The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) currently has a vacancy for an unclassified Utilities Engineer in the Utilities Division. The KCC is a multi-faceted agency responsible for regulating public utilities including electric, natural gas, telecommunication and water companies as well as motor carriers, oil and gas pipelines and oil and gas natural production. The Commission’s headquarters is in Topeka with the central Conservation office in Wichita and four Conservation district offices located in Chanute, Dodge City, Hays and Wichita.
The Utilities Engineer will provide technical review and analysis of water, gas and electric utility rate and tariff proposals regarding operations, quality of service, efficiency and other issues. Provides technical expertise in analyzing complaints involving electrical and natural gas utility companies.
Qualifications: Undergraduate engineering degree. Experience in the areas of electric transmission, distribution or generation preferred. Experience or knowledge of utility regulation is a plus. Good written and oral communications skills a must. Occasional travel may be required.
Salary: $65,000 annually
HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 3 STEPS.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at http://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/job/why-register (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at http://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply and submit to the Corporation Commission
STEP 3: E-mail these additional required documents to Sandra Rak at firstname.lastname@example.org . Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. Cover Letter Resume Two Relevant Writing Examples Tax Clearance Certificate Three Professional References
KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.
Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Sandra Rak
NOTE: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification documentation upon hire.
How You Will Be Evaluated: Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.
What To Expect Next: After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is completed. You may call or e-mail the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.
The Kansas Corporation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer