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Substation Electrical Engineer 5

Company: System One
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Substation Electrical Engineer 5 Denver, CO System One is currently seeking a -Substation Electrical Engineer 5 -on a 12 month contract position located in Denver, CO. - Electrical Engineer Responsibilities: -

  • Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead substation design role encompassing distribution, subtransmission and transmission level voltage classes.
  • Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems.
  • Will provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on substation design projects.
  • May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output. -
  • Will lead other engineers and interface directly with clients. -
  • Responsible for the overall execution and quality of substation projects as a leader within a team environment. -
  • Utilize Bluebeam to QA check and design high voltage substation drawings (such as schematics, wiring, one lines, three lines, plan views, section cuts, conduit drawings, grounding drawings and material lists).
  • May develop and maintain budgets and schedules for multiple substation design projects
  • Perform high voltage substation (34.5kV-500kV) design, including physical design, protective relaying/control with an emphasis on continuous improvement
  • Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards -
  • Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines
  • Independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program while performing internal Quality Assurance technical reviews
  • Support continuous improvement and change management efforts
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work -
  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles -
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments -
  • Responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for a project -
  • Actively coordinates with other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects
  • Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings
  • Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors
  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects -
  • Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area
  • Implements resource management strategy - Electrical Engineer Requirements: -
    • PE License is required
    • Requires a bachelors degree in engineering from either a recognized program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
    • Must Have minimum 8 yrs' High Voltage Substation Design Experience; Preferably P&C -Design but may consider candidates with Physical Design -experience.
    • Quality Assurance and Quality Control of high voltage substation design projects
    • Technical experience preferred
      • Research and recommendation development -for equipment and/or materials selection.
      • Preparation of one-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics for power substation equipment.
      • Preparation of auxiliary power equipment sizing calculations.
        • Design wiring diagrams for protective relaying panels.
        • Demonstrated experience with complex engineering calculations/studies related to substation projects such as: lightning protection, conduit fill, AC/DC station service loading, surge arrester sizing and voltage drop.
        • Creating RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules along with maintenance/signage and nameplates
        • Prepararation of equipment arrangement, elevation drawings, grounding drawings and conduit plans for high voltage substations.
        • Reviewing shop drawings, vendor quotes and perform bid evaluations.
        • Developing construction release documents.
        • Specific experience with 500KV - 13.8KV substations, varying voltage classes
        • Experience with open air and/or GIS
        • Experience with designing different types of bus configurations
        • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline - Duration: -12 months - Location: -Denver, CO Pay Rate: -$60-62/hr

Keywords: System One, Denver , Substation Electrical Engineer 5, Engineering , Denver, Colorado

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