Power Engineers Entry-Level Substation Electrical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia
Entry-Level Substation Electrical Engineer
Department:Power Delivery Richmond Substation Group
Entry-Level Substation Electrical EngineerJob Summary of Roles and Responsibilities
POWER Engineers is seeking an entry-level Substation Electrical Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department in our Richmond office located in Richmond, Virginia. Responsibilities
The Electrical Engineer will share responsibility with the rest of the department to produce a product consistent with POWER's mission statement and our culture. They are expected to support the department in achieving the goals of the department, maintain POWER's high-quality standards, promote internal teamwork and meet the needs of our clients.
Perform the detailed design of low to extra high voltage substations including, but not limited to:
Station physical layouts
Cable and conduit plans and details
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
Support QA/QC for deliverables to clients.
Shall learn, understand, and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs.
BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, from an accredited university preferably with a power option.
Strong knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering to build on.
The candidate must have 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.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.
At least 3 months relevant electrical engineering work experience; could be on an internship or co-op basis.
Minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).
Knowledge of electrical utility substations and familiarity with substation design.
Engineer In Training certificate (EIT) or passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.
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 benefits 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!