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Electrical Engineer II

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1813

Job Requisition ID:  2331

Agency:  Illinois Commerce Commission  
Closing Date/Time:  04/21/2021 
Salary:  [[$4,587 - $6,820 monthly]] 
Job Type:  [[Electrical Engineering]] 
County:  [[Sangamon]] 
Number of Vacancies:  [[1]] 
Plan/BU:  [[RC 63 paygrade 18]] 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

Colette Smith

217-557-4206

colette.smith@illinois.gov

Illinois Commerce Commission

527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701.

 

Posting Identification # 2331

  2331 

ICC Overview

The ICC is made up of 2 main segments. The Bureau of Public Utilities and The Bureau of Transportation. 

Public Utility Services

Through its Bureau of Public Utilities, the Commission oversees the provision of adequate, reliable, efficient and safe utility services at the least possible cost to Illinois citizens served by electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water and sewer public utility companies.

Transportation Services

Through its Bureau of Transportation, the Commission oversees public safety and consumer protection programs with regard to intrastate commercial motor carriers of general freight, household goods movers, relocation towers, safety towers, personal property warehouses and repossession agencies. The Commission’s Rail Safety Program also inspects and regulates the general safety of railroad tracks, facilities and equipment in the state.

Job Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Engineering, Electric Engineer II will monitor, review and analyze electric utility system planning and operations and provides expert advice to the Commission on those issues, requiring use of scanners, personal computers and corresponding printers, using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook software programs. Independently evaluates multiple assignments and workload in order to properly prioritize activities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in electric engineering, prefer at least three years of regulatory experience or relevant electric utility experience, prefers advanced degree. This position requires a person with sufficient maturity and professionalism to deal with highly confidential, sensitive, or controversial information and documents; thorough knowledge of manual and automated office equipment; extensive knowledge of English composition, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; extensive knowledge of personal computers, Windows programs and the ability to apply human relations skills in interaction with management, other ICC staff, and the public.

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements include adequate mobility and stamina to walk, stand, or sit for extended periods of time during site inspections; ability to bend or stoop repeatedly, ability to lift, carry, and operate light equipment (less than 20 pounds) for extended periods of time and while mobile; visual acuity sufficient to review records, perform visual inspections, and distinguish colors; and speech and hearing adequate to communicate detailed information in environments with significant amounts of background noise. Additionally, requires ability to perform assigned duties while subjected to various weather and environmental conditions. Travel of 20 to 25 percent anticipated.

Education Degree

Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in electric engineering, prefer at least three years of regulatory experience or relevant electric utility experience, prefers advanced degree.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday  
Work Location: 527 E Capitol Ave Springfield, IL 62701-1813  
Agency Contact:

Colette Smith

Email: colette.smith@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-557-4206

Job Function:  Legal and Compliance; Public Safety; Transportation  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPERATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: colette.smith@illinois.gov

Colette Smith

217-557-4206

colette.smith@illinois.gov

Illinois Commerce Commission

527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701.

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisiton ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requistion ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after)and official college transcripts(Where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s)will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.