- Location: St. Louis
- Salary: Market related
Responsible for substation engineering and consulting services for clients across the US and internationally. Main responsibilities include creating electrical protection & control and/or physical layout design deliverables. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the future of the resiliency, reliability and economic operation of the electric grid. Opportunities to advance into leadership roles are available.
Position may include leading or executing the following assignments:
- Preparation of proposals and scope development, including conceptual designs and execution plans
- Prepare engineering cost and man-hour estimates and schedules
- Physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of material
- Protection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring and relay panel wiring
- Prepare calculations and reports for engineering studies (grounding, lightning protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)
- Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing
- Coordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)
- Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members
- Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel
- Perform quality reviews for other engineers and designers
- Provide short term field support during construction
- Support business development and marketing initiatives
- Other areas of involvement may include: relay settings, 3D/intelligent design, or industry/professional technical committee involvement
- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program
- Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)
- Completion of FE exam strongly preferred
- Proficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI Standard
- Strong preference for those with:
- Excellent written & verbal communication skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Capability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures and criteria
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationSt. Louis
Description:Responsible for oversight of substation engineering and consulting services for clients across the US and internationally. Main responsibilities include leading others in creating electrical protection & control and/or physical layout design deliverables. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the future of the resiliency and reliability of the electric grid. Opportunities to advance into leadership/management roles are available. Position may include full or partial responsibility of the following assignments: Lead in preparation of proposals and scope development, including: Conceptual designs and execution plansEngineering/project cost estimates and schedules Lead in the execution of engineering activities: Physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of materialProtection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring and relay panel wiringCalculations for studies and reports (grounding, lighting protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)Equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing Lead coordination of design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)Develop and improve processes, tools and/or technology implementationsProvide leadership, training and mentoring to less experienced engineers and team membersRegularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnelPerform quality reviews for other engineers and designersProvide short term field support during constructionSupport business development and marketing initiativesOther areas of involvement may include: relay settings, 3D modeling/design, or industry/professional technical committee involvement Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)Professional Engineer registration strongly preferredProficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI StandardStrong preference for those with: Excellent written & verbal communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsCapability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures and criteria
- Salary$65 - 75 per hour
- LocationFort Worth
The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead electrical design project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting electrical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs. Lead electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers. Prepare electrical equipment: packaged equipment specifications and data sheets, Request for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations. Review electrical equipment vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers. Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders. Applies expert knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry. Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions. Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software. Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of electrical systems. Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients. Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications. Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met. Participate sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits. Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the electrical engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers. Responsible for QA/QC process adherence. Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
- SalaryMarket related
Key Responsibilities: To be the technical lead on HV projects; providing engineering solutions for all aspects of grid connection and customer side installations, from conception through detailed design to construction, energisation and handover. The role includes directly undertaking and/or managing sub-consultants performing the following: Preparing primary substation design layoutsBusbar system calculations, thermal & mechanical loadingSecondary design including preparation of control & protection schematicsAuxiliary AC & DC system sizing and specificationProtection coordination studiesLightning protection, protective shielding, earthing designWitness of factory & site acceptance testingInterface engineering with TSO/DSOSpecification and procurement of major items of electrical plantDesign review of work undertaken by other engineers on the team The role will also include: Engineering elements are delivered on time and within budgetEnsuring health and safety considerations and regulations are considered and incorporated at all stages The mentoring and development of more junior staff Qualifications, Skills, and Experience: A primary degree in Electrical Engineering is not a pre-requisite but is desirable.3 years similar experience is desirable.Previous experience with MV/HV design, HV substation and underground cable design is desirable.Previous experience with grid connections / renewable energy / airfield works is an advantage.Strong IT skills with Microsoft Office packages, including diagnostic skills, and familiarity with Auto-CAD and ePlan P8 or similar is preferred.
