Power Engineers Substation Physical Designer in Augusta, Maine
Substation Physical Designer
Department:Power Delivery Augusta Substation Dept
Substation Physical Designer
Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities
POWER Engineers is currently seeking a CAD designer to work as a Substation Physical Designer in the Power Delivery Substation Department in our Augusta office located in Hallowell, Maine. Responsibilities
The position includes working within a team to complete complex and technically challenging aspects of electrical utility substation design and understanding and adhering to client standards.
Perform the detailed Physical design of medium to extra high voltage utility substations. Typical designs include but are not limited to:
Substation equipment selection
Substation general arrangement plans, sections, and elevations
Control building design and details
Cable and conduit plans and details
Ground grid design and details
Lightning protection design and details
Yard lighting design and details
AC and DC systems calculations and sizing
Work with engineer s to develop drawing packages
Coordinate designs with other disciplines such as Substation Protection & Control, Structural, and Civil
Participate in quality assurance and quality control programs
Contribute to engineering project scheduling and budget management
Associate's degree or equivalent technical education
Experience with AutoCAD or MicroStation; experience with both is preferred
Understanding of electric utility substation design
Electrical and mechanical reasoning skills and attention to detail
Good command of the Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Outlook, Excel and Word.
The candidate must have 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
Candidate must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship
Three (3) or more years of experience in electric utility substation design is preferred
Familiarity with Raster Design and/or Bentley Descartes
Ability to produce applicable drawings from rough sketches, notes, client examples, vendor drawings, and such.
Ability to select materials based on technical requirements
At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.
Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.