Engineer, I&E Distribution

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Engineer, I&E Distribution


Aurora, CO 

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Job Description:


This position reports to the Department Superintendent.


What you will do


  • Manages work programs, annual work plans, and a budget necessary to maintain and build the electric power system based off system analysis and in accordance with all applicable codes
  • Perform analysis such as power flow, voltage drop modeling, available fault current calculations, load balancing, protective device coordination, and sectionalizing analysis necessary to ensure safe and reliable operation of the cooperatives power system.
  • Responsible for oversight of Nutrien employees and contractors working on the power system to ensure compliance with RUS bulletins, the National Electric Safety Code, and company policies
  • Manage the power distribution team to maintain the distribution systems including transformers, substation, breakers, protective relaying thermal imaging and all other processes needed to ensure stable power distribution system
  • Work with Nutrien site staffing on Transmission/Distribution during Emergency Operations, during adverse weather events to track delivery point outages as well as coordinate restoration efforts
  • Manages capital projects with responsibilities including detail design or supervision of contract engineering services, cost control and reporting construction management including plans, organizes, and contractor resources, schedules and management status reports, prepare purchase requisitions and bid analysis, and manages startup and training
  • Performs field quality inspections of project construction and plant equipment which requires the ability to climb ladders, stairs, or inclines; walk on irregular surfaces; and lift moderately heavy parts and equipment


What you will bring:


  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university is required
  • This position requires a in depth understanding of electrical power distribution systems and engineering principles. A minimum of five years in the power distribution engineering and design and/or power distribution maintenance engineer
  • Must be knowledgeable of plant safety and environmental policies and procedures and regulatory compliance criteria
  • Ability to obtain registration as a Professional Engineer in North Carolina is desired
  • The ability to utilize personal computers and other computer aids is essential
  • Must become familiar with quality improvement, "teaming", empowerment, and statistical techniques and skills
  • Seminars, meetings, and continuing education in the field of expertise are required to maintain an up-to-date working knowledge
  • A detailed knowledge of project engineering and a general knowledge of fertilizer processes is preferred.




We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions.  Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with relocation assistance, paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program. Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process. 

Eastern North Carolina is continually ranked among the best places to live and work in the United States, known for its expansive beaches, nationally ranked universities, mild climate (all four seasons), safe neighborhoods, affordable living, extensive outdoor activities, and a relaxed lifestyle.   

Aurora, North Carolina is within ease of commuting to surrounding urban areas.  To the west is the Research Triangle Park which is surrounded by Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. As a result, the east coast of North Carolina offers residents a winning blend of down-home and uptown, of surf and sophistication that people love with extensive availability of outdoor activities (hunting/fishing/hiking/boating).