Ward Engineering is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer for Substation, Transmission and Distribution Design.
Responsible for performing substation engineering services on various projects (from 69 up to 765 kV voltage levels). Prepare electrical protection and control design deliverables, and/or physical layouts for high and extra high voltage substations (HV and EHV). Assignments may include:• Design substations utilizing client standards including bill of materials, yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, ground grid, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC and DC power systems, and cable lists.• Prepare calculations and equipment specifications.• Prepare new and modify existing relay drawings including relay panel arrangements, single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring, and relay panel wiring.• Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods. • Develop and evaluate plans for major projects. • Assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable. • Coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments. Progressive design and project management responsibilities. • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.• Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel.• Must be willing to travel as needed.• Other duties as assigned.
Ward Electric Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program. Minimum 7 years related high voltage (69kV and above) substation design experience and experience with power systems including: • power systems studies - load flow and short circuit analysis,• power systems design - one line, three line, DC and AC schematics,• power apparatus in utility projects, and• project scopes, project schedules and deliverables.
Advanced knowledge of power systems protection, high voltage engineering, underground systems, transmission and distribution systems, grounding, lightning protection and substation shielding. Proficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI Standards. Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Previous consulting experience preferred. Professional Engineer registration in a US state required.