SUBSTATION DESIGN ENGINEER
LCEC - North Fort Myers, FL

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This position is responsible for all phases of designing mid to high voltage electrical transmission, switching, and distribution substations (and stations) for the electric utility industry, permitting, and overseeing the construction of capital substation projects, and for establishing and maintaining substation material and construction standards.

General Responsibilities:
Substation Design: Perform duties associated with all phases of substation design work, including (but not limited to): station sighting, site preparation, physical and electrical facilities, electrical design, structural design, foundation design, and permitting, for station voltages through 230kV.
Project Management: Perform team project management duties and participate on project teams where the teams are responsible for project scheduling, cost management, and coordination of all aspects of the project.
Contract Administration: Prepare and administrate construction contracts.
Standards and Specifications: Prepare and maintain substation material, de-sign and construction specifications and standards, incorporating special expertise to address unique local environmental problems
Permitting: Ensure permitting requirements are met for projects.
Outages: Investigate substation outages.
Compliance: Demonstrate compliance with applicable NERC standards
as they apply to Operations. Interface with E&O workgroups to support
their compliance efforts, as needed. Assist with training as required by
the NERC standards.
Troubleshoot: Investigate system reliability, maintenance and operational issues and recommend corrective action. Analyze planned substation outages and report out on impacts to substation reliability & availability. Evaluate and resolve real-time operational T&D System issues.
Communications: Maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels within LCEC. Ensure smooth operations, productive communications, and effective understanding during all interpersonal contacts. Provide current and accurate information to all requesters, courteously and in a timely manner.

Required & Desired Qualifications (by grade):

Associate Substation Engineer (ET5)
REQUIRED:
 BS / Electrical Engineering
 Florida driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment
DESIRED:
 Masters Degree in Engineering
 3 years engineering experience
 2 years experience in power engineering role
Substation Engineer I (ET6)
REQUIRED:
 BS / Electrical Engineering
 3 years engineering experience
 2 years experience in power engineering role
 1 years experience in substation design engineering role
 Florida driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment
DESIRED:
 Masters Degree in Electrical
 Licensed Professional Engineer
Substation Engineer II (ET7)
REQUIRED:
 BS / Electrical Engineering
 7 years engineering experience
 5 years experience in power engineering role
 3 years experience in transmission design engineering role
 Florida driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment
DESIRED:
 Masters Degree in Electrical
 Licensed Professional Engineer
Senior Substation Engineer (ET8)
REQUIRED:
 BS / Electrical Engineering
 15 years engineering experience
 10 years experience in power engineering role
 7 years experience in transmission design engineering role
 Licensed Professional Engineer
 Florida driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment
DESIRED:
 Masters Degree in Electrical
 Recognition in the profession as a specialist in field (i.e., teaching, writing, etc.)
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
 Physical Demands: Able to sit at computer desk and terminal for extended periods of time. Able to view computer monitor from reasonable distance. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds on occasion. Able to drive vehicle.
 Work Environment: Primarily air-conditioned office environment. Occasional trips to field facilities such as substations.
Please note that at the time a candidate is made a job offer, the candidate will be subject to a drug test and background check.

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