Job details

Spring Valley
Market related
Job Type
29 Tage her

Under general supervision of the Section Manager of Transmission & Substation Engineering, accomplishes dynamic civil and structural engineering contribution requiring design, engineering and project management skills, as well as significant individual intuition. The scope of responsibilities involves the design and application of utility grade overhead transmission systems and electric substations for the Company. The Senior Engineer shall also provide unprecedented participation and representation for the Company at industry meetings.

Serve as Project Civil Engineer for Overhead Transmission or Substation Projects. Prepare material, equipment and construction labor specifications for overhead transmission and substation civil construction projects.

• Provides exceptional support to Section Manager.

• Employ transmission and structural engineering design software such as PLS-CADD, PLS-Tower, PLS-Pole, RISA-3D, RISA-Foot, Civil Bay, EPRI’s FAD, HEC-RAS and online USGS Streamstats.

• Understand and implements civil engineering site development practices such as site planning, grading, excavation, drainage, roadways as related to substations facilities, overhead transmission facilities and right-of-ways.

• Maximize diagnostic tool application such as MS Project, as well as other financial and project management tools used by Transmission & Substation Engineering to effectually oversee construction projects.

• Avidly review, analyze and prepares layouts and preliminary designs for each project to determine best practices and designs.

• Achieve preliminary engineering cost estimating and creatively develop project design alternatives as necessary.

• Serve as Project Engineer for all assigned overhead transmission and substation engineering projects while managing lower level engineers, consultants and contractors. Work closely with manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers relative to their proposals, project performance, specification of materials, and processing of invoices for payment in accordance with their performance under contract.

• Assist the EHV (Extra high Voltage) Line Operations and Substation Operations Departments by reviewing and/or proposing designs for maintenance projects.

• Work with EHV personnel to analyze overhead transmission system problems, assist in system testing, and develop feasibility studies and required solutions to solve system problems as they arise.

• Collaborate alongside the Real Estate Department, New Business and Community Affairs in reviewing right-of-way encroachments.

• Formulate sketches to be used as the design guide for the Design Drafters in the preparation of standards and project construction drawings.

• Provide departmental updates on the current status and progress of projects, including the update of the Living Budget.

• Keeps informed and up to date of the latest industry standards and developments in the overhead transmission engineering and construction field.

• Attends departmental meetings and serves on committees as required.

• May be required to supervise civil engineers for all transmission and substation civil engineering projects assigned and coordinate internal and external resources for interdepartmental projects.

• Participate in the Company’s Emergency Response Plan through a designated storm assignment.

• Performs other related assignments as required.