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High Voltage Distribution Manager - Military veterans preferred

2022-05-08
Louis Berger (https://www.lbs-inc.com/careers/)
Maintenance/Installation/Repair

Starts at $80,000 /yr

  full-time   employee


Guantanamo Bay - Cuba
United States Minor Outlying Islands

This Opportunity
Louis Berger Services, a WSP company, D&L division is currently seeking a High Voltage Distribution Manager with significant experience pursing and managing US Government EPC projects.

Louis Berger Services (LBS), Defense & Logistics (D&L) business unit provides global expertise in design, procurement, construction and operations, and maintenance of power generation and the primary distribution systems for continuous and reliable power. Our primary market is the intermediate niche between large spot generation applications and power stations greater than 100MW with primary focus on "island" power, remote locales, microgrids, and developing markets with limited or unreliable power infrastructure. LBS D&L also supports major contingency, temporary, and emergency power requirements globally.

The ideal candidate with have a demonstrated history of leading the pursuit and construction project delivery, as well as driving growth through successful client management and program development. Additionally, the candidate must possess strong industry knowledge and the capability of collaborating, communicating, and working with senior managers and staff, strategic business partners, local and international subcontractors, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and other military clientele, and local officials as the situation requires.

Your Impact
Serve under the direction of the Site Manager (depending on duty location) to operate and maintain high voltage distribution network and power plant equipment;
Promote and maintain safety following established safe work practices and procedures;
Train electrical teams and line crews to perform routine installation maintenance, and repairs on high voltage switchgear, distribution networks, or diesel power generators;
Locate and rectify faults on the overhead and/or underground high voltage networks during power interruptions;
Lead electrical teams or line crews to perform routine installation maintenance, and repairs on high voltage switchgear, distribution networks, or diesel power generators;
Work on power cables, transformers, insulators, and control equipment such as switches, circuit breakers, and panels. This includes collecting transformer oil samples that are tested for contamination as well as cleaning up contaminated sites;
Install and connect transformers and make hot taps and splices;
Install underground cable, conduit, and ductwork;
Install transformers;
String lights and power wires on cross arms and through ducts and manholes; make electrical connections; and splice cables;
Erect and replace poles; perform rigging on high voltage motors, transformers, and compressors;
Use and maintain various hand and power tools of the trade;
May operate aerial trucks and associated equipment.
Inform the Site Manager of the location of a failure, possible cause, and repairs required on the Distribution Network;
Ensure correct testing and isolation procedures are followed before working on de-energized High Voltage Networks or Switchgear;
Execute the company's policy and procedure for proper and efficient operation of the power plants and distribution network in Iraq;
As directed by the Site Manager;
Other duties as determined.
Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Journeyman/Class A certification
Experience in the installation, commissioning operation, and maintenance of High Voltage Distribution Networks and associated Hardware and Switchgear;
Experience in the switching operations of High Voltage Distribution Networks;
Experienced working in international work environments in an expatriate or US military status;
Proactive nature and strong interpersonal skills in collaborating, communicating and working with (1) Other senior Berger managers and staff (to include Home Office management team), (2) Local and International subcontractors; (3) Army Corps of Engineers military representatives; and (4) Local officials as required.
Abide by and adhere to all requirements in General Order #1 in conformity with U.S. military standards and practices;
Follow all Berger standard policies and practices
Preferred Qualifications

Experience in installing and maintaining high voltage electrical distribution networks;
Experience in fault finding and rectifying in Underground and Overhead Distribution Networks;
Experience with Synchronized Diesel Power Generators;
Experience training teams from diverse cultural backgrounds;
Experience working with the military.
Years of experience:
5 years working with live high voltage networks

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