Principal Substation Physical Engineer

at STANLEY CONSULANTS INC (NEW) in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Principal Substation Physical Design Engineer with a strong background in high voltage substation design. Technical responsibilities will include the design of any / all the following: high and low voltage substation physical designs; computer modeling/analysis of electrical systems; preparation of specifications for equipment and systems; report preparation; applying codes and standards and performing and reviewing design calculations.
Position will be responsible for leading design efforts and performing design duties with minimal supervision on multiple projects. Must be able to determine client requirements and coordinate technical efforts within discipline areas as necessary, coordinate with other disciplines as needed, manage a design budget and schedule, and be able to demonstrate proficiency in these areas.
Essential Duties:
Detailed physical design for high voltage substations
Generating single line diagrams and general arrangements
Detailed Elevations and section views
Assembly and installation details
Detailed bills of materials, bid units and material counts
Coordination with other disciplines as needed
Performing site visits for data gathering
Writing material procurement and construction specifications & evaluating contractor bids
Reviewing shop drawings
Researching equipment and client standards
Performs typical calculations such as equipment and conductor sizing, grounding and lightning protection
Generating engineering fee estimates
Providing field support during construction
Mentors and teaches less experienced engineers and design staff
Occasional overnight travel may be required for client meetings and or site visits
Required skills, education, and experience:
BS from and ABET accredited University
15+ years of substation physical design experience
Experience working directly with clients, supporting marketing proposals/efforts preferred
Experience managing a design budget and schedule preferred
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work legally in the United States for any length of time
PE license required

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a company that is committed to innovative growth and improving lives in the communities where we live and work? Stanley Consultants is an award winning, interdisciplinary consulting firm providing program management, planning, design, permitting, engineering, and environmental services. Recognized for its commitment to client service and a passion to make a difference, Stanley Consultants brings global knowledge, experience, and capabilities to serve federal, municipal, and industrial clients. Stanley Consultants solves complex challenges in power generation and delivery, transportation, water, energy, and industrial plants, building services, and the environment. Since 1913, Stanley Consultants has successfully completed more than 50,000 projects globally in more than 100 countries, including all 50 of the United States and its territories.
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Job Posting: 10998666

Posted On: Jun 08, 2023

Updated On: Jul 08, 2023

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