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Systems Engineer – Electric Division

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 1 year ago

Town of Danvers | Systems Engineer

The Town of Danvers welcomes applications for the full-time benefitted position of Systems Engineer with the Electric Division. The Town of Danvers is a reputable Town on the North Shore, providing a supportive and welcoming environment for Town staff – including a commitment to professional development and policies to support a good work/life balance. The Systems Engineer designs and manages the Town’s distribution projects, including overhead, underground and substation construction. Evaluates the impact of localized load growth of the electrical system; provides recommendations for plans to accommodate such growth.

Minimum qualifications include bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution is required, with a concentration in Power Systems preferred; Seven to ten years of electrical distribution experience. Three years of experience in project management required; Five years preferred. Must be able to obtain Red Tag and High Voltage qualification as determined by the Utility Director within 6 months from date of hire. Must be able to qualify for and function as the Control Authority, as determined by the Utility Director, for the electric distribution system, within one year of the year immediately following Red Tag and High Voltage qualification. This time frame may be extended by the Utility Director under certain circumstances. Although qualified Systems Engineer applicants are preferred, the Town will consider well-qualified Senior Distribution Engineer applicants as well.

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This position works 35 hours per week. Union position (Grade 27X) pay scale starting at $109,622 annually, with the ability to move through scale (via step system) to the max step at $142,214. Hiring range DOQ. Once qualified to serve as Control Authority will receive weekly stipend for serving within the on-call rotation. Average on-call responsibility ranges 10-13 weeks annually at current bargained rate of $750/week.  Excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance with employer contribution to premium.

To apply please send a Town application, resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923; or by email to [email protected].  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Town of Danvers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics.  The EEO is the Law  poster is available for your reference.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact us at [email protected] or (978) 777-0001 x3030 in advance to request assistance.


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