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Power Engineers Substation Physical Engineer in Augusta, Maine

Substation Physical Engineer



Department:Power Delivery Augusta Substation Dept


Substation Physical Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Substation Physical Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department of our Augusta office located in Hallowell, Maine. Flexibility is available for a hybrid work environment (employee will need to live within driving distance of the office). 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:

  • One-line diagrams

  • Physical layouts

  • 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

  • Material lists

  • AC and DC systems calculations and sizing

  • Engineering Documentation such as Requests for Information (RFI's), Scope Documents, Equipment Specifications, Protection and Control Descriptions, and Construction Specifications

  • Work with CAD designers/drafters 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 proposal development

  • Contribute to engineering project scheduling and budget management

    Required Education/Experience

  • BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS in Electrical Engineering Technology) from an accredited university preferably with a power option

  • Understanding of substation equipment and its function

  • 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

    Desired Education/Experience

  • Three (3) or more years of experience in electric utility substation design is preferred

  • Ability to produce applicable drawings from rough sketches, notes, client examples, vendor drawings, and such.

  • Engineer Intern (EI) certificate or passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam

    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, build success. 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.

    EOE, including disability/vets