Stantec System

Substation Physical Electrical Engineer

Location US-PA-Wyomissing
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/6/2017 1:11 PM)
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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

Stantec's T&D group is currently hiring a Substation Physical Engineer, to join our growing team in Wyomissing, PA.  


The successful candidate will be an experienced Layout Engineer with electrical physical & layout design experience. Reporting to the Substation Discipline Manager, responsibilities include:

  • As a Substation Engineer you will prepare substation single line, key plans (layouts), conduit plans, lightning, grounding calculations, lighting plans, station typical elevations and BOMs
  • You will be a member of the Protection & Control team, producing station drawings, writing equipment specifications and reviewing vendor drawings
  • You will design and review, substation electrical equipment plans, general arrangements, substation section views (Elevations) and Bill of Material
  • You will design substation conduit, electrical connection and grounding details, lightning stroke shielding plans & substation lighting plans
  • You will interpret and incorporate vendor information and client’s standards into design deliverables 
  • Perform site walkdowns at client facilities
  • Lead drafters and performing CAD QA/QC duties 

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A minimum of eight (8) years experience in an electrical substation physical design environment, coupled with a BSEE and PE/P.Eng OR EIT certification
  • Experience with AutoCAD and MicroStation
  • Experienced with visualizing Equipment Details, Phase to Ground and Phase to Phase Clearances
  • Must have a valid US driver's license and clean drivers abstract
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, this is a client facing role - must be able to communicate & present design ideas/solutions 
  • Strong preference to candidates with utilities experience, strong preference to candidates with PPL Electric experience &/0r PSEG experience 


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