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Civil Engineer, Transmission & Distribution

  • Full Time
  • Wenatchee, Wash.
  • $69,840-$130,500 per year
  • Posting End Date: September 1, 2024

Website Chelan PUD

Wage or Salary:
$69,840-$130,500 per year

This position will be filled at either the Civil Engineer I, II, III, Senior I or Senior II level, contingent upon the skills and experience of the selected candidate.

Civil Engineer I Overview
The Civil Engineer I – Transmission & Distribution performs entry level engineering calculations, analysis, design, and engineering support to operations. Drafts technical sections of feasibility studies. Prepares basic plans and specifications for procurement.

Civil Engineer II Overview
The Civil Engineer II – Transmission & Distribution performs fundamental engineering calculations, analysis, design, and engineering support to operations. Drafts technical sections of feasibility studies. Prepares fundamental plans and specifications for procurement.

Civil Engineer III Overview
The Civil Engineer III – Transmission & Distribution performs engineering calculations, analysis, design, and engineering support of medium complexity with increasing independence. Drafts technical sections of feasibility studies. Prepares plans and specifications for procurement.

Civil Engineer Senior I Overview
The Civil Engineer Sr. I – Transmission & Distribution performs transmission and distribution line engineering design, analysis and calculations of advanced complexity frequently determining the need and scope of the analysis and calculation. Prepares technically complex plans and specs for procurement. Leads multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems.

Civil Engineer Senior II Overview
The Civil Engineer Sr. II – Transmission & Distribution performs engineering design, analysis and calculations of advanced complexity frequently determining the need and scope of the analysis and calculation. Prepares technically complex plans and specs for procurement. Leads multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems.

Civil Engineer I Responsibilities

Engineering: Performs basic engineering design, analysis, calculations, and project management as assigned related to the design of overhead power lines. Evaluate and propose basic approaches to problems in support of feasibility studies. Participate in multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems. Prepare and mark up schematic, one-line, and project related plans and specifications. Propose, develop and implement basic design options and alternatives. Learn software programs for basic power line design and structure analysis. Learn to work with engineering consultants on larger projects. Propose basic structure and work sequence to guide activities. Receives frequent technical guidance from higher level engineers and management. Regularly refers to training material, textbooks, and references. Prepare basic cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications, including construction drawings. Prepare material, professional service and/or labor bid document packages reviewed by senior staff. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction.
Plans & Specifications: Research and provide input for transmission and distribution systems, equipment, and other related materials/services for system changes and purchase. Prepare basic plans and specifications for procurement. Under instruction of senior level staff, performs basic engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analysis and develops alternatives to determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management development, etc.
Field Support: Perform technical inspections and field verifications to help learn about the design process and construction practices. Develop inspection and test plans for capital and O&M work as well as operations and maintenance practices and procedures for review by senior staff. Participates in troubleshooting and root cause investigation. Inspect basic construction activities, work products, and resolve routine to mildly complicated field construction problems. Escalate complicated field construction problems. Assist with safety related projects that require design, concept, and installation. May have budgetary responsibility for assigned O&M programs.
System Operations Support: Works with System Operations to coordinate maintenance and outage studies for planned switching activities. Monitors and analyzes real-time system status to ensure safe and reliable operation, recommends adjustments to System Operation.
Regulatory Compliance/Codes & Standards: Basic knowledge of industry codes & standards within discipline. When assigned, has primary District responsibility for compliance with NERC Reliability Standards. With supervision, leads the development of required technical process related to the assigned Standards. Works with assigned compliance analyst to actively monitor compliance and verifies controls are in place and documented to provide assurance of compliance. Performs annual compliance self-assessments. Stays abreast of changes and modifications in work procedures and standards that may lead to non-compliance and takes action to mitigate risks.
Training: Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
As an essential function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
Civil Engineer II Responsibilities

