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Location: NEWPORT, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Salary: $97,092.67 - $118,016.75
Years of Experience:
Internal Number: 21-28
This position is responsible to provide high quality engineering design and participates in project management activities related to the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of Central Lincoln People’s Utility District (Central Lincoln) plants and facilities. Manages moderately complex projects with limited supervision. The position requires knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures, including materials, equipment and techniques, used in professional level work in the field of engineering and project management. Investigates and analyzes to identify and recommend solutions and approaches for engineering projects as well as troubleshooting equipment. Develops project budgets, administer contracts, and monitor job progress. Maintains customer liaison with individuals within or outside the organization, drafters and inspectors, as well as the work for outside consultants/contractors. The position works under continuing supervision and resolves most routine problems while keeping the supervisor informed of unusual or controversial problems and issues.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform moderately complex engineering design and analysis for Central Lincoln projects. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications. Prepare public works and purchase bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction. Develop inspection and testing plans. Inspect fabrication and construction activities, materials, work products and troubleshoot construction and maintenance problems. Prepare start-up and training plans for operation and maintenance of projects.
Perform basic engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc.
Develop and implement scopes, schedules and budgets for moderately complex projects or portions of highly complex projects. Oversee and monitor project activities from concept to close out. Communicate project progress to internal clients, supervision and management. Write status and tracking reports. Give presentations including project recommendations to teams, management groups and the Commission. Procure materials. Participate in the selection of consultants and assist with management of consultant contracts. Obtain permits. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of plant personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations.
Provide preliminary cost estimates, project scopes and schedules.
Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams.
Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position.
SCADA graphical design and database work. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) Real Time Automating Controller (RTAC) programming and troubleshooting.
Protective Relay Settings.
Other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & PROGRESSION