and System Control Center (SCC) as needed.
  • Act as liaison between real-time desks (TDC/SCC), and all planning teams, engineering, construction management, and maintenance groups engaged in capital improvement efforts.
  • Coordinates work activities of others within the team, works autonomously, or other corporate entity as necessary to perform routine engineering work.
  • Performs routine engineering activity independently.
  • Ensures all work activities are performed in accordance with the policies, practices, standards and rules of the company and complies with the regulations and procedures required by external agencies.
  • Provides training and guidance to lower-level employees.
  • Participates in the development of plans by establishing measurable goals, objectives and requirements for specific areas of responsibility.
  • Coordinates the development of input necessary to establish projected cost of all projects.
  • Identifies and initiates appropriate corrective action when objectives are not being met.
  • Resolves and initiates solutions to routine and/or moderately complex problems which usually require additional definition/clarification before analysis can begin.
  • Identifies problems that are beyond the normal routine.
  • Seeks out opportunities and embrace new ideas and approaches.
  • Coordinates the work of other engineers in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Develops, reviews or prepares reports on complex technical subjects clearly, concisely and effectively, in a manner suitable for presentation to management, professional societies, regulatory bodies, etc.
  • Leads and facilitates meetings effectively.
  • Possess collaborative and consensus building skills. Functions as a team leader and member.
  • Networks upward and downward in several disciplines inside and outside the system.


  • Has typically acquired 0-2 or more years of related engineering experience along with a Bachelor's degree in engineering in a program accredited by ABET*; Individuals with a Master's degree in engineering from an engineering program accredited by ABET* may be considered for entry into the organization at this level.*ABET - Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Acceptable alternatives are (1. a Bachelor's degree in engineering (non-ABET), plus a Professional Engineers (PE) license in any state of the U.S. or (2. a Bachelor's degree in engineering (non-ABET) plus a Master's degree or PhD in engineering from a university with an ABET accredited Bachelor's program
  • Possesses technical knowledge of power flow concepts and familiarity with power flow tools such as PSS/E, CYME, and/or TARA is required.
  • Technical knowledge of short-circuit modeling software such as ASPEN/CAPE is required.
  • Knowledge of Distribution system topology (PJM/MISO/SPP/ERCOT) footprint is a plus.