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Substation Design Engineer

Company: Insight Global
Location: Arlington
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for electrical engineering associated with protection and control of electrical systems for generation and substation systems. This includes protective relay design (protective relay one-lines and schematics), protective relay setting coordination/development, high and low voltage equipment replacements, and balance of plant (BOP) equipment type projects. Expected to follow client requirements and internal company quality control and quality assurance practices.

Responsible for power systems analysis, fault current analysis, circuit breaker coordination, electric plant stability analysis, voltage drop analysis, and Battery sizing, and DC load flow analysis.

Design power generation or industrial electrical systems involving preparation of: one and three line diagrams, wiring diagrams; schematics; load flow and short circuit calculations; grounding details; specifications for electrical equipment including motors, MCCs, MV and HV switchgear, conduit, cables and raceways; generators and excitation systems.

Travel as necessary is required for this position. (Once every few months)

Perform engineering work using extensive knowledge and experience in evaluating, selecting, modifying, and applying standard techniques, procedures, and criteria for electrical systems of varying size and the highest complexity. Activities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Preliminary design, budgetary estimating, and scheduling.

Detailed design, estimating, and scheduling.

Interdisciplinary interface for constructability and conformance to project requirements.

Checking completed job for quality, adequacy of design, and documentation.

Monitor work to assure compliance with applicable engineering and construction codes and practices.

Carry out programs for the testing of materials, equipment, or plant systems at the direction of the Project Engineer.

Perform complex studies and economic analyses of engineering alternatives.

Prepare reports and feasibility studies for submission to Management.

Provide budget and schedule information to the Project Manager and Management

Serve as Project Engineer on assigned projects.

Be recognized as an expert in and applying Standards, both National and Local. (For example, ANSI/IEEE, National Electric Safety Code, ASTM, AIC, etc.)


Professional Engineering license or EIT pursuing

SCADA design system experience
Must Haves

2+ years experience in substation engineering design; (developing circuits, layouts and markups)

Degree in Electrical Engineering

Experience with low to high voltage projects (120kV-760kV)

Experience with or worked at power/utility distribution companies (i.e. Eversource, NTERGY, PGE)

Proficient in Bluebeam or remote engineering collaboration software

AutoCAD or Microstation experience

Keywords: Insight Global, Arlington , Substation Design Engineer, Other , Arlington, Texas

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