• Substation Engineer 1

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington, VA
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/8/2019 2:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2799
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.

     

    The Electrical Substation Engineer will be a design engineer for new and ongoing substation projects. This role requires the ability to support multiple projects simultaneously given direction from a lead engineer or project manager. Additionally, this role requires excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Role includes working in small project teams to provide exceptional customer service and quality in deliverables to our clients.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare construction drawings, documents, calculations, and studies for medium and high voltage substation projects.
    • Responsible for technical delivery of power delivery engineering projects or tasks.
    • You will prepare calculations, studies, and reports for substation and power systems projects meeting internal and client standards and requirements.
    • Apply engineering design principles and practices including formulas.
    • Work with small project teams to execute substation projects.
    • Be self-motivated and focused on meeting client expectations and do what needs to be done to get the job completed.
    • Work together effectively with other highly productive team members.
    • Responsible for providing weekly updates to Sr. team leaders and/or project managers on milestone progress, estimated completion dates including percent completion of activities and supporting information to monitor project progress.
    • Able to fulfill assignments that require independent judgment and evaluation.
    • Travel to client sites as needed (approximately 10% travel is anticipated).

    Qualifications

    • Entry level to three (3) years of experience in the Substation/Power Delivery field.
    • Ability to interpret and apply standards including IEEE, IEC, NESC, and client standards.
    • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple assignments under budget and time constraints.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to work and communicate effectively with team members, clients and management teams across different geographical locations and time zones. Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated technical writing and reporting skills.
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications.
    • Experience with power system calculations (AC panel sizing, DC panel and battery sizing, Voltage Drop, Cable sizing) is a plus
    • High voltage substation design experience a plus.
    • Knowledge of substation physical equipment preferred
    • Knowledge of Protection and Controls design preferred
    • Experience with high voltage substation design (15kV through 500kV) activities such as preparing one line diagrams, three line diagrams, AC/DC schematics and wiring diagrams, physical layouts, electrical elevations, plans (foundation, grounding, and raceway), and bills of materials including selection of non-standard equipment, etc. preferred
    • Capable of developing detailed construction documents and drawings based on concepts, verbal direction and/or sketches preferred.
    • Valued but not required skills and experience:
    • Proficiency with Synergi a plus
    • Proficiency with SKM, CAPE, or Aspen a plus
    • SCADA applications
    • Substation Grounding Analysis to include proficiency with CDEGS a plus
    • Generation Interconnection experience
    • Working knowledge of NEC, NESC and ANSI codes and standards applying to electrical system
    • Ability to perform load flow, voltage drop, short circuit analysis and protective device coordination studies
    • Experience with the power systems modeling and calculations
    • Consulting experience

    Education/Qualifications:

    • Degree Required: 4 year ABET accredited BSEE or equivalent

    Certifications/Licenses:

    • Preferred: Engineer in Training (passed Fundamentals of Engineering exam)

     

    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package:

     


    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
     

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