Engineer, Central Engineering - Transmission Line Projects Engineering (CIVIL)

Job Info

Nov 9, 2023


Posting Expiration Date: Dec 9, 2023

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $100000

Maximum Salary: $135000

Organization: Central Engineering

Department: Transmission Line Engineering

Section: CENG Transm Line Projects Eng

Location: Various

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

  • Will evaluate transmission project requirements, prepare scopes of work, design criteria, construction packages, economic analysis, authorization and appropriation requests and engineering specifications for the Company's high voltage electrical system including substations, underground and overhead transmission cables and auxiliary systems.
  • Responds to emergency calls by operating departments and makes field decisions in the area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for developing capital and expense construction packages for area and transmission switching substations and transmission lines utilizing both outside service and in-house design teams resources. The engineer will provide leadership, technical expertise, direction and supervision of resources, ensures all operations meet schedule, budget, project goals, specifications, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Provide guidance to the design team in carrying out their assigned tasks including having the ability to perform independent calculations either by hand or utilizing design software, code review and application, and coordinating design efforts across the multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Provide technical leadership as directed and as required in support of the department's or section's initiatives and project related and non-project related assignments.
  • Ensure that detailed designs comply with regulatory requirements, company procedures, and industry best practices.
  • Must be able to participate, initiate, and lead field visits with project team members, internal and external, as required to execute work within the project's schedule and other requirements.
  • Develop and direct the activities of outside design consultants including drafting RFP's and scoping documents for ''outside services'' support as required in support of the section's assignments.
  • Become familiar with Central Engineering's Operations Manual and administrative functions associated with project coordination. Lead coordination of design efforts across the multiple disciplines as required.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, and able to render sound business decisions.
  • Must be capable of managing changing priorities and multiple assignments while meeting stringent deadlines
  • Must have a high regard for personal accountability and understand the critical importance of commitment to excellence.
  • Must be able to promote a positive work ethic in support of the company's corporate values, possess a high energy level, and have a demonstrated commitment to environmental excellence and safety in the workplace.
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and have the demonstrated ability to effectively interact with various levels of management.
  • Must be able to work in substation and field environments with noise, heat, confined spaces, etc. He/she must be able to make field visits as necessary and wear required PPE. This position requires working indoors and outdoors and climbing of ladders and stairs.
  • Provides technical and project management assistance as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and 3 years of applicable engineering work experience on transmission lines, substations, or energy-related infrastructure

Relevant Work Experience

  • Requires Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and minimum 3 years of applicable civil engineering experience. Required
  • Requires computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office. Required
  • Requires strong written and verbal communication skills. Required
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel on all levels. Required
  • Knowledgeable in basic engineering design and technical principles. Required
  • Strong organizational and decision making skills. Required
  • Strong commitment to safety, operational excellence, and customer experience. Required
  • Completion of Fundamentals of Engineering exam or Professional Engineer Licensure. Preferred
  • Prior civil engineering experience with project coordination and contract management experience. Preferred
  • Ability to write specifications and standards and coordinate engineering projects and assignments. Preferred
  • Computer proficiency of Autocad and 3D design software. Preferred
  • Working knowledge of all applicable industry and regulatory codes, standards, and practices, such as the NYC and NYS Building and Zoning Codes, AISC, ACI, ASCE, and NESC. Preferred
  • Understanding of the environmental issues that affect projects. Preferred

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Preferred

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must respond to system emergencies.
  • Must be able to work in field locations in all weather conditions.
  • Must perform extended driving through heavy traffic.
  • Must work in an environment that includes heat, noise, confined spaces, and high elevations around high voltage equipment and transmission lines, sometimes in tight spaces.
  • Must climb ladders and stairs and in and out of manholes and excavations.
  • Must work on elevated platforms, scaffolds, catwalks, roofs, or equipment.
  • Must be able to enter underground vaults through manholes.
  • Must be able to travel to company locations throughout the service territory to support projects or storm assignments.
  • Must wear all necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including hard hat, safety shoes, fire retardant clothing, safety harness, etc. as required.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime and extended hours, as well as on weekends/holidays as needed, or as system conditions dictate.

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.