Substation & Transmission Engineering Manager

Arizona G&T Cooperatives
Benson, Arizona 85602
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Lead and supervise the activities of the Transmission and Substation Engineering staff support the activities of the Transmission Maintenance staff and support AEPCO Transmission planning needs.



ESSENTIAL: The major activities for which this position is held accountable.

  • Provide leadership and direction to a team of professionals who are responsible for engineering design, maintenance support, and project management.
  • Appraise performance, mentor, guide professional development, communicate expectations, address employee relations issues, and resolve problems and approve HR actions.
  • Supervise and coordinate third-party engineering consulting contract activities, projects and tasks.
  • Provide assistance to Transmission Planning in researching technical solutions to proposed capital projects, providing budget cost estimates and determining project technical feasibility.
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of engineering services.
  • Develop design drawings and prepare specifications for power transformers, power circuit breakers, disconnect switches, instrument transformers, capacitor banks, battery banks, protection and control equipment and construction contracts.
  • Ensures accurate cost accounting for all projects.
  • Interface and coordinate with other project participants, i.e. Coop Members, other utilities, various agencies.
  • Complete as-built documentation and RUS closeout forms at the completion of project.
  • Ensure safe coordination with System Control for project activities.
  • Manages changes and evidence related to NERC procedures and controls for delegated requirements.
  • Manages changes and evidence related to NERC RSAWs including the narrative and evidence of the compliance for delegated requirements.
  • Performs primary interviewee functions related to NERC compliance audits for delegated requirements.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The minimum requirements of knowledge and previous experience necessary for an individual to be considered for this position.

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of five years actual experience in designing high voltage (69, 115, 230 and 345 kV) substations.
  • Two years of management experience or completion of two-year succession management program.
  • Professional Engineering license in the state of Arizona.
  • Understanding or knowledge of all areas of substation and transmission engineering design and construction.
  • Complete and thorough understanding of IEEE/ANSI, NEC Standards.
  • Communicate expectations and desired results.


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