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Engineer (Generation) I, II, III or Senior

Company: Duck River Electric Membership Corporation
Location: Westminster
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Responsible for the strategic leadership and project management of generation capital projects including planning, directing, or coordinating engineering, and procurement (including materials and services) activities and management of generation facilities' construction projects. Perform engineering analyses for the creation, development, and execution of projects, and in support of generation operations. Develop scopes, project schedules, budgets, and justifications. Develop/coordinate technical specifications for contracts. Administer the fulfillment of contracts. Develop and conduct presentations as assigned. Note: There is one position available, and the position will be filled at one of four job grade levels: Engineer I (Generation), job grade NB18; Engineer II (Generation), job grade NB20; Engineer III (Generation), job grade NB22; or Senior Engineer (Generation), job grade NB23. This decision will be based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate selected, and Tri-State business needs at the time of hire. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Work Schedules including compressed work week and telecommuting opportunities to work remotely up to 50%, Life Insurance, 401K, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), Employee Assistant Program (EAP) and Paid Leave Benefits. Senior Engineer (Generation) Hiring Salary Range: $107,000-$134,000 Engineer III (Generation) Hiring Salary Range: $97,000-$122,000 Engineer II (Generation) Hiring Salary Range: $80,000-$101,000 Engineer I (Generation) Hiring Salary Range: $66,000-$83,000 Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary outside of the posted hiring salary range based upon work experience, education, and/or skill level. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction on assigned projects.
  • Perform engineering analyses of process systems at generation facilities.
  • Conceive and develop project scopes, schedules, justifications, and budgets for both capital and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) projects.
  • Conduct or coordinate engineering design of capital improvement projects for generation facilities.
  • Prepare technical specifications for proposals, and coordinate the development of contract documents.
  • Provide project management during the implementation of plant betterment tasks.
  • Administer Contracts including Contractor oversite, and both technical and commercial adherence to contract requirements
  • Develop project work scopes, estimate costs and schedules for budgetary purposes.
  • Initiate and monitor appropriate cost accounting, invoicing and close-out of capital projects.
  • Responsible for communicating with all project stakeholders and participants providing timely responses to information and documentation needs.
  • Prepare and make presentations for design reviews and project approvals.
  • Conduct engineering review of operating and maintenance requirements for generation.
  • Participate in the selection of consulting firms and monitor their engineering activities.
  • Direct the work of others, as required.
  • Assist with training of personnel.
  • Complete reports and special projects, as required.
  • Assist in the preparation and administration of the annual budget, work plans, long-range forecasts.
  • Adhere to and demonstrate compliance with appropriate electric utility industry regulatory requirements. Attain knowledge and remain knowledgeable of development in regulations, laws, standards and best practices applicable to the functional area including, but not limited to, Standards of Conduct, Environmental, Employment Law, NERC Reliability Standards and Safety. Must be familiar with, and comply with, all aspects of Corporate Policy C-54, Compliance.
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Tri-State's culture embodied in the Cooperative principles and spirit and core values of technical competency, respect and dignity, accountability, integrity, trustworthiness, and servant leadership to empower or otherwise enable others to optimally perform their job responsibilities. Demonstrate and promote ethics and behaviors consistent with Tri-State's culture, Board policies, and business practices. Understand and fulfill the role and responsibility for all compliance programs within the company.
  • Because Tri-State is an electric utility with continuous service obligations to its customers, regular, reliable, and predictable performance of the essential functions and responsibilities is an essential function of the job.
  • Because Tri-State has an obligation to provide continuous, reliable electric service to its customers, the ability to work overtime at any time of the day or week is considered an essential function of the job. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Perform other related duties as assigned SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:
      • Planning: ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; develop scopes, plan and schedule work; set priorities and goals; anticipate and adjust for problems; evaluate workloads; measure and evaluate performance against established goals.
      • Time management: ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.
      • Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels.
      • Demonstrate behavior consistent with company values.
      • Excellent skills in managing technical issues, budgets, schedules and economic development as appropriate for senior level position.
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Strong team player: accomplishes tasks by working with others and being a good team player. Recognizes how his/her decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.
      • Computer proficiency in operating a personal computer and standard business office applications including Microsoft Office suite, databases, and other related applications.
      • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS Education and Training
        • Bachelor's degree in electrical, chemical, civil, mechanical, or other engineering from an accredited program. Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
          • Expert knowledge of operation and maintenance of generating facilities.
          • Strong knowledge of PC programs and application to functional tasks.
          • Working knowledge of safety policies and procedures.
          • Working knowledge of government regulations and industry standards affecting electric utilities.
          • Ability to direct the work of others.
          • Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
          • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written. Experience:
            • Eight (8) years of progressive experience in generating plant design and construction work. Note: The above requirements describe the experience and education qualifications for the Senior Engineer (Generation). Those with less experience will be hired at the I, II or III job grade level. Other:
              • Willingness to travel up to 30 percent of the time on an annual basis. (Must possess a valid driver's license.)
              • Desire to work in power plant design and betterment design. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level up to 10 lbs. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good vision, good color vision, good hearing, and ability to speak clearly, and handle intricate work. Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to dust and exposed to electrical risks, works around large industrial operating equipment.

Keywords: Duck River Electric Membership Corporation, Denver , Engineer (Generation) I, II, III or Senior, Engineering , Westminster, Colorado

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