Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
Country: United States
Planet Forward has an opening for an Electrical Engineer who lives in Allentown, PA area to support one of our utility clients on a 12+ contract assignment.
Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Allentown, PA
Duration: 12+ Months
Skills / Experience:
Ideal: Relaying or Protection & Control @ Substation experience.
Former Utility worker with Substation experience OR Former Industrial Electrical Designer for electric utility company.
Top Critical Skills
Experience reviewing schematics 12kv
Experience reviewing control schematics 12kv Customer Switch Gear
Excellent English communication & writing skills - as they will be corresponding with clients weekly.
Has performed work that interfaces with Electric Utility Companies.
SCADA experience Required
Understanding of AutoCAD required (but they will not be drafting).
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required
Nice to Have:
Professional Engineering License (in PA).
System Protection & Control for Distribution Systems.
Electrical Engineering Degree preferred but not required.
The successful applicant will be in charge of reviewing all 12kV customer point of contact relaying for both load customers and generation customers.
The applicant will be working closely with clients Planning group, Protection Settings group, the Key Account Managers, and the local Engineering Manager to ensure a customerís relaying conforms to clients requirements.
The applicant will also be responsible for any updates needed to clients interconnection requirements.
It is expected that the applicant will have some contact with clients customers, so she/he must be able to reflect clients values and professionalism.
Typically, the applicant will have about a dozen projects in various stages of review at any given time.
The applicant will be responsible for completing documentation for key performance indicators regarding the customer reviews.
Given the cyclical nature of customer reviews, the successful applicant may also be given assignments supporting design work associated with clients 350+ distribution substations.
Generally speaking, this work will be to act as a Lead Responsible Engineer for smaller substation projects.
This work includes the development of a scope document, working with a contract engineering firm to develop engineering drawings, reviewing contractor supplied drawings, issuing drawings to the field, and ordering long lead materials.
This work will include things like; 12kV breaker replacements, 69-12kV transformer replacements, 12kV relaying upgrades, etc.
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