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Consumers Energy Company HVD Lines Contractor Design and Special Projects in Jackson, Michigan

Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.Department SummaryThe HVD Lines Contracted Design Division provides critical and quality engineering services to our customers. This division supports technical work on projects ranging in scope from complete new high voltage electric power lines down to crossarm and insulator replacements through contracted services supplied by third parties.Job Description/ResponsibilitiesThis person will be responsible for providing engineering support for designs that require engineering review outside of Consumers Energy's standard practices. This person would be expected to become knowledgeable on a variety of engineering concerns that may require special attention, which includes analysis of equipment and material applications for the design and construction of HVD lines. In addition, this position will review the most recent changes to the National Electric Safety Code and incorporate these changes and other best engineering practices into Consumers Energy HVD line designs. This position is responsible for communicating with persons outside and inside the company concerning topics related to HVD Lines that are of high importance and unique in nature. This position is directly responsible for supervising contractors who are working on capital HVD projects for reliability and capacity needs. The successful candidate will develop contracts and documents for our contracted designs including scopes, drawings, BOMs, permitting support, etc to support the electric High Voltage Distribution Lines projects. This position will review work of designers and outside contractors, manage workload, set priorities among competing interests, process invoices and track budgets; and be able to report on these projects.Jackson-Parnall location - open to other locations or remote work across southern region of stateRequirements/Qualificationsand#8226;Bachelor's degree in a requisite engineering field from an ABET accredited institution.and#8226;5+ years engineering experienceThe following skills and experience may set you apart:and#8226;Prior experience designing power lines with an understanding of electric lines construction practices and limitations.and#8226;Knowledge of PLS-CADD and High Voltage Distribution system componentsand#8226;Strong written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate across multiple organizations and to people with varied technical experience.and#8226;Excellent, clear oral and written communications skills and customer relations skillsand#8226;Must be self-motivated and exhibit a positive and professional attitude.and#8226;Ability to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, provide appropriate solutions to problems, and make decisions in a team environmentand#8226;Must be flexible and able to manage multiple tasks and shifting prioritiesand#8226;Strong Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applicationsEssential Functionsand#8226;Planning, design, construction, and maintenance of Electric and Gas Distribution and Electric Generation systems as well as facilities and ancillary support process for all utility operations.and#8226;Duties, and who this individual reports to, will fluctuate between projects, Practice Areas, and offices.and#8226;Individual possesses the skills to lead, problem solve, and work well in a team environment. Individual should exemplify safe work practices and follow the company's compliance standards.and#8226;L

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