• Construction Field Engineer

    Job Location US-NY-Valhalla
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/31/2018 12:10 PM)
    ID
    2017-1798
  • Overview

    ConEdison Development (CED) develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure projects.  The company is one of the largest owners and operators of solar projects in North America.

     CED is focusing on energy infrastructure assets as part of a growth strategy and an overall corporate goal of responsible environmental stewardship.  Through its deep resources and trusted relationships with a range of energy-related companies, CED currently owns and operates facilities generating more than 1350 MW DC / 1100 MW AC of renewable power across Arizona, California, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Texas.

    ConEdison Development is one of the clean energy businesses of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], the nation's oldest and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues and $47 billion in assets. 

     

    The Field Engineer primarily supports construction site management team activities over a variety of projects. The Field Engineer may also provide engineering services in support of O&M field activities on an as needed basis.  The Field Engineer tracks site related costs, documents, production units, warranty tracking and response and other activities as directed by the construction project manager. Job duties may vary depending on project size and magnitude. Candidate must be flexible with ability to relocate to project sites for extended periods.

    Responsibilities

    1. In coordination with Engineering and project management, review project designs for conformance to applicable laws, regulations, codes, best engineering practices, safety requirements, constructability and operational considerations.  Review and recommend approval of in field design changes.  Review and recommend Substation and Balance of Plant testing and commissioning with EPC contractors and ensure that testing and commissioning is done properly. 
    2. Assist project manager and construction manager with monitoring contractor daily performance including project cost control, preparation of logs, reports and files as instructed.  
    3. As directed by the project manager, responsible for field purchasing and negotiations, within bounds of company’s delegation of authorities.
    4. Recommend best construction and maintenance practice and design improvements
    5. Assists with NERC compliance requirements, including but not limited to, coordination of on-site contractors performance and documentation of compliance requirements.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Mechanical or Electrical disciplines preferred)
    • Engineer-in-Training or Professional Engineer License
    • Project Management Training
    • Scheduling Software Training/Experience

    Experience:

    • A minimum of 2 years of in field of engineering design; in-field experience a plus.
    • 6 months or more experience with compliance obligations (e.g., NERC).
    • Experienced and knowledgeable with wind and solar PV projects a plus.

    Job Skills:

    • Ability to write clearly and concisely
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
    • Knowledge of scheduling methods such as Gantt or CPM Primavera or other scheduling software a plus)
    • Good independent judgment and proven ability to work independently at remote locations
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills

     

     

     

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. 


    Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans. 

     

    You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.

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