Job type: Permanent
Job reference: : BBBH105940
Location: USA, New York
Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
Date posted: 20/11/2017
Perform engineering and design services, provide construction and project management assistance to ensure successful completion of large and small scale overhead electric transmission projects. You will also provide technical expertise and support to Operations, Project Management, Planning, Public Affairs, Marketing departments, as well as external customers in support of the LIPA Transmission system. Evaluate the application and use of systems, materials, equipment and new technologies in support of the LIPA transmission system.
*Develop and evaluate the design of electric transmission systems and related facilities based upon reliability and economy, with consideration to operation, safety and maintenance requirements.
*Develop material, engineering design, construction specifications/associated drawings, and standards as required for successful completion of assigned transmission projects.
*Develop, review and revise standards as a result of recommendations by industry associations and codes (e.g. IEEE, EEI, ANSI, and NESC) related to state of the art materials and engineering/operating methods.
*Participate in Research & Development initiatives, evaluate and procure new materials/equipment to improve performance of the electric transmission system.
*Work with internal and external organizations/customers to ensure prudent engineering solutions are undertaken to special engineering and construction projects.
*Perform budget/project cost estimates, special engineering studies, investigations and calculations as required.
*Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus a minimum of 2 years of progressive engineering and construction related work experience.
-Associate Engineer - up to 2 years of professional engineering experience in Electric/Gas Utility Plant/Operations industry.
-Engineer - 2 years or more years professional engineering experience in Electric/Gas Utility Plant/Operations industry.
-Staff Engineer - 4 years or more professional engineering experience or demonstrated, sustained performance at a higher level in Electric/Gas Utility Plant/Operations industry.
*Knowledge of engineering design and analysis of overhead electric transmission systems from 23kV to 345kV.
*Knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and other related guidelines related to electric transmission system engineering, design and operation.
*Familiarity with Occupational Safety Health Act (OSHA) guidelines as they apply to the electric industry.
*Strong interpersonal, communications, writing and administrative skills.
*Strong analytical and computer skills. Some experience with various business and technical software (e.g. Word, Excel, and AutoCAD).
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