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Senior Electrical Engineer Substation Design

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH109021
  • Location: USA, Connecticut, New York
  • Sector: T&D, Utilities
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 05/07/2017
This vacancy has now expired.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities

*Prepare new and modify existing relay drawings including relay panel arrangements, single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementary, equipment wiring, and relay panel wiring.
*Design substations utilizing client standards including bill of materials, yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, ground grid, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC and DC power systems, and cable lists.
*Prepare calculations and equipment specifications.
*Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.
*Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members. Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.
*May develop and evaluate plans for major projects.
*May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable.
*May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments. Progressive design and project management responsibilities.
*Some marketing responsibilities.
*Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program. Minimum 7 years related high voltage (69kV and above) substation design experience and experience with power systems including knowledge of:
*power systems design - one line, three line, DC and AC schematics,
*power apparatus in utility projects,
*power systems studies - load flow and short circuit analysis, and
*project scopes, project schedules and deliverables.
Completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Advanced knowledge of power systems protection, high voltage engineering, underground systems, transmission and distribution systems, grounding, lightning shielding is preferred. Proficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI Standards.

Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Previous consulting experience preferred. Professional Engineer registration in a US state or Canadian Province required.

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