Engineer II
WorleyParsons Group - Reading, PA

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Job Description:
  • Engineering and design analysis for switchyard and
substation protection and control systems for new
projects and design modification packages. Modify
and design relaying one line diagrams, three line
diagrams, protection and control schematics, relay
panels, DC and AC auxiliary systems, and SCADA
systems. Perform short circuit analyses. Peform
relay setting calculations for substations and
transmission lines using department software.
  • Department Operations - May assist or be
responsible for department operations activities
such as: Encourage project team knowledge of and
compliance with department guidelines and company
procedures. Assist in Identifying project or
department issues and forward to department
management team. Attempt to resolve
inter-discipline, vendor, and client issues before
elevating to department management team.
Review/forward expense claims to department
management.
  • Department Communications - May assist or be
responsible for department communications activities
such as: Attend/participate in periodic department
meetings. Assist in identifying department
risk/liability concerns and forward to department
management.
  • Health, Safety, and Environmental- Support,
participate in, and ensure use of health, safety,
and environmental (HSE) programs. Facilitate
atmosphere of concern for HSE issues.
  • Business Development Support - May assist or be
responsible for business development activities such
as: Maintain latest career information on resume and
encourage maintenance of latest career information
on employee resumes. May support business
development proposal efforts. Maintain positive
working relationships with client contacts,
suppliers, installation contractors, other
engineering consultants, and external agencies.
  • New Employee Orientation - Identify required
employee skills/competencies. Support new employee
orientation activities. Facilitate atmosphere where
new employees first impressions are positive.
  • Employee Allocation Program - May assist or be
responsible for employee allocation program
activities such as: Determine project staffing
levels and skill set requirements and communicate to
direct supervisor. Authorize employee timesheet
submissions for project chargeable hours. May
attend/participate in department resource allocation
meeting. Approve project team vacation requests.
Ensure project team vacation coverage and
workarounds. Support employee reallocation and
unplanned employee absence activities.
  • Employee Development Program- Mentor/train and
facilitate mentorship/training of department
employees. Participate in and facilitate external
training, internal engineering design systems
(EDS)/engineering applications (EA) training, and
internal department training.
  • Employee Performance Management Program - Forward
employee/team achievements and employee performance
issues to department management. Participate in
performance reviews. Participate in employee/team
recognition activities.
  • Employee Departures - May assist in identifying
chronic or systemic employee concerns. Assist in
conducting planned departures or facilitate
unplanned employee departures.
  • Technical Competency Assurance Program - May assist
or be responsible for technical competency assurance
activities such as: Encourage project team knowledge
of and compliance with department Engineering
Practices. Enforce employee adherence to generally
accepted engineering/design practice. Support
standardization of
calculations/analyses/studies/reports. Support
standardization of equipment specifications/data
sheets/selection. Contribute to engineering/design
knowledge. Encourage use of intranet based technical
resources. Enforce adherence to regulatory codes and
standards. Enforce adherence to engineering laws and
guidelines. Enforce adherence to client guidelines,
standards, and specifications whenever viable and
lawful. Enforce adherence to corporate guidelines.
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program - May
assist or be responsible for quality

assurance/quality control activities such as:
Encourage project team knowledge of and compliance
with department quality assurance and quality
control guidelines. Plan/participate in technical
audits. Support CAD checking and incorporation of
comments. Support engineering/design technical
checking and incorporation of comments.
  • Project Scope/Cost/Time Management - Be
knowledgeable regarding the project scope/cost/time
requirements and assist team in meeting
expectations. Advises direct supervisor and/or
Engineering and Project Management team regarding
any issues, staffing requirements, progress
slippage, scope changes, budget overruns, or other
events that could affect project completion and/or
profitability. May assist or be responsible for
project scope/cost/time management. Establish the
project scope, cost, and time requirements with the
client, and maintain the engineering scope control
documents, engineering cost estimates, and
engineering project schedule. Determine the project
scope battery limits with the local utility, other
consulting companies, and equipment vendors and
provide information and back check the construction
cost estimate and construction schedule. Maintain a
record of client preferred design options, client
preferred equipment configurations and scope
changes. Obtain client approval of deliverables.
  • Project Quality Management - Be knowledgeable
regarding the project quality management
requirements and assist team in meeting
expectations. May assist or be responsible for
project quality management. Create project quality
plan, monitor project quality assurance and quality
control activities, and recommend quality
improvements.
  • Project Risk Management - May assist or be
responsible for project risk management. Participate
in project risk assessment process, identify ongoing
risks, develop workaround plans and manage ongoing
risks.
  • Project Communication Management - May assist or be
responsible for project communication management.
Execute inter-discipline reviews of deliverables,
distribute deliverables, send originals/copies to
central filing, handle electronic files with the
client, and dispose of unretained documents.
  • Project Human Resource Management - May assist or
be responsible for project human resource
management. Mentor and provide technical guidance to
direct reports on project. Identify skills
requirements, recommend training as required.
  • Project Procurement Management - May assist or be
responsible for project procurement management.
Assess supplier capabilities and make
recommendations to client, respond to supplier
questions, complete bid tabulation and make
recommendation to client, and handle supplier change
requests.
  • Engineering Calculations/ Analyses/ Studies -
Gathers data from multiple sources. Prepares
engineering calculations, engineering analyses, and
engineering studies. Writes final report and makes
recommendations.

Job Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering. Thorough
knowledge of applicable theories, practices, and
accepted procedures. Generally 3-5 years of
experience in field with BS, or 1-3 years of
experience in field with MS; EIT or relevant
professional registration preferred.
  • Recognized expertise within area of focus. Uses
best practices to solve functional issues and
improve programs and/or processes in support of
organizational business challenges. Participates in
plan implementation. Independently works through
individual projects and/or plays key role in broader
projects. Relies on systemic thinking and
understanding of broader organizational implications
of the work being performed to solve problems.
  • Computer proficiency required; Proficient with
engineering software applications; Strong analytical
and problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention
to detail important. Ability to meet deadlines and
manage priorities somewhat important. Strong written
and verbal communication skills in English are
critical. Usually able to explain why things are
done they way they are within a broader
organizational context.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work
in a team-oriented environment. Ability to maintain
confidential information is critical.
  • Generally characterized as a "Independent
Contributor" with ability to discover issues and
recommend solutions to business problems uncovered
during course of performing assignments. Able to
work independently on the more varied and complex
tasks and/or functional leadership without direct
supervision as needed. Provides expertise and
guidance to less experienced individuals.
  • Typically will regularly interface with
departmental staff and lower, middle and upper
management, and frequently with outside customers.
  • General attributes required of all WorleyParsons
employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation,
Building Effective Business Relationships,
Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change,
Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic
Leadership Skills.
  • Willingness to travel or to accept field
assignments preferred.
  • Willingness to engage in professional associations
preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.

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