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Date: May 24, 2023

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!


Deadline to Apply: June 14, 2023

Pay Grade

12, 14 , 16, 17


Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level

Position Summary

The Engineer position holds the responsibility for the safe, reliable, and economic round-the-clock operation of the generation, electric transmission, and distribution systems. Duties include Engineering responsibilities for the design, construction, maintenance, and operation activities of our distribution system, including substation control centers and others. These Engineering duties may include continuous monitoring and balancing of energy flow and responding to system disturbances, along with all generation, distribution, and transmission activities that provide electric services to customers.

Tasks and Responsibilities

•    Attends seminars, continuing education opportunities for professional development  
•    Evaluates and recommends new standards, products, and/or services
•    Recommends and implements improvements to processes and procedures
•    May include limited supervisory responsibilities, including junior level engineers
•    Makes frequent independent decisions and recommendations that affect the section, department, and/or division
•    Participates in and provides input to area budget
•    Actively works within financial objectives set by management
•    Discipline expert to mentor and develop employees
•    Signs and seals required own engineering work and engineering work by staff under his/her oversight
•    Performs other project and process improvement initiatives as assigned
•    Performs analysis of outage data and frequent outage requests to determine trends
•    Performs circuit network and fault analysis to determine cause and effect of abnormal system conditions
•    Performs visual inspection of system infrastructure when necessary 
•    Meets and presents to customers on past system performance
•    Use past performance data to recommend a multi-year plan for vegetation management, maintenance, and system configuration
•    Familiar with industry standards for reporting system performance

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Basic knowledge of fundamental engineering concepts, practices and procedures
Ability to work in a team environment, coordinating with other related areas to complete tasks and projects
Effective interpersonal skills and written communication skills to work with all levels of personnel within the organization
Ability to perform multiple work activities with a minimum of supervision and prioritize workload effectively
Ability to use personal initiative to recognize needs and research skills to solve problems when necessary
Ability to work call duty and occasional unscheduled work in the evenings, weekends, or holidays after experience level permits
Ability to travel occasionally, to off-site work, to seminars, manufacturing plant inspections, etc.
Ability to obtain Professional Engineer License in State of Texas
Proficient in Microsoft Office Package, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, electronic mail and scheduling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer In Training (EIT) designation from Texas Board of Professional Engineers
  • Professional Engineer License in State of Texas
  • Master's Degree from an Accredited University


Working with Ambiguity
Communicates Effectively
Setting a Strategic Vision
Driving for Results
Building and Supporting Teams

Minimum Education

Bachelors of Science degree in an engineering field from an ABET accredited four-year college or university

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Work is performed indoors & outdoors. Manual dexterity, talking, hearing, and repetitive motion. Use of computing equipment, telephone, & printer/copier. Ability to travel to and from business related events. After hours work may be required.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.

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