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Substation Construction Field Leader aka Electric Short Cycle

Substation Construction Field Leader aka Electric Short Cycle

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Apply Online 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 the Michigan\'s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.Department SummaryAs a Substation Construction Field Leader (a/k/a Electric Short Cycle Project Leader), you will join a team responsible for construction of new Substations and enhancements to existing Substations. The position requires planning, organizing, coordination, and supervision of construction activities associated with HVD and Distribution Substations. In this position, you will provide oversight / direction to a contracted workforce and will interface with multiple workgroups internal and external to Consumers Energy.The Field Leader will effectively organize and simultaneously lead multiple projects ranging in size and value. Although non-typical, projects can range upwards of $8M. You will be responsible to meet cost, schedule, scope of work, and work within the project management process.Job Description/ResponsibilitiesPrecisely define the scope of the project; creating a \"Request for Proposal (RFP),\" defining the project schedule, coordinating internal and external resources, and overall project management.Provide planning, coordination, oversight / direction to ensure regulatory and environmental compliance and completion of planned construction of Transmission and Distribution Substations in a safe and cost effective manner.Frequent the construction site to ensure environmental compliance, safe work practices, monitor and report progress, and verify the end product meets the desired project outcomes.Ensure compliance of all CE applicable safety requirements and regulations pertaining to work within an energized substation and adherence to working clearances.Requirements and QualificationsMicrosoft Office (specifically Word and Excel) and SAP proficiency.High school diploma / GED (required).ANDSuccessful completion of the following within 12 months of starting your new role:LVD and HVD Switching and Tagging Training.DEQ Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans and Soil Management Guidelines Training.Asbestos Awareness Training.Confined Space Awareness Training.The following experience / skills will set you apart from others:Ability to read Electrical Wire Diagrams and Civil and Layout Construction Drawings.Familiarity with construction practices for substation construction, including civil work such as foundations, grading, drain installations, and steel structure erection.Field operations and/or construction experience.Substation background.Five or more years of leadership experience.Project Management experience or PMP Certification.Essential FunctionsProject scoping, planning and interpretation of design documents.Must be able to work independently with minimal Direct Supervision.Strong leadership and safety skills, negotiation skills, and use of wireless technology, and strong computer skills are required along with an ability to travel as the work location requires.Support Storm Restoration efforts as needed.Hours and TravelThis position requires the individual to work a minimum of 40 hours per week with a majority of the time spent at specific field locations.Additional hours are required as necessary to meet deadlines, complete emergent work or assist with storm restoration activities.This position requires the individual to work outside of their assigned headquarters to augment Construction workload and to assist with storm restoration activities which may require overnight stays.Year-round travel to and from job sites and project meetings could be significant dependent upon location.You would typically spend 70% of your time in the field or working in remote locations.You will spend 30% of your time in an office setting.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of 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 to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, you would be regularly required to sit; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.You are frequently required to talk or hear.You must frequently lift and move up to ten pounds and occasionally lift and move up to seventy-five pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.You would be required to work within energized substations and in the proximity of energized conductors up to 138KV.You will work at heights for inspection purposes.You will routinely work outdoors in all four seasons and in a variety of weather conditions.You may spend extended periods of time outside of normal working hours on job sites due to critical operations.You will also experience a variety of site conditions/hazards commonly present on construction sites such as: uneven terrain, open excavations, overhead obstructions, moving equipment, objects in motion, and suspended loads.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.The noise level at the field site is often loud.Position will be filled at the appropriate salary grade based upon the skills, knowledge, and experience of the selected candidate.All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 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