Monday, 12 January 2015

Substation Project Engineer, Concord, CA / St Louis, MO

Job Title
Substation Project Engineer
Relevant Experience
8+ Yrs
Technical/Functional Skills
·         Substation Engineering & project Management
Roles & Responsibilities
Essential Functions
  • Experience in Utility Substation Engineering is a must
  • Responsible for leading & coordinating all technical aspects of HV/EHV Utility substation projects
  • Hands on experience using IED devices, SCADA, DNP Protol.
  • Design of protection schemes for utility substation  applications including one-lines, three-lines, AC/DC schematics
  • Lead a design team to Protection & Control Schematics, develop panel and interconnect wiring as well as Outdoor aspects of substation – Substation Layout, Breaker, CT, PT/CCVT, Conduits
  • Provide performance based and economic evaluations, selection, application, settings, operational analysis, and maintenance practices of protection schemes and devices.  Evaluate the interoperability, control features, and communication/protocol aspects of protective relays.
  • Coordinate with SCADA engineers, substation physical engineers, and control design staff in order to fully develop system integration of protection, control, and monitoring systems.   Work with team to meet project specifications, cost control and schedule objectives

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent
  • Eight (8) years minimum experience in system protection schemes, relay selection, settings development, operational analysis, communication systems and maintenance practices for transmission, distribution, and generation protection applications.
  • Extensive experience in protective relaying coordination and practices. Good understanding of circuit breakers, fuses, circuit switchers, transformers, shunt devices, and other methods/devices used in the control of power flow, detection and isolation of power system faults.
  • Knowledgeable in the latest technology, communications/protocol, and techniques used in the system integration of protection, control, and monitoring systems.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to lead Multiple team of Engineers & Designers
BE / BS in Electrical or Equivalent
Duration of assignment
(in Months)
>18 months
Work Location
Concord, CA / St Louis, MO
Must Have
Utility Substation Experience and experience of leading Protection & Control Engineers & Designers.