Engineer - Transmission & Substation - Civil

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • With some general guidance, serve as Civil Engineer for Overhead Transmission or Substation Projects. Originate material, equipment and construction labor specifications for overhead transmission and substation civil construction projects.
  • Provides exceptional support to Senior Engineers and Section Manager.
  • Employ transmission and structural engineering design software such as PLS-CADD, PLS-Tower, PLS-Pole, RISA-3D, RISA-Foot, Civil Bay, EPRI's FAD, HEC-RAS and online USGS Streamstats under supervision of the Senior Engineer.
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of civil engineering site development practices such as site planning, grading, excavation, drainage, roadways as related to substations facilities, overhead transmission facilities and right-of-ways.
  • Maximize diagnostic tool application such as MS Project, as well as other financial and project management tools used by Transmission & Substation Engineering to effectually oversee construction projects.
  • With some general guidance, avidly reviews, analyzes, and prepares layouts and preliminary designs for each project to determine best practices and designs
  • Achieve preliminary engineering cost estimating and creatively develop project design alternatives as necessary.
  • With some general guidance, serve as Project Engineer for all assigned overhead transmission and substation engineering projects while managing lower level engineers, consultants and contractors. Work closely with manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers relative to their proposals, project performance, specification of materials, and processing of invoices for payment in accordance with their performance under contract.
  • Assist the EHV (Extra High Voltage) Line Operations and Substation Operations Departments by reviewing and/or proposing designs for maintenance projects.
  • Work with EHV personnel to analyze overhead transmission system problems, assist in system testing, and develop feasibility studies and required solutions to solve system problems as they arise.
  • Collaborate alongside the Real Estate Department, New Business and Community Affairs in reviewing right-of-way encroachments.
  • Formulate sketches to be used as the design guide for the Design Drafters in the preparation of standards and project construction drawings.
  • Provide departmental updates on the current status and progress of projects, including the update of the Living Budget.
  • Keeps informed and up to date of the latest industry standards and developments in the overhead transmission engineering and construction field.
  • Attends departmental meetings and serves on committees as required.
  • May be required to supervise civil engineers for all transmission and substation civil engineering projects assigned and coordinate internal and external resources for interdepartmental projects.
  • Participate in the Company's Emergency Response Plan through a designated storm assignment.
  • Performs other related assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering and 3-5 years of experience in Transmission Design or Civil Engineering.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree Civil Engineering

Relevant Work Experience

  • Familiarity with electrical systems and electric overhead transmission and substation construction. Required
  • Proficient in the design of high voltage transmission systems and components. Required
  • Understands civil engineering and structural theory, construction and operation of a modern electric power system. Required
  • Is familiar with civil engineering and structural design of concrete, steel and wood structures and foundations. Required
  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments and deadlines. Required
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to effectively interact with customers, support staff, and various levels of management. Required
  • Have strong analytical, technical and interpersonal skills. Required
  • Have demonstrated the ability to work on a team with other employees. Required

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Preferrederable to have a NY, NJ & PA Professional Engineer's License or be in the process of qualifying for a license. Preferred
  • Other: Engineer-In-Training Preferred

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.