Substation Engineer - Austin
Dashiell - Austin, TX

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Summary

Perform engineering and design duties, which require application of engineering principles and knowledge of substation design
Education / Experience
Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university, with a power background preferred. Preferred licensed professional engineer. If registered in a state other than where the engineer will practice, the employee must be able to obtain a license within one year of date of hire. Five years of related experience and/or proven knowledge in power engineering and design is required.
Qualifications
Possess skills in the following areas:
· Familiarity with electrical relays currently utilized in the electric power utility industry
· Experience in application of relays and metering in an electrical substation at 138kV and above
· Design of electrical schematics for relay applications and control systems
· Design of connection drawings and cabling
· Relay coordination experience is a plus
· Strong knowledge of AC/DC fundamentals
· Knowledge and understanding of three phase power systems
· Knowledge and understanding of per-unit mathematics and symmetrical components
· 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.
Duties & Responsibilities
Employee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions:
· Work with project team to create all design documents and drawings for a project, including creating wiring diagrams from schematics, generating bills of materials, and applying field mark-ups
of project as-built drawings with minimal supervision
· Perform Engineering support tasks such as relay burden, lighting, load flow, and short circuit calculations with minimal supervision
· Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, relay coordination, transformer sizing, and load flow and short circuit studies with minimal supervision
· Review project schedules and work with project engineer to insure projects remain on schedule
· Apply engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI
· Properly use the document management system
· Apply corporate standard engineering practices
· Supervise project activities
· Communicate and coordinate project activities with project engineer, customer representatives, and others as needed
· Spend time at job sites to gain hands-on knowledge and additional training in substation construction and design
· Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of his/her work
· Bring potential project-related problems and possible solutions to the attention of the responsible party
· Travel out of town for short periods of time as required by projects and assignments
· Other duties as assigned

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Dashiell specializes in designing, building, testing, and maintaining high and medium voltage electrical systems for utilities, power...