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Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation Grid Technology Engineer in Burlington, Kansas

JOB TITLE: Grid Technology Engineer
REQUISITION: SAF0069
DEPARTMENT: Operations Technology – F&M Manchester Service Center or Topeka General Office
LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
Topeka, KS
PAY RANGE:
Engineer I: $60,700 - $75,900
Engineer II: $74,100 - $92,600
Staff Engineer: $82,800 - $103,500
Sr. Engineer: $83,900 - $111,800
Lead Engineer: $88,100 - $117,500
Principal Engineer: $98,700 – $131,600

Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Other hours as required)

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Engineer I

Assists in the development of studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, and budgets. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers because of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities under an experienced engineer. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects under the guidance of an experienced engineer.

Engineer II & Staff Engineer

Develops studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers because of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities under an experienced engineer. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects under the guidance of an experienced engineer.

Senior Engineer & Lead Engineer

Develops studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers because of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects. Frequently operates independently and seeks guidance when appropriate. Generally, is looked to be a team lead. Operates independently with minimal instruction from supervisor.

Principal

Develops and/or leads teams in studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers as a result of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment or facilities. Operates independently and seeks guidance when appropriate. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects.

Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited university (ABET). Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and design theory required. Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.

⦁ Engineer I – recent graduate
⦁ Engineer II - 2 or more years of engineering experience
⦁ Staff Engineer - 4 or more years of engineering experience
⦁ Senior Engineer - Typically possesses 8 or more years of engineering experience and an active member of a recognized industry committee or published in recognized technical journals or at minimum has two related career experiences or clearly demonstrated team leadership abilities on critical projects.
⦁ Lead Engineer - Typically possesses 12 or more years of specialized engineering experience. Must be able to provide direction to internal and external support personnel with limited A/E firm support. Must be an active member of a recognized industry committee or published in recognized technical journals or at minimum has two related career experiences or clearly demonstrated team leadership abilities on critical projects.
⦁ Principal - Typically possesses 15 or more years of engineering experience. Advanced technical degree preferred. Professional Engineering license required or 18 years of specialized engineering experience. Proven ability to mentor and the knowledge and ability to handle significant or complex problems.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

Engineer I
⦁ Provide technical assistance in support of automation team functions
⦁ Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction
⦁ Serve as a technical representative of the Company as assigned by keeping abreast of the latest developments and techniques pertaining to engineering, technology, and operating functions in the assigned field
⦁ Achieve successful completion of assigned projects within economic and time constraints by acting as a support engineer
⦁ Understanding of coding techniques using languages such as python and VBA.
⦁ Familiarity with the applications power systems and its function on the electrical grid.
⦁ Must understand basic computer operation.
⦁ Ability to analyze and interpret common engineering systems.
⦁ Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
Engineer II
⦁ Provide technical assistance in support of senior engineers
⦁ Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction
⦁ Serve as qualified technical representative of the Company as assigned by keeping abreast of the latest developments and techniques pertaining to engineering, technology, and operating functions in the assigned field
⦁ Achieve successful completion of assigned projects within economic and time constraints by acting as lead engineer
⦁ Understanding of applied coding techniques using languages such as python and VBA.
⦁ Familiarity with the applications of data concentrators for protocols such as DNP3, OPC, etc…
⦁ Must understand basic computer operation and TCP/IP communications.
⦁ Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems
⦁ Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
Staff Engineer
⦁ Provide technical assistance in support of senior engineers
⦁ Influence project decisions having a small impact on the company
⦁ Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction
⦁ Serve as qualified technical representative of the Company as assigned by keeping abreast of the latest developments and techniques pertaining to engineering, technology, and operating functions in the assigned field
⦁ Achieve successful completion of assigned projects within economic and time constraints by acting as lead engineer
⦁ Fluent utilization of applied coding techniques using languages such as python and VBA.
⦁ Installation experience with the applications of data concentrators for protocols such as DNP3, OPC, etc… within isolated networks.
⦁ Must understand computer operation and TCP/IP communications.
· Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems
⦁ Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
Senior Engineer
⦁ Influence project decisions having a moderate impact on the company
⦁ Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction
⦁ Application of engineering principles to a broad range of requirements
⦁ Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems
⦁ Advanced utilization of applied coding techniques using languages such as python and VBA.
⦁ Experience creating automation schemes.
⦁ Experience in the application and use case for data historians and associated database architectures.
⦁ Must understand computer operation and TCP/IP communications.
⦁ Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
⦁ Ability to influence decisions affecting modifications or additions to system
Lead Engineer
⦁ Influence and make project decisions having a moderate to major impact on the company
⦁ Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction
⦁ Application of specialized engineering principles to a broad range of requirements
⦁ Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems
⦁ Advanced utilization of applied coding techniques using languages such as python and VBA.
⦁ Recognized expert in creating automation schemes.
⦁ Experience in the application and use case for data historians and associated database architectures.
⦁ Maintains a higher level of understanding around computer operation and TCP/IP communications.
⦁ Proven history of applying specialized knowledge to problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
Principal Engineer
⦁ Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
⦁ Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
⦁ Thorough knowledge and experience in unique areas of engineering expertise.
⦁ Detailed knowledge of applicable standards, codes methods, and practices unique to areas of expertise
⦁ Understanding of cyber security principles in an operational technology environment.
⦁ Advanced utilization of applied coding techniques using languages such as python and VBA.
⦁ Experience in the application and use case for data historians and associated database architectures.
⦁ Must understand computer operation and TCP/IP communications.
⦁ Expansive experience in creating automation schemes.
⦁ Proven ability to train others successfully.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: PE License required for Principal.

Working Conditions: Most work is performed in an office with field work as necessary to perform the job. Travel to other locations within the company is required. Position requires work beyond normal working hours depending on workload, project deadlines, and service restoration efforts. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Job: *Engineering

Title: Grid Technology Engineer

Location: null

Requisition ID: SAF0069

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