GVP is looking for a motivated electrical engineer to join our team at our headquarters office in Grand Junction, CO.
Our year-round dry, mild climate is perfect for outdoor recreation, and with the Grand Valley as your base camp, you are under 2 hours from some of the most stunning parks, forests, plateaus, lakes, and rivers in the west. We’ve got 10,000 miles of scenic trails and more than 1,000 acres of lush vineyards. But we’ve also got a fast-growing business community thanks to our low business costs, robust incentive programs, talented workforce, and rich natural resources.
Voted one of the safest places in America, with big-city amenities and a small town atmosphere, Colorado’s Grand Valley is a grand place to live, work, and play.
Responsible for the design of the electric plant for adequate strength and electrical capacity including both current and long-range capacity.
Designs overhead and underground facilities economically with an emphasis on service reliability, voltage levels, and system operation.
Performs studies to maintain coordination of system protective devices and application of equipment and design standards.
Assists with the development of design standards and equipment specifications for the Cooperative's transmission & distribution facilities, SCADA system, and AMI system.
Utilizes, develops, and applies engineering software to develop system planning documents, voltage drop studies, short-circuit analysis, arc-flash studies, and power quality investigation.
Please submit a cover letter and resume by 5 p.m. on January 31, 2019.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
Five years of electrical power engineering experience.
Knowledge and skills to utilize Microsoft Office, SQL Database applications, engineering analysis software, and NISC software applications.
We offer competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, long-term disability and life insurance. Grand Valley Power offers a company-paid retirement plan, as well as a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution. After meeting eligibility requirements, GVP provides paid vacation, personal leave and funeral leave, as well as jury duty. What’s more, we recognize nine holidays — including your birthday.
About Grand Valley Power
Organized in 1936, Grand Valley Power is the first organized rural electric cooperative in Colorado. Serving over 18,000 customers within the Mesa County area, we are dedicated to empowering lives with hometown service with safe, affordable, and reliable electricity.