Engineer, Central Engineering - Substation Project Engineering Civil

Job Info

Sep 11, 2023

110574

Posting Expiration Date: Jan 31, 2024

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $100000

Maximum Salary: $130000

Organization: Central Engineering

Department: Substation Projects Eng

Section: CENG Substation Proj Eng Civil

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

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

  • The incumbent will direct Senior Design Technicians and subordinate titled personnel in the design, reinforcement and expansion.
  • Candidate must be able to render sound business decisions, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines.
  • Direct Senior Design Technicians and subordinate titled personnel in the design, reinforcement and expansion of the electric distribution system, as required by system conditions.
  • Provide instruction and guidance in preparing engineering plans, drawings and special studies.
  • Ensure that the plans and drawings for the design, reinforcement, expansion and maintenance of the electric distribution systems are prepared in compliance with operating procedures and engineering plans and specifications.
  • Evaluate and supervise the use of computer programs to perform engineering calculations and layouts.
  • Approve engineering plans and layouts and directs preparation of appropriation.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, scheduling and assigning personnel to meet operating requirements.
  • Represent the company at meetings with customers, contractors, governmental officials, consulting engineers and other company representatives regarding service.
  • Method of supply and feasibility to ensure adherence to company plans and specifications.
  • Respond to emergency events including Storm, Heat or other system emergencies when Incident Command Structure is mobilized.
  • Will be required to lead analysis for overhead and underground events and feeder packages, when required, to support restoration
  • Manage system design projects in Replacement, System Expansion and Risk Reduction and monitor project expenditures.
  • May perform other related assignments as required.
  • Use technical competence to determine and develop the civil scope-of-work for a project including establishing the design basis.
  • Prepare advanced planning documents, scoping documents, budget requests and appropriation documents.
  • Prepare, review, and finalize detailed calculations, design documents, drawings, and specifications for projects.
  • Provide technical oversight and design verification reviews to engineering design by third party consultants including meeting with vendors and customers to optimize the proposed design.
  • Review designs internally as required for constructibility and from a future operations and maintenance standpoint.
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of cost estimates and schedules.
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.
  • Perform economic evaluations.
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of cost estimates and schedules.
  • Review/update/develop company-specific civil engineering standard specifications.
  • Provide technical solutions to operational/maintenance issues related to civil structures.
  • Ability to use engineering design software and understand/interpret analysis output.
  • Provide support to existing and proposed Company Substation and other related facilities.
  • Supervise both in-house and out-of-house design efforts.
  • Provide direction, advice, documentation, and approved field changes to construction staff.
  • Respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis.
  • Provides technical assistance as required throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.
  • Develop and process request for proposals (RFP) for outside services including pre and post bid field walks.
  • Monitor coordinate deliverable package schedule milestones with outside vendor.
  • Review, guide, direct and monitor the progress of awarded outside contracts.
  • Track and process milestone payments.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and 3 years of applicable engineering experience in the design of all types of steel, concrete and masonry structures and a thorough knowledge of all applicable codes such as AISC, ACI, ASCE, NYC Building Code, etc. EIT registration. or
  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering with a Bachelor's degree in any engineering discipline and 3 years of applicable engineering experience in the design of all types of steel, concrete and masonry structures and a thorough knowledge of all applicable codes such as AISC, ACI, ASCE, NYC Building Code, etc. EIT registration.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering

Relevant Work Experience

  • Mimimum of four years experience in distribution system design and calculations, and in the distribution systems Operations Required
  • Must be able to render sound business decisions, handle multiple assignments , and meet deadlines Required
  • Must have the ability to supervise technically oriented employees Required
  • Knowledge of STAR and WMS Preferred
  • Knowledge in the design of concrete, masonry and steel structures. Required
  • Working knowledge of all applicable codes such as ACI, AISC, NESC, ASCE, NYC Building Code, etc. Required
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the safety and environmental issues that impact civil projects. Required
  • Knowledge in basic engineering design and principles. Required
  • Knowledgeable in basic engineering design and principles. Required
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, able to render sound business decisions, and have the flexibility to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines. Required
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and have the demonstrated ability to effectively interact with various levels of personnel. Required
  • Computer proficiency to include Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Required
  • Ability to write specifications and standards and coordinate engineering projects and assignments. Preferred
  • Working knowledge of computer aided design programs such as STAAD, AutoCad, Mathcad. Preferred

Skills & Ability

  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Develops and delivers effective presentations
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Professional Engineer (PE) 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 be willing and able to travel throughout the company service territory and to company locations and wear the required PPE as needed.
  • Must be willing and able to work indoors and outdoors and in all weather conditions
  • Must be willing and able to climb stairs and ladders as needed.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a substation environment with noise, heat, confined space, tall structures, etc.
  • Must be willing and able to wear a respirator and full body fall protection as required.
  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers and support emergency assignments.
  • Must be able to work in substation, generating station, other industrial and construction environments with noise, heat, confined spaces, etc including climbing of ladders and stairs is also required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel throughout the Company service territory.
  • Must be willing and able to wear the required PPE as needed.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime and extended hours, as well as on weekends/holidays as needed, or as system conditions dictate.
  • Must be willing and able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be willing and able to work in substations in the vicinity of high voltage equipment, near and within buildings and yard areas.
  • Must be willing and able to work in and around live electricity.
  • Must be willing and able to bend, stoop, kneel, climb, and work in confined spaces, on roofs, around noise, high heat, and on elevations
  • Must be able to detect traffic sounds, alarms and backup warning devices when working near traffic, around moving equipment and within substations and buildings.

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.

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