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Lead Engineer I

Company: New York Power Authority
Location: White Plains
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

SummaryThe Lead Engineer supports the Engineering Department is responsible for leading the engineering team during the planning, design, execution and closeout of large, multi-discipline projects and programs. The lead engineer works directly with project team members to develop engineering solutions to solve the problem or achieve the objective, coordinate all design documents into one construction engineering package and owns the overall delivery of the engineering phase of the project. The Lead Engineer is responsible for managing Engineering consultants on projects designed by outside firms and coordinates/facilitates the design review and comments on projects managed by engineering. #LI-VB1Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the technical project leadership and coordination of the design and technical activities throughout all phases of the project or program.
  • Lead the collaboratively technical effort of multidiscipline project team to define the detailed scope of the project and determine how the Engineering deliverables will be achieved.
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of the technical portion of the project from planning, scoping, options, design, execution and closeout.
  • Responsible for the stakeholder communication and management as well as documentation of decisions and justifications made by the technical team.
  • Responsible for requesting and receiving comments from stakeholders and coordinating and disseminating comment resolution. Works with the project management and site leads to resolve all comments and needed input.
  • Supervise project activities for technical content coordination, constructability, accuracy, cost control and schedule.
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of engineers and contractors and consultants in a particular area of program focus and activity.
  • Mentor other engineers in executing the role of lead engineer on smaller projects within the disciplines.
  • Assist the director Project Delivery to establishing the standard best practices for project lead engineer execution.
  • Develop project plans, timelines and work schedules including stakeholder reviews for the engineering phase of the project.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Expert in utility industry standards and practices as well as applicable local/state/federal code requirements.
    • Broad technical knowledge across multiple engineering disciplines. Strong experience working with engineering consultants and contractors.
    • Thorough understanding of NYPA's policies, operations, procedures and business objectives as well as those of the customers and understanding of the Authority's interaction with other utilities regulatory agencies and customers is desirable.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and good verbal communication skills. Ability to organize information and effectively present ideas to the intended audience.
    • Strong project management skills; a team oriented approach to project management to plan, execute and complete multiple projects on time and within budget.
    • Demonstrated high level of personal motivation, creativity, foresight and good judgment.
    • Strong collaboration and negotiation skills to professionally and respectfully resolve disputes with contactors, stakeholders, and project team with outcomes that are in the best interest of the Power Authority.Education, Experience and Certifications
      • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline. Masters or advanced degree preferred.
      • Valid NYS PE License
      • Minimum ten (10) years of applicable work experience.
      • Project Management or Engineering experience in the utility industry preferred.
      • Experience with NYPA's policies and business practices preferred.Physical Requirements
        • Approximately 25% - 40% travel primarily within NY State.
        • Ability to access all a.reas of the site and conduct physical evaluations of grounds and equipment including ability to climb and work at high elevations, walk a significant distance, sometimes on uneven ground, and occasional minor lifting.
        • Valid NY State driver's license, which must be maintained throughout employment.New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $130,500 - $159,500. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates' relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to.

Keywords: New York Power Authority, White Plains , Lead Engineer I, Engineering , White Plains, New York

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