The average salary for an Electric Power Engineer is $87,921 per year.

$74,000 - $145,000
MEDIAN: $87,921

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Job Description for Electric Power Engineer

An electrical power engineer focuses on the efficient delivery and usage of electrical energy as a power source. Many electrical power engineers work directly for utility providers, but companies with manufacturing plants and other facilities that use substantial power may employ these engineers to help reduce energy costs and assess ongoing power needs. These engineers may also work as subcontractors and consultants in the private and public sectors.


Electric Power Engineer Tasks

  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.
  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.

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Common Health Benefits

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Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
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Vision: 100%
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