at Middough Inc. in Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
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Substation Engineer - Position and Responsibilities
As a Substation Engineer with Middough, you will work as a member of the electrical team on single-discipline and multi-discipline electrical transmission and distribution projects. The Substation Engineer may also serve as the electrical discipline lead on small single-discipline projects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Collect and prepare data/information, perform detailed engineering calculations, and write formal engineering/technical reports.
Assist in fieldwork, check installations and problem-solving activities.
May serve as Project Lead for select single-discipline projects by estimating work hours, developing scope of work, making staffing recommendations, and checking drawings.
Interact with colleagues in other departments and suppliers to obtain pertinent information.
Develop technical specifications and data sheets, perform technical evaluation of bids, and recommend best value design that meets client requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability, and safety.
Perform calculation checking and vendor drawing reviews.
Responsible for transmission line engineering including detailed design for high voltage transmission project through 500kv including:
Structure selection and design
Plan and profile drawings
Engineering calculations for voltage drop, short circuit, power factor, sag and tension
Hardware and conduction selection
Equipment and construction specifications and bills of materials
Industry codes and standards including the National Electrical Code (NEC) and National Electric Safety Code (NESC), NEMA, ANSI and IEEE standards
Leadership in performing engineering design services using Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Software
Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline required.
5+ years of experience performing basic engineering analysis and design functions.
Experience with power distribution systems, motor control systems, variable frequency drives, short circuit calculations, and relay coordination.
High voltage substation design experience greater than 34.5kv as well as protection and relaying design.
Experience with electrical design using Autodesk AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
Experience with SKM and/or ETAP electrical modeling software is preferred.
EIT certification is a plus.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and attention to detail abilities.
Ability to multitask and organize for project efficiency.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this position, the successful candidate will:
Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
Frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop or kneel, use repeating motions that may include the wrists/hands/fingers and talk and hear.
Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
Should not expect adverse environmental conditions within company offices.
May be exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as climbing ladders and/or stairs, extreme heat and/or cold, and/or poor air quality) if or when on-site at a client facility. Noise levels may be moderate to high at various client sites, hearing protection may be required and/or provided. Safety protections to be provided by the client and/or company and are required to be used and followed.
May require occasional car or air travel to other company locations or client sites.
This position requires the candidate/employee to possess and maintain a valid driver's license in their state of residence.
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