Engineering: Performs fundamental engineering design, analysis, calculations, and project management as assigned related to the design of overhead power lines. Evaluate and propose fundamental approaches to problems in support of feasibility studies. Participate in multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems. Prepare and mark up schematic, one-line, and project related plans and specifications. Propose, develop and implement fundamental design options and alternatives. Utilize software programs for power line design and structure analysis. Work with engineering consultants on larger projects. Propose structure and work sequence to guide technical activities. Receives frequent technical guidance from higher level engineers and management. Occasionally refers to training material, textbooks, and references. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications, including construction drawings. Prepare material, professional service and/or labor bid document packages reviewed by senior staff. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction.
Plans & Specifications: Research and provide input for transmission and distribution systems, equipment, and other related materials/services for system changes and purchase. Prepare fundamental plans and specifications for procurement. With guidance from senior level staff, performs fundamental engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analysis and develops alternatives to determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management development, etc.
Field Support: Provide routine design and construction field support by answering questions, reviewing options, and providing alternatives. With guidance from senior staff, develops inspection and test plans for capital and O&M work as well as operations and maintenance practices and procedures. Participates in troubleshooting and root cause investigation. Inspect fundamental construction activities, work products, and resolve routine to mildly complicated field construction problems. Escalate complicated field construction problems. Assist with safety related projects that require design, concept, and installation. May have budgetary responsibility for assigned O&M programs.
System Operations Support: Works with System Operations to coordinate maintenance and outage studies for planned switching activities. Monitors and analyzes real-time system status to ensure safe and reliable operation, recommends adjustments to System Operation.
Project Management: Basic knowledge of project evaluation, scheduling, budgeting, and contract execution. With considerable help from senior level staff, leads basic projects and objective oriented teams interacting with engineering consultants, crew superintendents, foreman and contractors, staff engineers, managers, etc. to troubleshoot and resolve problems. Oversee and monitor project activities from inception to closeout. Communicates project progress to internal clients, supervision, management, commissioners and public. Write status and tracking reports. Procure materials. Participate in selection of consultants and management of consultant contracts. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the project quality. May develop budgets, schedules, and procurement documents for programs. May act as a project manager for projects of limited complexity.
Regulatory Compliance/Codes & Standards: Basic knowledge of industry codes & standards within discipline. When assigned, has primary District responsibility for compliance with NERC Reliability Standards. With supervision, leads the development of required technical process related to the assigned Standards. Works with assigned compliance analyst to actively monitor compliance and verifies controls are in place and documented to provide assurance of compliance. Performs annual compliance self-assessments. Stays abreast of changes and modifications in work procedures and standards that may lead to non-compliance and takes action to mitigate risks.
Training: Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
As an essential function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
Civil Engineer III Responsibilities

Engineering: Performs engineering design, analysis, calculations, and project management of medium complexity as assigned, in design of overhead power lines. Evaluate and propose conventional approaches to problems in support of feasibility studies. Lead multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems. Prepare and mark up schematic, one-line, and project related plans and specifications. Propose, develop and implement design options and alternatives. Utilize software programs for power line design and structure analysis of medium complexity. Prepare service agreements with engineering contractors for larger projects, reviewing proposed designs. Provide structure and work sequence to guide technical activities. Receives occasional technical guidance from higher level engineers and management. Rarely refers to training material, textbooks, and references. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications, including construction drawings. Prepare material, professional service and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction.
Plans & Specifications: Research and provide input for transmission and distribution systems, equipment, and other related materials/services for system changes and purchase. Prepare plans and specifications for procurement. With review by senior level staff, performs medium complexity engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analysis and develops alternatives to determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management development, etc.
Field Support: Provide routine design and construction field support by answering questions, reviewing options, and providing alternatives. With limited guidance from senior staff, develops inspection and test plans for capital and O&M work as well as operations and maintenance practices and procedures. Assists or directs line crews in troubleshooting and root cause investigation. Inspect construction activities, work products, and independently resolve routine to moderately complex field construction problems. Assist with safety related projects that require design, concept, and installation. May have budgetary responsibility for assigned O&M programs.
System Operations Support: Works with System Operations to coordinate maintenance and outage studies for planned switching activities. Monitors and analyzes real-time system status to ensure safe and reliable operation, recommends adjustments to System Operation.
Project Management: Working knowledge of project evaluation, scheduling, budgeting, and contract execution. With limited help from senior level staff, leads projects and objective oriented teams interacting with engineering consultants, crew superintendents, foreman and contractors, staff engineers, managers, etc. to troubleshoot and resolve problems. Oversee and monitor project activities from inception to closeout. Communicates project progress to internal clients, supervision, management, commissioners and public. Write status and tracking reports. Procure materials. Participate in selection of consultants and management of consultant contracts. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the project quality. May develop budgets, schedules, and procurement documents for programs. May act as a project manager for moderately complex projects, low risk projects.
Regulatory Compliance/Codes & Standards: Gaining basic knowledge of codes and standards in multiple engineering disciplines. Apply appropriate codes and standards. Contribute to the development of company technical standards. When assigned, has primary District responsibility for compliance with NERC Reliability Standards. Interpret codes and standards including nuances of application, identifying different possible interpretations. Leads the development of required technical process related to the assigned Standards. Actively monitors compliance and verifies controls are in place and documented to provide assurance of compliance. Performs annual compliance self-assessments. Stays abreast of changes and modifications in work procedures and standards that may lead to non-compliance and takes action to mitigate risks.
Training: Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
As an essential function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
Civil Engineer Senior I  Responsibilities

