This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Power Equipment Engineer/Specialist in Gary, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Gary, IN
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:

Job Description


Responsible for the design, installation, testing and maintenance of EHV and HV substation power equipment in the Company's electric transmission and distribution substations.  Provides engineering support on site and directs various operating, maintenance and construction personnel to insure that all substation power systems are installed, tested, and operate properly.  Maintains, inspects and troubleshoots power transformers, circuit breakers, reclosers, batteries, chargers and monitoring equipment used on the electric system.  Investigates and provides solutions to field problems with power equipment at company-owned substations or customer facilities.  Designs and installs power equipment-monitoring systems.  Assists in planning and prioritizing of substation maintenance.  Provides technical assistance and engineering services to various departments within the company as well as industrial, commercial, and residential customers. 

  • Knowledge of electrical engineering principles including:  electric circuit theory, electric energy systems, electronics theory, equipment troubleshooting and practices, and engineering computer applications including mainframe and PC based programs. 
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering principals includes hydraulics, thermodynamics, statics and dynamics, pneumatics, and material science. 
  • Skills required include the ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical schematics, operate electrical test and measurement equipment and interpret the results. 
  • It is essential to have good communication skills for interfacing with company bargaining unit and non-bargaining unit personnel or outside customers. 
  • Knowledge normally acquired through four-year BSEE or BSEET degree and experience gained in other engineering positions. 
Other Information

This position may be filled as a Engineer or Specialist based on degree and experience.

Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at on or before February 23rd!

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.