The first review of applications: 4/11/18
Performs professional level engineering design and project management activities related to the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of Central Lincoln substation and transmission facilities. The position requires knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures, including materials, equipment and techniques, used in professional level work in the field of engineering and project management. Acts as design engineer, project engineer or project manager for moderately complex projects with limited supervision. May lead project teams and interact with consultants, crew superintendents, foreman and contractors to troubleshoot and resolve problems during design, construction or installation. Investigates and analyzes to identify and recommend solutions and approaches for engineering projects as well as trouble shooting equipment. Develops project budgets, administers contracts, and monitors project progress. The position works under supervision and resolves most routine problems while keeping the supervisor informed of unusual or controversial problems and issues. Under supervision of the Engineering Supervisor and in coordination with more senior engineers, this position leads teams within engineering discipline and has a thorough knowledge of project management functions including scope, schedule and budget from design inception through completion. Also performs conventional engineering design.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform engineering design and analysis for projects. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications. Prepare material and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction. Develop inspection and testing plans. Inspect fabrication and construction activities, materials, work products and troubleshoot construction problems. Prepare start-up and training plans for operation and maintenance of projects.
Develop and implement scopes, schedules and budgets for moderately complex projects. Oversee and monitor project activities from concept to close out. Communicate project progress with supervisor, more senior engineers and others. Write status and tracking reports. Give presentations including project recommendations to supervisor, department personnel and management. Procure materials. Participate in the selection of consultants and assist with management of consultant contracts. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
Perform moderately complex engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analysis and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc.
Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of plant personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations.
Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. 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 Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS).
Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
Other related duties as assigned.