Engineering Technician 4 - Transmission Line Design
Date published: 6-Dec-2017
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Power
Business Plan: ENT
Functions in a senior level engineering technician capacity. With minimal supervision, performs advanced functions requiring knowledge and use of electronic applications (PLS-CADD, POLE, TOWER, AutoCAD, Microstation, MS Office), standards (NESC, RUS, ASCE, client, etc) and document control processes/procedures (client/B&V) in support of creating and modifying deliverables. May provide technical guidance and direction to other engineering professionals including delegation of work assignments.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and B&V policies and procedures.
Quality / Continuous Improvement: Proactively applies knowledge of the B&V Quality Program relative to deliverables. Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency. Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project.
Broadening the use of applications to continuously evaluate and improve methods, processes and procedures used to accomplish deliverables. Create and develop deliverables based on a variety of design inputs. May develop less complex design concepts and create project design deliverables based on a variety of design inputs. May perform computations such as development of detailed material quantities and estimates.
Coordinate deliverables with other groups involved on the same project to minimize interference or errors. May support field activities. May be responsible for support of project finalization including for example consolidation of records for as-built drawings or information to take off as-built quantities.
Focuses on the needs of internal clients while gaining an understanding of external client's main interests and drivers.
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes. May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation.
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Associates Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design related technology highly preferred.
GCSC (Draft generic educational equivalent requrement) preferred.
5+ years of related work experience preferred.
Preferred Non-Technical Competencies:
• Learning on the Fly
• Problem Solving
• Time Management
• Drive for Results
• Self Development
• Customer Focus
Preferred Technical Competencies:
Automated Drafting Design (CADD), information modeling or other applications or design or modeling skills and/or design principles and practices.
Intermediate knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.
Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends.
Intermediate knowledge of company quality program.
Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.
Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines.
Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles.
Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline.