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Alliant Energy Field Engineering Specialist in Chariton, Iowa

4995BRJob Responsibilities:

  • ​Handles routine customer inquiries and engineering detail using standard operating procedures involving tariff application, extension rules and agreements, service rules, code requirements, service entrance, and metering requirements.

  • May be responsible for emergency response in assigned processes.

  • Assists in detail planning for work orders including as-builts, preparing estimates and work orders, preparing necessary maps and sketches, closing work orders, preparing material lists, ensures accuracy of sag calculations, and switching/valve sequence planning.

  • Performs a variety of routine field work including, but not limited to locating and sizing services, load determination, distribution easements, staking, and survey work of moderate difficulty, field checks, licenses and joint use applications while adhering to regulatory requirements.

  • Tracks and reports work related functions necessary to support the business processes including creating work requests, CIS transactions, and establishing projects in work management, GIS/Mapping System, and various other systems.

  • Provide technical support for work requests, resolves technical issues, and ensures crews understand work scope, detail, and structure.

  • Works with hourly and salaried supervisors in scheduling work for others.

  • Assists distribution engineering in development of project scopes and schedules using project management concepts and software.

Requisition ID:4995BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Chariton, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:

Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • A dynamic, customer-focused team environment

  • A solid, comprehensive salary and benefit package

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • A culture that embraces our core values of safety, integrity, respect, service, and responsibility

We have an exciting opportunity for a Field Engineering Specialist (may be filled at I, II or Senior level) to work on both gas and electric projects. This position will be based in our Ames, IA Operations Center.

The Field Engineering Specialist will support gas and electric projects within our communities in Iowa and will communicate regularly with internal and external customers on these projects.

We are looking for an individual who has relevant experience such as: electrical, plumbing, HVAC, surveying, excavation, construction project management, residential/commercial construction, public/private utility work.

  • This position may be filled up to a senior level

  • This position has a residency requirement of 40 minutes. Candidates must live within a 40 minute response window of the Ames operating center.

  • Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g. H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position

Job Category:Field Operations Job Qualifications:Education and Experience Requirements

Field Engineering Specialist I

  • This position requires a associate's degree in a related are OR in the absence of a degree, 2 years of related experience.

Field Engineering Specialist II

  • This position requires an associate's degree and 2 years of related experience OR in the absence of a degree, 4 years of related experience

Senior Field Engineering Specialist

  • This position requires an associate's degree and 5 years of related experience OR in the absence of a degree 7 years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Good knowledge of math, physics and construction practices.

  • Ability to comprehend design and work packaging standards, federal/state regulations.

  • Ability to comprehend gas and electric codes, OSHA rules, DOT requirements.

  • Ability to comprehend utility construction equipment, project management, and material procurement processes.

  • Good survey and drafting skills.

  • Basic financial analysis knowledge.

  • Basic mechanical skills gained through training or job experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management).

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Able to become qualified in electrical operations switching, gas operations, and gas emergency procedures within three years.

  • Works in a diverse and inclusive environment.

*Note: All Candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

To apply for this challenging opportunity, please complete our online application at Title:Field Engineering SpecialistTalent Gateway Posting Details:The Field Engineering Specialist will support gas and electric projects within our communities in Iowa and will communicate regularly with internal and external customers. Responsible for delivering outstanding service to our customers by ensuring the successful completion of work orders.