Engineering: Performs a broad range of engineering design, analysis, calculations, and project management of advanced complexity as assigned, in design of overhead power lines. Investigate alternatives for troubleshooting and solution design for obscure or indeterminate problems. Evaluate and propose conventional and sometimes innovative approaches to problems in support of feasibility studies. Lead multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems. Prepare and mark up schematic, one-line, and project related plans and specifications. Develop and implement design options and alternatives. Utilize software programs for power line design and structure analysis of moderate to advanced complexity. Prepare service agreements with engineering contractors for larger projects, reviewing proposed designs. Provide structure and work sequence to lower-level engineers to guide technical activities. Receives infrequent guidance from higher level engineers and management. Rarely refers to training material, textbooks, and references. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications, including construction drawings. Prepare material, professional service and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction.
Plans & Specifications: Research and specify moderately complex transmission and distribution systems, equipment, and other related materials/services for system changes and purchase. Prepare technical plans and specifications of moderate complexity for procurement. With limited review by higher level engineers, performs complex engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analysis and develops alternatives to determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management development, etc.
Field Support: Provide design and construction field support by answering questions, reviewing options, and providing alternatives. Develops inspection and test plans for capital and O&M work as well as operations and maintenance practices and procedures. Assists or directs electrical line crews in troubleshooting and root cause investigation. Inspect construction activities, work products, and independently resolve a variety of field construction problems. Assist with safety related projects that require design, concept, and installation. May have budgetary responsibility for assigned O&M programs.
System Operations Support: Works with System Operations to coordinate maintenance and outage studies for planned switching activities. Monitors and analyzes real-time system status to ensure safe and reliable operation, recommends adjustments to System Operation.
Project Management: Knowledge of project evaluation, scheduling, budgeting, and contract execution for moderately complex projects. Leads projects and objective oriented teams interacting with engineering consultants, crew superintendents, foreman and contractors, staff engineers, managers, etc. to troubleshoot and resolve problems. Oversee and monitor project activities from inception to closeout. Communicates project progress to internal clients, supervision, management, commissioners and public. Write status and tracking reports. Procure materials. Participate in selection of consultants and management of consultant contracts. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the project quality. May develop budgets, schedules, and procurement documents for programs. May act as a project manager for moderately complex projects.
Regulatory Compliance/Codes & Standards: Gaining basic knowledge of codes and standards in multiple engineering disciplines. Interpret codes and standards including nuances of application, identifying different possible interpretations. Contribute to the development of company technical standards. When assigned, has primary District responsibility for compliance with NERC Reliability Standards. Interpret codes and standards including nuances of application, identifying different possible interpretations. Leads the development of required technical process related to the assigned Standards. Actively monitors compliance and verifies controls are in place and documented to provide assurance of compliance. Performs annual compliance self-assessments. Stays abreast of changes and modifications in work procedures and standards that may lead to non-compliance and takes action to mitigate risks.
Training: Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
As an essential function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
Civil Engineer Senior II Responsibilities

