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High Voltage Electrical Engineer

at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time medium/high voltage electrical engineering position in our Power Market.

The world is undergoing a global energy transition and Hanson is proud to be working with our clients on renewable energy generation and delivery projects. At the core of Hanson's Power Market is the desire to be good stewards of our environment and our clients' resources while we work hand-in-hand with them to plan, permit, design, and provide construction phase services for their critical projects. Your work at Hanson will balance the societal benefits of the built environment with the preservation and function of the natural environment.
Job Description
This position will be part of Hanson's electrical engineering team that serves local, regional and nationwide clients in support of multi-discipline design and construction projects within the Power market. General duties will include the design of medium and high voltage power distribution and management systems at various "green power (solar, wind, BESS, EV charging etc.) projects, along with traditional transmission and distribution facilities.
About Us
Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 500 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
Prepare specifications, calculations, drawings, and construction packages for high and medium voltage electrical, systems, equipment, and processes. This would include but not be limited to engineering design, development of single and three-line drawings, substation layouts, substation component selection, grounding studies and design, clearances, protection studies, cabling sag and tension studies, reporting and cost estimating
Perform quality assurance and quality control by checking project documents in accordance with corporate, national and client standards
Respond and provide technical assistance to field personnel concerning the areas of high and medium voltage collection, substation, and transmission equipment.
Perform short-circuit, arc flash, load flow, power factor, relay coordination, capacity analysis, reliability analysis and ampacity calculations
Respond and provide technical assistance to electrical equipment problems within supported energy facilities
Collaborate with other engineering disciplines as needed
Perform studies which may include: due diligence studies of existing systems, feasibility and conceptual design studies with preliminary construction cost estimates, inverter-based resource (IBR) interconnection studies, and utility master plan reports.
Engage in project management, attend client meetings, and coordinate system design calculations, layout, and equipment selection, editing of technical specifications, report preparation, shop drawing review, construction administration (including coordination with contractors)
Participate in the mentoring of engineering and design personnel
Other assignments as directed by market principals and project managers

QualificationsTechnical Skills:
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Microtation, and/or PLS-CADD
Familiarity with voltage drop, fault current and arc flash calculators i.e., Easypower, ETAP and SKM
Knowledge of CDGES Software [new]
Experience with GIS (Gas Insulated Switchgear) a plus [new]
Experience with Synergi Software a plus [new]
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations [new]
Soft Skills:
Must be able to communicate complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and/or public stakeholders
Ability to independently organize and prioritize work assignments and coordinate a variety of tasks, with good attention to detail and ability to deal with conflicting priorities and deadlines
Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases
Must be able to work independently and as a team member to problem solve and learn new technical skills
Education/ExperienceRequired:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
Licensure as a professional engineer in Electrical Engineering in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, or Texas, or the ability to obtain licensure within six (6) months
Minimum of 6 years in the consulting professional services industry, in the Electrical Engineering Discipline designing medium and high-voltage power projects
Specific technical experience with the preparation of electrical construction drawings, specifications, submittals review and construction administration for power projects.
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Job Posting: 11920516

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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