Target Class - Public Utilities Engineer 1 - Electrical
New Britain, CT
|Date Opened||5/8/2018 08:30:00 AM|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/28/2018 11:59:00 PM|
The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority ("PURA") is seeking qualified engineers interested in the dynamic field of utility regulation. PURA offers new engineers the opportunity to cultivate their technical expertise while also participating in the development and implementation of sound regulatory policy. Engineers will work with an experienced team of technical staff, accountants, rate specialists, lawyers, and policy advisers to effect PURA's broad statutory mandate.
The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is statutorily charged with regulating the rates and services of Connecticut's investor owned electricity, natural gas, water and telecommunication companies and is the franchising authority for the state's cable television companies. In the industries that are still wholly regulated, PURA balances the public's right to safe, adequate and reliable utility service at reasonable rates with the provider's right to a reasonable return on its investment. PURA also keeps watch over competitive utility services to promote equity among the competitors while customers reap the price and quality benefits of competition and are protected from unfair business practices.
PURA currently has a job opportunity for a Public Utilities Engineer Intern -Electrical. The incumbent will receive training in introductory professional engineering work for the development of technical and professional engineering skills and knowledge in order to qualify for advancement to the technical engineering work level of Public Utilities Engineer 1 - Electrical.
The position will be located at Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051. This position is 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (flexible).
Don't let the job title "Engineer Intern" deter you! This is a full time engineering position with opportunities for advancement.
In addition, the state offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
PURA is located in New Britain, Connecticut. The city is a short distance from downtown Hartford with easy access to Boston and New York. The region provides incredible quality of life with reasonably-priced housing, short commutes, and an array of outdoor and cultural activities.
The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license and must be a US citizen or have a Permanent Resident Card or other work authorization. .
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Appointment to this class shall be for a period of not more than two (2) years.
1. Upon initial entry to this class, incumbents will be placed in Salary Group ES 18, step 5, $53,743.
2. Upon successful completion of one year in this class, the incumbent will be placed in Salary Group ES 18, step 7, $56,949.
This is a non-competitive position. Open to the public.
Candidates selected for interview must provide the following at the time of interview:
• State Employees:
- Two (2) most recent service ratings
- Copy of College Degree and/or College Transcripts
• Non State Employees:
- Three (3) supervisory references
- Copy of College Degree and/or College Transcripts.
Failure to provide the required documents or submit your application accurately and on time, will eliminate you from the recruitment process.
Knowledge of, or experience in any of the following areas: grid modernization, distribution system planning, regional and federal energy markets and integration of distributed energy resource and energy storage.
Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects in a team environment, including developing schedules; tracking progress; assigning, reviewing, and ensuring high quality work product.
Strong analytical, technical and writing skills, including performing and/or managing complex technical analysis with great attention to detail, and communicating complex technical concepts in concise, understandable terms.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.