- Salary$130k - 150k per year + W2 employment, employer paid medical and dental
**this is a 6 month contract to direct hire opportunity100% remote- work from home anywhere within the United States**NO sponsorship available! Only US based candidates apply! Overview:As a Senior Protection & Control Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing protection and control engineering activities for high voltage substation and transmission projects. You will utilize your knowledge of protective relaying and control systems to contribute to EPC substation and transmission projects.Responsibilities:• Perform analysis and design of Protection Systems for HV substation/ and FACTS • Develop substation relaying & metering diagrams (i.e. Single line/A.C./D.C. schematic diagrams) • Develop the substation communication and network diagram • Prepare specification & Bill of Material for Protection/Control/Metering/RTU/ Communication Panels • Develop Protection and Control Panel layouts. • Develop Protection and Control Panel wiring diagrams. • Develop Cable Schedule for Substation. • Perform Factory Acceptance Test for Protection and Control Panels. • Perform reviews of work performed by others • Work closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements • Perform relay coordination study and develop the relay settings file • Coordinate with supplier and contractors • Flexibility to travel locally and internationally to customer meetings and project sites, with an approximate travel of 25%.Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a power systems emphasis from an ABET-accredited engineering program; Master's degree preferred. • 8 years or more of experience with a focus on protection/control/communications design for high voltage substations. • Experience in Communication Network Technologies • Experience in Communication protocols such as IEC61850, DNP, Modbus, … • Experience in writing and providing support documentation for relay calculations. • Knowledge on ANSI standards, IEC standards knowledge is a plus. • Experience with various vendor protective relay equipment typically used in substation. protection, including SEL, Siemens, GE. • Familiarity with Auto-CAD or Micro-Station. • Good communication skills. • Professional Engineering license is preferred. • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationSpring Valley
Under general supervision of the Section Manager of Transmission & Substation Engineering, accomplishes dynamic civil and structural engineering contribution requiring design, engineering and project management skills, as well as significant individual intuition. The scope of responsibilities involves the design and application of utility grade overhead transmission systems and electric substations for the Company. The Senior Engineer shall also provide unprecedented participation and representation for the Company at industry meetings.Serve as Project Civil Engineer for Overhead Transmission or Substation Projects. Prepare material, equipment and construction labor specifications for overhead transmission and substation civil construction projects.• Provides exceptional support to Section Manager.• Employ transmission and structural engineering design software such as PLS-CADD, PLS-Tower, PLS-Pole, RISA-3D, RISA-Foot, Civil Bay, EPRI’s FAD, HEC-RAS and online USGS Streamstats.• Understand and implements civil engineering site development practices such as site planning, grading, excavation, drainage, roadways as related to substations facilities, overhead transmission facilities and right-of-ways.• Maximize diagnostic tool application such as MS Project, as well as other financial and project management tools used by Transmission & Substation Engineering to effectually oversee construction projects.• Avidly review, analyze and prepares layouts and preliminary designs for each project to determine best practices and designs.• Achieve preliminary engineering cost estimating and creatively develop project design alternatives as necessary.• Serve as Project Engineer for all assigned overhead transmission and substation engineering projects while managing lower level engineers, consultants and contractors. Work closely with manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers relative to their proposals, project performance, specification of materials, and processing of invoices for payment in accordance with their performance under contract.• Assist the EHV (Extra high Voltage) Line Operations and Substation Operations Departments by reviewing and/or proposing designs for maintenance projects.• Work with EHV personnel to analyze overhead transmission system problems, assist in system testing, and develop feasibility studies and required solutions to solve system problems as they arise.• Collaborate alongside the Real Estate Department, New Business and Community Affairs in reviewing right-of-way encroachments.• Formulate sketches to be used as the design guide for the Design Drafters in the preparation of standards and project construction drawings.• Provide departmental updates on the current status and progress of projects, including the update of the Living Budget.• Keeps informed and up to date of the latest industry standards and developments in the overhead transmission engineering and construction field.• Attends departmental meetings and serves on committees as required.• May be required to supervise civil engineers for all transmission and substation civil engineering projects assigned and coordinate internal and external resources for interdepartmental projects.• Participate in the Company’s Emergency Response Plan through a designated storm assignment.• Performs other related assignments as required.
- Salary$75 per hour
Electrical Testing & Commissioning Specialist is responsible for directing commissioning and testing activities in the field. This position is responsible for providing commissioning and testing solutions. Prepare and recommend testing & commissioning solutions to the Project Manager or client. Delivers solutions to Project Manager or Senior Engineer to address future client needs and provide cost analysis on testing solutions. Ensures the performance of all field testing on substation equipment is completed accurately and safely. Performs demonstration tests, as required, which are a series of functional tests designed to simulate real world conditions to ensure proper operation of yard equipment. Develops and executes substation equipment test procedures. Provide technical instruction, mentoring, guidance with regard to substation systems and electrical power systems to field testing technicians. Develop testing & commissioning departmental and project requirements. Ensure compliance of testing QA/QC process. Regularly meet and correspond with clients and outside personnel with responsibility to act independently on technical matters related to testing & commissioning. Manages marketing efforts for key pursuits. Consults with clients on testing and commissioning projects. Maintains client relationships with client field personnel. Other duties as assigned.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationKansas City
Job Description:Primary owner to the design function of assigned projects that install or maintain overhead and underground equipment for various company projects requiring communication and coordination between Distribution, Substation, Transmission engineering, field and support personnel, company management, and external entities. Under minimal direction, develops the scope and cost estimates, design and drawing layout, labor, equipment and material specifications necessary to accurately estimate costs for the most complex and technically demanding projects. Performs office and field technical work to determine design and customer requirements for electric facilities according to company standards. Works with city, county, state, company, and other personnel as needed to optimize the design criteria for electric installations and modifications. Assists and works with other company departments and external entities on requests and specialized services as needed to support the company. Assists design services management with budget, planning, scheduling, government entity communications and other duties as needed.Mandatory: A Bachelors Degree in Engineering Technology, Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering or equivalent technical field such as Construction Science and Management is preferred (requires no less than a High School diploma).The ideal candidate will have related experience in technical design, project management skills, and experience leading contractors or employees in a technical function. Excellent communication, teamwork, computer, and technical skills are essential to success in this role.Must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills in English that will be utilized to accomplish required coordination between other company departments and external entities.Must have good intermediate math, business/technical writing skills, and technical reading skills.Must have knowledge of electric Distribution, Substation, and Transmission facilities.Must have the ability to handle stressful situations appropriately.Must be an effective project manager.Must have the ability to perform the physical activities of the job (includes, but not limited to hearing, seeing, walking, talking, reading, typing, writing, color distinction, depth perception, working outside in adverse conditions, and lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, etc.).AutoCAD or similar application experience a plus.Experience with the use of Maximo.Experience with use of Microsoft Office Suite.
