Substation Electrical Engineer
- Location: Raleigh
- Salary: $120k - 140k per year + W2 employment, employer paid medical and dental
Substation Electrical Engineer
Salary: $120k - 140k per year + W2 employment, employer paid medical and dental
**ONLY US BASED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED
We 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 sponsorship available
This 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 companies benefits, PTO and bonus structure package.
My client is currently sourcing an experienced Electrical Engineer who will be responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of onshore grid connections for large offshore wind farms. They will coordinate the expertise to deliver HV sub-stations for these projects and project manage external contracts.They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team on the ongoing development of several offshore wind projects around the coast of Ireland and the UK, with the opportunity to join a specific offshore wind project team when projects reach this stage in their development.The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, commercially driven and have a track record of successfully delivering projects of a comparable nature and scale. Key Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include: Act as electrical lead for all onshore electrical works (substations, grid connections etc.) and coordinate interfaces with the renewable generation plant, civil works, TSO/DSO etc. Responsible for the optimization of the design and supporting the construction stage.Coordinate the overall system design (system studies, protection, SCADA, grid code compliance, FEED’s etc.)Preparation of all the electrical specifications and technical documentation to develop tender.Evaluation of tender submission and contract negotiation ensuring that award to preferred tenders achieves best value for money. Act as the focal point for all Electrical integrity issues.Development of substation layouts and drawings for planning submissions; Coordination with OEMs, contractors, partners, and other key stakeholders. Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceThe successful candidate must have: Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in large scale generation/energy sector with experience of working on electrical systems between MV and 400 kV . Strong contract management experience with an excellent understanding of Tendering, Tender evaluations, scoping, planning, design, costing, construction and commissioning assistance and oversight associated with substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale renewable generation projects. Working knowledge of and experience in the implementation of Engineering, Procurement & execution of EPC style contracts.A proven track record in delivering substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale generation projects.Experience of dealing with commercial aspects during project delivery.Experience in contract management with strong contract negotiation skills.Full drivers’ licence valid for use in Republic of Ireland.Level 8 Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification. This role is based in Dublin or Cork but travel to project locations as required, is a key requirement of the role. Please apply via the link or contact Hannah-Jo using the details below for more information. P: 0141 212 4801E: email@example.com
Job DescriptionThe contract CAD Technician provides document management support for Substation Engineering. Under the guidance of the Document Manager, the contract CAD Technician assists the Engineering Analysts by revising existing drawings from as-built field corrections and, after training, by updating Issued for Construction (IFC) drawing packages.Documents include internal drawings, external vendor drawings and supporting documents.After additional training, the position will assist the Engineering Tech to liaison between engineering and field personnel who construct or maintain company facilities and to: ·Create and publish new Issued for Construction drawing packages ,·Gather technical information and up-to-date drawings for projects ,·Create new 3D material coded parts for electrical substation models,·Use the Autodesk Vault 3D parts library to create 3D substation models ,·Generate drawings based on one-line and substation standards drawings. Travel is not required, however, optional field visits are available as a training opportunityRequirements: Education in the use of Autodesk CAD products is essential. Several years experience in CAD is preferred but will consider a recent graduate in a technology related field.The contract Engineering/CAD Technician must be computer fluent with proficiency in Autodesk CAD software and the MS office suite.Good written and verbal communication skills are required.Customer service and team building skills are a plus. Accuracy is more important than speed.The work is very detailed so the candidate must be able to self-check for accuracy and must be willing to accept guidance.Persistence and a positive attitude are highly regarded qualities of every member of our team. HM Notes: Candidates with prior substation and or wiring design experience is preferred, with the ability to form/fit/function when reviewing redlines.Manager will consider candidates that are willing and eager to learn if they are lacking substation or wiring experience.Must have strong written and verbal communication.Candidates need to possess strong drafting experience.
