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Senior Substation Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : ny-mw-sub-eng
  • Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Sector: T&D, Utilities
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 11/07/2017
Senior Substation Engineer


Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will provide engineering for the design of substation facilities for voltages up to and including 765 kV. This includes new substations and switch yards, modifications, additions and upgrades to existing facilities.

Substation physical design responsibilities include overall engineering and analysis for new switch yards and substations, additions and modifications. Includes equipment specifications and procurement support, layout and general arrangements for all major equipment and structures required for high voltage switch yards or substation. Drawing requirements include Site Plans, Plan and Elevation Views, Grounding, Conduit, Lighting, Lightning Protection and Shielding, control building arrangements and details, AC Station Service, DC systems and Bills of Material. Includes performing substation grounding calculations and studies, lightning protection and insulation coordination, lighting, bus calculations, transformer and bus sizing calculations, fault calculations, and AC and DC auxiliary system sizing calculations.


Experience and Qualifications:

BSEE with 7+ years relevant experience in substation engineering. Computer proficiency with engineering software applications required. Strong analytical and problem solving skills; accuracy and attention to detail; commitment to meeting budgets and schedules all required.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.