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Posted by: ESPO Engineering Corp. <jimg@espocorp.com> on March 03, 2019 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Post Number: 513352
Posted By: ESPO Engineering Corp.
Posted On: 2019-03-03 00:04:01
Email Address: jimg@espocorp.com
Subject: [Electrical Engineer] Electrical Engineer
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Temp to Direct
City: Ft. Worth
State: Texas
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 76102

Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Ft. Worth, Texas
Pay Rate: $40.00-$43.00 per hour
Duration of Job: One year plus

Our Transmission & Distribution department is looking for self-starting individuals to be responsible for performing substation engineering design on various high-voltage (69-500kV) substation projects.

Duties/responsibilities include the following:

Create/modify one-lines, three-lines, control schematics, wiring diagrams, relay panel arrangements, and cable lists for high voltage (69-500kV) substations;

Prepare/create construction documents for the installation of new, or modifications of existing, substations. Work includes bill of materials, yard layouts, plans, sections and electrical details;

Design auxiliary AC and DC power systems;

Create/modify technical specifications for major equipment, such power transformers, power circuit breakers, control house, and other high-voltage substation related materials;

Coordinate with and provide technical assistance to SCADA engineers, substation physical engineers, and control design staff in order to fully develop system integration of protection, control, and monitoring systems;

Provide engineering, construction, and testing & commissioning support for projects;

Perform basic calculations such as voltage drop, CT burden and saturation, lighting, and short circuit with minimal supervision;

Apply field mark-ups of project as-built drawings with minimal supervision;

Assist project manager to develop scope of work and conceptual design for the projects;

Communicate and coordinate project activities with project manager, client, and others as needed;

Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members;

Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of one’s work;

Other duties will be assigned as required.

Minimum 3 years of experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience) in substation engineering design.

Knowledgeable in the following areas is required:

Strong knowledge of AC/DC fundamentals, including understanding of three-phase power systems;

Knowledge of basic protection principles and practices for transmission lines, distribution feeders, and major substation equipment;

Familiarity with microprocessor based protection and control systems;

Ability to understand relaying one-lines and control schematics;

Substation physical layout and electrical clearances;

Substation rigid and strain bus design;

Substation ground grid design;

Substation surge and direct stroke protection;

Substation raceway design;

Knowledge of relevant codes and standards such as NEC, NESC, IEEE, NEMA and ANSI.

Other job requirements and/or preferences:

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills;

Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

Ability to work in a team environment and to coordinate the work of various engineering disciplines and contractors to complete an integrated project;

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program;

Completion of FE exam is highly preferred;

Previous consulting or utility experience preferred;

Valid driver's license required;

Must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges.

Espo Corporation
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 789-2525
View all open jobs at www.espocorp.com/jobs

Leaders in Technical Recruiting & Staffing since 1965
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other attribute or protected characteristic by law. {Want to learn more? Click here www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.} If you need assistance applying please contact us at 630-789-2525.

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