Engineering: Performs a broad range of engineering design, analysis, calculations, and project management of advanced complexity as assigned, frequently determining the depth needed for electrical systems and equipment associated with transmission and distribution systems in design of overhead power lines. Incumbent may perform any of the following duties: Investigate alternatives for troubleshooting and solution design for obscure or indeterminate problems. Evaluate and propose conventional and sometimes innovative approaches to problems in support of feasibility studies. Lead multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems. Prepare and mark up schematic, one-line, and project related plans and specifications. Develop and implement design options and alternatives. Utilize software programs for power line design and structure analysis of advanced complexity. Provide structure and work sequence to lower-level engineers to guide technical activities. Receives only general objective guidance from higher level engineers and management. Refers to training material, textbooks, and references only to verify accuracy or determine proper methods for less common problems. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications, including construction drawings. Prepare material, professional service and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction.
Plans & Specifications: Research and specify technically complex transmission and distribution systems, equipment, and other related materials/services for system changes and purchase. Prepare technically complex plans and specifications for procurement. Under occasional review by higher level engineers, performs a broad range of complex engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analysis and develops alternatives to determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management development, etc.
Field Support: Evaluate, research, and recommend alternative solutions to resolve field issues. Develops inspection and test plans for capital and O&M work as well as operations and maintenance practices and procedures. Assists or directs electrical line crews in troubleshooting and root cause investigation. Inspect construction activities, work products, and independently resolve a variety of complex field construction problems. Assist with safety related projects that require design, concept, and installation. May have budgetary responsibility for assigned O&M programs.
System Operations Support: Works with System Operations to coordinate maintenance and outage studies for planned switching activities. Monitors and analyzes real-time system status to ensure safe and reliable operation, recommends adjustments to System Operation.
Project Management: Knowledge of project evaluation, scheduling, budgeting, and contract execution for moderately complex projects. Leads projects and objective oriented teams interacting with engineering consultants, crew superintendents, foreman and contractors, staff engineers, managers, etc. to troubleshoot and resolve problems. Oversee and monitor project activities from inception to closeout. Communicates project progress to internal clients, supervision, management, commissioners and public. Write status and tracking reports. Procure materials. Participate in selection of consultants and management of consultant contracts. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the project quality. May develop budgets, schedules, and procurement documents for programs. May act as a project manager for complex projects.
Regulatory Compliance/Codes & Standards: Well-developed knowledge of codes and standards in multiple engineering disciplines. Interpret codes and standards including nuances of application, identifying different possible interpretations. Contribute to the development of company technical standards. When assigned, has primary District responsibility for compliance with NERC Reliability Standards. Interpret codes and standards including nuances of application, identifying different possible interpretations. Leads the development of required technical process related to the assigned Standards. Actively monitors compliance and verifies controls are in place and documented to provide assurance of compliance. Performs annual compliance self-assessments. Stays abreast of changes and modifications in work procedures and standards that may lead to non-compliance and takes action to mitigate risks.
Training: Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
As an essential function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
Qualifications

Civil Engineer I, II, III Education
Equivalent experience (year for year) may substitute for required education.

Bachelor’s Degree (B.S., B.A.) in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
EI (Engineering Intern) or EIT (Engineer in Training) achieved by passing the FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) exam is preferred.
Civil Engineer Senior I, II Education
Equivalent experience (year for year) may substitute for required education.

Bachelor’s Degree (B.S., B.A.) in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Civil Engineer I Experience

Candidates with work experience in transmission and distribution systems, with an electric utility or similar applications are preferred.
Civil Engineer II Experience

2+ years experience performing fundamental transmission or distribution engineering in the field of designing overhead power lines is required.
Examples of successful application of fundamental engineering in the form of reports, specifications and drawings, participation in data collection, field research, or inspections is required.
Civil Engineer III Experience

4+ years experience performing transmission or distribution engineering of increasing complexity in the field of designing overhead power lines is required.
Examples of successful application of engineering of medium complexity in the form of reports, specifications and drawings, participation in data collection and field research or inspections is required.
Civil Engineer Senior I Experience

