Responsible for the overall Design and Engineering of substations, which require application of engineering principles and knowledge of substation design from concept phase through final construction drawings and project completion.
• Performs Electrical Engineering work with the project team using a sound working knowledge of utility substation designs and standards
• Provides Electrical Design for projects such as: Breaker Additions/Upgrades, Transformer Replacements, RTU Installations, and Metering
• Provides Physical Design for projects such as: Bus Additions, new Equipment Installations, Above and Below-Grade Layouts
• Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, lightning protection, and area lighting with minimal supervision
• Review project schedules and work with project engineer to insure projects remain on schedule
• Prepares Material Lists
• Prepares Final Construction Sets
• Confers with project engineer, utility personnel, manufacturers' representatives and others as required when carrying out above work.
• Prepares technical specifications
• Reviews and evaluates drawings
• Performs site visits to gain hands-on knowledge and additional training in substation construction and design for documentation as required by clients
• Mentors Electrical Designers and Electrical CAD Technicians
• Applies engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI
• Prepares Engineering Reports.
• Completes complex and specialty types of design
• Travels out of town for short periods of time as required by projects and assignments
• Possess skills in the following areas:
· Develop the layout of high voltage electrical substations
· Develop Electrical Plan, Section and Detail drawings
· Develop Conduit Plan and Detail drawings. Perform conduit fill calculations
· Develop Grounding Plan and Detail drawings. Perform grounding calculations
· Lightning Protection design utilizing Rolling Sphere methodology
· Creation of bills of material for all aspects of outdoor physical design
· Knowledge and understanding of three phase power systems
· Knowledge and understanding of substation components and their functions
· Knowledge of design documents and drawings necessary to complete a project
· Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI
· Knowledge of common word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software
· Working in a team environment
· Communicating effectively with co-workers, vendors, clients, etc.
EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION GUIDELINES:
BSEE Degree in with a minimum of 2 years of experience. Engineer in Training (EIT) desirable. Preferred licensed professional engineer. Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Microstation, Microsoft Office programs and working knowledge of applicable codes.
Dashiell - 20 months ago
Dashiell specializes in designing, building, testing, and maintaining high and medium voltage electrical systems for utilities, power...