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Substation Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH136583
  • Location: USA, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/11/2018


Tasks Performed:

  • Design, develop and coordinate multiple components and systems of high voltage substation projects. Coordinate same for external design contractors and engineering consultants.
  • Review order documents to ensure they meet the customer's technical specifications, including exceptions, clarification and confirmations.
  • Provide technical support to Project Manager in technical matters
  • Participate in order turnover, customer and project meetings.


Essential Functions:

  • Prepare or supervise preparation of drawings and documents in support of orders. Ensure appropriate archiving of same after order completion.
  • Provide supervision at the installation site during construction, and testing.
  • Prepare and present customer training
  • Provide expertise and support in multiple disciplines to other engineers.
  • Develop various standard components, new standard equipment, and standard subsystems used in high voltage substations.
  • Assure resolution of all customer and supplier technical questions.
  • Provide field problem troubleshooting and resolution of existing equipment.

Desired Job Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering plus a minimum of 5 years experience in a project related environment, or 3 years experience with high voltage substation project orders or equivalent education and experience.
  • Basic understanding of real power (MW) and reactive power (Mvar).
  • Broad knowledge of substation equipment, instrumentation, structures, conductors, and relay protection and control.
  • Expertise in a minimum of three substation subsystems and field installation and test experience.
  • Developed computer skills with emphasis on MSOffice products, CAD and engineering analysis software.

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