OPPD's Lead Substation Engineer (Civil/Structural/PE) is both an individual technical contributor and an assistant to the Manager in directing and monitoring the work, training, and quality results of the Substation Engineering design team staff in support of departmental engineering, design, specifications, drawings, work orders and operational support for the construction or modification of the District’s substations. Support the manager with motivation, coaching and mentoring of departmental personnel, evaluating performance and identify strengths and weakness within core and technical competencies while developing activities, training opportunities, goals and objectives to improve them. Work through close collaboration with Substation Engineering Manager and Principal Engineer for all design processes and execution of engineering assignments.
Performance is measured by the safety, reliability, operability, regulatory compliance, project performance and the engagement of the design team.
Position Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
Provide and coordinate substation engineering efforts.
Accountable for design safety, personnel safety, reliability, operability, economy, timely completion, and within budget of District and customer substation assigned projects.
Participate in engineering, planning, estimating, design, drafting, analysis, permitting, specification development, contracts, work orders, and close-out activities.
Provide critical support for generation station transformers and related high voltage equipment.
Maintain effective relationships with corporate personnel, consultants, equipment vendors, and contractors to ensure project integration.
Coordinate substation design efforts with collocated neighboring utilities or customer utilities to provide for integrated and reliable substation designs.
Identify project risk, potential contingencies, and align resources to meet requirements.
Assist manager with the day-to-day coaching, feedback, reporting, performance evaluation and assignment of work priorities/workloads for team members.
Lead, support and provide technical direction and task assignments for the engineering, procurement, contracted construction, contract administration, construction management, and records/drawings management of assigned projects to ensure completion within budget, schedules, and regulatory requirements.
Lead, support, prepare and review the writing of material specifications, material contracts, outside service contracts, construction inspection and any related contract management for assigned projects.
In the absence of management, evaluate workloads and priorities and assign appropriate resources to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of departmental products and services.
ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska or means for reciprocity within six months.
A minimum of five (5) years of equivalent engineering work experience. A Master’s degree may be considered for up to two (2) years of experience.
A valid driver’s license is required.
Familiarity and experience with Ventyx (Asset Suite), Cognos, AutoDesk (CAD, Inventor, Vault), Spatial Business Systems (Substation Design Suite) Bentley MicroStation, and PeopleSoft.
Understanding and application of NESC, OSHA, ASCE, IEEE, etc. as it applies to Substation design and construction methods
S6 Foundation $92,949 Midpoint $116,186
EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability
How To Apply
Apply online at www.oppd.com on or before January 3, 2020.
Recruiter: Athena Roberson, firstname.lastname@example.org
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