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.
Directs the activities of and provides guidance to Distribution design group. Ensure the timely delivery of complex distribution electrical engineering designs to the construction department or external contractors for system improvements and system maintenance projects to maintain the integrity and reliability of the DLCo substations according to DLCo standard design practices.
1. Directs the assignment and scheduling of complex electrical engineering design work, which meet Duquesne Light standards and all applicable industry codes, for a staff of Distribution Designers performing design work associated with the Distribution and Subtransmission system additions or modifications to ensure the timely delivery of safe, efficient, reliable service to all customers. 35%
2. Monitor and report on progress of all projects, both internally and externally designed, to ensure schedules are and coordinate with all other support groups for timely availability of equipment and materials. 15%
3. Coordinate with the Training Department to ensure the necessary training and training materials are provided for the Distribution Designers on any new equipment and/or design standards. 5%
4. Create a working environment that fosters safety, teamwork, employee initiative and accountability to maintain high levels of productivity for assigned projects. Counsel and evaluate personnel performance. 15%
5. Perform Project Management function in reviewing/developing, project scopes, reports, design schedules, drawings, specifications, correspondence, design standards, recommendations, requisitions and cost estimates to ensure all designs are in a timely, cost effective manner that meets DLCo standards and project scopes. 15%
6. Participate in standards discussions to ensure distribution design standard is effective and follows all recent company, local, and federal codes and any applicable changes. Provide training to distributionengineering design group on new standards and ensure proper implementation of new design standards. Provide significant oversight of the final engineering design to ensure all standard requirements have been met. 15%
1. Other duties as assigned. As Necessary
Required:Four year Bachelor Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited college/university required. A minimum of 3 years engineering electric utility experience focused on distribution design.
Must possess a valid driver license
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