Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: King of Prussia
Country: United States
LaFata Contract Services manages small and large-scale construction services for gas and electrical utilities. We create solutions for our valued utility partners, supplementing their industry expertise and expanding their talented project management teams to improve and enhance service to their customers.
We are a regional partner and employer, providing growth opportunities for talented utility workers while also providing construction project leadership for our clients.
Primary Duties and Accountabilities:
We are currently seeking to fill an Electric Utilities Construction Field Engineer position in King of Prussia, PA. The successful candidate living in this area will be required to have a Bachelors Degree, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience and a minimum of 15 years experience as an Electric Utilities Field Engineer with significant substation, transmission, and distribution experience.
Field Engineers are responsible for the correct and safe performance of all electrical equipment involved in a substation project. The Field Engineer must acquire, through training and practical experience, appropriate background knowledge in such areas as standard and special construction requirements, control systems, protective relay systems, and equipment inspection and test methods. The Field Engineer is responsible to perform and meet the requirements of procedure AM-PE-1052. Responsibilities include
Coordinating with the construction manager (CM) an overall project work scope and approved secondary blocking plan prior to start of field work.
Identifying critical work activities with CMs and installers.
Participating in secondary blocking activities
Coordinating testing activities between the testing groups and CM/installer.
Monitoring construction activities and ensuring equipment installations are in compliance with approved project documentation and Exelon Utilities standards.
Supporting energization of new or modified equipment in support of testing activities.
Directing phase-out activities and/or coordinating with responsible testing personnel.
Assisting CM in resolving design, construction, and test exceptions with the Project Engineer/LRE.
Reviewing test results and coordinating any required retesting.
Verifying ready to start procedures are complete prior to energizing equipment.
Developing a punch list for commissioning activities prior to project turnover.
Incorporating TAWIs into schematic and single line drawings as required based on S&C changes.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Working knowledge of electrical transmission and distribution, and substation design and construction project requirements, activities and details, progression of work, and quality control.
Working knowledge of project activity progress data and reporting.
Proficient in obtaining, organizing, and reporting project progress input from stakeholders.
Proficient in MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, and MS-SharePoint
Able to read, understand and obtain information from electrical design and construction documents.
Able to evaluate project planned, actual, accrued and forecasted data for project progress reporting.
Able to plan, organize, and time manage work assignments to meet required objectives.
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a drug screening as well as a background investigation. Only candidates with the qualifications for this position will be contacted.
This full-time position is based in:
King of Prussia, PA
Relocation assistance may be provided for out of state hires.
LaFata Contract Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information regarding this position, submit three references (including name, company, title, working relationship, email address, and phone), a resume, and a cover letter detailing your experience, your ability to meet all position requirements, and your interest in this role to Employment@lafatacs.com. Only qualified candidates will be considered.
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