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Senior Engineer (Transmission Engineering)

Company: Omaha Public Power District
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities
***OPPD is very aware of the potential risks of COVID-19 and are evaluating all necessary precautions. With that, we are limiting travel and face to face interviews until further notice, so please expect some delays in processing of your application of interest.*** OPPDs Engineering Department is looking for a senior professional engineer position that provides project management, project estimating, design engineering, permitting, procurement management, and closeout for the District's transmission line projects. Performance is measured by safety, reliability, operability and economy of assigned projects. Specific accountabilities of this role include:

  • Provides the requisite project management, design engineering, permitting, procurement management, and closeout for the construction of additions and modifications to the District's transmission system to ensure the safe, reliable and economic transformation and delivery of electric power to meet system and customer load requirements.
  • Provides project management services on small to extra-large transmission projects and participates on larger project teams as required and/or technically complex District projects. Including consultant scope development, engineering review, schedule adherence and invoice approval on consultant and construction contracts.
  • Prepares material specifications, material contracts, outside service contracts and any related contract management for assigned projects with the review and concurrence of the department's Lead Engineer.
  • Accountable for design compliance with all applicable governmental, Code, industry standards, internal procedures, reliability (NERC/MRO/SPP) standards, and internal policies.
  • Communicates project activities including estimates, design, procurement, permitting, contract administration and schedules with project team, project managers, and OPPD management.
  • Accountable for safety, reliability, operability and economy of assigned projects.
  • Provides Professional Engineering review and stamping where legally required.
  • Applies engineering application software for design of overhead transmission lines and foundations. (PLS/ FAD)
  • Provides technical direction and training to entry-level engineers and designers.
  • Keep abreast of the latest technological advances in the transmission field. Qualifications
    Required:
    • Four (4) year Bachelor of Science degree in (Structural/ Civil / or equivalent) Engineering degree (ABET-accredited degree)
    • Five (5) years of equivalent engineering work experience. Masters degree may be considered for up to two years of experience.
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certificate or means for reciprocity within six months.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicated complex data or concepts in simple or --Layman-- terms geared to specific audience.
    • Have the ability to perform complex engineering tasks and perform intricate studies.
    • Demonstrated design capability of all aspects of installations within discipline.
    • A valid driver's license Desired:
      • Familiarity and experience with Ventyx (Asset Suite), Cognos, AutoDesk (CAD), Bentley MicroStation, PeopleSoft, SharePoint and PLS-CADD.
      • Master's degree in Engineering or Business.
      • NERC, or other relevant industry-level education / certification.
      • Demonstrated capabilities of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and presenting recommendations.
      • Advanced MS Office Professional Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
      • Electric utility transmission design and construction experience
      • Understanding and application of NESC, OSHA, ASCE, etc. as it applies to transmission design and construction methods
      • Thorough knowledge of OPPD's T&D, Substation and Generation system. Closing Statement
        S6 Foundation $96,704 Midpoint $120,880 Where the Light Starts What does it mean to be the source of light? On a basic level, it means operating from a place of honesty and integrity. It's how we achieve things. How we provide affordable, reliable, environmentally sensitive energy. Because it matters. We've pledged to serve, honor, and care for this community. That means the 13 counties we service, and it means one another. It means the people right here at OPPD--proudly comprised and welcoming of every creed, race, age, orientation, and color. Being --where the light starts-- means showing up for each other and the people we serve. Doing the right thing even when no one's watching. We're proud of our commitment. We reward creative problem solving. We recognize that consistency and reliability are tremendous resources. That providing these things to the community and each other is a privilege. Because we are leading the way the future is powered. We are the source of light. Out there. In here. Everywhere.

        Org Marketing Statement
        EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

        How To Apply
        Apply online at on or before May 16, 2021. Recruiter: Athena Roberson,

        **PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition. If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff. ***OPPD is very aware of the potential risks of COVID-19 and are evaluating all necessary precautions. With that, we are limiting travel and face to face interviews until further notice, so please expect some delays in processing of your application of interest.***

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