$43.94-$61.50 Hourly / $3,076.02-$4,304.91 BiWeekly /
When used as a working lead: This job level is reserved for an employee reporting to a supervisory level class who is assigned full-time lead responsibilities over employees in a unit while performing unit work activities. Assigned lead responsibilities may include the supervisory type activities outlined below in the first paragraph under Examples of Duties.
A working lead level employee reports to a supervisor and normally is assigned lead responsibility for a unit having a minimum of two (2) other engineers as well as technical and clerical staff. For supervisory type duties performed by a working lead, the final approval/"sign-off" authority is vested in the supervisory level employee to whom the lead employee reports.
When used to perform the most complex tasks within a unit, work must clearly exceed the norm and include a concentration of highly advanced functions within assigned disciplines. Class use is on a limited or exceptional basis.
When used as a working lead: As assigned by a supervisor, may distribute, prioritize, oversee and review unit work; may provide staff training and assistance; may conduct or assist in conducting performance evaluations; may act as a liaison with operating units, agencies, consultant staffs and other outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may recommend policies and standards; may prepare reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.
Performs the highest level of utility engineering studies and analyses; reviews analyses of and reports on original cost, depreciation planning and construction program studies and engineering exhibits submitted by utility companies; makes analyses in exceptionally difficult or complex cases; may act as expert witness in the prosecutorial unit or in court; has principal engineering responsibility in more complex cost studies; maintains rules and standards of equipment and service for electric, nuclear, gas, water/sewer and telecommunication companies; may provide technical expertise for nuclear prudence investigations and event analysis; may determine decommissioning costs for nuclear power plants; investigates accidents involving public utilities; oversees meter testing procedures; performs duties as required.
The preceding experience must have included two (2) years in one of the following areas:
A. Utility company operations experience, such as:
ELECTRICAL: Field service, distribution, transmission, engineering, codes and standards, or regulation;
NUCLEAR: Power plant operations, prudence investigations, licensing, nuclear event analysis, engineering, decomissioning cost review and regulation.
GAS: Field service, distribution, transmission, engineering, codes and standards, or regulation;
TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Head-end technical operations, central office operations, distribution, engineering, codes and standards, or regulation;
WATER/SEWER: Design, construction, distribution, engineering, or regulation.
B. Management audit of the respective utility operations described in (A).
C. Utility company regulation.
D. Experience totaling one (1) year in at least two of the following areas:
Preparation of depreciation studies, or technical critiquing and report writing on such studies.
Preparation of detailed cost of service studies, or technical critiquing and report writing on such studies.
Preparation of studies of appropriate installations, including determination of required capital improvements and report writing, or technical critiquing and report writing on such studies. Appropriate installations are:
-NUCLEAR: Nuclear power plants and facilities
-GAS: Pressure piping
-TELECOMMUNICATIONS: CATV or telephone systems
-WATER/SEWER: Water utility system design
Development of engineering safety codes or recommended practices for appropriate installations, or development of operating procedures to comply with such codes or practices.