- Location: Buffalo
- Salary: Market related
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
+ Provides estimates for each project phase: conceptual, schematic design, design development, and construction documents
+ Prepare detailed cost estimates via industry accepted methods such as RS Means for large projects.
+ Prepares or assists in the preparation of order-of-magnitude, preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques
+ Performs cost comparison analyses between in-house estimates and contractor estimates
+ Works with Project Managers and other disciplines to evaluate the appropriateness of budgets
+ Utilizes the appropriate company and industry historical data for cost estimates
+ Prepares project and discipline estimate summaries Basis of Estimate
+ Prepares detailed quantity take-offs on design and construction documents as required.
+ Provides technical assistance and advice in negotiating contracts and pricing change orders.
+ Establishes and maintains cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools
+ Leads the estimate reconciliation process with the project team
+ Maintains consistent and period communications with other estimator.
+ Review and validate contractor change orders in the construction phase.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationKansas City
Job Description:Primary owner to the design function of assigned projects that install or maintain overhead and underground equipment for various company projects requiring communication and coordination between Distribution, Substation, Transmission engineering, field and support personnel, company management, and external entities. Under minimal direction, develops the scope and cost estimates, design and drawing layout, labor, equipment and material specifications necessary to accurately estimate costs for the most complex and technically demanding projects. Performs office and field technical work to determine design and customer requirements for electric facilities according to company standards. Works with city, county, state, company, and other personnel as needed to optimize the design criteria for electric installations and modifications. Assists and works with other company departments and external entities on requests and specialized services as needed to support the company. Assists design services management with budget, planning, scheduling, government entity communications and other duties as needed.Mandatory: A Bachelors Degree in Engineering Technology, Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering or equivalent technical field such as Construction Science and Management is preferred (requires no less than a High School diploma).The ideal candidate will have related experience in technical design, project management skills, and experience leading contractors or employees in a technical function. Excellent communication, teamwork, computer, and technical skills are essential to success in this role.Must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills in English that will be utilized to accomplish required coordination between other company departments and external entities.Must have good intermediate math, business/technical writing skills, and technical reading skills.Must have knowledge of electric Distribution, Substation, and Transmission facilities.Must have the ability to handle stressful situations appropriately.Must be an effective project manager.Must have the ability to perform the physical activities of the job (includes, but not limited to hearing, seeing, walking, talking, reading, typing, writing, color distinction, depth perception, working outside in adverse conditions, and lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, etc.).AutoCAD or similar application experience a plus.Experience with the use of Maximo.Experience with use of Microsoft Office Suite.
- SalaryMarket related
Job Summary:This position has single point accountability for the projects they are executing. They will be under the general direction of a Sr. Project Manager. This position is responsible for the management of all phases of project planning and execution to ensure all project success factors are met, including but not limited to scope, schedule, cost, quality, environmental, safety, communications, security, and integration. In addition, this position is highly involved in the funding management and budgeting of the project / program responsible. This position will work directly with a full project team on a daily basis that includes Project Controls, Construction Management, Engineering, Real Estate, Environmental, Permitting & Community/Public Engagement to name a few. This position typically will be assigned projects classified as "Green " per the Project Management Center of Excellence Project Profile Matrix. Green projects typically range from $50 to $250M with a moderate to high level of complexity. These projects typically involve complex but mature technology, moderate scope complexity, and stakeholders that include facility and department level personnel in addition to Senior Management, and possibly the Board of Directors and External Agencies. The PM serves as the unifying agent providing leadership, management, direction, coordination, and control of the overall project in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements. Responsibilities and Duties: Describe the major responsibilities and significant job duties required to successfully perform each responsibility. Indicate the approximate percentage of time spent on each responsibility during the year by order of overall importance or impact. 