Senior Electrical Engineer - Substation
- Location: St Louis
- Salary: Market related
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:
**ONLY US BASED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDEREDWe are seeking a highly qualified Electrical Engineer with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and at least 5 years of experience in physical / primary electrical design for high voltage substations. A Master's or Ph.D in Electrical Engineering plus 3 or more years of relevant experience is also acceptable. The candidate should be proficient in specifying all types of HV and MV equipment used in substations and have expertise in AutoCAD.Excellent communication skills are a must as the candidate will be responsible for collaborating with clients, subconsultants, and subcontractors. Additionally, the candidate will be required to develop 3D layouts for HVDC and FACTS substation projects, including electromechanical design, development of general arrangement, layout and elevation drawings considering electrical and mechanical parameters of the project.Other duties include performing cable ampacity, grounding, lightning, illumination, and station auxiliary load calculations, creating equipment specifications and detailed bill of materials, and developing 3D layouts for AIS, GIS and FACTS devices. The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that engineering deliverables meet schedule dates and should inform the Project Manager of possible delays or risks in the project design.The ideal candidate should be willing to travel locally and internationally to attend customer meetings and project sites, with an estimated travel time of 20%. This is a fully remote, work from home opportunity. (anywhere in the United States) ** NO visa sponsorship availableThis is a 6 month contract to direct hire opportunity, which includes W2 benefits with employer paid medical and dental insurances during the contract duration. After the 6 months, you will be brought onto the company's benefits, PTO and bonus structure package.
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Principal Substation Physical Design Engineer with a strong background in high voltage substation design. Technical responsibilities will include the design of any / all the following: high and low voltage substation physical designs; computer modeling/analysis of electrical systems; preparation of specifications for equipment and systems; report preparation; applying codes and standards and performing and reviewing design calculations.Position will be responsible for leading design efforts and performing design duties with minimal supervision on multiple projects. Must be able to determine client requirements and coordinate technical efforts within discipline areas as necessary, coordinate with other disciplines as needed, manage a design budget and schedule, and be able to demonstrate proficiency in these areas. Essential Duties: Detailed physical design for high voltage substationsGenerating single line diagrams and general arrangementsDetailed Elevations and section viewsAssembly and installation detailsDetailed bills of materials, bid units and material countsCoordination with other disciplines as neededPerforming site visits for data gatheringWriting material procurement and construction specifications & evaluating contractor bidsReviewing shop drawingsResearching equipment and client standardsPerforms typical calculations such as equipment and conductor sizing, grounding and lightning protectionGenerating engineering fee estimatesProviding field support during constructionMentors and teaches less experienced engineers and design staffOccasional overnight travel may be required for client meetings and or site visits Required skills, education, and experience: BS from and ABET accredited University15+ years of substation physical design experienceExperience working directly with clients, supporting marketing proposals/efforts preferredExperience managing a design budget and schedule preferredMust have excellent verbal and written communication skillsMust be able to work legally in the United States for any length of timePE license required
Job Title: Senior-Level Electrical EngineerLocations: Napa, CASan FranciscoSan JoseSacramento Job Summary:This position requires extensive and comprehensive knowledge in the subject area, sound judgement, effective decision making and the ability to communicate effectively while working cooperatively with team members and clients. The essential functions of this position also include technical mentoring or staff and may include managing staff as appropriate. A Senior Engineer shall procure work for the company, by attending client “meet and greets” but especially by providing excellence to our clients to ensure repeat business. The values “quality”, “integrity”, and “expertise” may be helpful reminders regarding the expectations of the Senior Engineer.Key Responsibilities: Examine the electrical load requirements of both new and existing projects to determine the most effective electrical system design, sizing, and requirements.Conduct electrical calculations, such as estimating demand and connected loads, calculating voltage drops, short circuits, and ensuring compliance with energy codes.Develop comprehensive electrical distribution system designs, including specifying all components of low and medium voltage electrical equipment.Communicate and collaborate with internal and external disciplines to ensure project requirements and space needs for electrical systems are met.Interact with clients to support business development, prepare proposals, scopes, and budgets. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field.5-10 years of experience in designing lighting and power distribution systems.Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
