Power Engineers Substation Project Engineer/Lead in Airdrie, Alberta
Substation Project Engineer/Lead
Department: PECan Power Delivery Substation I Dept
Substation Project Engineer/Lead Engineer (REMOTE)
Job Summary of Roles
POWER Engineers Canada is currently seeking an experienced, energetic, self-starting team member with a strong project leadership background to perform engineering design activities for electrical substations. This position is posted in multiple POWER office locations with the ability to work remotely from a mutually acceptable location (please note in the application questions where you prefer to be located).
The Project Engineer/Lead will share responsibility with the rest of the department to produce a product consistent with POWER’s mission statement and our culture. The Project Engineer/Lead is expected to support the Department Manager/Area Lead (DM/AL) in achieving the goals of the department, maintain POWER’s high-quality standards, promote internal teamwork and meet the needs of our clients. This position is also responsible for assisting with developing, maintaining, and strengthening client relationships within the region.
Support Department Manager/Area Lead with the management of relationships with alliance clients
Develop and manage project schedules, budgets, and quality of assigned projects
Perform and direct others in the detailed design of medium to extra high voltage substations including, but not limited to
Station physical layouts
Cable and conduit plans and details
Cable Trench, Duct designs
Ground grid design and details
Foundation plans and details
Structural plans and details
Control enclosure design and details;
Lightning protection plans
Yard lighting plans
Bills of Materials
Inter-discipline coordination activities
Specify and select substation equipment
Contribute to substation equipment specifications
Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients
Support Project Manager with project reporting needs
Support proposal development
Support the mentorship and training of other team members
Shall understand and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs
Occasional travel will be required.
BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering), BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, Associate’s degree or equivalent technical education
Five (5) or more years of experience in substation design
Experience in 15kV through 138kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards
Experience filling the role of project engineer/lead for several substation projects occurring concurrently
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, tracking and organizing many tasks of varying importance and size
Proven ability and desire to mentor and help others
A strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel
Seven (7) to ten (10) or more years of experience in substation design.
Experience in 230kV through 500kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards
Professional License (P.Eng)
Experience managing people on a project team
Experience with MicroStation (V8i or newer)
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!