25% Establish and maintain communications among all project/programs stakeholders. Structure, lead, and/or assist in leading all project related meetings and reports required to ensure open communication between all team members, key stakeholders, and management (regular project reviews, kickoff meetings, weekly reports & monthly reports) and to properly report project status. Assure that Project Plan, all appropriate reports and reporting means are developed and managed according to PMCoE Standards. Coordination with the various internal and external organizations that are providing services to the project (development, engineering, project controls, estimating, construction management, supply chain, legal, EHS, QA/QC, operations, communications, regulatory, security, fuels, transmission, etc.). The PM manages all matrixed members of the team on a daily basis and is responsible for assuring all project deliverables (KPIs) are being met. 40% Plan the project (s) assigned to, including scope, schedule, cost, safety, and quality aspect of the project. Drive the process of project planning including scope definition, estimating, schedule formation and monitoring, cost control measures, procurement/contracting strategies, equipment selection, vendor selection, start-up and commissioning plans, and integration processes. This includes project planning and execution activities like scope definition, detailed design, construction, start-up and commissioning, turnover to operations, and warranty management. 25% Execute projects according to Plan within designed scope, cost and schedule limits. Includes objectives, stakeholders, scope, roles and responsibilities, assumptions and constraints, deliverables, WBS, schedule, external communication, regulatory strategy, procurement strategy, contractor and supplier strategy, resource plan, budget, lessons learned, risk plan, quality plan, safety plan, environmental plan, security plan, integration plan, data management plan, communications and reporting plan, change management, and project close out. 10% Effective Presentation Skills. Ability to create, develop and deliver project / business case presentations to Senior Management / project sponsors.
- Salary$65 - 75 per hour
- LocationFort Worth
The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead electrical design project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting electrical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs. Lead electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers. Prepare electrical equipment: packaged equipment specifications and data sheets, Request for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations. Review electrical equipment vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers. Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders. Applies expert knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry. Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions. Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software. Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of electrical systems. Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients. Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications. Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met. Participate sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits. Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the electrical engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers. Responsible for QA/QC process adherence. Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationSt. Louis
Description:Responsible for oversight of substation engineering and consulting services for clients across the US and internationally. Main responsibilities include leading others in creating electrical protection & control and/or physical layout design deliverables. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the future of the resiliency and reliability of the electric grid. Opportunities to advance into leadership/management roles are available. Position may include full or partial responsibility of the following assignments: Lead in preparation of proposals and scope development, including: Conceptual designs and execution plansEngineering/project cost estimates and schedules Lead in the execution of engineering activities: Physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of materialProtection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring and relay panel wiringCalculations for studies and reports (grounding, lighting protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)Equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing Lead coordination of design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)Develop and improve processes, tools and/or technology implementationsProvide leadership, training and mentoring to less experienced engineers and team membersRegularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnelPerform quality reviews for other engineers and designersProvide short term field support during constructionSupport business development and marketing initiativesOther areas of involvement may include: relay settings, 3D modeling/design, or industry/professional technical committee involvement Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)Professional Engineer registration strongly preferredProficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI StandardStrong preference for those with: Excellent written & verbal communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsCapability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures and criteria
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationSt. Louis