Job Title: Offshore Substation Package ManagerLocation: TaiwanOverview:We are seeking an experienced Offshore Substation Package Manager to join our team on a major offshore wind project in Taiwan. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the delivery of the offshore substation package, including engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, and commissioning activities. The Offshore Substation Package Manager will ensure the project is delivered safely, on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.Responsibilities: Manage the delivery of the offshore substation package, including engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, and commissioning activities.Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and resource plans for the offshore substation package.Manage the interface between the offshore substation package and other project packages, including the turbine supplier, export cable supplier, and onshore substation supplier.Ensure all offshore substation package activities are performed safely and in accordance with project health, safety, and environmental requirements.Manage and report on the progress of the offshore substation package, including preparation of progress reports for the project management team.Ensure that all technical requirements of the offshore substation package are met and that the package is delivered to the required quality standards.Manage the offshore substation package team, including technical specialists, project engineers, and document controllers.Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including the client, suppliers, and contractors. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field.Minimum of 10 years' experience in the offshore wind industry, with at least 5 years' experience in offshore substation package management.Strong project management skills, with experience managing large, complex projects.Experience managing interfaces between project packages and stakeholders.Good understanding of offshore wind industry standards and regulations.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Strong leadership skills, with experience managing multi-disciplinary teams.Fluent in English and Mandarin.
Title - Electrical Package ManagerSalary - CompetitiveLocation - UKOur client, a leading international Offshore Wind Consultancy, are searching for an Electrical Package Manager to join their Electrical Engineering team. In which you will manage the delivery of cabling and substation packages for their offshore wind projects. You would be expected to deliver the electrical aspects of the project from procurement right through to installation. You will directly report into the project director and project board. The successful candidate should have 5 years' minimum experience in high level project appointments and possess an extensive electrical background. Project management qualifications would also strengthen the application further. Responsibilities include: Managing substation and cable PMs to ensure best practiceSetting up procedures and interfaces to ensure efficient operations throughout the lifetime of the projectDetailed reports and meeting deliver to management concerning project progress and focusing on keeping with the project vision The client is a major Offshore Consultancy, offering an exciting opportunity for progression to a Senior Project Manager to be part of a dynamic, growth orientated business within Offshore Wind, working on cutting edge Floating and Fixed projects!Salary is market leading and remuneration can be discussed in further detail if the above criteria is met.All applications should be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
**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.
Defining & implementing quality control related to Electrical Work as well as Civil & Electro Mechanical Work in accordance with project specifications & engineering standards.Analyzing substation equipment electrical work such as Installation of Power Transformer, Auxiliary Transformers, Switchgears & SVC Equipment.Conducting inspection of Electromechanical work related to HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Alarm/Firefighting and Lighting & Small PowerMonitoring & ensuring smooth implementation of QA/QC in the panel’s installation, testing and commissioning used at substations.Adhering to approved project time schedule and three weeks schedules for all contractorsPerforming material delivery verification for shortcomings and formulating additional material listLiaising & communicating with Contractors & Clients in supervising construction and implementation of quality workDrafting & presenting RFIs and Material Inspection Reports for client's inspection & approval, Nonconformance Reports (NCR) for non-conformance occurred in material or work executed, and daily, weekly and monthly QA/QC Reports.Prepare Quality reports such as daily reports, Monthly progress reports for submission to Quality manager and Project Management team.Holding review of status of Drawing Transmittal Sheet (DTS) and Drawing Control Sheet (DCS) along with Project Engineer and client for the approval of drawings.Coordinate with client/consultant for submittals/approval of drawings, materials, method statements & ITP’s.Preparation of Red Mark Up Drawings at site for As Built and submission to project management team for final submission.Executing Internal Audits at back office of other divisions/departments within Siemens companies and Site Audits frequently to attain client requirement or quality standardsFacilitating a strong safety culture at site, coordinate/support EHS team at site for implementing the basic and mandatory EHS requirement like 5 electrical safety rules, Hazard identification and Risk AssessmentImproving the customer satisfaction towards QA & EHS by ensuring that no major complaints received from the customerEnsuring: That projects successfully pass the internal QA & EHS assessments and/or audits without major findingsImplementation of the departmental procedures relating to NCR & NCC management, Document Management System at siteExecution of NCC management system by maintaining the closed coordination with the project team for recording the NCRs, NCCs and lesson learned.
