Sr. Substation Project Engineer

Juno Beach , United States

Job Reference 1244483

Location Juno Beach , United States

Industry Power - Distribution & Transmission

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 14, 2024

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry, and the level of experience, exposure, and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Airswift is looking for a Sr. Substation Engineer to work for a major client in Juno Beach, Florida for a 1-year assignment.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Civil/Structural
  • Experience in Substation design and engineering of High Voltage substation projects
  • Project Engineering and/or Project Management experience with a strong bias for action.
  • PMP and/or P.E. in related discipline is a plus.
Job responsibilities:
  • All assigned substation projects from conception (Early Stage) through construction and commissioning (Execution). 
  • In the conceptual phase, you will work with the Early-Stage Project Manager to support the engineering requirements and scope with the Development Group.  Projects can begin as FERC 1000 competitive transmission project proposals, or as greenfield projects for NEER affiliates (Lone Star, GridLiance, FPL).
  • Plans, coordinates and completes large-scale or several medium or small, complex or long-term project(s) within budgetary and scheduling guidelines.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
  • Secures required resources and uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks and changes.
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
  • Identifies issues and challenges, measures and validates results, and implements solutions.
  • Provides information to internal and external clients on moderate to complex issues.
  • Creates and communicates presentation materials for report out and updates with various levels of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Training, due diligence, and technical oversight of external engineers of record (EOR) for all assigned substation projects to ensure compliance with required generation interconnection agreements, scope of work documents, project specifications, site specific design requirements, IEEE, NESC, ASCE and all other applicable industry codes and standards.
  • Securing engineering consulting resources from a list of approved suppliers by developing a scope of work, securing bids, evaluating, and awarding work through NEER’s Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Group. 
  • Coordinate with other project stakeholders to develop and secure a substation site, support any engineering updates, data and permits necessary to design and build the substation.
  • Competitively source, select and contracting geotechnical, survey, engineering, and construction services, and supporting the E&C Cost Estimating Team with scope assumptions.
  • Coordinating the engineering deliverables in support of NEET’s FERC Order 1000 competitive request for proposals, as well as the design and construction of awarded projects.  Deliverables include Scope of work documents, Issued for Bid, Issued for Procurement, Issued for Construction, design criteria and As-built drawings.
  • Coordination with other groups to ensure that the assigned E&C substation projects are successful.  Generally responsible for representing E&C’s internal and external interests on assigned projects, including presentations/briefing on current progress, issues, and risk mitigation in meetings with various levels of management.   
  • Support Transmission Services during review of interconnection documentation including system impact studies, facility studies, reactive and harmonic studies and Interconnection agreements and ensures that Transmission Owner requirements and E&C engineering design are consistent and in compliance with all ISO requirements and incorporated into the project design. Must be able to work with and communicate often to the respective transmission owners/operators/ISOs to ensure project deliverables will meet specific off-taker requirements, are timely and accurate.
  • Manage all project long lead major material orders to minimize risk of delays or exceeding the project budget. Assists ISC with all substation project SOW creation, review, approval, and preparation of shopping carts for engineering services and materials in a timely manner.
  • Support E&C Estimating with template update via project feedback, technical support, and scope modifications.
  • Works collaboratively with project engineering resources in various disciplines to determine project priorities, work plans and lines of demarcation.
  • Ensures projects are efficiently, cost effectively and safely implemented in accordance with department process, procedures, industry standards and policies.
  • Support assigned project commissioning activities to meet corporate objectives.
  • Support Legal in any regulatory filings, depositions and/or hearings.
  • Collaborate with component OEMs to enhance/adapt their designs to better integrate with NEER’s philosophies.
  • Conducts external research and stays abreast of new developments or innovative advancements pertaining to the project.
  • Provides coaching, leadership and direction to project team.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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