ALLIANT ENERGY Electric Standards Engineer in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

3726BR Electric Standards EngineerEngineeringCedar Rapids, IA, Madison, WITalent Gateway Posting DetailsThis rewarding position is responsible for material specification, design, and selection and will also provide technical expertise to field staff. The Electric Standards Engineer will work closely with operations staff, engineers, operations management and outside vendors. Will accept applications until a qualified pool is received.Position TypeRegularSchedule TypeFull-TimePosting DetailsLooking to power up your career? If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do, we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!What sets us apart?A dynamic, customer-focused team environmentA solid, comprehensive salary and benefit packageCareer advancement opportunitiesA culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, think beyond - be bold.Alliant Energy is currently seeking two Electric Standards Engineers. These positions may be filled at the Engineer I, II, III or Senior level depending on candidate qualifications. These positions are responsible for material specification, design, and selection and will also provide technical expertise to field staff. The Electric Standards Engineer will work closely with operations staff, engineers, operations management and outside vendors. The position requires a bachelors degree and the individual must have a valid driver's license as some travel may be required for projects and assignments.Positions may be located in Madison, Wisconsin or Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There may be flexibility for this position to work in other offices within our service territory, which will be evaluated on a case by case basis.Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.Job ResponsibilitiesPerforms work on a variety of assignments, some of which require in-depth analysis to determine appropriate solution; uses a variety of complex tools and resources to solve problems.In addition to the requirements for Engineer II, uses tools and standards to design for safety in operating and maintaining equipment.Maintains an awareness of customer needs and expectations and proposes solutions. Is proactively involved in the identification and solution of problems falling within assigned area of responsibility with minimal guidance.Goes beyond generally accepted guidelines to analyze problems and recommend possible solutions. Assists in solving moderately complex problems by identifying new ways of using existing procedures, techniques and resources.Applies governmental and organizational engineering standards; makes recommendations for changing processes and procedures.Interprets policy and exercises discretion and independent judgment in resolving moderately complex problems; may assist less experienced staff in making decisions.Frequently uses critical thinking skills necessary to develop recommendations which provide technically sound and the most cost effective solutions applied to a specific problem.Demonstrates an understanding of customer and business needs and regularly develops and implements the appropriate workable solution to problems based on given budgetary and schedule constraints.Makes medium risk decisions that involve direct application of technical knowledge with proper sign off from customer and minimal guidance form supervisor.Performs as a key team member who makes positive, supportive contributions on teams that deal with technical or operational problems.Proactively provides guidance to less experienced staff members. Has established effective working relationships with employees, contractors, customers, functional groups, and internal and external peers. Explains technical problems to internal stakeholders and accurately prepares detailed documents such as technical studies, project documentation for futu