Friday , April 19 2024

SDGE Careers – Senior Engineer

Website San Diego Gas & Electric

Job Description:

The Senior Engineer, in the Civil/Structural Engineering Section, prepares structural engineering designs, specifications, standards, studies, cost estimates and sound technical recommendations, in support of Substation, Transmission and Distribution projects. The Senior Engineer works with multi-discipline teams to develop engineering and construction solutions for new and existing facilities in the SDG&E electric transmission and distribution system.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and direction to engineers, designers, planners, analysts and field personnel.
  • Provides technical expertise to one or multiple project teams for the evaluation of, and resolution to, engineering problems and designs in collaboration with other engineering disciplines.
  • Gathers data, performs calculations and prepares designs to develop technically sound conclusions, recommendations and results.
  • Oversees and coordinates engineering and economic feasibility studies and cost analyses related to the design, construction and permitting of electric facilities.
  • Follows up on implementation of recommendations and/or acceptance of conclusions to assess accuracy and/or completeness. Evaluates job requests to determine purpose, scope and requirements. May include the assessment of alternative methods, assessment of outside support requirements, and review of Company, City, State, and Regulatory Agency Codes.
  • Manages specific capital projects to ensure that they are built to standards, built on time, and within budget. Conducts safety and reliability related incident investigations. Manages and coordinates all activities leading to the successful completion of projects including, scoping, consultant or contractor selection, cost estimates, budgeting, permitting, design, construction support, material procurement and start-up.
  • Provides direction to contractors, consultants, Company engineers, technical specialists and the remainder of the project team. Utilizes departmental project control systems to maintain budget and schedule and to provide timely status reports.
  • Interprets state and federal codes, industry standards, and Company standards or specifications. Participates in, and provides technical input to, review of proposed changes in regulatory requirements affecting codes and standards. Recommends modifications to Company policy and procedures that reflect regulatory changes.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering is required.
  • An advanced degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in structural engineering is desirable.
  • Registration as a professional civil engineer in the state of California is required. Registration with an out-of-state license is acceptable if it is reciprocal to California and if a full California professional civil engineering license can be granted within 1-½ years of position appointment.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of increasingly challenging and responsible civil/structural engineering design experience. Experience with electric transmission or substation design is preferred.
  • A background in civil/structural design is mandatory. Steel, concrete, and masonry design experience and construction management experience are highly desirable. Familiarity with various foundation types, including pads, drilled piers, and micropiles is preferred.
  • ACAD, PLS-CADD, MFAD, and Risa experience is preferred.

Job Details:

Company: San Diego Gas & Electric

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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