Job: Substation Electric Engineer

Title Substation Electric Engineer
Salary Market / Negotiable
Location Throughout the U.S.
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The Substation Electrical Engineer is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Substation electrical design from the initial conceptual / feasibility study and cost estimating phase through detailed design, installation, and startup phases.
  • Plan, direct, and supervise the work of our electrical engineers and designers engaged in delivering the electrical and physical design and installation of new and modified high voltage substations, systems, and equipment.
  • Prepare high, medium, and low voltage substation (up to 500KV) drawings including one line and three line diagrams, physical equipment arrangement plans, grounding and lighting plans, and defining protective relay and metering schemes for high and medium voltage busses, breakers, circuit switchers, reclosers, and transformers.
  • Engaging in the preparation of high, medium, and low voltage substation equipment procurement, installation, and testing specifications, bid documents, bid evaluations, and contract management.
  • Participate in proposal development and client business development presentations and meetings.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering power systems required
  • Electrical engineering PE and NCEES registration are preferred
  • Experience in substation physical and electrical design
  • Extensive and current substation (up to 500KV) design deliverable experience including single line diagram development, protective relaying and metering definition, advanced power system analysis, physical design drawing development, grounding and lighting drawings and calculations, and equipment specification and procurement
  • Working knowledge and experience with applicable software such as ETAP, EDSA, SKM, and CDEGS
  • Extensive knowledge of IEEE, ANSI, IEC, NERC/RFC as well as applicable NFPA/NEC codes
  • Strong PC skills


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