Burns & McDonnell Senior Substation Electrical Engineer in Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota

Description

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.

  • Some marketing responsibilities.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

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.

Completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience. 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 or Canadian Province required.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190009

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