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Power Engineers Construction Engineer - Distribution (REMOTE) in San Antonio, Texas

Construction Engineer - Distribution (REMOTE)

Location: Southwest


Department: PCI Construction CM Dept


Construction Engineer - Distribution

Location(s): Conroe, Texas and the surrounding area

Various construction sites in the client’s service territory for the duration of multiple projects (est.0-5 years).

Job Description:

To act as the Owner’s representative and office within the client’s office in the Texas area. To oversee all aspects of the station and line facilities construction including interconnect, site work, status reporting, owner purchased material, monitoring safety, startup and commissioning, and project closeout. This position is responsible for the overall management of the assigned project area, to ensure compliance with required budgetary, scheduling, and quality goals. Employees in this role coordinate and report on the construction work performed by contractors and/or vendors at the project site. Client will train on their processes and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports the management of POWER’s Project Quality Program (PQP) on the project.

Required Skills & Experience:

Included but not limited to;

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or currently possess an Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering and are working on Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum of 5 (five) years experience in Distribution Operations, Construction, Engineering, or equivalent education.

  • Develops, revises, and maintains construction schedules and detailed construction sequence documents to minimize facility outages and to minimize risks to the electric system.

  • Able to build, maintain and communicate critical path schedules that will be the most cost-effective for the region.

  • Responsible for the creation of construction material work packages.

  • Review project critical issues.

  • Assist in Project-related system (line/equipment) outage planning, coordination, and outage system database entry.

  • Ability to read and review drawings and identify the required bill of materials.

  • Communicates effectively on overall project status and maintains relationships with multiple parties both internal and external to resolve construction and coordination issues.

  • Prioritizes and regularly reprioritizes multiple tasks to maintain project schedules.

  • Coordinates various meetings such as District status, pre-bid, pre-construction, customer-related, etc. Comprehensive understanding of the potential that construction activities can have on system reliability.

  • Has strong computer skills

  • Must have current and valid driver’s license

  • Proficient in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and comparing with the customer or engineers’ standards

  • Combined in the below statement

  • Proficient in both verbal and written communication with the ability to communicate well with others at all levels of the organization

  • Will prepare detailed reports and present to the customer in an organized, clear and concise manner.

Physical Requirements:

Included but not limited to;

  • Included but not limited to;

  • This job may require you to work up to 12 hr days, 5 to 6 days a week if project requires

  • Able and willing to travel and stay for a minimum of 6 weeks at a time for a project

  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions for up to 12hrs a day

  • Must be able to wear company-provided PPE for the entire shift while onsite

  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs or more at any given time throughout the day

  • Must be able to walk on average 3 to 5 miles per day across rough terrain and/or unlevel surfaces

  • Ability to step in and out of a 3/4-ton pickup truck several times a day

Desired Skills:

  • Distribution substation and line construction

  • Distribution outage planning or coordination

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender affirming care

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $75k - $163k per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.

EOE, including disability/vets