Duquesne Light Company Electrical Engineer - Technical Services Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reference #: 13351Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.Overall Purpose:To hire specific type of individual, confidently and responsibly utilizing a concise methodology to archive, mine, and manage asset data, and taking accountability of developing regulatory and best practice reporting on various types of utility assets, while developing accurate and precise asset health analytics, under semi-direct supervision.Education/Experience Required:Roles at this level require an ABET-Accredited, 4-year Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineer, or an Engineering degree with relevant experience.Minimum of 1 years of progressive and relevant experience in utilities, asset management, maintenance management, database administration, integration, and report development preferredMust have excellent verbal, written and organizational skillsMust have excellent programming skillsMust be data drivenMust be highly attentive to detailEducation/Experience Preferred:Combination of field and office experience is preferableMinimum of 5 years of progressive and relevant experience in utilities, asset management, maintenance management, database administration, integration, and report development preferredProfessional Engineering (PE) license preferredWill be required to pursue a PE license in the state of PennsylvaniaResponsibilities:Coordinate with subject matter experts and asset owners to establish critical asset lists for various pieces of substation, overhead, underground, and telecommunication equipment to coordinate with regulatory and best practice goals and objectives.Develop process controls that provide consistent asset data input through process and data governance, including standardization of asset data and processes governing data to ensure all asset owners and subject matter experts input data consistently.Implement and maintain process controls from initial development, through implementation, up to and including training of individual contributors, to ensure effective asset life-cycle management with proper tracking and documentation.Under the advisement of subject matter experts and asset owners, develop a rubric for reporting out on regulatory and best practice goals and objectives.Utilize and program integration of various systems (i.e. Maximo, PowerBase, SharePoint, etc.) to leverage data, and provide recommendation for direction on best reporting practices and best data analytics choicesEstablish, implement, and manage a root cause analysis process. Communicate lessons learned with various stakeholders. Trend, and analyze corrective maintenance work order ownership tracking.Support compliance and performance initiatives by developing, monitoring, and review asset performance trends, specific and measurable key point indicators for tracking, and reports.Establish benchmarks and key point indicators for tracking, by completing benchmarking studies for DLC assets and related subsystems.Perform engineering analysis to improve asset and system network reliability, performance, and reduce costs. Query, report, data mine, integrate, and analyze assets, operating databases, work management databases, and other data sources. Identify equipment testing data organize and trend for health, and work practice trends, issues, and risksDevelop efficient, flexible reports to better serve all Operations departments and crafts. Employ modern browser-capable technologies that efficiently run on lower performance wireless connections outside of the office environment.Use data tools to ensure data quality and reporting accuracy.