The incumbent will be under the direct supervision of the Power Division Manager or his/her designee.
Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
Manages complex electrical projects and executing programs, coordinates and meets with other divisional sections and corporate divisions to coordinate activities and projects
Performs project management activities to include: preparing reports, correspondence and recommendations; developing scope of work; providing technical reviews; surveying for projects; scheduling project elements; evaluating proposals; monitoring project progress and funding; and, recommending project selection.
Prepares engineering calculations, plans and specifications; designs utility related facilities; collects data and performs project research related to project and operational costs, and efficiency analysis.
Manages construction and performs contract management work; evaluates bid documents; maintains correspondence with contractors; reviews submittals; interprets drawings and technical specifications; and evaluates work for compliance with contract provisions.
Compiles analytical data and provide reports regarding existing or potential electrical engineering studies or projects.
Develop systems that produce electricity with renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar, or biofuels.
Performs construction inspections; reviews and processes payment requests from contractors.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Licensed PE, and five years professional engineering, and experience working in a power transmission and distribution system.
Knowledge of: Applicable Federal, Commonwealth and local laws, codes, regulations and/or ordinances; Supervisory principles, practices and techniques (based on assignment); Engineering and construction principles, methods, practices, and techniques; Engineering planning, specification, and drawing methods and techniques; Mathematical concepts; Applicable equipment, controls and systems of assigned area of responsibility; Safety principles and practices; Data collection techniques; Research methods; Project management principles; Contract administration principles; Customer service principles; Quality assurance principles; Modern office technology.
Skills in: Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards; Supervising, monitoring, training and evaluating staff (based on assignment); Managing complex projects and construction activities; Developing project scope and plan; Monitoring project schedules, status and compliance; Preparing plan designs, calculations, technical specifications, and other technical documentation; Planning and designing utility facilities; Performing technical review of submittals; Interpreting drawings and technical specifications; Monitoring project funding and expenditures; Maintaining project files and records; Performing research and efficiency studies; Responding to technical inquiries and information requests; Identifying, troubleshooting and investigating issues; Recommending, developing and implementing solutions; Conducting inspections; Collecting, analyzing and researching field data; Administering and monitoring contract compliance; Assisting with bid administration processes; Applying safe work practices; Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications; Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Licensed PE, from a U.S. jurisdiction with appropriate class.
Valid CNMI Driver’s License with appropriate class.
Occasional lifting of objects; Subject to standing, walking sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling.
All applicants may be tested and all applicants are subject to pre-employment drug test.
The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation is dedicated to excellent customer service and providing reliable, environmentally sensitive and effective Power, Water and Wastewater services for the people of the CNMI at the lowest reasonable cost while ensuring the safety of our employees and the community.