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Job Title: Sr Civil Engineer, Wind Energy
Location: Texas, Houston
Discipline: Civil
Reference: NSYA74114
Description: Sr Civil Engineer, Wind Energy Texas, Houston, Provide civil design, engineering, testing requirements, permitting and construction support for wind energy projects. Reports to the Director of Engineering. Responsibilities and Duties: a.. Preparation of wind farm layouts, using AutoCAD. (Optimize the layout of wind farm access roads, crane pads, crane paths, collection systems, substations, switchyards, transmission lines, O&M Building, etc., based upon turbine layout, land boundaries, environmental studies, topography and other constraints.) b.. Preparation of preliminary medium voltage electrical collection system and high voltage transmission line layouts, and work with electrical engineer to optimize the design. c.. Interface and work closely with development, engineering and construction teams to ensure that project needs and objectives are maintained and satisfied. d.. Develop project estimates and budgets. e.. Perform turbine micrositing and optimize wind farm layout. f.. Manage technical aspects of boundary surveys, mappings and American Land and Title Association (ALTA) surveys. g.. Provide technical support for wind turbine generator foundation design h.. Preparation of scopes of work for civil design, geotechnical investigation, foundations and surveying activities. i.. Preparation of request for proposals (RFP\'s), obtain bids, resolves clarification to bids, evaluate proposals and award contracts related civil design, geotechnical investigations, ALTA work, Surveying and Mapping, etc. j.. Provide technical review and comment to detailed civil design and engineering performed by others. k.. Manage Sediment & Erosion Control Plans, including Best Management Practices. l.. Provide environmental permitting support for compliance with all local, State and Federal requirements. m.. Provide technical assistance related to electronic file format transformations n.. Support or manage File Transfer Protocol (FTP) sites. o.. Participate in and/or lead project meetings and conference calls. p.. Provide verbal and written project status updates and reports. q.. Prepare Civil scope documents, exhibits, budgets, schedules and Requests for Proposals (RFP\'s). r.. Provide technical review and comment to detailed civil design and engineering performed by others. s.. Lead or participate in project meetings and conference calls. t.. Ensure the production of quality civil engineering plans and specifications, while ensuring compliance with project and industry requirements, codes and standards. u.. Direct and manage the work performed by civil engineering, surveying and geotechnical consultants. v.. Direct and manage the duediligence review of the wind farm electrical design by a third party consultant or bank\'s engineer. w.. Participate in the engineering, design and construction review processes. x.. Maintaining and fostering consulting engineers and equipment supplier contacts.

Qualifications: BS in Civil Engineering from accredited college or university with 7+ years of design and engineering related experience. b.. Possess exemplary standards of integrity, honor, safety, ethics, quality, and productivity. c.. Ability to perform standard civil discipline mathematical calculations, equations and problem solving. d.. Ability to read and understand civil, structural and architectural drawings, specifications, and other documents related to engineering and construction. e.. Possess and demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, and work well with other. f.. Ability to plan, coordinate, and analyze situations. g.. Possess good personal computer application skills, in applications including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, AutoCAD and discipline related design programs. h.. Possess good time management skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing engineering support on multiple concurrent projects. i.. Ability to effectively direct and manage the detailed civil, structural and architectural design performed by outside consultants. j.. Ability to plan, schedule, track and monitor project progress. Knowledge of Microsoft Projects and/or Primavera experience is a plus. k.. Ability to read, understand, create and follow written policies and procedures. l.. Experience and abilities relating to electronic processing and filing of drawings, specifications, budgets, reports, project schedules, data, and other electronic documents. m.. Knowledge of and ability to apply applicable industry standards and codes, including but not limited to Uniform Building Code (UBS), International Building Code (IBC), American Concrete Institute (ACI), American Institute of Steel Construction (ASIC), Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI), National Fire Protection Association, (NFPA), and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). n.. Normal work location is office environment. Job requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, reaching, climbing, and accessing wind farms and equipment to inspect or collect data and information. o.. Knowledge of land surveying methods and practices, aerial photography and mapping, including UTM and NAD coordinate systems p.. Use of high accuracy handheld Global Positioning System (GPS).

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