Henningson, Durham & Richardson, PC Substation Project Engineer in Billings, Montana
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HDR Engineering is looking for a Substation Project Engineer to join our growing and nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals.
The primary duties of the Substation Project Engineer include physical substation, protection, and control engineering for High Voltage Electric Utility projects, 12 kV through 500 kV. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission substation projects across the globe.
Specific duties of the Substation Project Engineer include:
Support preparing scopes, schedules, and budgets, and ensure that schedules and budgets are met
Understands physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of material
Understands protection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC/DC schematics, equipment wiring and relay panel wiring
Prepare calculations for studies and reports (grounding, lighting protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)
Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing
Coordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)
Effectively communicate and coordinate project activities with manager, clients, and others as needed
Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise efforts of less-experienced EIT's and/or Designers.
Perform other duties as needed
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
5+ years of experience in substation design is required.
Specific experience performing aspects associated with substation design including One Line Diagrams General Arrangements Sections Grounding Conduit Plans Foundation Plans Material Lists Relay and Control Systems Control Schematics and Wiring Diagrams is required.
Strong computer skills, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and electrical design software
Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired
At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
Primary Location:United States-Montana-Billings
Job Posting:Jul 14, 2021
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