Responsible for directing, coordinating and quality control of the contract construction of substation, telecommunication and transmission projects, including the verification of the performance of contractors and consultants.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related engineering discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Knowledge of electrical construction practices and quality testing of electrical systems in power substations.
Extensive knowledge of safety policies and procedures, including National Electric Safety Code (NESC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.
Knowledge of construction scheduling, documentation and administration and compliance of same.
Must be able to obtain authorization to hold electric system clearances and issue work permits within six months.
Working knowledge of government regulations and industry standards affecting electric utilities.
Ability to work independently and direct the work of others.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with contractors, and regulator personnel.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.
Substations: Seven (7) years of progressive of experience in construction management, inspection or power utility maintenance to include four (4) years experience in construction, inspection or maintenance of high voltage substation facilities or electric utility related projects, or;
Transmission Lines: even (7) years of progressive experience in construction management, inspection or power utility maintenance to include four (4) years of experience in construction, inspection or maintenance of transmission lines or electric utility related projects; or,
Transmission Projects: Seven (7) years of progressive experience in construction management, inspection or power utility maintenance to include four (4) years of experience in construction, inspection or maintenance of electric utility related projects involving earthwork, grading and water diversion of right of way to transmission facilities or electric utility related projects.
Willingness to travel, more than 60% of the time and must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with high voltage switching preferred.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level and push/pull objects of varying weights, and lift up to thirty pounds. Incumbent is also required to work at construction sites directing and inspecting work activities. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, or controls, talk and hear.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is normally exposed to a moderate level of noise. The duties of this position will be performed both outdoors in the field and indoors at a desk, operating surveying equipment, All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and office equipment. Occasional exposure to dust, dirt, hot and cold weather, rain, and snow. Outdoor activities may involve working in a variety of terrain, including mountainous terrain, and remote locations.
Internal Number: 30512
About Tri-State G&T Assn., Inc.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.