Electrical or Civil Engineer
Provided - Lexington, KY

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Provides engineering technical support for all aspects design, layout, construction, maintenance, and upgrade activities related to transmission substations.

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Major Accountabilities

May include some or all of the following
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Works with engineering firms to provide guidance and project management support.
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Diagnose malfunctions/failures and perform preventive/corrective maintenance on substation assets.
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Lead investigations of transmission operations and outages.
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Provide field support for substation maintenance and construction activities.
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Project management support for all aspects of substation construction in new installations and upgrades, including specifications, bids, contract awards, implementation, and commissioning.
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Oversees work of contractors and in-house construction technicians.
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Maintenance and updates of substation drawings.
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Economic and cost analysis studies related to transmission system equipment and systems.
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Gathers, correlates, and analyzes transmission system design and operational data, as well as system/equipment performance.
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Assists with technical support for all aspects of substation construction, including interpretation of equipment test data and commissioning documentation.
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Interfaces with others both within and outside the company regarding transmission service and connection issues.
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Manages all aspects of various substation construction, maintenance, and upgrade projects.
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Performs a variety of routine tasks that will improve the individual’s familiarization with the engineering methods, practices, and programs of the company’s transmission planning & substations department.
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Develop project scope statements and complete budgetary estimates.
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Track project schedules and provide updates accordingly.
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Forecast and track expenditures for capital projects.
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Recommended Education & Experience
B. S. E.E. or B.S.C.E. required. Three to ten years transmission substations maintenance or related field experience preferred. Educational background and coursework in power systems preferred.

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