Sr. Substation Engineer (50% Telecommuting )

Location: Albuquerque, NM
The company provides engineering, technology, consulting and construction solutions to the power generation, power delivery and other industries. Their services encompass planning, design, procurement, construction, start-up, optimization and maintenance. Coordination and teamwork are essential components. This position requires a flexible, self-motivated, creative, and innovative professional and offers expanding responsibility and growth potential.

The Senior Substation Engineer is a technical specialist in the design of substations and able to lead a team performing design of high voltage electrical substation projects. Experience producing construction documents for the physical and electrical aspects of substation projects including high voltage physical arrangement, ac and dc station service systems and grounding. Must have strong leadership capabilities including the ability to lead a portion of substation design or lead an entire substation project.

Qualifications: Academic / Experience/ Technical
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 10 plus years’ experience in substation design
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification required
  • Command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of SKM, ETAP, or other similar load analysis software

Preferred Skills
  • PE License is preferred; if not a current PE, successful applicant is expected to obtain license within two years
  • Proven experience with technical and specification writing
  • Strong organizational and time management skills in order to effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously

Typical Work Tasks / Duties
  • Proficient working knowledge of substation high voltage protection design and/or physical design including one-line, schematics, wiring diagrams, substation, arrangement, electrical clearances, rigid bus design, raceway, lighting, protection, grounding analysis, and technical specifications.
  • Must have strong leadership capabilities including the ability to lead a portion of substation design or lead an entire substation project.
  • The candidate will have substation design experience in transmission level voltages 69kV and above with a strong understanding of applicable industry codes and standard design practices.
  • Mentors and teaches design engineers and technicians.
  • Assists in the preparation of project proposals, including: engineering and construction cost estimates, the planning of project approach, conceptual design, budgeting and scheduling.
  • Promotes a quality focused culture and effectively implements T&D’s quality assurance program.
  • Accountable for managing engineering design for substation projects, including engineering schedule and budget performance, quality of engineering solutions and deliverables, and close coordination with procurement and construction professionals.
  • Develops strong relationships with and becomes a trusted partner with clients. Responsible for identifying key client interests and drivers on projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate those objectives. Works to identify future client needs and how to better position T&D to best serve those needs.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct 

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