Burns & McDonnell Assistant Electrical Engineer - Substation in Morristown, New Jersey
Burns & McDonnell, one of the nation’s top engineering, construction, and consulting firms; we are expanding our resources and have exciting new opportunities for experienced and motivated industry professionals in the Morristown NJ area.
Burns & McDonnell has an opportunity in our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Group for a Staff Substation Engineer. This position includes the responsibility of performing substation engineering including physical substation design and protection and control design services on various substation projects (from 69 up to 765 kV voltage level) for local and domestic clients. This position will be responsible for an array of challenging items including the design and development of engineering deliverables on multiple complex utility projects. Responsibilities include the preparation of plans, schematics, 1-lines, 3-lines, wiring diagrams, materials lists & specifications in the adaptation and modification of standard engineering design techniques procedures and criteria to support, as needed; the execution and development of deliverables for high and extra high voltage substations (HV and EHV). This exciting opportunity will provide latitude for continued professional growth as a part of our established mentorship programs.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
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.
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.
Work with Senior engineers to develop and evaluate plans for major projects.
Interact with inter-departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design teams.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from accredited program. Minimum 2 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Completion of FE exam preferred.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-NJ-Morristown
Travel: Yes, 5 % 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: 182200