This position requires a proactive and self-directed individual with project engineering experience and relay settings skills. Must have strong relay settings experience & overseeing work completed by other engineering firms.5-8 years pf experience required1. Develop familiarity with PPL's protective settings requirements.a. Implement processes and procedures associated with PPL's standard settings approach.2. Support EPC worka. Physical and electrical design as well as protective relay design and settings are contracted to third parties for execution. This job supports those projects in an owner's engineer function.b. Assist EPC contractors with guidance for PPL projects. Review work, answer questions, facilitate discussions with implementation of design and deviations from standard.c. Oversee implementation of PPL's controls that ensure quality and compliance with industry standards.3. Support interconnection customer worka. Perform fault analysis using CAPE and Aspen studies / 1 or both or by hand and provide system parameters to customers receiving service at transmission voltages.b. Review interconnection settings of relays at customer point of interconnection.c. Review regional substation line settings to ensure coordination with customer facilities.4. Support PPL operationsa. Perform line relay adequacy studies for abnormal switching. Review protection coverage for transmission line reconfigurations, extended reach, networking, outages, etc.5. Support PPL compliancea. Includes work to ensure PPL complies with one or more of the PRC-19, PRC-23, PRC-25, PRC-26, and PRC-27 standards.b. Run reports. Follow up with engineers completing work to ensure tasks are complete.c. Meet with internal and external organizations regarding compliance controls and evidence.
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
SUMMARY The HV Project Engineer will provide engineering support to the E&C team, and is responsible for managing all stages of project design. This position reports to the Director of Engineering or anothersenior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate. This position may be expected to travel up to 25%.RESPONSIBILITIES- Manage all stages of project high voltage (HV) design, including conceptual and advanced systemdesign, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technicalsupport during construction phase;- Design and optimize HV engineering concepts for utility scale PV plants such as substations,transmission and distribution lines. interconnection switch gear, power transformers- Supervise PV plant interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning andconstruction to assure quality and execution according to schedule;- Prepare bidding documentation for project specific HV works and HV equipment;- Create, deliver, and maintain drawing packages and project documentation;- Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, geotechnical andtopographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioningof grid interconnection;- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintainingdrawing packages and project documentation;- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and processdevelopment including project procurement, construction management, and project controls;- Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work,standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors- Provide supervision to HV commissioning work- Coordinate with utilities and regulators for the interconnection process- Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes andproduct development;- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process ofutility scale PV plants- Assist with technical training for team members and new employees;- Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;and- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- A degree in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science- Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry- Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants- Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time- Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent)- Experience with power modeling (preferably with ETAP)- Strong in Microsoft Office Suite- Experience with Gantt charts (MS Project or equivalent)- Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulation- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player- Previous experience managing projects from initial design to installation and execution, preferred- Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
Department: ConstructionJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACTravel required: Travelling frequency is dependent on project requirementsSummary of Role:The Head of Construction will be responsible to ensure Schedule, Cost, Quality & Safety delivery of the Wind Project in Philippines. You will oversee a team of project managers who are on site managing the construction process for a group of wind and solar projects located at diverse locations around the country. The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying that construction is performed according to Global Development Standards (GDS) and Employers Requirements (ER).What You Will Do: Within a matrix structure lead the Project Managers responsible for delivering the projects from construction into operation safely, on time and to budgetActively drive for zero HSE incidents during the construction of projectsEnsure the projects under construction are constructed and capable of being operated in accordance with local Health and Safety and Environment regulations and permitsEnsure the projects under construction are built in accordance with internal procedures and standards (including GDS and ERs) and contractsActively lead the decision making regarding claims received and dispute resolutionTo participate in the construction project monthly meetingsTo set up technical visits to the factories to carry out due diligence on the manufacturingEnsure Project Managers keep issues and risk logs properly updated and promptly raise any issue that will require internal decision makingTo establish Group Construction standards and implement and train all regionsIssue project progress reports as requested by either lenders or internal management teamLiaise and cooperate with other functional and regional teamsLiaise and cooperate with external parties - banks, independent engineers, contractors, government bodies etc.Ability to work with electrical grid utilities to develop transmission grid connection plansStrong reporting and approval process using procedures / processes using PMI® PMBOK®Supporting Development team on construction related matters and constructability reviewsTo lead groups focused on sharing of expertise, best practice and lessons learned globallyAssist the Head of Global Project Management to develop the regional project execution strategyMarket awareness of solar & wind farm construction activity, regulatory issues and other renewable technologies What We Require: Engineering with Minimum 10 years in Infrastructure (renewable energy preferred) Projects, Contract and Construction management experienceExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to work with significant atutonomyAbility to work under pressure and meet deadlinesAbility to work in a team, coordinate and enthuse colleagues and consultantsStrong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasksAbility to maintain sight of the 'big picture' and overarching objectives at all timesExperience in Grid, Substation & ConstructionAn organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time managementExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
