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Engineer III

Washington, DC 20019

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 576558 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay: $70-80/hr

Develops studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets, associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of electric distribution facilities/systems.  Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers as a result of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities.  Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects. Operates independently and seeks guidance when appropriate.  Additionally, provides technical expertise to strategic, legislative, and operational decisions. Participates in creating, updating, and applying internal/industry standards and technology in a specialized area of expertise. Trains and mentors others.
  • Leads and performs assignments in specialized areas requiring extensive engineering expertise. Requiring maintaining state of the art engineering credential in the specialized technical area. 
  • Leads and performs engineering tasks and projects associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas, may include field testing troubleshooting, and peer review.
  • Evaluates, develops, implements, and leads projects that have significant financial and operational impact, may also develop initial commissioning plans.  Plans, writes, and performs tasks for documentation deliverables and project
  • Participates in department planning, through field/site walkdowns, attend meetings/conference calls, provide budget recommendations and monitor performance for the accomplishment of committed results
  • Performs assignments while acting independently, and may lead multi-discipline teams, may include providing direct oversight of contractors.
  • Serves as an expert in specialized area. 
  • Acts as an expert witness or provide expert opinions as required
  • Provides recommendations to management and implements action plans to improve system performance and cost effectiveness.
  • Provides detailed technical training, mentorship, peer review, and/or guidance to others.
  • Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in areas of company interest, make recommendations for business decisions regarding strategy for new technologies and/or engineering techniques and tools.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer
    • Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical and mechanical systems.
    • Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
    • Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
    • Knowledge of complex field test equipment.
  • 6 or more years of professional engineering experience
  • GIS, OMS, Power BI, Microsoft Office Suite (4-6 years)
  • Experience in the Distribution / Transmission Utility industries (6-8 years)
  • Broad knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes methods, practices, and advanced engineering principles necessary to perform very complex or unique assignments for a specific discipline, various installations, or services. 
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with all management levels.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.     
Preferred Requirements:
  • Graduate degree or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration or Project Management Certification
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Ability to analyze industry wide trends and implement enhancements.
  • Experience performing failure analysis, written reports, and recommendations to improve electric service reliability.
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