9 months ago
Engineer - Electrical Maintenance Little Rock, AR, USA Production Maintenance / Full Time Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives. An Engineer - Electrical Maintenance provides technical support to Power Production maintenance programs and activities to give AECC properly maintained and reliable power production facilities. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward. Responsibilities Collaborates with Plant Managers and staff to carry out maintenance activities in accordance with annual maintenance plans Inspects power plants and reviews design and installation of equipment to ensure safe and reliable operation Consults with and provides assistance to power plant personnel on maintenance, troubleshooting, and operations of electrical control systems and equipment Coordinates with plant personnel to provide engineering designs, equipment specifications, and other work package documentation to support reliability improvement projects for existing plant systems Manages vendor coordination, procurement of materials and services, work execution and closeout of Power Production engineering projects as required. Monitors health of major electrical equipment and assists plant personnel with the development and execution of maintenance and testing programs for such equipment. Assists in Cooperative research and development efforts and works with outside research organizations as directed and as appropriate. Keeps abreast of related current scientific developments and governmental regulations and uses every opportunity to become better qualified in this area of responsibility. Participates in generation, co-generation, and renewable energy studies and works with the Manager - Production Maintenance to maximize utilization of AECC power plants. Establishes and maintains contact with personnel of like responsibilities in other power supply systems to exchange technical information and to cooperate within projects of mutual interest. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering Valid Driver's license Strongly Preferred Qualifications Professional Engineer License - Arkansas Preferred Qualifications Engineering Intern (E.I.) license in the State of Arkansas. Benefits 2 Retirement Plan Options Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 9 Paid holidays Educational assistance Vacation and sick leave accruals Short-term disability Long-term disability Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program Ready to begin your career with AECC? Apply online at ! EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email. Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is proud to provide power for about 500,000 members of Arkansas' 17 electric distribution cooperatives. Long considered one of the top generation and transmission cooperatives in the nation, AECC has assets exceeding$1.3 billion and annual energy sales of over $657 million.
AECC provides power to its members - the 17 electric distribution cooperatives - through its diverse generation assets, which include three hydropower plants; three natural gas/oil - based plants and three natural gas-based-only plants. AECC also co-owns portions of three low-cost coal-based plants. The cooperative has a long-term purchase power agreement for 51 megawatts of wind energy.
Together, AECC, Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) and the 17 electric distribution cooperatives, branded as the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, represent the second largest private organization in Arkansas.
With a presence in each of the state's 75 counties, the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas can proudly say, "We are Arkansas."