Lead and supervise the activities of the Transmission and Substation Engineering staff support the activities of the Transmission Maintenance staff and support AEPCO Transmission planning needs.
Provide leadership and direction to a team of professionals who are responsible for engineering design, maintenance support, and project management.
Appraise performance, mentor, guide professional development, communicate expectations, address employee relations issues, and resolve problems and approve HR actions.
Supervise and coordinate third-party engineering consulting contract activities, projects and tasks.
Provide assistance to Transmission Planning in researching technical solutions to proposed capital projects, providing budget cost estimates and determining project technical feasibility.
Ensure quality and timeliness of engineering services.
Develop design drawings and prepare specifications for power transformers, power circuit breakers, disconnect switches, instrument transformers, capacitor banks, battery banks, protection and control equipment and construction contracts.
Ensures accurate cost accounting for all projects.
Interface and coordinate with other project participants, i.e. Coop Members, other utilities, various agencies.
Complete as-built documentation and RUS closeout forms at the completion of project.
Ensure safe coordination with System Control for project activities.
Manages changes and evidence related to NERC procedures and controls for delegated requirements.
Manages changes and evidence related to NERC RSAWs including the narrative and evidence of the compliance for delegated requirements.
Performs primary interviewee functions related to NERC compliance audits for delegated requirements
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of five years actual experience in designing high voltage (69, 115, 230 and 345 kV) substations.
Two years of management experience or completion of two-year succession management program.
Professional Engineering license in the state of Arizona.
Understanding or knowledge of all areas of substation and transmission engineering design and construction.
Complete and thorough understanding of IEEE/ANSI, NEC Standards.
Communicate expectations and desired results.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: *Salary will be dependent upon education and experience
Internal Number: 542
About Arizona G&T Cooperatives
We are Member-owned, not-for-profit electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives. Working together, our employees fulfill the joint mission of providing reliable, affordable power to electric coops across the Southwest.
Arizona G&T Cooperatives provide power to more than 160,000 electric meters and 400,000 people in Arizona, California and New Mexico through six Class A Member distribution cooperatives. One of 63 G&T electric coops in the nation, we own and operate Apache Generating Station near Cochise, east of Benson. The plant has a combined gross generating capacity of 605 megawatts. We also purchase power to meet member energy needs during peak summer energy use.
Our transmission system operates and maintains more than 622 miles of electric power transmission line and 27 substations reaching out from our Apache Generating Station, across Arizona to the northwestern corner of the state. We also operate more than 30 telecommunications towers used for phone and data relay services by our member cooperatives and customers.