Substation Electrical Engineer

Substation Electrical Engineer

02 Sep 2023
Alabama, Birmingham, 35201 Birmingham USA

Substation Electrical Engineer

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Substation Electrical EngineerReq ID 14827Substation Electrical EngineerWho We AreAt WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!This OpportunityWSP is currently initiating a search for a Substation Electrical Engineer for our Atlanta, GA office. The following locations will also be considered: Birmingham AL; Charlotte NC. Be involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.We have an immediate opportunity for a Substation Electrical Engineer to provide delivery of high voltage electrical substation designs for our projects. The Substation Engineer will work under the leadership of Supervising Engineer. The Candidate is required to work within a multi-discipline team to design efficient and reliable high voltage substations. The engineer will coordinate his/her design activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful project completion. The engineer will also assist the Estimating Team in preparation of estimates and project proposals.Your Impact

This position is accountable to provide the design activities in accordance with all applicable codes and standards, including all WSP’s policies and procedures, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control. Specific duties include:

Work under mentorship and guidance of the Supervising Engineer.

Prepare substation plan and profile view, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, cable trench, cable trays, conduit layout and detail installation drawings.

Have knowledge of related disciplines/fields of engineering. Be comfortable operating within a multi-discipline design team.

Prepare studies and design calculations such as load flow, short circuit, Arc Flash, grounding, TOV, EMF, transformer sizing, cable sizing etc. using software including WinIGS, ETAP, SKM, CDEGS, CYMCAP. Study reports must be clear and well written.

Provide percent complete as well as Estimated Time to Completion when requested by project managers or lead engineers.

Provide input into improvement ideas during project execution and close-out.

Prepare technical specifications for the electrical equipment, evaluate proposals from vendors, and review vendor drawings.

Possess working knowledge of design software including AutoCAD and MicroStation. May be required to prepare or revise design drawings.

Delivery of accurate and thorough designs that will meet industry standards and specifications, and meet good engineering practice with excellent constructability.

Resolving site queries, attending site meetings and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects.

Maintaining complete project documentation with respect to substation design and construction, including all completion packages, as-built requirements and return data information.

Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

Who You AreRequired Qualifications

A degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.

3-5 years of working experience in high-voltage substation design for renewable developers and electrical utility clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in consulting firms.

Registered as a PE or meet eligibility criteria.

Possess exceptional communication skills (client relations, project team communications, and proposal and report development)

Candidate must undergo pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background investigation.

Position located at client offices with travel to the site on occasion.

Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies. #LI-PJ1

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 10%

Job Status: Regular

Employee Type: Full

Primary Location: ATLANTA - 3340 PEACHTREE RD

All locations: US-AL-Birmingham, US-GA-Atlanta, US-NC-Charlotte

About WSPWSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.comWSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

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