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[Design Engineer] Substation Physical Designer Opportunity - Direct Hire

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Mid-Level Substation Physical Designer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities


The Physical Designer will share responsibility with the rest of the department to produce a product consistent with mission statement and culture. The Designer is expected to support the AL/RM in achieving the goals of the department business plan, maintain high-quality standards, promote internal teamwork and meet the needs of our clients. This position is also responsible assisting with developing, maintaining and strengthening client relationships within the region.

Perform and direct others in the detailed design of medium to extra high voltage substations including, but not limited to
Station physical layouts
Cable and conduit plans and details
Ground grid design and details
Foundation plans and details
Structural plans and details
Control enclosure design and details;
Lightning protection plans
Yard lighting plans
Bills of Materials
Inter-discipline coordination activities
Specify and select substation equipment
Contribute to substation equipment specifications
Construction support
Site visits
Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients
Support proposal development
Support project budgeting, project scheduling and project reporting
Support the mentorship and training of other team members
Shall understanding and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs
Occasional travel
Required Education/Experience

Associate’s degree or equivalent technical education
Four (4) or more years of experience in substation design
Experience with AutoCAD (version 2016 or newer)
Experience with MicroStation (V8 or newer)
Mechanical reasoning skills and attention to detail
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
Experience filling the role of substation designer for several projects occurring concurrently
Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, tracking and organizing many tasks of varying importance and size
Proven ability and desire to mentor and help others
A strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel
Desired Education/Experience

Six (6) to ten (10) or more years of experience in substation design
An understanding of substation equipment and its function
Familiarity with Raster Design and/or Bentley Descartes
Ability to produce applicable drawings from rough sketches, notes, vendor drawings, and such
Ability to select non-engineered materials (bus, high voltage switches, cable, insulators)
3D CAD experience
Building Information Modeling (BIM) experience

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