Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises activities of field personnel and contractors to effectively construct selected projects within the DLC system which includes Substation, Transmission, Distribution, Civil, etc. This position also secures traffic permits, initiates requests for substation work permits, ECP's, DOC and SOC clearance permits, reports on clearance permits and ensures any customers affected by a scheduled outage are notified. This position has responsibility for safety, schedule and budget adherence.
•Oversees construction and maintenance performed by DLC and contract personnel to ensure work is completed safely, achieves expected levels of performance and is completed within budget and on schedule. Requires all personnel to follow all company and departmental procedures and regulations, including all safety requirements. Ensures daily jobsite safety briefings are held, and monitors them for quality and thoroughness. Maintains and provides required daily, weekly and monthly force and safety reports as required.
•Assists in the preparation of construction contract scopes of work using information on engineering drawings, from site visits and project engineers, material management and operating departments.
•Provides constructability opinions and input.
•Initiates RFIs and Project Change Requests when necessary.
•Plans and analyzes assigned projects, establishes schedules and project parameters and sets procedures to accomplish the scope of work. Secures and coordinates outages and permits for construction work.
Roles at this level require industry specific experience. Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree. With 7 years of relevant electric utility experience. Certifications are often required.
◦Knowledge of electric utility Transmission and Distribution lines and protection schemes
◦Experience in construction of distribution lines and associated equipment
◦Experience with substation Equipment Clearance Permits (ECP) and able to attain ECP qualification
◦Leadership experience in the field as a crew supervisor, crew leader, General Foreman, etc
Problems and issues faced are vague. Draws on significant past experience to perform role. Proficient in the body of knowledge of given discipline or specialty area. Accountable for direct level of reasoning and decision making.
Primary Focus is on daily deliverables, outputs and reporting. Typically accountable for managing ones own time and work flow. Responsibilities are generally tactical in nature and work is typically complex in nature requiring the incumbent to draw on previous knowledge to perform role. Has a well established capabilities, acts as a resource to less experienced staff on routine issues.
Able to travel as required. Mobility within the office and on construction job sites. Ability to walk extensively, climb into and out of manholes and climb ladders/scaffolding. Able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Ability to work extended periods during peak workload and emergency/storm conditions.
Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.