Power Delivery
Electrical Engineer 5 - Substation Design, Texas
- Nationwide Permanent

This company has delivered trustworthy, cutting-edge infrastructure solutions that have enhanced people's lives and prospects. They are driven to address clients' constantly evolving infrastructure needs for secure, efficient electric power generation, storage, transmission, and distribution. Our client is looking for an Electrical Engineer 5 to assist with their projects in various locations such as Dallas and Houston. For this role, you will work as a technical specialist or as a lead substation designer on distribution, sub-transmission, and transmission level voltage classes. As a team leader, you are also accountable for the overall execution and quality of substation projects.

Join their team and make a difference in renewable energy by demonstrating your unique talents and expertise!


Key responsibilities for this role will include (but not limited to):


•    Establish and maintain budgets and schedules for substation design projects, as well as providing guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable codes, and business rules.
•    Applying knowledge independently and adhering to the company's quality program, providing advice and direction, and supporting continuous improvement and change management activities.
•    Develops sophisticated engineering deliverables for larger projects, conducts research, creates recommendations, collects, assimilates, and organizes data, and uses conventional procedures to complete computations.
•    Handles budget, schedule, and quality requirements, employs advanced engineering techniques, examines lower level engineering work, and manages production teams.
•    Oversee job assignments, verify quality, and attend management, project planning, and scheduling meetings.
•    Interact with clients, vendors, and subcontractors directly to communicate interests and drivers and to assist business growth initiatives.
•    Mentoring less experienced engineers and direct subordinates, providing constructive comments, and taking part in career planning are all examples of responsibilities.
•    Manages engineering resources for small groups of engineers specializing in a specific area.
•    Overseeing the implementation and communication of policies, procedures, and processes, as well as the approval of timesheets and expense reports.


Required and desired skillsets, experience and qualifications for this role: 


•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an authorized program.
•    Minimum of 8 years of related work experience.
•    Experience with power/power systems is preferred.
•    Experience with quality assurance and quality control of substation design projects, as well as experience with substation design (physical & P&C).
•    Advanced understanding of engineering design principles and applicable design guidelines and standards for the given engineering field.
•    Complex engineering calculations/studies for substation projects such as lightning protection, conduit fill, AC/DC station service loading, surge arrester sizing, and voltage drop are performed.
•    Experience with 500KV - 13.8KV substations, various voltage classes, open air and/or GIS, and designing various bus configurations.
•    Knowledge in calculating the sizing of auxiliary power equipment and creating wiring diagrams for safety relay panels.
•    Ability to utilize Excel spreadsheets, create excel trackers, and be able to use Word and Powerpoint for reporting/presentations via teams or in person.


Let’s connect and discuss this opportunity in more detail – charles.kurth@talismanap.com

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