Burns & McDonnell Staff Electrical Engineer - Substation (Chattanooga) in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity in our Transmission and Distribution Group for an Electrical Engineer. This position provides the opportunity for an adaptable individual to exercise their entrepreneurial spirit, and challenge and establish themselves within one of the industry’s leading firms.
Responsible for substation engineering and consulting services for clients across the US and internationally. Main responsibilities include creating electrical protection & control and/or physical layout design deliverables. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the future of the resiliency and reliability of the electric grid. Opportunities to advance into leadership roles are available.
Position may include full or partial responsibility of the following assignments:
Develop scopes of work, conceptual designs, and execution plans.
Prepare engineering cost and man-hour estimates and schedules.
Physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of material.
Protection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring and relay panel wiring.
Prepare calculations for studies and reports (grounding, lighting protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)
Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing.
Coordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)
Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members.
Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel.
Provide short term field support during construction.
Support business development and marketing initiatives.
Other areas of involvement may include: relay settings, 3D modeling/design, or industry/professional technical committee involvement.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering may be substituted for 1 year experience.
3 years of electrical engineering experience, consulting preferred.
Successful completion (i.e.passing) FE or EIT preferred.
Strong knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Strong computer skills include AutoCAD, MicroStation, 2D and 3D rendering programs and other analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-TN-Chattanooga
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 210615