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Sr. Engineering Technical Analyst

Date: Nov 22, 2021


Company: Consumers Energy



Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities.  Consumers Energy services 6.7 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.  We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.


At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.





The Sr Engineering Tech Analyst II position is eligible for remote work or can be based in our Michigan locations. The successful candidate will need to be able to attend in person meetings at the Parnall office in Jackson as needed.




Perform complex engineering analysis, design support and administrative tasks related to non-standard commercial and industrial meter stands.  This may involve the installation of new stands, or the modification of existing stands.  Provide technical support for Operations on existing meter stands. This may impact multiple systems or programs, which require independent evaluation and coordination.  Is responsible for major modification of existing operations, equipment, procedures and/or the development and implementation of new methods.  He/she makes decisions and exercises technical judgment within the scope of the system or project and makes final recommendations related to complete projects or multi-discipline problems.  


  • Partner with various departments and customers to determine the needs for individual installations of the largest and most complex customer meter stands
  • Perform engineering duties to establish design criteria and develop guidance for designers
  • Host milestone meetings for stakeholders of each project
  • Obtain the materials and construction resources needed to complete the work
  • Maintain, collect, and apply feedback for continuous improvement
  • Perform drawing document management and drawing record completeness
  • Execute the 5-year plan along with other initiatives to improve the system health
  • Assist in the development of SWI specific to the C&I discipline
  • Mentor junior employees




This position may be filled as a Sr. Engineering Technical Analyst II or Sr. Engineer II based on the following qualifications:


  • Senior Engineering Technical Analyst II → Bachelor’s degree in a scientific/technical field, and a minimum of seven (7) years of related technical work experience; OR, Associate’s degree in a scientific/technical field, and a minimum of eleven (11) years of related technical work experience; OR, if no degree, a minimum of fifteen (15) years of related technical work experience.
  • Senior Engineer II → Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university, and a minimum of seven (7) or more years of applied engineering working experience.




  • CAD experience both 2D and 3D; preferably Bentley products MicroStation V8i, OpenPlant           
  • Experience calculating flow characteristics within pipe assemblies            
  • Document Management systems - Bentley ProjectWise
  • Technical Writing Skills  




This position requires the individual work a minimum of 40 hours per week (45-50 typical) with 90% of time spent in the designated work location or specific field locations. Travel is required to job sites and project meetings as needed.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and/or stand; Be capable of operating typical commercial computing and telecommunications equipment; The employee is frequently required to communicate with employees who speak or hear. The employee must frequently lift and move up to ten pounds and occasionally lift and move up to twenty pounds. The recommended maximum weight for employees to lift without the aid of other employees or a lifting device is 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level on construction sites is often loud.  Individual must have the ability to work up to 16 continuous hours during emergent work.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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