*This position may be located in: Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Denver, CO; or St. Paul, MN*
Lead technical design teams focused on transmission line engineering projects, interface with KLJ project managers and clients to provide an exceptional customer experience.
Lead project work for the team designed to deliver the work required within scope, schedule and budget
Responsible for the entire scope of transmission projects including design, specifications, plans, maps, project schedule and budgets
Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading transmission design teams; assuring proper practices and techniques
Review for Quality Assurance and Quality Control and ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
Responsible for contract scope of work and project schedule
Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
Instruct, train and mentor group members and support staff
Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally
Utilize effective written and oral communication
Collaborate with project team members and clients to lead, prepare, and participate in project proposals and interviews
Meet production goals and metrics set for the transmission team
Assist and coordinate client management activities by coordinating with Market Directors, Market Managers and Business Development Staff.
Coordinate the scope and schedule standards in the transmission team, including proper project setup
Monitor Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes and standards in service sector
Client and work coordination and knowledge sharing across Energy and Natural Resources Division and KLJ as a whole
Lead specific process development, lean processes, and innovation
Supervisory responsibilities for group members and support staff including hiring, promoting, terminations, performance reviews, and training
A Bachelor’s degree in civil or electrical engineering from an ABET accredited college or university is required
A PE is required
Experience level is a minimum of 10 or more years in transmission line design (69kV-500 kV) utilizing PLS-CADD
Knowledge of transmission line engineering including, conductors, hardware, insulation, structures, foundations and electrical principles is required
Successful project and staff management experience
Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
Project and/or staff management experience is preferred
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40 or more hours per week with approximately 80% of the time spent in the office and 20% in the field.
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to three miles per day
Frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Closing Date: 05/30/2018
Internal Number: 18-0079
At KLJ, we love engineering, moving forward, and bringing ideas to life. Our work is more than a project, it's a long-term solution for the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to providing an exceptional experience to our customers – every project, every time. We reimagine what projects can be through innovative planning, design, and support of infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Join our team and reimagine what your career can be.