The Project Manager II provides project-related management for small to mid-scale construction projects across various markets within an assigned Region or Division and is responsible for utilizing the client's Project Management Methodology to manage all phases of the construction project lifecycle, while being accountable for all aspects of each project's success. This position provides direct support to other functional project teams in the planning and execution of the job including resolving issues, managing resources, coordinating projects, interfacing with client representatives, overseeing project accounting, training, mentoring and coaching. The Project Manager II is also responsible for managing third party resources and overall project performance. The Project Manager II serves a single-point contact and ensures compliance with client established Project Management Methodology, upholding safety and quality management protocols.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities: The Project Manager II plans, monitors, and reports project status and performance data to management and stakeholders.They will anticipate potential implications of current work and makes proactive decisions to ensure efficient productivity and completion of projects.They will be accountable to manage risks, develop and implement mitigation plans, and communicate risks for both self-performed and subcontracted work across all phases of the project.Additionally, the Project Manager II provides insight to thought leadership in the continuous improvement of methodology, tools and approaches using fundamentals of clients Project Management practices, while mentoring others and/or being an individual contributor with responsibilities for providing project management expertise or leading internal processes across other project delivery functions.The Project Manager II ensures that team goals, roles, protocols, and business relationships are consistent with high-performance requirements and congruent with the company's strategy. This role manages in an environment of trust and candor, promotes accountability, and assertively offers encouragement and constructive feedback.This position is also responsible for managing additional resources assigned to an initiative/project, dependent on scope, including hiring, training, mentoring, and assignment of work. QualificationsRequired Skills:- Experience managing large scale projects and knowledge of construction and utility industry practices- Understanding of Critical Path Scheduling software and MS Office Suite- Complex problem-solving skillsMinimum Educational Background:BS degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering, or Business, or equivalent experience. Minimum Years of Relevant Experience:5+
The roleTo supervise and train staff. Prepare and update Electrical deliverables. The successful candidate will have experience in green field and brown field engineering of offshore O&G facilities and renewables. Capable of contributing to many areas as part of a small project team. Capable of originating documentation and working with minimum supervision and external input.Scope of Responsibilities: To ensure the quality of work undertaken by themselves and others is commensurate with the goal of the activity considering the constraints of time and budget.To support with competency the Engineering Design of Electrical Systems for Offshore and Onshore Installations, from Concept phase to Detail Design, actively participating in the production of Project Deliverables and Discipline Meetings.Conduct Power System studies including calculation files.Design of substations.Coordinate engineering activities with other interested parties.Represent ODE with Clients on technical matters.Prepare and update technical specifications.Prepare and issue reports on electrical design.Prepare and issue Enquiry Documentation.Technical Bid analysis of electrical equipment and materials.Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs).Assist with the preparation of budget estimates (materials and manhours).Review Project Documents produced by third parties.Direct and lead other junior engineers and designers as required. Qualifications/ Experience: Candidates must hold a minimum Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering combined with 5+ years of professional experience in design and engineering.Candidate must be registered with an Engineering Council or equivalent and preferably a Chartered Engineer (or working towards) is considered advantageous.Proven success in delivering studies and preparing clear, concise reports against time, cost, and quality objectives.Experience in feasibility/concept selection studies and FEED projects. Competencies & Soft Skills:Electrical engineer, with experience as an electrical engineer in the oil and gas industry for offshore projects. Candidate should have: ETAP Software experienceCommercial awarenessDetail conscientiousStrong work ethic & leadership skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsTeam player, self-starter.Strong IT literacyFlexible to travel in UK and OverseasGood report and procedure writing skills
**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.
Principal SCADA Engineer with a background in SCADA and Communications design for Substation Utility or Generation clients. Technical responsibilities will include the design of any / all of the following: SCADA and Communications systems including RTUs, RTACs, HMIs and IEDs; computer modeling/analysis of electrical systems; preparation of specifications for equipment and systems; report preparation; applying codes and standards and performing and reviewing design computations.Essential Duties: Detailed design of SCADA and Communications systems for high voltage substations including generating single lines, schematics, points lists and configuration files for RTUs, RTACs, HMIs, IEDs and other communications systems componentsDesign of SCADA interfaces with Protection and Control designs including panel wiring, AC/DC schematics, and Control building and relay panel layoutsCoordination with other disciplines as neededPerforming site visits for gathering data, site acceptance and commissioning supportWriting material procurement and construction specifications & evaluating contractor bidsFamiliar with NERC SIP regulatory requirementsProtective relay coordination and settings experience preferredReviewing shop drawingsResearching equipment and client standardsPerforms typical calculations such as equipment and conductor sizing, voltage drop and battery sizingGenerating engineering fee estimatesProviding field support during constructionMentors and teaches less experienced engineers and design staffOccasional overnight travel may be required for client meetings and or site visits Required skills, education and experience: BSEE from and ABET accredited University15+ years of protection and control design experienceExperience working directly with clients, supporting marketing proposals/efforts preferredExperience managing a design budget and schedule preferredMust have excellent verbal and written communication skillsPE license preferred