6+ years experience performing transmission or distribution engineering of increasing complexity in the field of designing overhead power lines is required.
Examples of successful application of advanced engineering analysis, troubleshooting, system maintenance and design, and specialty application is required.
Civil Engineer Senior II Experience

8+ years Requires a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience performing transmission or distribution engineering of increasing complexity in the field of design of overhead power lines. Experience must include examples of successful application of advanced engineering analysis, troubleshooting, system maintenance and design, and specialty application. required.
Civil Engineer I Skills and Abilities
A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:

Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles of production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Occasionally refers to training & textbooks in the performance of duties.
Basic knowledge of industry codes and standards within engineering discipline.
Basic knowledge of construction practices, quality control, and project execution.
Working knowledge and understanding of engineering design directly relating to the District’s power systems.
Working knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of engineering, project management and construction, including methods, materials, equipment, techniques, technical software, schedules, specifications, and contract documents.
Some knowledge of related specialties in the discipline and of other disciplines.
Basic knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of project management. Ability to continuously learn and apply technical knowledge gained by collaboration with other professional and technical staff.
Able to identify appropriate codes and standards.
Ability to problem solve, including the ability to identify the primary attributes of the problem and potential methods for engineering analysis.
Ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to basic engineering problems.
Ability to collect, and present data and evidence in a clear, and accurate manner.
Ability to prioritize and break work assignments down into manageable parts.
Ability to communicate straight forward engineering concepts and opinions orally and in writing.
Ability to work with other engineers and non-engineers in a collaborative manner.
Ability to provide directions to inspectors, contractors, and District craft persons.
Ability to interpret applicable codes and standards including NESC, IEEE, NFPA, NEC, FERC, NERC, WECC, ANSI, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Primavera, Maximo Order Processing, Maximo Asset Management; Power Flow Simulations; and knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials, PeopleSoft Time Entry/HRIS, PC Hardware, and General Office Equipment.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.
Civil Engineer II Skills and Abilities
A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:

Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles of production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Occasionally refers to training & textbooks in the performance of duties.
Basic knowledge of industry codes and standards within engineering discipline.
Basic knowledge of construction practices, quality control, and project execution.
Working knowledge and understanding of engineering design directly relating to the District’s power systems.
Working knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of engineering, project management and construction, including methods, materials, equipment, techniques, technical software, schedules, specifications, and contract documents.
Some knowledge of related specialties in the discipline and of other disciplines.
Basic knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of project management. Ability to continuously learn and apply technical knowledge gained by collaboration with other professional and technical staff.
Able to identify appropriate codes and standards.
Ability to problem solve, including the ability to identify the primary attributes of the problem and potential methods for engineering analysis.
Ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to basic engineering problems.
Ability to collect, and present data and evidence in a clear, and accurate manner.
Ability to prioritize and break work assignments down into manageable parts.
Ability to communicate straight forward engineering concepts and opinions orally and in writing.
Ability to work with other engineers and non-engineers in a collaborative manner.
Ability to provide directions to inspectors, contractors, and District craft persons.
Ability to interpret applicable codes and standards including NESC, IEEE, NFPA, NEC, FERC, NERC, WECC, ANSI, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Primavera, Maximo Order Processing, Maximo Asset Management; Power Flow Simulations; and knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials, PeopleSoft Time Entry/HRIS, PC Hardware, and General Office Equipment.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.
Civil Engineer III Skills and Abilities
A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:

