Position Summary: Oversee and facilitate the installation of equipment and components for a project to ensure contractors are fulfilling all obligations and that work is carried out according to approved contracts, specifications and schedules. Serve as a liaison between engineering, maintenance departments, vendors, suppliers and Cooperative interests. Report on inspections, subcontracting, progress and delays to Construction Superintendent. Provide technical knowledge on electrical substations, transmission lines, microwave communications, right-of-way preparation and other construction activities to Cooperative contractors. Perform other duties as required.
Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee construction projects by insuring that work standards, contract specifications, work schedules are met and quality controls meet cooperative expectations. Introduce and implement minor construction changes to accommodate existing conditions. Monitor the receipt, issue, distribution, control, and return of materials utilized on construction projects. Coordinate construction activities with involved departments, utility companies, government agencies, landowners and other construction groups. Collaborate with Construction Superintendent and resolve all queries for construction progress.
Monitor and/or performs all field testing and construction data implementations. Maintain relationships with internal personnel, operations personnel, store supervisors, and externally with contractors, member cooperatives and surveyors to exchange information and advise on construction materials, schedules and contracts. Participate in various project meetings and maintain records of all construction dates and project costs. Assist Construction Superintendent in preparing schedules for projects, closing out process and ensure appropriate filing of all paperwork. Ensure contractor compliance with state and federal regulations ERCOT, RUS, TX DOT, OSHA, JHA forms, accident reports and EPA Storm water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) permits
Education and Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent certificate Six years of electric utility transmission and substation construction experience.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or construction coordination/quality control experience may substitute for the above requirements. Prefer completion of specialized training in building construction, communication facilities or power transmission and distribution.
Physical and Environmental Requirements: Requires working outside in varying environmental locations and in varying weather conditions and temperature extremes with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness. Requires lifting, pushing or carrying of weights equal to 50 pounds or less. Requires climbing ladders and stairs. Requires sitting for extended periods of time while riding in a motor vehicle. Requires wearing personal safety equipment including breathing apparatus. Must be able to obtain required driver’s license. Requires working overtime and traveling at time with short notice. Typical projects require working and staying out of town 80% or more, depending on location. Requires hearing within normal range, hearing aids are permitted. Requires vision with normal range, corrective lens are permitted.
Organized in 1941, Brazos Electric was the first cooperative formed in Texas for the purpose of generating and supplying electrical power. Today, it is the largest generation and transmission cooperative in Texas. At Brazos Electric Cooperative, our mission is to provide valued service to our members and customers by generating, procuring, and transmitting reliable power at the lowest cost. The members, customers, and employees are Brazos Electric Cooperative's most valued assets.
Brazos Electric provides competitive pay and excellent benefits including a 401(k) plan and group insurance benefits. The job duties listed are not intended to describe fully the position’s requirements or essential functions, which are subject to change.
Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.