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Substation Engineer (Power Grid)

Company: SNC-Lavalin Group
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

This position is based out of but not limited to our offices in Albany, NY, Portland, ME & Massachusetts, and reports to our Engineering Manager NE Operations. It is responsible for supporting or leading substation engineering project teams, with the development of General Arrangements for Substations, Equipment Plans, Elevations, and Sections, Control House Layouts, Grounding design, Conduit and cable design, Creation of Bills of Materials, and Cable schedules. The Substation Engineer is required to work independently on fast paced technically complex design projects. As part of the SNC-Lavalin group of companies, SNC-Lavalin designs, develops, and delivers engineering, including system planning and studies, procurement, and construction solutions for high voltage power substation projects from our United States office locations. How will you contribute to the team?

  • Work within a multi-discipline team to develop and/or review efficient and reliable electrical design packages for medium and high voltage substations.
  • Lead Substation Physical Electrical design to develop and/or review site and equipment layouts, elevations, buswork, ground grids, lightning shielding, material lists, etc.
  • Perform design studies and demonstrate a good working knowledge of physical electrical substation design.
  • Coordinate design activities to maintain project schedules, budget, quality requirements to ensure successful project completion.--
  • Assist in site visits and station walkdowns, estimating, and attending project meetings.
  • Accountable to provide design activities in accordance with applicable codes and standards, including SNC-Lavalin's policies and procedures, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Select equipment and material and preparation of specifications for material, equipment, and construction work.
  • Deliver accurate and thorough electrical designs that will meet industry standards and specifications, and meet prudent engineering practices.
  • Review internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability.
  • Coordinate design activities with other multi-discipline project team members.
  • Provide construction support including resolving site queries, attending site meetings and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects.
  • Maintain complete project documentation with respect to engineering studies and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
  • Maintain good working relationship with internal groups that support projects such as other engineering disciplines, Drafting, Project Management etc.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to developing engineers within the department. What will you contribute?
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
    • Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience focused on the development of substation engineering for Senior positions. Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience focused on the development of substation engineering for Intermediate positions.
    • A Professional Engineer (PE) registration (or eligible for registration).
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD.
    • Prior utility consulting experience is a plus.
    • Strong client focus and customer service.
    • A high level of interpersonal communication skills, including a strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills.
    • Knowledge of applicable industry standards including the National Electric Code (NEC), National Electric Safety Code (NESC), and IEEE.
    • Ability to perform independently and in a team environment and provide project ownership. What we offer at SNC-Lavalin: At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits:
      • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
      • Group Insurance
      • Retirement Savings Plan
      • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now! Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions - including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance - to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com. The alumni meet was a first-of-its-kind event for members to learn about the various new initiatives within the organization. Let's keep up the momentum of Moving Together. Project Neon is the largest public works project in the history of Nevada. It will widen 3.7 miles of Interstate 15 (I-15) between Sahara Avenue and the "Spaghetti Bowl" interchange in downtown Las Vegas. Copyright SNC-Lavalin Group 2021 - All rights reserved

Keywords: SNC-Lavalin Group, San Francisco , Substation Engineer (Power Grid), Engineering , Albany, California

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