Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is looking to hire a full-time Control Systems Engineer as part of the Power Supply Team located in Fairbanks, AK. This position earns a competitive wage and exceptional benefits including health insurance, short-term disability, defined benefit plan, 401(k) match, wellness benefits and generous paid leave.
GVEA is an electric cooperative which maintains 3,261 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 35 substations, and 9 generating facilities. Our system is interconnected with Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Fort Greely, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and all of the electric utilities in the Alaska Railbelt, extending from Homer to Fairbanks. Powering the Interior of Alaska, GVEA contributes to the economic, environmental, and social viability of our communities.
We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce composed of safe, committed, and self-motivated employees. GVEA strives to hire and retain employees who share our values of integrity, honesty, accountability, respect, goodwill, and continuous improvement.
As part of a team, the Control Systems Engineer implement the control systems in Dispatch and Generation Plants by providing technical support, monitoring system health and developing plans. Some of the systems include SCADA/EMS package for System Dispatchers and SCADA, graphics with related networked devices and communications protocols with various media types. This position operates across the Power Supply Division and interfaces with other Divisions, contractors and external agencies.
GVEA's Control Systems Engineer plays an integral role in our ability to serve the Interior of Alaska by providing reliable electric service at fair and reasonable prices!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER
BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
PE certification desired.
Valid Alaska driver's license is required.
Experience supporting industrial control hardware and software in a real-time computing environment as a trainee or entry level technician.
Windows OS's NT, networking, relational databases, Microsoft Application Development environment, and distributed and client-server computing environment preferred.
Do you have the ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and orally to technical and non-technical people? Do you have the ability to work under schedule constraints and high stress conditions? Can you work effectively in a team atmosphere as well as independently? Do you have the ability to maintain a cooperative, friendly attitude towards co-workers, professional contacts, vendors, stakeholders and the general public? Are you dependable and trustworthy? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!
This position typically works 8 hours per day, 5 days per week. Additional hours as required.
READY TO JOIN OUR ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TEAM?
If you feel that you would be the right fit for this job, please fill out our online, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
Note: This position is open until filled.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Golden Valley Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative that has been serving Interior Alaska residents since 1946. GVEA has nearly 300 employees and is the third largest electric utility in Alaska, serving nearly 100,000 residents in Fairbanks, North Pole, Delta Junction, Nenana, Healy, Denali National Park and Cantwell. Among GVEA’s members are three military bases, two gold mines and an oil refinery. Golden Valley operates and maintains over 3,200 miles of transmission and distribution lines including 35 substations and 8 generating facilities. GVEA has the most diversified fuel mix of electric utilities in the state: coal, oil, wind, solar, as well as hydro from Bradley Lake near Homer and natural gas from Anchorage.