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Electrical Engineer 4

KS-Kansas City

Req#: 36902BR

Date published: 15-Sep-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Power

Business Plan: ENG

Level: 130

Primary Purpose:
Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Work as lead electrical engineer. Plan, develop, schedule engineering efforts for substation design projects. Coordinate the work of subordinate engineers, technicians and drafters. Perform quality assurance check and review the work of the designers and subordinate engineers. Coordinate with client personnel to review designs and resolve areas of concern. Coordinate with vendors/suppliers and client personnel to provide the pricing and response to the request for proposal from the clients under the supervision of engineering manager. Participate in the job walk down and scope review with the clients to determine the scope of work and pricing for the projects. Provide construction support to the client. Prepare a variety of electrical engineering deliverables, including: one-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics, substation general arrangements, electrical clearances, raceway & grounding layouts for power substation facilities. Prepare auxiliary power equipment sizing calculations. Design wiring diagrams for protective relaying panels. Perform engineering calculations/studies related to substation projects such as: conduit fill, AC/DC station service loading, and voltage drop. Create RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules along with nameplates. Develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Review shop drawings, vendor quotes and perform bid evaluations. Develop construction transmittal documents. Understand and adhere to budget, schedule, and quality requirements. No hire/fire authority but spend about half of the time overseeing work of three junior engineers.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering plus four years’ related experience. Must have professional engineering (P.E.) registration in any state. Experience must include at least two years in the physical design of high voltage electrical transmission substations of 69KV or greater voltage. Must also have at least two years’ experience in the preparation of a variety of electrical engineering deliverables, including: one lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics, substation general arrangements, electrical clearances, and raceway & grounding layouts for power substation facilities. Experience also required in: preparing auxiliary power equipment sizing calculations; preparing wiring diagrams for protective relaying panels; performing engineering calculations/studies related to substation projects such as conduit fill, AC/DC station service loading and voltage drop; creating RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway cable schedules along with maintenance/signage and nameplates; and developing recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. No prior supervisory experience required. Must have good written and verbal communications skills in English. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

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