Produce engineering designs, drawings, specifications, and bills of material for transmission line construction projects 69,000 - 345,000 Volts in accordance with Company practices while meeting appropriate performance standards. This will require the use of engineering disciplines and practices.
Prepare budgetary cost estimates and Work Authorizations to obtain financial approval for assigned projects.
Initiate requests for project material and contract labor and perform technical evaluations of the resulting vendor/contractor bids and designs.
Job includes 80' - 180' steel, concrete or lattice tower design; foundation designs using pier, modified pier, slab and spread footing; determining proper sag, tension, swing calculation and thermal characteristics of bare, overhead conductors. The projects average 1 to 50 miles of line with costs of $50k to $50M.
Communicate, coordinate, and interface with other areas of the Company and with others external to the Company to assure that line designs and construction practices are appropriate.
Coordinate the construction of assigned projects through the use of scheduling, material requisition, and construction meetings such that the overall project objectives are met.
Utilize computer based engineering design, communication, scheduling, estimating and word processing computer programs such as PLS CADD, Microstation, Microsoft Office products, and PETE.
Provide design solutions and engineering designs as requested to resolve line performance problems.
Perform all essential aspects and functions of the job as well as any other specific job requirements.
Education, Experience, and Skills
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
Capable of being licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.
Ability to work independently and on a team.
Must be flexible, have organizational skills, and multi-task skills to handle diverse types of work.
Must effectively work across disciplines and functions to achieve common goals and company business purposes.
Capable of working with people of divergent backgrounds.
Excellent communication and team-building skills for effective relationships with internal and external customers.
Ability to effectively communicate complex subject matter and company issues to vendor and Oncor Electric Delivery employees.
Basic knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).