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Senior Engineer - Substation Design

Las Vegas, NV

Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 26352 Pay Rate: $ - $75 Remote Friendly?: No

Job Description

Basic Purpose

Provide comprehensive engineering design services for substation facilities, and to ensure that these facilities are constructed on schedule and within committed resource allocations.  Provide leadership, training, and direction to fellow staff members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops economical, technically feasible, reliable substation physical and control designs with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Ensures quality control on assigned projects by providing construction support as needed, including coordination with construction forces and job site inspections. 
  • Provides coordination and communication with other departments such that total project schedules and expenditures are maintained in accordance with commitments.
  • Provides assistance and guidance to other departments and districts in the solution of non-standard substation design problems.
  • Monitors project expenditures, and practice cost control such that project commitments are met.
  •  Provides accurate cost estimates for use in company budgeting procedures such that cash flow requirements are identified.
  •  Provides input for development of detailed project schedules and update project management system to reflect the status of projects assigned.
  •  Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed;understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company. 
  •  Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited school and 5 years industry experience as a practicing engineer, and must be a licensed PE.  If no PE license then must have 8+ years as a practicing engineer.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Demonstrated knowledge of:
•   Relay protection, wiring & control and knowledge of other phases of substation engineering.
•   Areas of cost control, budgets, finance, and accounting with technical experiences in cost analysis.

Skills such as:
•   Analytical, interpersonal and communication with company personnel, customers, and regulatory agencies.
•   Multi-tasking’s, leadership, research, analysis, project management, problem-solving and decision-making.

Equipment and Applications

PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.   
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