Job Description

Ref No.:18-00180
Location: White Plain, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 12/17/2018

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full-time/direct-hire opportunity with our client in White Plains, NY for a Manager Transmission-Civil

Summary
The Manager of Transmission - Civil oversees and coordinates transmission related projects and activities in collaboration with the Civil/Structural Engineering group to produce high quality engineering solutions which are on schedule, within budget and in accordance with stakeholder requirements.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for high voltage transmission projects through 765kV.
  • Perform engineering analyses related to transmission line rerouting, structure selection and design, hardware and conductor selection.
  • Develop equipment and construction specifications and associated calculations.
  • Work closely with other engineering and design staff to develop solutions and responses to customer needs.
  • Solve complex challenges and work with external developers to ensure a smooth transition for interconnections with client's transmission system.
  • Promote a culture of safety throughout the entire organization.
  • Actively participate in client's Transmission Maintenance Committee.
  • Establish client transmission standards and requirements.
  • Manage staff including performance reviews, salary administration, succession planning and resource balancing.
  • Identify and recommend solutions to adapt staff to meet changing client needs.
  • Develop staff expertise to ensure succession planning and critical core competencies are maintained within client.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines, site personnel, project management, project development & licensing, emergency management, regulatory agencies, external stakeholders and other business units.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong knowledge of transmission related regulations and guidelines.
  • Thorough understanding of NESC requirements and other codes, standards, regulations and construction processes within the utility industry.
  • Subject matter expertise in civil, structural, hydraulics/hydrology and geotechnical engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of transmission related regulations and guidelines.
  • Thorough understanding of NESC requirements and other codes, standards, regulations and construction processes within the utility industry.
  • Subject matter expertise in civil, structural, hydraulics/hydrology and geotechnical engineering.
  • Thorough understanding of client's transmission maintenance and construction practices.
  • Strong project collaboration and effective communication skills.
  • Strong leadership ability and technical background to develop staff and maintain a highly skilled workforce.
  • Broad knowledge of client's mission, policies and procedures and the interaction and responsibilities of the various client business units.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise reports, presentations and other documentation.
  • Ability to apply technical and theoretical knowledge to data and observations in order to generate complete solutions using accepted standards.
  • Strong platform skills and ability to tailor presentation to the technical understanding of any audience.
  • Ability to respond and adapt to emergent and changing priorities including client, PSC, Article XII and NYISO.
  • Capable of building teams and fostering teamwork amongst management and bargaining unit personnel; strong collaborative and negotiation skills to influence senior management, peers, outside policy makers and other NYPA personnel.
  • Proficient in PLS CADD, Microsoft Office, SAP, Maximo, Mosaic and other platforms as required.
Education, Experience and Certifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil, Structural, Hydraulics/Hydrology or Geotechnical engineering. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Technical expertise, typically acquired with a minimum of twelve (12) years applicable experience.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in NYS.
  • Knowledge of industry codes and standards.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to access all areas of the plant including ability to climb and work at high elevations and in confined spaces; ability to walk a significant distance, sometimes on uneven ground.
  • Approximately 25% travel, primarily within NY State

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.

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