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Lead Substation Project Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH133570
  • Location: USA, New York
  • Sector: T&D, Utilities
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 06/03/2019
This vacancy has now expired.

Here is your opportunity to work on a major program for our client, a Northeast Utility, where we have been engaged to provide program management and owner engineering services. We have an immediate opportunity for a Substation Project Engineer with a strong focus on design, and work within a multi-discipline team to work efficiently on HV, utility scale Substaton projects.


  • Prepare conceptual design of the complex projects.
  • Carry out/review/analyze complex technical studies and project scopes.
  • Develop and review technical specifications, drawings and standards of equipment/ projects.
  • Review the design based memorandum, detailed engineering scope and guide the assigned discipline engineers to align the engineering deliverables according to project requirements.
  • Work closely with peers to ensure accurate delivery and thorough electrical design that will meet industry standards and specifications, and meet good engineering practices.
  • Maintain complete project documentation with respect to engineering studies and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
  • Maintain good working relationship with internal groups that support project such as other Engineering disciplines, Drafting, Procurement, Construction and Project Management etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A degree Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience
  • Experience on MathCAD, ASPEN or ETAP software is an asset
  • Experience on relay setting and coordination is a must
  • Experience in the design of wiring schematics is a must
  • Experience in SEL and GE relay programming is desirable
  • Experience on PSCAD or EMTP software is an asset
  • Knowledge of modern power system, power system protection and relay technologies
  • Strong client focus, knowledge of codes and standards
  • Candidate must undergo pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background investigation
  • Position located at client offices with travel to the site on occasion

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