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Premier Power Maintenance Lead P&C Commissioning Specialist in United States

Job Title: Lead P&C Commissioning Specialist/Engineer

Reports To: P&C Area Supervisor

Job Summary: Responsible for customer relations and project oversight for the projects assigned to them by the P&C Area Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as a single point of contact with the customers representatives as necessary to maintain customer relations

  • Scheduling and coordination of the day to day activities being performed at assigned project

  • Become familiar with all applicable policies and procedures and making sure that information is effectively communicated to all team members working on a project

  • Attend project safety and planning meetings as required

  • Assist with job cost estimates and proposals

  • Create and maintain project schedule

  • Review financial health of assigned projects and track project costs

  • Communicate potential schedule or cost overruns to the Area Supervisor in a timely manner

  • Assist with development or provide justification for change orders as necessary

  • Constantly explore new business or customer opportunities

  • Must be willing to travel overnight as needed to fulfill job responsibilities.

  • Identify safety hazards associated with the project and develop a task-hazard-mitigation analysis.

  • Identify human performance risks and develop a task-risk-mitigation analysis.

  • Supervise, mentor, and train less experienced team members

  • Provide feedback to Area Supervisors on performance reviews and assessments

  • Review timesheet and expense reports and submit to customer for approval

  • Become familiar with all Premier Power policies and procedures and ensuring that team members assigned to their projects are adhering to them

  • Provide technical support and assistance for team members assigned to or working on their projects

  • Foster teamwork by encouraging cross training leveraging the strengths of team members on their projects

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to provide evidence of leading the successful execution of numerous P&C commissioning projects

  • Strong understanding of protection relay schemes, P&C commissioning procedures, and relay testing

  • Ability to use a variety of relay test sets and automated relay testing software

  • Strong understanding of network communications including TCP/IP, DNP, Modbus and media structures such as Ethernet and Serial over copper, fiber optics, telephone or wireless systems and powerline carrier systems

  • Familiar with construction and apparatus testing standards and procedures. NETA III or IV certification is a plus

  • Strong understanding of NERC Standards and CIP policies and procedures and required compliance documentation

  • Strong working knowledge with common software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with project management software is a plus

  • Strong working knowledge with common electrical industry software applications from industry manufacturers such as SEL, GE, Cooper, Novatech, ABB, Siemens, etc.

  • Must show the ability to effectively communicate both written and verbally with customers and other team members

  • Demonstrates organizational skills to include on time reporting of time and expenses, weekly status reports, and any other documentation and reporting requirements

  • Demonstrates the responsibility required to maintain a professional appearance as well as keeping tools, test equipment, and vehicles in clean and organized condition and up to date with service and calibrations

    Work Environment:

  • Work in close, but safe, proximity to live electrical substations

  • Able to work flexible hours including overtime, nights, weekends, and some holidays

  • Able to work overnight, multi-day and out-of-town projects

  • Must be willing to take calls, give technical advice and schedule workforce outside of the normal workday

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 50 lbs.

  • Standing, climbing, walking, lifting, carrying, and grasping are all required

    Education and Work Experience:

  • Associates technical degree or equivalent military training such as Army Prime Power or Naval Nuclear Power fields with minimum of 3 years of P&C, project management, substation commissioning or related experience.

  • NETA Level III or IV certification with a minimum of 5 years of P&C, project management, substation commissioning, or related experience

    Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, education verification, motor vehicle report, physical abilities test and an approved hair and urine drug screen

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, DOT commercial licensing preferred

  • Must be willing to obtain a company paid TWIC card, OSHA 30 hour, NFPA 70-E, and CPR training