Substation Engineer

Richmond, Virginia, United States

Job Reference 1242849

Location Richmond, Virginia, United States

Industry Power - Distribution & Transmission

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 6, 2024

We are seeking skilled Substation Engineers to join our client's team on a 12-months assignment in Richmond, VA

Our client is a leader in the energy industry, committed to delivering reliable power and innovative solutions to customers.

Job Description: As a Substation Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, engineering, and management of substation projects, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Design and engineer substation layouts, including equipment selection, arrangement, and specification.
  • Develop detailed design drawings, specifications, and calculations for substation components and systems.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project objectives are met within budget and schedule constraints.
  • Conduct technical reviews and evaluations to optimize substation designs and performance.
  • Collaborate with project teams to integrate substation designs into overall transmission system projects.
  • Provide support during construction, testing, and commissioning phases of substation projects.
  • Participate in project meetings, reviews, and discussions with clients and regulatory agencies.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Prepare project scopes, estimates, and budgets for substation construction and upgrades.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate substation equipment and materials based on project requirements.
  • Conduct site visits and surveys to assess existing substation conditions and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with safety standards, environmental regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Proven experience (minimum 4 years) in substation engineering and design.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, MicroStation, or other design software.
  • Strong knowledge of substation equipment, protective relaying, and control systems.
  • Experience with substation standards such as IEEE, NEC, and NESC.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license is a plus.
  • Experience with substation automation and SCADA systems.
  • Familiarity with project management processes and protocols.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Opportunity to work with a leading energy company on critical substation projects.
  • Potential for career development and growth within the organization.
Application Process: If you are interested in this exciting opportunity as a Substation Engineer, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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