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Title- REMOTE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (SUBSTATION)

Type-- Contract

Duration- 1 year

Location- REMOTE

if interested send updated resume wlawrence@nesc.com

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead substation design role encompassing distribution, sub transmission 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 schematic, wiring, one line, three line, plan view, section cut, conduit, grounding and material drawings).

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
Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and company policies
Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards
Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines
Independently applies knowledge and complies with company quality program relative to assigned tasks
Responsible for ensuring compliance with company quality program while performing internal Quality Assurance technical reviews
Supports 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
Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods
Is 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 participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings
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
May offer other services to the clients
Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area
Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required
Implements resource management strategy
Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline
Administrative responsibilities may include office administration
Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup
Skills:
Power/Power Systems experience preferred
Quality Assurance and Quality Control of high voltage substation design projects
High Voltage Substation design experience (physical & P&C)
Technical experience preferred
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.
Prepare one-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics for power substation equipment.
Prepare auxiliary power equipment sizing calculations. Design wiring diagrams for protective relaying panels.
Perform 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.
Create RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules along with maintenance/signage and nameplates
Prepare equipment arrangement, grounding, foundation and conduit plans for high voltage substations.
Review shop drawings, vendor quotes and perform bid evaluations.
Develop construction release documents.
Experience 500KV - 13.8KV substations, varying voltage classes
Experience with open air and/or GIS
Experience with designing different types of bus configurations
Raceway drawings, grounding drawings, plan and section drawings
Manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Actively coordinate with others on the team Delegate and supervise the work of younger engineers Communicate with upper management and provide status updates on engineering design activities.
Other experience preferred
Written Communications
Drive For Results
Priority Setting
Planning
Delegation
Directing Others
Conflict Management
Informing
Listening
Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams
Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline


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