Stantec System

Substation Physical Designer

Location US-PA-Wyomissing
Posted Date 9 months ago(5/30/2017 7:49 AM)
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Power Engineering

Your Opportunity

Every power project is a community project—whether it’s a gas plant conversion, a transmission line corridor, or a wind development. Our goal is to improve industrial, business, and local communities through our project work. We see beyond the project at hand to where our work fits in the big picture. Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities.

Your Duties

We are currently looking for a Substation Physical Designer based out of our Wyomissing, PA office. This individual will work in a project team environment with engineers and other designers involved in substation design, from 4kV up to 345kV. Air Insulated Switchgear (AIS) and Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS), indoor and outdoor.


Duties include preparing the following typical substation designs and drawings:

  • Substation Electrical Equipment Plans
  • Substation General Arrangement
  • Substation Section Views (Elevations) and Bill of Material
  • Substation Conduit, Electrical Connection and Grounding Details
  • Substation Lightning Stroke Shielding Plan
  • Substation Lighting Plan
  • Substation Grounding Plan
  • Substation Below Grade Conduit/Raceway Plan
  • Control Building Equipment

Interpret and incorporate vendor information and client’s standards into design deliverables


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • At least 3 years electrical substation physical design experience
  • Associate's Degree in drafting or equivalent technical experience required
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Ability to visualize Equipment Details, Phase to Ground and Phase to Phase Clearances
  • Ability to multi-task from project to project
  • Must have a valid US driver's license and good driving record
  • Great verbal and written communications needed



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