Stantec System

Senior Substation Physical Designer

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

 Our Power group is looking for a Senior Substation Physical Designer to join our team in the Wyomissing, PA office.


Responsibilities include:

  • Working in a project team environment with engineers and other designers involved in high voltage substation design.  Responsibilities will include the preparation of the following substation drawings from a One Line or Three Line:
  • Substation General Arrangement
  • Substation Electrical Equipment Plans
  • Substation Section Views (Elevations)
  • Substation Detailed Bill of Material
  • Substation Lightning Shielding Plan
  • Substation Grounding Plan
  • Substation Conduit, Electrical Connection and Grounding Details
  • Substation Below Grade Conduit Plan
  • Control Building Equipment, Cable Tray, Lighting, Grounding Plans and Section 
  • Interpreting and incorporating vendor information into design deliverables
  • Performing walkdowns on site.
  • Applying Client's standards related to the work

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • This position requires a minimum of 10 years electrical substation physical design experience.
  • An Associate's Degree in drafting or equivalent technical experience
  • Advanced knowledge of computer drafting tools (i.e. AutoCAD or MicroStation)
  • Ability to visualize Equipment Details, Phase to Ground and Phase to Phase Clearances
  • Ability to multi-task from project to project

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