• Supv, Energy Services Craft

    Location TX-Austin
    # Positions
  • General Overview

    Supervises, coordinates and directs activities of skilled craft personnel working in and around high voltage equipment in a power plant, substation or transmission line environment. Monitors day to day operations of the equipment and systems in assigned areas. Provides safety leadership.  

    • Provides day-to-day guidance and direction to work group.  Monitors work and project completion.  Schedules personnel and equipment needed for ongoing and special projects.  Makes provisions to keep work unit fully staffed.  Ensures that workers who operate LCRA-owned or rented equipment are properly trained in the safe and proper use of the equipment.  Conducts performance evaluations and handle performance-related issues.  Gives feedback to employees on quality and quantity of work produced.  Provides instruction and training as needed.  Communicates with employees to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information.  Provides input into budgeting process, pay actions, and other employment decisions, equipment replacement and/or repair, and decisions pertaining to effectiveness of work group efforts.  Participates in work activities when safety provisions allow.
    • Provides safety leadership.  Ensures safety procedures and policies are adhered to.  Takes responsibility to ensure employees are working safely.  Coordinates and supervises weekly safety meetings, and attends and participates in monthly safety meetings. 
    • Makes recommendations to engineering concerning equipment layout, design improvements and maintenance requirements.  Verifies engineering drawings for operational integrity and accuracy.
    • Develops statement or work cost estimates.  Monitors and tracks job costs and time charged.  Plans projects to ensure availability of material and resources cost effectiveness, and efficient use of personnel.  May serve as point of contact for customers, vendors, and/or the general public.
    • Plans and schedules routine and emergency maintenance and repair of equipment within assigned area.  Ensures schedules and maintenance intervals are met.  Develops maintenance and test procedures and programs.  Coordinates major equipment installation and maintenance with other work groups or departments.  Performs field service.
    • Analyzes system alarms, printouts and other information to determine appropriate action necessary to facilitate repair.
    • Performs complex and detailed repairs, installation and maintenance of equipment in assigned area, which require extensive knowledge and experience.  Performs final test, verifies proper operation and releases equipment for service.
    • Performs functional and calibration tests on equipment in assigned areas.  Maintains logs, files and reports to document dates and nature of work performed and other information such as equipment type, location, technical manuals, schematics, test reports and maintenance records.  Provides for the evaluation, purchase, repair and calibration of test equipment for areas of responsibility.
    • Maintains adequate supply of spare parts for equipment and systems in area of responsibility.
    • Keeps files and records related to equipment inventories.  Places orders to replenish necessary supplies and tools.  Completes and turns in day-to-day documentation such as time tickets, mileage sheets, detailed daily reports and trouble tickets.  Ensures that the work group completes all required paperwork on a regular basis.  Assists employees with data entry. 
    • Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled. 

    This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Five or more years of experience in electrical or mechanical equipment installation, maintenance or repair in a high-voltage environment or transmission line installation, maintenance or repair.  A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial or mechanical maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.


    Driver’s license


    Class A Texas commercial driver’s license or equivalent from another state required for Transmission Services

    Preferred Qualifications

    2 or more years of supervisorary or lead role or relevant experiences may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.


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