New York Power Authority Manager Transmission - Civil in White Plains, New York

Summary

The Manager of Transmission - Civil oversees and coordinates transmission related projects and activities in collaboration with the Civil/Structural Engineering group to produce high quality engineering solutions which are on schedule, within budget and in accordance with stakeholder requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for high voltage transmission projects through 765kV.

  • Perform engineering analyses related to transmission line rerouting, structure selection and design, hardware and conductor selection.

  • Develop equipment and construction specifications and associated calculations.

  • Work closely with other engineering and design staff to develop solutions and responses to customer needs.

  • Solve complex challenges and work with external developers to ensure a smooth transition for interconnections with NYPA’s transmission system.

  • Promote a culture of safety throughout the entire organization.

  • Actively participate in NYPA’s Transmission Maintenance Committee.

  • Establish NYPA transmission standards and requirements.

  • Manage staff including performance reviews, salary administration, succession planning and resource balancing.

  • Identify and recommend solutions to adapt staff to meet changing NYPA needs.

  • Develop staff expertise to ensure succession planning and critical core competencies are maintained within NYPA.

  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines, site personnel, project management, project development & licensing, emergency management, regulatory agencies, external stakeholders and other business units.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of transmission related regulations and guidelines.

  • Thorough understanding of NESC requirements and other codes, standards, regulations and construction processes within the utility industry.

  • Subject matter expertise in civil, structural, hydraulics/hydrology and geotechnical engineering.

  • Strong knowledge of transmission related regulations and guidelines.

  • Thorough understanding of NESC requirements and other codes, standards, regulations and construction processes within the utility industry.

  • Subject matter expertise in civil, structural, hydraulics/hydrology and geotechnical engineering.

  • Thorough understanding of NYPA’s transmission maintenance and construction practices.

  • Strong project collaboration and effective communication skills.

  • Strong leadership ability and technical background to develop staff and maintain a highly skilled workforce.

  • Broad knowledge of NYPA's mission, policies and procedures and the interaction and responsibilities of the various NYPA business units.

  • Ability to produce clear and concise reports, presentations and other documentation.

  • Ability to apply technical and theoretical knowledge to data and observations in order to generate complete solutions using accepted standards.

  • Strong platform skills and ability to tailor presentation to the technical understanding of any audience.

  • Ability to respond and adapt to emergent and changing priorities including NYPA, PSC, Article XII and NYISO.

  • Capable of building teams and fostering teamwork amongst management and bargaining unit personnel; strong collaborative and negotiation skills to influence senior management, peers, outside policy makers and other NYPA personnel.

  • Proficient in PLS CADD, Microsoft Office, SAP, Maximo, Mosaic and other platforms as required.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil, Structural, Hydraulics/Hydrology or Geotechnical engineering. An advanced degree is preferred.

  • Technical expertise, typically acquired with a minimum of twelve (12) years applicable experience.

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in NYS.

  • Knowledge of industry codes and standards.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to access all areas of the plant including ability to climb and work at high elevations and in confined spaces; ability to walk a significant distance, sometimes on uneven ground.

  • Approximately 25% travel, primarily within NY State

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer