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Supervisor Engineer with P.E.

Company Name:
JRL Engineering
Supervisor-Electric Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineering
PURPOSE OF POSITION: Under the direction of the Supervisor-Electric T&D Engineering performs engineering duties necessary for the completion of the department's goals. Duties will be dependent upon the individual job requirements and departmental workload and may include any or all of the duties described below.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs general engineering functions in the design and operation of electric distribution and transmission facilities.
2. Designs electric power line extensions to provide electric service to new large-scale commercial and industrial customers.
3. Redesigns existing electrical facilities for residential, commercial and industrial customers due to load or system changes, building additions, or other construction activities.
4. Performs engineering design of reinforcement projects, whiteway lighting projects, and preventative maintenance and system power factor improvement projects.
5. Performs engineering design and layout of electric facility adjustments as required for highway improvement projects, sewer projects, and other municipal improvement projects.
6. Interfaces with outside agencies at all levels. Obtains construction permits from appropriate agencies.
7. Reviews, updates, and prepares electric construction standards. Prepares job sketches, drawings, material lists, cost estimates, and construction labor estimates.
8. Analyzes various new materials and processes and works with vendors and equipment suppliers. Stays current on electric transmission and distribution technology.
9. Reviews electric plans as part of City Plan Review process to ensure compliance with Electric Service Standards, including compliance with the National Electrical Code and the National Electrical Safety Code.
10. Prepares contracts for bidding purposes as required to secure contractors to perform work on electrical system such as line construction, maintenance, and emergency rebuilds.
11. Assists in Outage Center or in field supervision for emergency work as required. This work may be during or after normal working hours. May also be required to serve as Duty Supervisor and be on a 24-hour callout rotation list.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
An electrical engineering degree from a school with a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, and four or more years of recent progressively responsible overhead electric transmission/distribution design experience are required. Consideration may be given to civil or mechanical engineers with seven or more years of recent progressively responsible overhead electric transmission/distribution design experience.
Licensing/Certification:
Must have a valid Professional Engineer (PE) Registration Certificate.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have a working knowledge of engineering functions. Must be able to plan, organize, supervise, and coordinate technical work. Must be able to effectively handle numerous assignments simultaneously. Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Duties are primarily performed in an office environment with some outside field work in all weather conditions.
Miscellaneous Requirements:
Must be able to work successfully with diverse groups of people.
BARGAINING UNIT: Nonunion
EFFECTIVE DATE: December 1992 REVISION DATE: January 2013
Primary Contact:
Larry E. Eason
Vice President
JRL-Engineering
Phone: 816-471-4022
Email:

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