- SalaryMarket related
Position of: Electrical, Instrumentation & Control Manager Scope of Responsibility includes: - • Establishing electrical operation concept, schematic drawings for HV panels, LV MCC & LV DB’s from single line diagram • Good understanding of 66/11kv, 115/11kv, 22/11kv switchgears, control panel and metering panels • Reviewing of offers/drawings for technical compliance, preparation of instrumentation I/O list, cable sizing & termination schedule preparation. Co-ordination with suppliers on design approvals and FAT & SAT • Supervision of installation, erection, testing and commissioning sub-contractors. Co-ordinate with customers to make changes related with approval drawings. • Pre-commissioning testing of various protection relays of Generator, Transformer, Motor & Feeder Protection of ABB, Schneider, Areva, GE, Reyrolle, Siemens make with following functions. • Trouble shooting and maintenance of all kinds of field instruments which are related to DCS & SCADA system • Provides technical, trouble shooting and maintenance support to all electrical equipment and instrumentation, including low/medium/high voltage substations, switchgear, transformers, motors, distribution systems and associated protection and support equipment. • Testing of Current, Voltage & Power transformers, MV/HV/LV circuit breakers, and Control & Protections schemes with complicated interlocking schemes. • Develop engineering capabilities and work with sales team on project proposal and bidding • Preferably with knowledge in Diesel Generator, Control Panel modification, commissioning and testing. Knowledge in Water Treatment System, Boiler, Turbine, Fuel Handling System, Fuel Preparation System is an added advantage. Requirements • Degree in Science in electrical engineering with emphasis on power systems • Min. 5 years of working experience in renewables, power generation, power systems design or similar field. • PE Certificate is an added advantage • Ability to perform detail-oriented, critical reviews of technical documentation • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment • Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills • Ability to write technical reports in English and proficient in MS Office • Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) mindset • Travelling/Site stationed is required Interested applicants please send CV to email@example.com
- Salary$0 per year
Job DetailsDescription We've got the power to energize Your career and spark YOUR Work/Life Balance through professional development and exceptional benefits. Don't delay, plug in today for an inclusive meaningful career in power, distribution, transmission, engineering, design, technology, or innovation at Mesa Associates, Inc.Electrical Engineer with an emphasis on power generation. Multi-discipline projects in hydro, gas and fossil power generating facility experience is required. Duke, TVA, Exelon, Dominion or other power industry experience is desired. Desired experience includes low voltage and medium voltage power distribution, motor controls for both low voltage and medium voltage, interfacing industrial processes to DCS and/or PLC systems and the use of power distribution system modeling software (ETAP or similar). Need to be familiar with panel design, and 3D environment.Candidate needs to be a leader, capable of coordinating engineering and design efforts, working within a team, and comfortable being in front of peers and clients leading/conducting meetings. At times job duties will require coordinating with project managers, and client to develop proposal documents and estimates to facilitate bidding on work. Work will mostly center around modifications and upgrades in existing facilities. Experience in relay protection would be a plus.Travel RequiredYes. Occasional one or two day site visits.QualificationsSkillsRequiredElectrical EngineeringIntermediateBehaviorsRequiredTeam Player: Works well as a member of a groupLeader: Inspires teammates to follow themDetail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done wellDedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityMotivationsRequiredGoal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasksFlexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goalsSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside helpEducationRequiredBachelors or better in Engineering.ExperienceRequired4-10 years: 4-10 years of progressive experienceLicenses & CertificationsPreferredProf Engineering (PE)
- Salary$55 - 65 per hour
Essential Functions: Design electrical infrastructure for photovoltaic systems, incorporating electrical engineering knowledge, solar photovoltaic system design principles, and industry best practices.Develop construction documents based on customer requirements, engineering decision-making, and compliance with NEC and CEC codes.Address comments from the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) during the permit review process, following company SOPs, to facilitate timely issuance of building permits.Conduct technical reviews of system components and ancillary devices to ensure compliance with design specifications.Provide prompt responses to Requests for Information (RFI) from field installation personnel, in accordance with company SOPs.Review testing data from internal field personnel and third-party testing agencies to ensure product quality.Provide engineering guidance and internal training to the company upon request.Support other departments with electrical questions and problem-solving throughout the construction process.Perform other assigned duties as required. Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.1-3 years of design or engineering experience related to renewable energy.Proficiency in AutoCAD.Proficient in MS Office.Knowledge of photovoltaic systems, NEC requirements, and construction practices.Effective prioritization and task execution in a high-pressure environment.Willingness to learn and apply new technologies.Valid driver's license.Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Preferred: Proficiency in PVSyst.Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.EIT Certification.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationCounty Offaly