Power design electrical engineering opportunity, specialising in the design phase within the offices in NSW, Sydney.Working in the tier 1 company environment, exposure to competitive technical development.12 month contract basis with possibilities to result to permanent full time employment.Specialist requirements:- Overhead transmission and distribution exposure.- Autodesk, AutoCAD design software experience.- Senior role 8 + years experience in similar role.- 40 hour working week, in design office.- Competitive market rates.Any interest in the role please forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call: (08) 6245 9478
Qualifications: 5-7+ years' experience and a P.E. License.Ideal Projects: Mission Critical - Data Centers ExperienceAviation ExperienceCommercial Other projects are open to consideration - this position is relatively flexible. Compensation Ranges: $110,000 - $160,000+ (Commensurate w/ Experience) Benefits: Paid Parental LeaveHealth Vision Dental401k matchPTO Starts at 3 weeks, upward flexibility for sure.HolidaysSick Time ECOPass for DenverPaid parking in Phoenix Requirements A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university.Registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect.This position requires a strong understanding of the mission critical industry and the nuances of renovation and greenfield construction projects.Successful performance at this career level typically requires 10 - 15 years of relevant work experience in Engineering or Construction Management in the Mission Critical industry.Experience designing of medium voltage, power monitoring, lighting, and lighting controls systems a plus.Strong verbal communications skills and ability to present solutions to project teams and clients.Demonstrated ability to manage and collaborate with diverse team members who are geographically dispersed utilizing a combination of virtual technology and in-person meetings.Must be available to travel occasionally.Requires the ability to pass background checks or security screenings as required by our clients.To be authorized to work in the United States and have proof of COVID Vaccination. Responsibilities: Be the technical lead for the electrical engineering and design of high-tech facilities, including new data centers, facility expansions, and system upgrades.Create power design for complex electrical systems including UPS and generator support systems.Have expertise in power distribution, grounding, standby power, uninterruptible power, and related systems.Possess proficiency in the development of electrical one-lines, specifications, calculations, studies, and software-based systems analysis.Have a strong understanding of building systems and inter-discipline coordination.Be comfortable leading, mentoring, and delegating portions of design work to project engineers, designers, and BIM/CAD staff.
Locations: San DiegoLos AngelesNewport BeachIrvine QUALIFICATIONS BS in Electrical Power engineering or related fieldPE license in Electrical Engineering (licensed for at least 3 years)Minimum 7 years of experience in electrical designExperience with AutoCADKnowledge of Title-24 Part 6 California Energy Conservation CodeExcellent verbal and written communication skills Preferred Qualifications: Experience with REVITExperience with multi-family, commercial, institutional, and higher education projectsExperience with SKM and/or ETAP programsProject Management experience Compensation and Benefits: Approximate Base Salary - $90k-$130k based on experience.Paid overtime at 1.0 times hourly rateCompetitive end of year discretionary bonus based on company/team/personal performance.Hybrid Work Schedule (2-3 days In Office)401k with 5% Contribution Matching for 9% Employee Contribution
This unique opportunity will primarily consist of working with project teams on electric utility distribution system design, analysis, planning, protection, and consulting.System distribution design includes the application of the National Electrical Safety Code to provide strength and clearance calculations to be used in the design of electrical distribution facilities - both overhead and underground. Construction inspection using the same tools will also be required. Application of distribution system analysis software to provide system analysis of steady state and transient conditions, develop long-range and capital construction planning studies as well as performing protective coordination studies is also included in this job function. This position also has the potential to be involved in other distribution engineering services, including power quality reviews, reliability, distribution automation, smart grid, and communications. Position Requirements: Candidate must have 15+ years' experience with increasing responsibility in the electrical utility market.Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited University.Candidate must be a registered Professional Engineer in the United States.Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.Must be able to work effectively both independently and in a team setting.Demonstrate a high motivation for success and a willingness to take on increasing responsibilities.Working knowledge of distribution construction standards and National Electric Safety Code.Be familiar with USDA Rural Utilities Services design bulletins and lending program requirements associated with planning and design.Proficient in the design, construction and maintenance practices of electrical distribution systems. Recognize constructability of the design.Review designs completed by other distribution engineers or designers.Mentor and lead less experienced distribution designers and engineers.Assume project lead responsibilities which includes meeting production targets, budgets, and project deliverables.Assist in marketing business opportunities with key clients and development of responses to RFP/RFQs.Valid driver's license.
Senior Project Manager - Must be a specialist in delivering Turnkey HV Substation projects - 12 Month contract (3-4 years extendable) - Northeast based 2 days a week and WFH option- Occassional client/site visits Please email Alex.Bryant@spencer-ogden.com for the full job description...