Substation Engineer

  • Houston, TX
  • $90,000 - $160,000
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A bit about us:

A leading national provider of technical services to the electric utility, power generation, industrial, renewable and energy industries.

Why join us?

Since the beginning, we have been a leader in the design and construction of high and medium voltage electrical infrastructure.

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Duties & Responsibilities

Employee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions:

Work with Utility representatives and project team to determine interconnect station location and design requirements
Participate in pre-kickoff meetings with Utility representatives to review information provided by the customer and discuss how best to proceed
Participate in kickoff meeting with developer to clarify project requirements
Participate in site visits to determine the preferred and alternate locations for the station and any hinderances to construction
Review Utility Study Documentation to determine overall system impacts
Coordinate the creation of the single line diagram, electrical layout, property layout and vicinity map drawings with the design team
Send all drawing out for internal review
Prepare estimates and high-level schedules for the new station and any upgrade work required at existing stations
Prepare the Facility Study Report and submit for internal review
Following review, update the Facility Study documents to incorporate changes
Review and populate as necessary the Generation Interconnection Agreement to ensure it is aligned with the Facility Study
Participate in handoff meeting with the project execution team if the Developer moves forward with the project
Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of your work
Bring potential project-related problems and possible solutions to the attention of the responsible party
Travel out of town for short periods of time as required by projects and assignments

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university, with a power background preferred. Preferred licensed professional engineer. If registered in a state other than where the engineer will practice, the employee must be able to obtain a license within one year of date of hire. A minimum of five years of related experience and/or proven knowledge in power engineering and design is required.

Strong Knowledge and understanding of substation components and their functions
Knowledge of design documents and drawings necessary to complete a project
Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI
Knowledge of common word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software
Working in a team environment
Communicating effectively with co-workers, vendors, clients, etc.
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$90,000 - $160,000