Spencer Ogden are seeking an Electrical Commissioning Engineer for the following responsibilities: Responsibilities: Manage electrical engineering on site for project success.Coordinate with various design teams for project delivery.Ensure safe and efficient electrical system installation, testing, and operation.Oversee testing and commissioning activities on MV and HV systems.Support project management from installation to handover. Requirements: Minimum 7 years' experience in power generation, preferably in design, construction, or commissioning.Knowledge of GE Aeroderivative gas turbines.Extensive knowledge of power plant electrical equipment, including LV and MV.Track record of delivering complex engineering projects and managing multiple projects.Familiarity with health, safety, and environmental standards.Experience in team management. Key Details: Location: Shannonbridge, IrelandStart Date: Mid-October 2023Duration: 12 months If you are interested, please send Dan a copy of your most recent CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will give you a call.
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My client are a full-service, utility scale, solar and storage developer bringing projects from origination through development. The company has a portfolio of projects in late-stage development totalling 6GW solar and 3GW storage across three key markets of the UK, Australia, and Ireland. As of 2022, they agreed to sell the UK’s largest solar PV transaction to date consisting of a portfolio of 12 projects with a combined capacity of 519MW of projects including 70MW of collocated energy storage capacity to Scottish Power Renewables (UK) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global utility Iberdrola Group. Responsibilities: Establish and lead a team of electrical design engineers to design and deliver efficient connections for the clients portfolio of solar and storage assets.Undertake primary and secondary electrical design for 33 kV and 132 kV solar and storage connections across the UK. Engage closely with DNO’s to ensure timely approval of contestable designs in accordance with each DNO’s functional specifications.Lead the partial and full NERS accreditation processes to obtain ICP status for electrical design. Lead the establishment and development of the necessary tools and templates required to efficiently undertake ICP designs to a standard acceptable by DNOs.Co-ordinate the implementation of a best practice management system for undertaking electrical designs in compliance with the NERS standard. Manage the engagement of specialist consultants to establish the necessary policies and procedures as well as external NERS auditors to achieve and maintain accreditation.Apply your electrical engineering knowledge to undertake primary and secondary electrical designs for contestable grid connections for solar and storage using industry standard software programmes (AUTOCAD, CDEGS, PowerFactory, ETAP etc.), automating time consuming processes where possible.Provide engineering support to the project development team to ensure efficient and cost-effective grid connection strategies are pursued for solar and storage projects.Develop and foster close working relationships with DNO’s to collaborate and negotiate on grid connection options, costs, and timelines and achieve successful outcomes in contestable design review processes.Manage a database of grid connection costs for primary, secondary, and auxiliary electrical equipment associated with the connection of solar and storage projects to assist in financial modelling for prospective projects.Support the delivery of the project pipeline to energisation by providing electrical engineering guidance throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases. Requirements: Degree in electrical engineering or similar.Technical understanding of the primary and electoral design and of high voltage grid connections for generation connections.Proven track record in undertaking ICP designs in the UK (5+ years).Proficient in electrical design software packages (AUTOCAD, PowerFactory etc.)Knowledge of the technical characteristics of utility scale solar PV and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) is desirable.Ability to communicate with DNOs to achieve positive project outcomes.Excellent inter-disciplinary communication and presentation skills.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.Strong focus on Health, Safety & Environment.Chartered/Incorporated status is desirable. This is a hybrid role. Attendance at the London office will be required 3 days minimum per week and occasional travel to the main hub office in Dublin is expected.