Job #: 3333
Title: Engineering Support Specialist 2 – Engineering Operations Specialist
Specialty – District Resource Specialist
Application Due Date: 8/11/2017
Additional Position Information:
ieSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V. Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship or Green Card REQUIRED
This full-time contract position is responsible for performing a wide variety of evaluative work to support the District Manager in ensuring facilities, equipment, materials, supplies, vehicles, and other resources are available when needed to support the safe operation, maintenance, and construction functions. This position is located in Kent, WA.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: This position requires confidentiality, professionalism and requires passing a higher level background investigation, for which the selected candidate must qualify to hold or continue to hold the position.
Position Responsibilities Include:
- Independently conduct analyses of problems and issues impacting District equipment, materials, supplies, and vehicles.Prepare reports and presentations on study findings and recommendations.
- Support the development of any new project authorization requests (PARs) for the District on both electrical and non-electrical capital projects.Assist in the preparation of documentation for necessary facility modifications when required.
- Support the Non-Electric Plant (NEP) program for the District.Participate in studies, analyses, and evaluations of NEP facilities. Participates in preparation of initial project scopes and assists with justifications.
- Support acquisition of tools and equipment for the District.Work with District Manager and supervisors to identify Tools and Equipment Acquisition Program (TEAP) needs and ensure requests are properly scoped and justified, and provide cost estimates according to established criteria and processes.Provide recommendations on replacement, based on knowledge of the frequency of maintenance and costs, and uses of the equipment.Research availability of equipment, sources, delivery options and work to expedite delivery of equipment to assure system needs are met.
- Coordinate vehicle replacements for the District. Track vehicle maintenance via GSA website.
- Maintain oversight of our client’s asset register of power system equipment in the District.Research discrepancies of power system equipment information for System Equipment Records (SERs).Enter SERs into the asset register.Gather required information and enter new equipment into the asset register and remove retired equipment from the asset register. Gather equipment information for TLM asset register. Perform crosschecks on equipment information such as position number, substation location, equipment component, model numbers, etc. with various databases and hard copy information to insure data quality.Insure equipment identification information is of the correct relationship to other components and equipment.Research various databases for missing information.
- Lead physical inventory of power system materials and spare parts.Perform post- inventory reconciliation.Research inventory problems such as overages, underages, and identify projects for which an inventory item may have been used but not documented.Search for and analyze information such as quantities and types, trace sequences of transactions to resolve questions, and prepare entries for supply record systems.Ensure correct costing of inventory usage.
- Locate and issue power system equipment, spare parts and materials for maintenance or construction activities.Ensure correct costing of equipment, spare parts and materials.
- Query databases associated with equipment and material information systems to provide ad-hoc reports for special studies.Analyze results to investigate unusual usage and identify trends for future orders.
- Monitor compliance reports and reports anomalies to manager.
- Order equipment numbers and identification tags
- High School Graduate or GED certificate required.
- Bachelor’s Degree in business management, logistics management, engineering or a related technical field is desirable; Associates Degree is highly desirable.
- 5-9+ years of engineering operations experience required.This experience may encompass inventory control/coordination, production coordination, fleet coordination, material requisition/coordination or similar positions.
- Must possess broad knowledge of engineering operations policies and procedures such as material and equipment inventory and control.
- Knowledge of and experience with processes, automated records and control systems for acquisitions, accountability, control and disposal of facilities, equipment, materials, supplies, vehicles, and other resources is required.
- 2-3 years minimum experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, SharePoint and Outlook is required.(Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2010 is required)
- The selected candidate will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) as a condition of the contract assignment
- Position involves some travel to field locations (up to 15%)
- Must obtain and keep current Access Permit (See attached)
- Valid drivers license is required
- Obtain and keep current First Aid/AED/CPR certification
- Personal Protection Equipment is Required:
- ASTM F2413-11, Class 75EH rated footwear with over the ankle lace up and rigid sole and heel
- White Hard Hat
- Other PPE as required by OSHA for work to be performed
- This position may be eligible for situational off-site work, subject to the completion of a Offsite Work Memorandum of Understanding
- RSA token will only be utilized when conducting work directly related to the API. Any other work is unauthorized. Contract Worker is responsible for the safe-keeping of the -issued RSA Token at all times.If the RSA Token is lost or compromised, immediately contact the COTR.All information associated with the work performed offsite must be maintained in the network environment.No client information will be allowed to be transmitted, stored, and created, etc., on the contract worker’s personal devices. Contract personnel must follow all client and government-wide security, asset management, and cyber security policies and procedures.
- Will be expected to complete training on Asset Suite, Sunflower, Cascade, and be proficient in their use as a core component of this position.
Client Provided Training:
- Sunflower – our client’s inventory programCascade – our client’s asset and system maintenance program
- Supply OrderingAsset Suite – our client’s ordering program
This permit allows unescorted access into, out of, and movement within energized facilities for the purpose of observation only, by persons who have received appropriate instructions, training and demonstrated a level of understanding necessary to safely move about within energized facilities. Access permit holders may only perform work when escorted by someone with the appropriate level permit for the work being performed.
Examples: Electrical or Structural Engineers who need to look at a facility occasionally or Project Managers who need to visit a facility
The minimum requirements for this permit are:
- Need for unescorted access and movement within energized facilities for observation only.
- Knowledge and understanding of the Rules of Conduct Handbook, part 1.
- NERC-CIP training.
Minimum rules governing the conduct of the permit holder while in energized facilities:
- May perform observations only, must remain on the ground at all times and shall not violate the applicable Minimum Approach Distance (MAD).
- May perform work when escorted by a person permitted at or above the level for the work to be performed.
- Adhere to all safety requirements and substation security policies as provided by the Rules of Conduct Handbook, part1.
To obtain or renew this permit:
- The applicant is required to know and understand the Rules of Conduct Handbook, part 1. The applicant must schedule the Access Permit Exam with a District Chief Substation Operator or designee who will administer the permit examination.
- The applicant is required to schedule the Substation Electrical Hazard Awareness Tour (SEHAT) with a District Chief Substation Operator or designee who will conduct the tour.
- Complete an Application for Energized Facilities Permit form 6500.11e. The form must be signed by the Substation Operations-approved responsible work group manager, the Labor Management Office COTR, and sent to the Substation Operations Group for verification and processing.
- The Substation Operations Group, (TOZ), will review and verify the submitted information.