Senior Electrical engineer - Permanant/Full-time Reporting to the Lead Electrical Engineer, this role is responsible for providing electrical engineering leadership to ensure the project maintains compliance with Legislative, technical and HSE requirements to minimise risk to the business, its employees, and key stakeholders. Key Responsibilities· Investigate problems with electrical systems and develop projects and plant modifications (MoC’s) to address identified issues.· Facilitate design and project reviews, including HAZOP, HAZID and safety reviews.· Review high level designs and estimates of electrical engineering activities for future project proposals.· Provide support for evaluation for selection of preferred technology and subsequently preferred suppliers as part of the contract’s evaluation process of project development.· Prepare and check engineering designs, estimates, proposals, standards, and operational guides with other disciplines for operations and projects.· Provide support for electrical engineering deliverables on projects including the review of contract documentation and drawings provided to project manager for its comment by contractors, option studies, technology selection and selection of transmission point connection.· Work closely with technical development teams and liaise with other organisational disciplines to develop engineering designs, standards, and guides for operational and project-based work.· Prepare technical specifications, equipment datasheets and calculations, including HV/LV switchgear, distribution equipment, control systems and electrical protection settings.· Provide support for managing interfaces between the project or site and various Regulatory bodies including network service providers under statutory requirements for a project.· Provide technical assistance in the ongoing monitoring and administration of contracts, including the raising of requests for information and the assessment and recommendation of claims for payment from suppliers.· Provide supervisory and technical assistance for any on-site commissioning work.· Provide mentoring to graduate electrical engineers. Qualifications and Experience· Formal engineering qualifications at engineering degree level in Electrical engineering with a minimum of 10 years’ experience following graduation.· Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, CPEng.· Member of the Board of Professional Engineers Queensland, RPEQ.· CPR/LV rescue.· Experience in power system and earth grid analysis using modelling software.· Experience in industrial power generation, protection design and control systems.· Hazardous Area Design and Classification (desirable).· Experience with the requirements of the National Electricity Rules for Generators (desirable).· Understanding of electrical safety, functional safety (AS61508/61511) requirements (desirable).
The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following: Provide professional, cost effective and value adding electrical engineering services within Renewable Energy Business Units. The candidate should possess a strong knowledge of renewable energy and practical experience of managing connections to the Irish transmission system, and be well-versed in current Irish grid connection policy and regulation;Lead the delivery of project electrical engineering works and services. Manage the interaction with ESB Networks, Eirgrid, electrical & civil contractors, and other contractors and project stakeholders. Actively attend and participate in team meetings, site meetings and design meetings, to ensure projects are delivered on-time, on-budget and in line with statutory Health and Safety requirements. Lead and co-ordinate project energisations and construction related grid outages and manage grid code compliance testing associated with any new HV installation required to demonstrate compliance under the terms of its connection agreement;Lead engineering and optioneering processes of potential grid connection solutions for Renewable Energy projects. Prepare and procure analysis of the Irish Transmission system to identify the most feasible commercial grid connection options for live projects. Identify and apply Grid Code requirements to grid connection solutions, disseminate changes to Grid Code and connection policy to Renewable Energy Projects;Review and / or prepare technical project, tender and contract documentation to monitor, control and reduce cost. Monitor and analyse all elements of design, manufacture, processing, construction, operation, and maintenance to ensure delivery of current project requirements, including meeting obligations under any associated grid connection agreements. Identify and co-ordinate all stakeholders throughout project and service delivery to ensure that project and service key performance indicators are achieved. Enable sufficient, timely and appropriate information exchange between all stakeholders throughout project / service development and delivery to ensure that deliverables and KPI's are understood and any risks or opportunities are monitored and reviewed to achieve the best project / service results. Monitor against the project plan and take remedial action to recover project overruns to ensure cost effective professional engineering services are delivered;All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health, Safety and Welfare of themselves, fellow employees, and members of the public. Identify, understand, and apply all Health & Safety legislation and regulatory requirements as a fundamental element of any construction design or undertaking ensuring safety of employees and members of the public during construction, testing, commissioning and operation;Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's, objectives. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes: Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Electrical Engineering essential; Post-Graduate (Lvl 9 FETAC) qualification in a relevant discipline would be an advantage for this role;7 years’ experience managing the grid connection process for transmission connected projects in the generator or utility sector; Significant technical experience of HV electrical design and consenting of 110/220/400 kV infrastructure, HV cable (≥ 110 kV) experience, verifying / approving third party design, contract Management, financial /cost management and project management required;Excellent technical report writing and communications skills essential; Proficient in AutoCAD and PSSE or other similar electrical design software would be an advantage