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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Pnm Albuquerque, New Mexico
Country:
United States
Industry:
NM Ops Projects & Program Mana
Position type:
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

SENIOR CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR - 6086243

POSTING DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted by December 9, 2018.


DEPARTMENT

Department:  NM Operations Projects & Program Management
 


JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards.  Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check.  Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.

SUMMARY: 

Coordinates and facilitates the construction and/or modification of transmission lines, switch-yards, substations, including facility upgrades.  Responsible for meeting the quality, scope, schedule, and financial objectives of construction projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages contractor work progress and completion while meeting Company standards and expectations per contract agreements

Ensures the job keeps moving and works with the contractor to avoid/mitigate issues

Performs field and record inspections to ensure compliance with complex material, equipment, contract, or design specifications

Develops procedures and practices relating to Company work or new equipment installations and operation

Reviews switching procedures, and assists with coordinating any clearances with Company control authorities
 
Ability to recognize and address safety issues on-site

Communicates verbally and in writing with customers, Company personnel, outside agencies and other utilities for purposes of project negotiations, assistance, information gathering, and departmental support

Provides assistance and training to contract inspectors, and may assist in the orientation and training of entry-level engineers or other departments

Recommends field assignments, field changes, material or equipment purchases, and attempts to secure customer satisfaction

Understands and applies knowledge of applicable codes, specifications, standards, and engineering practices and principles to area of responsibility.

COMPETENCIES: 

Extensive knowledge & experience with construction, construction contracts, Company practices & standards, tools used, specifications, etc.

Ability to manage, plan, & organize several concurrent complex activities under severe time constraints

In-depth knowledge of right of way terms, environmental regulations & governmental guidelines

Ability to recognize and define objectives requiring action by the group, when acting as a team leader

Ability to delicately balance economic variables, customer requirements, and Company interests to derive a solution

Ability to read and interpret complex electrical and construction designs

Ability to effectively interface with a variety of internal and external customers

Broad understanding of existing guidelines and policies

QUALIFICATIONS                   

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor's degree in a related field with five to seven years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must possess a current, legally valid driver's license and meet the company's driving record requirements.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:                  

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to speak effectively and answer questions from groups of customers, clients, management, or other employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:                  

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY: 

Ability to apply mathematical, economic and risk analysis, and electrical, civil, or mechanical engineering knowledge. Ability to provide sound recommendations to resolution of design and field issues.  Ability to design smaller projects with oversight.  Ability to provide technical assistance for the design and construction of electric distribution and transmission facilities. Ability to coordinate field changes, material or equipment delivery/inspections, and makes sure work is performed in compliance with safety guidelines.

DECISION MAKING:

Works independently and applies knowledge to project plans and designs; coordinates very complex projects, assignments, and tasks associated with the installation of electrical facilities. Ability to recognize and address safety issues on-site. Ability to make decisions in accordance with established contractual requirements and PNM policies.

SCOPE AND IMPACT:

Construction projects range in multi-million dollar costs.  Successful completion of these projects while meeting the quality, scope, schedule and financial objectives is critical to the Company's infrastructure development and reliability goals

COMPUTER SKILLS:                  

Working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, and word processing software

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or walk up to 2/3 of the time.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Construction/Field environment.


SALARY RANGE

Salary Grade: G06
Minimum  Midpoint  Maximum
$63,548 - $85,790 - $108,031


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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