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    Summary

    The Incumbent is responsible for the identification, development, design, construction and

    commissioning of addition and alteration projects for the Region’s power transmission system

    and related facilities. This includes coordination and resolution of customer requests for

    interconnection, taps, transformer replacements, transmission line relocations, equipment

    installations, facility construction or repair, etc., to ensure that Western’s technical and

    contractual requirements are met.



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    Responsibilities

    Inspects civil phases of contract construction of transmission lines, substations, and other

    facilities to insure conformance with contract provisions, specifications, safety and health

    regulations, and environmental protective plans, regulations and codes. Identifies

    problems, provides engineering recommendations and guidance regarding equipment,

    materials, and installation procedures, and reports potential problems. Informs contractor of

    requirements concerning construction scheduling, progress reporting, safety measures,

    wage and hour law observance, payroll records, etc. Confers with contractor's

    representatives to resolve differences of' opinion. Reports on situations in controversy

    with contractors which may lead to formal claims by contractor such as additional work,

    differing site conditions, delays, unusual weather, etc.

    • Develops design data and specifications for alterations in power system facilities on

    assigned projects. Gathers design data; survey data; develops cost estimates;

    disseminates engineering data and specifications for review; maintains appropriate

    documentation; attends planning meetings, negotiations, and preconstruction

    conferences; coordinates maintenance and construction work schedules, performs

    contract administration functions associated with construction and A/E contracts;

    develops justification and authorization reports. Serves as COR as required.

    • Prepares statements of work, estimates, and technical evaluations for A/E task orders for

    Title I, II, and III services in support of facility engineering needs for assigned projects.

    Office Engineer Duties:

    • Develops project, resource, and management plans for assigned projects. Manages

    projects, by actively participating in development, design, and coordination meetings.

    Utilizes available resources such as designers, project/construction management

    personnel, operations and maintenance personnel, safety and environment, lands,

    procurement, budget and finance, and contractor support to most effectively execute

    projects.

    • Develops design data and specifications for alterations in power system facilities.

    Gathers design data; survey data; develops cost estimates; disseminates engineering data

    and specifications for review; maintains appropriate documentation; prepares solicitation

    amendments based on needed changes to design specifications, and serves on source

    selection technical teams, attends planning meetings, negotiations, and preconstruction

    conferences; coordinates maintenance and construction work schedules, performs

    contract administration functions associated with construction and A/E contracts;

    develops justification and authorization reports. Serves as COR as required.

    • Works with contractors, Field Engineering, Procurement, Maintenance, designers and project

    managers.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Overnight travel may be required up to 5 days per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517785300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.