Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating civil/structural engineering design activities and implementing design policy for the construction of electric transmission line facilities. Establishes and performs civil/structural engineering analyses for transmission facilities. Develops/coordinates project schedules and budgets. Develops/coordinates the development of contracts, technical specifications, and drawing bid packages.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or related engineering discipline.Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Extensive knowledge of civil/structural design of transmission line and/or substations through 345 kV.
Working knowledge of engineering principles and practices relating to civil engineering, including computer program applications.
Extensive knowledge of safety policies and procedures.
Working knowledge of government regulations and industry standards affecting electric utilities.
Ability to direct the work of others.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.Experience:
Eight (8) years progressive experience in design and construction management of civil/structural and maintenance in electric utility related programs.
Proficiency in PLS-CADD and AutoCAD software and MS Access or SQL databases preferred.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in Colorado is preferred or eligible by reciprocity for Colorado Registration.
Willingness to travel as required. (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.
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 up to 10 lbs. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good vision, good color vision, good hearing, and ability to speak clearly, and handle intricate work.
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 exposed to moderate level of noise. Majority of duties are performed indoors at a desk, operating office equipment. Will occasionally travel outdoors to multiple locations dependent on work.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
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.