The latest comprehensive energy job descriptions.

Civil/Structural Engineer: Designs and supervises construction projects. Estimates costs, personnel and material needs. Prepares proposals and establishes schedules. Relies on instructions and guidelines to perform job functions. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Contract Administrator: Aids in the preparation of contractual provisions and the administration of contract proposals. Prepares bids and negotiates specifications and provisions. Works under direct supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Controls Engineer: Designs, develops and supervises all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment and machinery. Relies on instructions and guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Electrical Engineer: Designs, tests, installs and maintains large-scale electronic equipment or machinery. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Electrical Substation Control Designer: Designs and develops layouts for electrical circuits or systems for power distribution. Requires basic knowledge of electrical equipment and local building codes. Relies on instructions and guidelines to perform job functions. Works under immediate supervision. May require a bachelor’s degree in a related area.

Environmental Engineer: Identifies, assesses, reports and resolves problems concerning the environment. May also design, install, operate and maintain measuring apparatus to determine the level of air, land and water pollutants. Relies on instructions and guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Firmware Engineer: Creates, tests and debugs firmware. Writes new codes and assists in manufacturing or working in other design duties. Collaborates with programmers and hardware designers.

Instrumentation/Calibration Technician: Calibrates, maintains, repairs and troubleshoots instrumentation and equipment. Relies on instructions and guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 0-3 years of related experience.

Materials Engineer: Plans for the most cost-effective utilization of materials. Applies knowledge of materials science to recommend engineering and manufacturing changes to attain design objectives. Reviews blueprints and specifications to determine the appropriate materials needed. May require a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Mechanical Engineer: Designs, develops and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment and machinery. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to the design of engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-3 years of experience. Relies on instructions and guidelines.

Nuclear Engineer: Designs, initiates and researches nuclear equipment and systems. Monitors testing, operation and maintenance of nuclear reactors. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-2 years of experience.

Planner: Gathers performance data and assesses whether or not departments are performing according to production schedules. Produces reports that evaluate plant capacity and identify areas where improvements can be made. Works under general supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience. Relies on experience and judgment.

Project Engineer: Prepares schedules and forecasts resource allocations by reviewing project proposals and plans. May work in conjunction with or in place of a project manager. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related area.

Quality Engineer: Performs inspections and sets quality assurance testing models for analysis of raw materials, materials in process and finished products. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Scheduler: Helps schedule all power purchases and sales as they come in. Provides necessary data to generate profit and loss statements. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 0-2 years of experience.

Systems Engineer: Responsible for the planning and engineering of an organization’s systems infrastructure. Includes the implementation and design of hardware and software. Monitors the performance of systems. Relies on limited experience and judgment. Works under general supervision. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of relevant experience.