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Substation Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH131513
  • Location: USA, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 07/09/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

The Substation Physical Engineer will be responsible for performing the following duties:

  • Coordinate design activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful project completion
  • Assist the Estimating Team in preparation of estimates and project proposals
  • Provide a presence to our area clients
  • Must be our "face" to the client; significant client face time and interaction is required
  • 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 per 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.
  • Selection of equipment and material and preparation of specifications for material, equipment, construction and installation work
  • Develop relay setting calculations and coordination report
  • Review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability
  • Coordinate design activities with other multi-discipline project team members
  • Construction support including resolving site queries, attending site meetings and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects
  • Maintaining complete project documentation with respect to relay settings and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information; maintaining good working relationship with internal groups that support projects such as other engineering disciplines, Drafting, 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

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