Responsible for substation engineering and consulting services for clients across the US and internationally. Main responsibilities include creating electrical protection & control and/or physical layout design deliverables. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the future of the resiliency, reliability and economic operation of the electric grid. Opportunities to advance into leadership roles are available.Position may include leading or executing the following assignments: Preparation of proposals and scope development, including conceptual designs and execution plansPrepare engineering cost and man-hour estimates and schedulesPhysical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of materialProtection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring and relay panel wiringPrepare calculations and reports for engineering studies (grounding, lightning protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testingCoordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced team membersRegularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnelPerform quality reviews for other engineers and designersProvide short term field support during constructionSupport business development and marketing initiativesOther areas of involvement may include: relay settings, 3D/intelligent design, or industry/professional technical committee involvement Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)Completion of FE exam strongly preferredProficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI StandardStrong preference for those with: Excellent written & verbal communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsCapability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures and criteria
- Salary$95k per year
Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer (REMOTE) Location:Pacific State/Territory: Department:Power Delivery Line Mgmt Dept Description Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer (REMOTE)Company is seeking a Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer for our Power Delivery Line Department. This position includes the ability to work remotely from a mutually agreed upon location in the Pacific time zone. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, supporting, and coordinating the following: Project Support Lead and/or support the initial project execution layout to ensure an efficient and effective project plan has been establishedManage engineers, drafters, and designers on small to medium-sized engineering projects and interface directly with the clientResponsible for creating and maintaining a project schedule and budgetConduct weekly or bi-weekly project meetings to clearly outline upcoming deliverables and tasks with responsible personnel identifiedCoordinate with clients on project status and support project meetings as necessaryMaintain project workflow and thorough communication across multi-discipline projects, both internal and external to POWERForecast upcoming project requirements to assist in resource planningFacilitate and adhere to POWER's QA/QC procedure to ensure the correct personnel is performing the required QA/QC reviewParticipate in industry conferences, both internal and external, to improve profession growth while fostering knowledge transfer to colleaguesDevelop Transmission Line design knowledge pertaining to PLS-CADD, structure staking, foundations, assembly drawings, steel pole performance loading, material procurement, construction specification, and construction support Project Manager Support Maintain project status reportsProvide weekly or bi-weekly project updates and project forecastingLead and/or support PM by meeting with clients, both in-person and remotelyDevelop client relationships allowing POWER the opportunity to position ourselves to win future work Department Manager Support Support resource forecast planning for upcoming and current project loadsParticipate in new hire screening and review processesProvide business improvement methodologies and proceduresDiscuss project and/or department personnel conflicts, performance issues, and collaborate on a suitable approach to constructively provide a successful resolution Contribute to Business Planning and Budgeting Required Education/Experience: Professional Engineering licensureBachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or Construction ManagementThe candidate must have a strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.Experience using the Microsoft Office software suiteAt least 3 years of experience using PLS-CADD Preferred Education/Experience: Electric utility industry experienceExperience managing projects and leading multi-disciplined teamsDesign experience up to 230kVDistribution design experienceAt least 3-years of experience using POLE, TOWER and FAD Tools software packagesTransmission line routingTransmission foundation designTransmission structure load and designCost estimating and schedulingExperience using L-Pile and Microsoft Projects At our company, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.You'll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You'll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you'll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.Since we're employee-owned, we get to make our company a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package: Gender affirming care Fertility Benefits New Dads and Moms Benefit program Maternity and Paternity Leave Telehealth Benefit covers all providers 401K Voluntary Life Insurance Vacation/Paid Sick Leave Paid Holidays Medical/Dental/Vision Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $70-$95K per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc. Our company is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled#LI-AA1 #LI-Remote
- Salary$42 - 44 per hour
Description:The Assistant Project Controls Specialist will support all aspects of project controls and reporting, including, project change management, cost control, progress measurement, schedule development and schedule control. Assist with developing, implementing and maintaining a cost management reporting data warehouse to produce valuable program controls reports and data. Perform project planning and scheduling tasks.Coordinate project schedules and assist with the development of scheduling reports.Coordinate project set-up in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software.Review data; maintain logs; and run reports in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software or other tools.Validate Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).Perform budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts.Assist with upstream (prime contract) / downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders.Document changes to cost reports or forecasts.Assist with the development of a cash flow.Assist with the development of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 schedules.Complete schedules and diagrams in Microsoft Visio.Apply logic ties within the schedule.Document schedule progress.Perform resource loading of a schedule.Develop a earned value tracking document.Integrate data from one program to another.Assist quality checks and inspections on project controls deliverables.All other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.Experience with Oracle Primavera P6.Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Proficient with Microsoft Office.May be required to obtain an OSHA 10 hour safety certification.Willingness to accept long term field assignments
- SalaryMarket related
My client are a full-service, utility scale, solar and storage developer bringing projects from origination through development. The company has a portfolio of projects in late-stage development totalling 6GW solar and 3GW storage across three key markets of the UK, Australia, and Ireland. As of 2022, they agreed to sell the UK’s largest solar PV transaction to date consisting of a portfolio of 12 projects with a combined capacity of 519MW of projects including 70MW of collocated energy storage capacity to Scottish Power Renewables (UK) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global utility Iberdrola Group. Responsibilities: Establish and lead a team of electrical design engineers to design and deliver efficient connections for the clients portfolio of solar and storage assets.Undertake primary and secondary electrical design for 33 kV and 132 kV solar and storage connections across the UK. Engage closely with DNO’s to ensure timely approval of contestable designs in accordance with each DNO’s functional specifications.Lead the partial and full NERS accreditation processes to obtain ICP status for electrical design. Lead the establishment and development of the necessary tools and templates required to efficiently undertake ICP designs to a standard acceptable by DNOs.Co-ordinate the implementation of a best practice management system for undertaking electrical designs in compliance with the NERS standard. Manage the engagement of specialist consultants to establish the necessary policies and procedures as well as external NERS auditors to achieve and maintain accreditation.Apply your electrical engineering knowledge to undertake primary and secondary electrical designs for contestable grid connections for solar and storage using industry standard software programmes (AUTOCAD, CDEGS, PowerFactory, ETAP etc.), automating time consuming processes where possible.Provide engineering support to the project development team to ensure efficient and cost-effective grid connection strategies are pursued for solar and storage projects.Develop and foster close working relationships with DNO’s to collaborate and negotiate on grid connection options, costs, and timelines and achieve successful outcomes in contestable design review processes.Manage a database of grid connection costs for primary, secondary, and auxiliary electrical equipment associated with the connection of solar and storage projects to assist in financial modelling for prospective projects.Support the delivery of the project pipeline to energisation by providing electrical engineering guidance throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases. Requirements: Degree in electrical engineering or similar.Technical understanding of the primary and electoral design and of high voltage grid connections for generation connections.Proven track record in undertaking ICP designs in the UK (5+ years).Proficient in electrical design software packages (AUTOCAD, PowerFactory etc.)Knowledge of the technical characteristics of utility scale solar PV and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) is desirable.Ability to communicate with DNOs to achieve positive project outcomes.Excellent inter-disciplinary communication and presentation skills.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.Strong focus on Health, Safety & Environment.Chartered/Incorporated status is desirable. This is a hybrid role. Attendance at the London office will be required 3 days minimum per week and occasional travel to the main hub office in Dublin is expected.
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The team here at Spencer Ogden is working with an EPC contractor on DRAX to provide key personnel to their commissioning team. They are looking for a Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer, please see role below. Please confirm interest with a copy of your CV.Summary: Experienced Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer with a track record of over 10 years. Specializing in gas turbines, responsible for overseeing mechanical commissioning, with expertise in heavy-duty gas turbines and Balance of Plant (BOP) systems. Provide leadership, troubleshoot mechanical issues, ensure safety compliance, and drive project success.Responsibilities: Lead and mentor a team of mechanical engineers.Develop comprehensive commissioning plans.Execute mechanical commissioning activities for gas turbines and BOP systems.Ensure safety protocols and quality standards are met.Troubleshoot and resolve mechanical issues.Manage documentation and reporting.Collaborate with stakeholders for streamlined processes.Apply expertise in heavy-duty gas turbines and BOP systems. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.Minimum 10 years' experience in mechanical commissioning.Strong leadership and project management skills.Expertise in heavy-duty gas turbines and Balance of Plant systems.In-depth knowledge of safety protocols and industry standards.Must be a UK national or have the right to work in the UK Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
