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Engineering Technician 6 - Substation

Houston, TX 77070

Posted: 03/06/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 549132 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Pay: $45-52.50/hr


Functions in a senior lead engineering technician capacity. Under general direction, modify or create deliverables and perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles and established design practices to develop complex design concepts. Provide technical guidance and may provide direction to other engineering professionals.

Engineering Standards:
  • Pro-actively provides guidance and direction by utilizing knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and policies and procedures.
  • Reviews project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables
Quality / Continuous Improvement:
  • Promotes quality within project/group/section
  • Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency
  • Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project
  • Responsible for drawing control and historical records, utilizing the appropriate method, as established by the project
  • Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement and change management efforts
Engineering Production:
  • Applies basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables
  • Applies judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation
  • Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals
  • Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records
  • Uses advanced applications (e g, modeling and design software) in performance of work provided
  • May review the deliverables of others
  • May define work assignments and maintain schedules
  • May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise
Project Coordination:
  • Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development
  • May support field activities
  • May communicate project design requirements, progress and schedules
Client Focus:
  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances
  • May communicate client interests and drivers to project team members and develop approaches to accommodate these concerns
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
  • May assist discipline or department management in developing and communicating appropriate design standards and process improvement activities
  • Identify training and development needs for personnel they supervise
  • May be recognized for expertise in one or more areas
People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):
  • Typically assists with functions including performance management process, recognition, and corrective actions
  • May participate in career planning and learning and development
  • Supervises engineering technicians, including mentoring, instructing, delegation of work and providing feedback
Resource Management - (staffing):
  • May assist in monitoring staffing levels and available skill sets for project(s)
  • Assists in identifying resource application needs and process requirements
Soft Skills:
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Problem Solving
  • Perseverance
  • Patience
  • Time Management
  • Drive for Results
  • Self Development
  • Listening
  • Informing
Preferred Technical Skills:
  • Ability to use the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments
  • Include but not limited to CADD, other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and policies and procedures
  • Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends Intermediate knowledge of company quality program
  • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
  • Advanced knowledge of other disciplines
  • Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline
  • Basic knowledge of procurement and contract administration
  • Basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating
  • Basic knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure
  • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology. Bachelor Degree preferred
  • Typically a minimum of 8 years related work experience
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