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Substation Protection and Control Senior/Lead Engineer

Company: PowerWright Technologies
Location: North Palm Beach
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Substation Protection and Control Senior/Lead Engineer (This is a remote Remote position)POWERWRIGHT TECHNOLOGIES INC.At PowerWright, we strive to be on the cutting-edge, not only with our services but also with our company culture. PowerWright Technologies is a 16-year-old engineering service and consulting firm with headquarters in South Florida, offices in GA., and looking for the highest caliber skilled Protection & Control (P&C) Engineers to join their growing team.JOB SUMMARY:The selected candidate will be responsible for the detailed electrical, physical, schematic, and wiring design for transmission and distribution voltage substation protection & control projects. These projects may require communication with several clients and minimal site visits for design data collection, verification, and inspections.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Completes physical and protection & control engineering design packages, which may include one-line, three-line, electrical plan/layout, grounding and conduit plans/layouts, electrical details, elevations, section views, relay & communications panel layouts, DC and AC elementary/schematics, alarm schematics, communication schematics, wiring diagrams (panels, equipment, interconnection), bill of wire/cable schedule, conduit schedules and bill of materials.
  • Creates or modifies relay panel layouts, AC and DC elementary/schematic drawings, and wiring diagrams using applicable standards, "go by," and codes.
  • Uses equipment manufacturer's drawings to complete project's physical, elementary/schematic, and wiring diagrams drawings
  • Obtains, interprets, and utilizes information, drawings, standards, and documents from the client's information database and systems to use in the project design
  • Obtains and interprets elementary drawings from client to complete engineering and wiring of specific projects
  • Develops AC, DC, and Voltage Drop Calculations
  • Performs QA/QC reviews
  • Owns and manages the technical aspects of each project from initial scope/assignment to project closeout, including construction support when needed and completion of As-Built drawings.
  • Carry-outs other engineering/wiring activities related to but not limited to those mentioned above.
  • Incorporates safety and reliability into all design solutions by establishing and maintaining proper clearance requirements for substation equipment and the safe work practices as specified by the NESC and OSHA
  • Communicates constantly, professionally, and openly with peers and clients to verify and understand client's requirements for the successful completion of each project as well as strengthen the partnership with our clients
  • Provides technical assistance and training to a less experienced technician(s) and Engineer (s) (Engineering I or II)
  • Works cohesively with all peer engineers and company management, which may be in various geographic locations
  • Provides honest and constructive feedback to improve internal processes and procedures
  • Utilizes scheduling tools to assist in the progression of projects.
  • Constantly adds value to projects and our client's business objectives
  • Provides exceptional internal and external customer service by providing outstanding response time and implementing client/employee feedbackMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • 5-10 years of experience in Substation / P&C engineering design
    • At least a four-year engineering/technical degree
    • Professional License (PE) is a plus
    • Substation/P&C field experience is a plus
    • Utility and consulting engineering firm experience is a plus
    • Experience with conceptual designs and engineering cost estimates is a plus
    • Direct stroke, AC & DC, voltage drop, lighting, grounding, and rigid bus studies experience is a plus
    • Proficiency with ETAP, SES CDEGS, SKM software is a plus
    • Substation 3D design or modeling experience is a plus
    • Metal Clad and GIS Switchgear experience is a plus
    • Fire Protection / Mitigation experience is a plus
    • Control Enclosure design experience is a plus
    • AutoCAD, Bentley Microstation, or Bluebeam Revu experience is a plus.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position does not have direct reports.TRAVEL:This position requires occasional travel (5-10%) associated with field site visits for data collection and verification.

Keywords: PowerWright Technologies, Miami , Substation Protection and Control Senior/Lead Engineer, Engineering , North Palm Beach, Florida

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