- Salary$75 - 85 per hour + Per Diem
Testing, including (without limitation): reading/verifying all voltage and current inputs to relays; verifying all metering (local and SCADA); calibrating all relays; trip testing (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all function switches, etc.Performing routine troubleshooting and repair of substation relaying and control equipment. Commission new substations, power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and microprocessor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, pilot wire, transfer, transfer trip, fiber optic, CVT’s, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipmentPlanning, scheduling, and completing test activities efficiently, on time, without service interruptionsProviding Project Technical Support to Field Service personnel Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years of field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and repairing substation relaying and control schemesExperience is desirable in any of the following related areas: substation design (including protection & control engineering); substation construction; substation commissioning; SCADA/Fault Data/SER/Integration-Automation equipment installation and testing3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment softwareTest equipment and toll/wiring usage; interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above; basic PC skillsQuickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment; communicate effectively with diverse groups, tailoring communication for audience and situationLearn and apply client’s switching procedures and safety measures as require
- Salary$120k - 160k per year + Full Benefits, Annual Bonus, Retirement (401k)
Requirements: Registered Professional EngineerBS/EE related discipline from an accredited four-year college or university12 or more years’ experience, working in the AEC Industry with vast knowledge of Electrical AutoCAD, Revit, NavisWorks (All, or a combination)Strong communication, writing, and organizational skills Experience with lighting software (visual and/or AGI32) Experience in indoor and outdoor lighting design Responsibilities: Manage Budgets, scopes, proposals, and work force allocation.Serves as primary project technical spokesperson and as a designated client contact; coordinates regular plan reviewsPrepares design computations, load, fault current, illumination, voltage regulation and protection device coordination studiesResearch code and regulatory agency issues and coordinates with code/agency officials in resolving project questions/issuesDevelops probable construction cost opinions for his/her projects within the departmentAttends client meetings -- days or nightsAnalyzes reports, drawings, blueprints, and test results to plan and design projectsPerforms field inspections, investigations, and site observations on construction sites; responds to construction issues raised by contractorsPrepares reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
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Lead Field Service Engineer Rotating Machines, Reduction gears and TurbinesRole Summary:The Lead Field Service Engineer (FSE) will provide technical direction for overhaul, repair and maintenance of equipment consisting of: marine and industrial gear sets; and motor and generator bearings to customer repair teams. You will report to the FSE Manager and manage work items to support customer and internal requirements.Essential Responsibilities:As Lead Field Service Engineer you will:· Perform technical service for safe and successful overhaul, repair and maintenance on marine main reduction gears, industrial gears, attached drives, alignments, motor and generator mechanical equipment. This will include providing technical direction to skilled labor performing work on customer sites to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements and quality standards of the service request;· Knowledge and ability to execute electrical tests in MV AC Electrical Motors and Generators: Insulation resistance, Winding resistance, voltage drop test, transformation ratio.· Knowledge and ability to perform tests and inspections: Borescope inspections, Neutral zone adjustments, brush and brush holders' tests and adjustments, commutation inspection (surface condition, sparkling conditions, etc.).· Knowledge and ability to perform motors & generators Start-up/Commissioning: Static tests, operational tests (temperature elevation, vibrational tests, electrical parameters, etc.).· Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of electrical components such as cables, capacitors, rtd´s, surge arresters, fan motors, CT´s, TC´s, winding (coil assembly, parts insulation, etc.), etc.· Effectively communicate internally and with customers and skilled labor the job-planning requirements (including risk assessment, and technical requirements) that define in detail the operations to be performed through your review of the job requirements, engineering procedures, drawings, schedules, and process instructions;· Prepare timely and accurate timesheets, expense account statements, and professional reports.· Knowledge and ability to execute mechanical inspections in Large and Medium electrical rotating machines (motors & generators): Dimensional control Sleeve & roller bearings, air-gap inspections, metrology skills, etc.· Knowledge and ability to perform shaft alignments: Flexible and solid couplings, Motor - Gear box / Load machines, Generator - gear box / turbine;· Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of mechanical components, machine parts such as rotor, stator, covers, heat exchanger, sleeve bearings, roller bearings, couplings, mechanical seals, etc.;