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Substation Physical Engineer


Job Description:

The position includes working within a team to complete complex and technically challenging aspects of electrical utility substation design and understanding and adhering to client standards.

  • Perform the detailed Physical design of medium to extra high voltage utility substations. Typical designs include but are not limited to:
    • One-line diagrams
    • Physical layouts
    • Substation equipment selection
    • Substation general arrangement plans, sections, and elevations
    • Control building design and details
    • Cable and conduit plans and details
    • Ground grid design and details
    • Lightning protection design and details
    • Yard lighting design and details
    • Material lists
    • AC and DC systems calculations and sizing
    • Engineering Documentation such as Requests for Information (RFI's), Scope Documents, Equipment Specifications, Protection and Control Descriptions, and Construction Specifications
  • Work with CAD designers/drafters to develop drawing packages
  • Coordinate designs with other disciplines such as Substation Protection & Control, Structural, and Civil
  • Participate in quality assurance and quality control programs
  • Contribute to engineering proposal development
  • Contribute to engineering project scheduling and budget management

Required Education/Experience

  • BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS in Electrical Engineering Technology) from an accredited university preferably with a power option
  • Understanding of substation equipment and its function
  • Good command of the Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • The candidate must have 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
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other