Assists with the design and specification of assigned substation, transmission, protection, and communications systems. Supports Power System Design engineers and field personnel by performing technical field and office work including drafting plans, creating cost estimates, and performing site inspections. Completes engineering design in accordance with pre-determined design standards under the supervision of Power System Design engineers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares drawings, material lists, and specifications for assigned substation, transmission, protection, and communications systems in accordance with established standards and practices under the supervision of Power System Design engineers.
Prepares necessary paperwork and performs field measurements and calculations required for joint use of transmission and communications infrastructure.
Prepares wiring diagrams from schematic drawings and established standards and practices.
Performs site inspections and ensures engineering records conform to field conditions.
Performs quality control reviews of engineering prints under the supervision of Power System Design engineers.
Assists with right of way and property procurement as it relates to the construction of electric facilities.
Creates and updates 3D substation models, line models, and fabrication drawings to support Power System Design engineers.
Creates project estimates based upon established scopes and design standards and practices.
Facilitates internal and external collaboration by maintaining effective channels of communication with other departments and divisions, as well as with distribution member systems and interconnected utilities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences, Engineering Technology or technology related field minimum
2+ years of experience designing transmission and/or distribution lines or substations preferred
Two years' of progressively more technical responsibility in the design of substation or transmission facilities and equipment minimum
Other levels of experience may be considered including entry level engineer
Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and oral communication skills
Intrapersonal skills and ability to contribute to collaborative, interdisciplinary teams
Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines
Strong customer service orientation
Demonstrated level of professionalism and positive attitude
Ability to exercise flexibility to work effectively in a changing environment
Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
Advanced computer and technological skills including AutoCAD, Inventor, Microsoft Office Suite, and PLS-CADD
Strong analytical skills to convert measurements when drafting and reviewing field markups
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