Substation Electrical Engineer
Burns & McDonnell - Atlanta, GA

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The Substation Project Engineer is a position reporting to the T&D Manager. This position will be required to provide design, specifications and construction documents. The position requires a strong interest in power systems and design of electrical high voltage substations.



Gather all pertinent information of projects and document scope of each project;

Assist with proposal preparation;

Prepare material lists, plan, elevation and detail drawings for substation projects;

Perform electrical design and calculations for various electrical power, communication and control systems involved with electrical substation projects;

Prepare relay /control panel arrangement plans, material lists, relay and control schematics, external connection diagrams and wiring diagrams for electrical substation projects;

Prepare engineering and construction estimates;

Prepare equipment, material and construction specifications for projects;

Coordinate and work with material manufacturers and construction contractors to ensure the integrity and completion of the project on schedule;

Interact with clients and provide quality customer service.



Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Power Systems;

Minimum 4 years of substation design experience;

Professional PE registration is preferred;

Experience with protective relay settings is preferred;

Knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) is required and knowledge of Rural Utility Service (RUS) requirements desired;

Excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communications skills;

Ability to coordinate the work of various engineering disciplines and contractors to complete an integrated project;

Ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels in the organization in a team environment;





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