Jobs Description

  • Manager, Transmission & Distribution Engineering
  • Manager, Transmission & Distribution Engineering
  • Full-time
  • Entry-level
  • North Palm Beach
  • Competitive
  • Yes
  • January 25, 2018
  • January 25, 2018
  • January 25, 2019

JOB SUMMARY:

This position oversees the Transmission Line and Distribution Line Engineering for PowerWright Technologies, Inc.  These projects are to include entire new facilities, as well as major additions, rehabilitation, replacement, clearance, and reconductoring of existing electric power lines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work on transmission and distribution engineering.
  • Plan, schedule, conduct and/or coordinate all phases of detailed engineering.
  • Supervise team, assign work, and provide technical leadership and support to all team members.
  • Determine and document project estimate, scope and schedule, evaluate design options, and criteria.
  • Review work of department team members to ensure accuracy of completeness and quality product.
  • Perform and oversee detailed engineering calculations for the design of steel, concrete, and wood supporting structures and their associated foundations.
  • Perform and oversee cable sag, and miscellaneous calculations to support creation of construction bid packages.
  • Assure the development of designs and specifications are in compliance with industry and client specific standards.
  • Work with client and/or construction contractors to develop and incorporate best design practices.
  • Proof in-house engineering projects. Attention to details required.
  • Manage project e-files for projects within the department, including process and procedure updates and ensure accuracy.
  • Resolve and troubleshoot technical and/or urgent issues and respond calmly and professionally in high stress situations.
  • Assist upper management in establishing technical direction and philosophy for the department.
  • Manage, analyze and produce reports on department projects and activities.
  • Contact client for technical clarification, and act as the single point of contact within the company for all technical issues relating to transmission and/or distribution design/engineering.
  • Provide thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, and calculations.
  • Continually improve job-related, engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance.
  • Periodically conduct field visits to collect data.
  • Develop and/or update department training materials and provide technical training to team members and others as needed.
  • Manage team member performance and conduct team member performance reviews and evaluations.
  • Motivate and mentor team members.
  • Conduct all transmission line engineering related business development efforts.
  • Source and secure new clients for T&D department.
  • Represent Company on potential client visits.
  • Makes technical transmission & distribution presentations, and leads all Q&A sessions with potential clients.
  • Managerial and leadership skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in civil/structural or electrical engineering. Graduate degree preferred.
  • State Registration as a Professional Engineer is required.
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in transmission engineering, especially in the production and development of packages for construction in the transmission and distribution electric utility systems. It is preferred that you have experience in both transmission and distribution design.
  • 3-5 (or more) years of supervisory/management experience is required.
  • Structural design and/or geotechnical experience is a plus.
  • PLS CADD and PLS-Pole experience required. PLS-Tower and PLS-Caisson experience is a plus.
  • Experience with foundation design software such as MFAD and LPile are a plus.
  • Experience in the electric utility industry required.
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in project management.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled in MS Suite of products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Above average proficiency in Excel preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and think analytically.
  • Strong team skills with the ability to be flexible.