Central Design Engineer
Evergy, Inc.
 Shawnee Mission, KS

JOB TITLE: Central Design Engineer

REQUISITION: TRA00AZ

DEPARTMENT: Central Design – KC Metro: Belton Service Center, F&M Manchester Service Center or Johnson County Service Center

LOCATION: Belton, MO

Kansas City, MO

Lenexa, KS

PAY RANGE: Engineer I: $58,400 - $73,000

Engineer II: $71,200 - $89,000

Staff Engineer: $79,600 - $99,500

Sr. Engineer: $80,600 - $107,500

Scheduled Work Hours: Core hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or as work conditions dictate.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Engineer I

Assists experienced engineers in developing studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets. Provides analytical support for consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers because of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities. Collects and compiles financial data for budget and actual costs of projects.

Engineer II & Staff Engineer

Develops studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers because of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities under an experienced engineer. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects under the guidance of an experienced engineer.

Sr. Engineer

Develops studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers because of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects. Frequently operates independently and seeks guidance when appropriate. Generally, is looked to be a team lead. Operates independently with minimal instruction from supervisor.

Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical preferred, from an accredited university (ABET). Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and design theory required. Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.

Engineer I - 0-2 years of engineering experience

Engineer II - 2 or more years of engineering experience

Staff Engineer - 4 or more years of engineering experience

Sr Engineer - Typically possesses 8 or more years of engineering experience and an active member of a recognized industry committee or published in recognized technical journals or at minimum has two related career experiences or clearly demonstrated team leadership abilities on critical projects.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

Engineer I

Provide technical assistance in support of others

Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction

Ability to apply engineering principles to find solutions to problems

Demonstrate performance to think creatively and resourcefully in devising practical solutions to problems encountered

Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems

Engineer II

Provide technical assistance in support of senior engineers

Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction

Serve as qualified technical representative of the Company as assigned by keeping abreast of the latest developments and techniques pertaining to engineering and operating functions in the assigned field

Achieve successful completion of assigned projects within economic and time constraints by acting as lead engineer

Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems

Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.

Staff Engineer

Provide technical assistance in support of senior engineers

Influence project decisions having a small impact on the company

Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction

Serve as qualified technical representative of the Company as assigned by keeping abreast of the latest developments and techniques pertaining to engineering and operating functions in the assigned field

Achieve successful completion of assigned projects within economic and time constraints by acting as lead engineer

Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems

Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.

Sr Engineer

Influence project decisions having a moderate impact on the company

Apply technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction

Application of engineering principles to a broad range of requirements

Ability to analyze and interpret complex engineering systems

Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.

Ability to influence decisions affecting modifications or additions to system

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: None

Working Conditions: Most work is performed in an office with field work as necessary to perform the job. Travel to other locations within the company is required. Position requires work beyond normal working hours depending on workload, project deadlines, and service restoration efforts. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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