Construction Engineer, Electric Utilities (1360)
EDG Inc.
Little Rock, AR

The Construction Engineer (CE) will be engaged in theproject from the initiation / definition phase through final commissioning andcloseout. Below is list of activities / deliverables the CE may be involved inthroughout the life cycle of a project from initiation to final commissioningand closeout. Project scopes vary as will the roles of the CE for each project.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Construction Group to manage capitalprojects through the entire life cycle from definition to closeout
  • Participate as a member of project teams to developproject scope, project cost estimate, project schedule
  • Participate on site field / scope visits
  • Assist others in developing schedule including criticalpaths
  • Develop detailed construction plans and identify outagerequirements to implement new facilities, Identify required permits, &Develop detailed estimates.
  • Work with Utility Company major accounts groupregarding outages that affect external/internal customers
  • Develop construction contract bid packages; reviewresponses and participate in vendor selection

o Develop bid package / RFP

o Conduct pre-bid meeting with contractors

  • Participate in design constructability reviews for alldisciplines (site, foundation, electrical & relay, T-Line) to identify andeliminate costly expenses during the construction phase
  • Develop detailed construction plan, which includes alist of outages, exact work dates, and construction resource requirements
  • Identifies and addresses all project safety hazards andenvironmental concerns. Responsible for monitoring and routine reporting onproject construction schedule and cost
  • Perform quality assurance checks during construction
  • Monitor schedule and progress versus requested inservice date
  • Responsible for closeout of construction contracts andas-built documentation
  • Monitors that all Utility Company procedures andprocesses are followed so that we will comply with all regulatory requirements
  • Provide Construction Management over site tocontractors responsible for constructing and commissioning TransmissionSubstations and Transmission Lines across the Utility Company System

Job Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required.

- Five (5 ) years’ experience in the Electric UtilityTransmission & Distribution, Construction, Manufacturing, or similarindustries experience preferred.

- Must have superior interpersonal, leadership,communication, organizational, and presentation skills

- Requires a proven ability to communicate effectivelyboth verbally and written

- Must possess advanced knowledge of MS Office suite ofproducts (especially MS Word and MS Excel)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

- Work is conducted in an office environment (Private orSemi-Private Office) and requires occasional travel to off-site work locations

- Field duties require outdoor work in a plant orconstruction atmosphere

Interaction with other team members, as well assupervisors and client personnel

- Working plant, construction, and/or shop areas aroundproduction machinery with extreme noise levels

- Must be able to wear safety equipment as required bythe safety department for personal protection

- May be at more than one job site in a day and must beable to tolerate climate changes

- May be required to travel out of town on a periodicbasis

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

- Must be able to lift and carry 20 pounds

- Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or othercommunication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, whichpermits employee to communicate effectively

- Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time with orwithout reasonable accommodation

- Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, withor without reasonable accommodations, which permits employee to conductanalysis and investigations

- Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonableaccommodation, which permit the employee to perform routine office duties

- Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes,with or without reasonable accommodations to perform office duties and travelwhen necessary to off-site locations

This job description is intended to indicate the kinds oftasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this titleand shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties andresponsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended tolimit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct andcontrol the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties andresponsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned thatare of similar kind or level of difficulty

Drug Free Workplace:

EDG Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to a drugfree workplace.

Applicants are subject to both pre-employment hair andurine drug screens.

Post-hire, employees are subject to random, periodic,post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug testing which may include bothhair and urine drug screens. In addition to the requirements of EDG’s drug freeworkplace program, employees may be required to sign, acknowledge and complywith drug free workplace policies or programs required by clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualifiedapplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status,protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 5 years (Required)