Working knowledge of the engineering practices, principles, codes, standards, tools, and software for most types of engineering problems in the discipline typically encountered. Rarely refers to training and textbooks.
Basic knowledge of principals, codes and standards of other engineering disciplines.
Basic knowledge of project management phases & processes.
Knowledge of industry codes and standards within the discipline.
Working knowledge and understanding of engineering design and project management directly relating to the District’s power distribution systems.
Working knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of engineering, project management and construction; including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques.
Knowledge of technical software, schedules, specifications and contract documents.
Able to give and receive constructive feedback from other professionals.
Able to identify appropriate codes and standards.
Problem Solving – Can independently perform analysis using the above principals, codes, and standards to develop solutions for routine projects.
Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to engineering problems.
Ability to identify the primary attributes of the problem and potential methods for engineering analysis.
Able to develop, collect, and present data and evidence in a clear, and accurate manner.
Able to communicate engineering concepts and opinions clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
Within a team/mentoring environment, able to develop concepts and evaluate multiple alternatives for routine feasibility studies.
Ability to provide directions to inspectors, contractors and District craft persons.
To perform this job successfully, an individual is expected to have intermediate knowledge of the District’s engineering software program PLS-CADD. An individual should also be proficient with Internet Explorer Internet software; Maximo Asset Management software; Primavera Project Management software; Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software. The individual will be expected to operate computers, printers, peripherals, and telephones.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.
Civil Engineer Senior I  Skills and Abilities
A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:

In depth knowledge of the application of engineering tools and software. Refers to training material, textbooks, and references only to verify accuracy or determine proper methods for less common problems.
Knowledge of codes and standards in multiple engineering disciplines.
Knowledge of project evaluation, scheduling, budgeting, and contract execution for complex projects.
Knowledge of how other engineering disciplines relate to assigned discipline.
Interpret and apply common codes and standards including the NESC, IEEE, NFPA, NEC, ANSI, FERC, NERC, WECC, etc.
Able to analyze and resolve complex engineering problems in area of discipline.
Working knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of engineering, project management and construction; including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques.
Able to understand and participate in cross discipline problem analysis and solutions.
Able to lead the effort to investigate problems and develop and evaluate alternatives.
Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to complex engineering problems.
Able to develop, collect, and present data and evidence in a clear, and accurate manner.
Able to prioritize and break work assignments down into manageable parts.
Able to communicate complex engineering concepts and opinions both orally and in writing for technical and non-technical audiences.
Able to collaborate with other District engineers regarding engineering concepts and opinions.
Able to lead a multi-discipline engineering team to solve problems.
Ability to accurately estimate costs and work schedules for complex projects.
Ability to mentor junior engineers, providing effective feedback on work products.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should to be proficient with the District’s engineering software program PLS-CADD. An individual should also be proficient with Internet Explorer Internet software; Maximo Asset Management software; Primavera Project Management software; Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software. The individual will be expected to operate computers, printers, peripherals, and telephones.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.
Civil Engineer Senior II Skills and Abilities
A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:

In depth knowledge of the application of engineering tools and software. Refers to training material, textbooks, and references only to verify accuracy or determine proper methods for less common problems.
Well-developed knowledge of codes and standards in multiple engineering disciplines.
Knowledge of project evaluation, scheduling, budgeting, and contract execution for complex projects.
Knowledge of how other engineering disciplines relate to assigned discipline.
Accurately interpret and apply common codes and standards including the NESC, IEEE, NFPA, NEC, ANSI, FERC, NERC, WECC, etc.
Able to analyze and resolve complex engineering problems in area of discipline.
Able to understand and participate in cross discipline problem analysis and solutions.
Able to lead the effort to investigate problems and develop and evaluate alternatives
Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to complex engineering problems.
Able to develop, collect, and present data and evidence in a clear, and accurate manner.
Able to prioritize and break work assignments down into manageable parts.
Able to communicate complex engineering concepts and opinions both orally and in writing for technical and non-technical audiences.
Collaborate with other District engineers regarding engineering concepts and opinions.
Able to lead a multi-discipline engineering team to solve problems.
Requires the ability to accurately estimate costs and work schedules for complex projects.
Requires the ability to mentor junior engineers, providing effective feedback on work products.
To perform this job successfully, an individual will be expected to have proficiency in at least one of the District’s engineering software programs; Windmill, SpidaCALC, PowerWorld, GE-PSLF, Aspen One-Liner, or PLS-CADD. An individual should also be proficient with Internet Explorer (required) Internet software; Maximo (preferred) Asset Management software; Primavera (preferred) Project Management software; Microsoft Excel (required) Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word (required) Word Processing software. The individual will be required to operate computers, printers, peripherals, and telephones.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.

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