First application review: 4/3/17
Position is open until filled
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cencoast
Under direction, this position is responsible for the effective engineering, design and implementation of telecommunications solutions in conformance with Central Lincoln’s telecom policies, processes, procedures, standards, and guidelines as well as industry standards and regulations. Specifically, these services are provided in support of building out, upgrading, operating, and maintaining Central Lincoln’s telecommunications infrastructure, private radio networks and systems, fiber optic networks and systems, microwave network and systems and leased telecom services (when needed).
This position will also perform entry-level electrical engineering design and assist with project management activities related to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of electric transmission and substations along with related 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. The position works under close or continuing supervision and requires limited exercise of judgment when developing designs and design criteria, determining methodology and developing alternatives.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Analyze telecom requirements, evaluate telecom options, recommend telecom solutions, and implement approved telecom solution for internal and external customers. Telecom options may include but are not limited to, private radio, private microwave, private fiber optic networks/systems, power line carrier, or commercial wired and wireless communications services.
Provide planning, engineering, design, and implementation services for radio, microwave, and fiber optic networks and systems to meet the needs of internal and external customers. Provide telecom engineering support for Electric Transmission and Substation Capital Projects. Oversee and implement small/independent telecom projects as assigned by the Electrical Engineering Supervisor.
Keep abreast of technology innovations and seek appropriate opportunities to apply them. Perform basic engineering design and analysis for projects under the direction and supervision of higher level engineers. 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.
Perform basic engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc.
Develop and assist with implementation of scopes, schedules and budgets for basic projects or less complex portions of more difficult projects. Oversee and monitor project activities from concept to close out. Communicate project progress to internal clients, supervisors and management. Write status and tracking reports. Give presentations including project recommendations to teams and management groups. 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.
Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of District personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations.
Provide preliminary cost estimates, project scopes and schedules. Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams.
Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.