Substation Engineer

King of Prussia, PA

The Big Picture – Top Skills You Should Possess: 

  • The Substation Engineer will need to work closely with the Project Engineer(s) and Management to ensure technical deliverables are completed in a timely manner and always strive to exceed client expectations.
  • As a primary technical contributor, the Substation Engineer will need to continuously review and understand industry and client standards, trends, and leading-edge technologies. 
  • Attention to detail is critical.  ExecuPOWER takes great pride in exceeding client expectations and the Substation Engineer’s leadership on projects will be crucial both during iterative design and as he/she performs quality assurance checks of the final deliverables.
  • ExecuPOWER is a growth-minded company and developing a skillset as a part of the team is important.  A natural curiosity and desire to learn is essential.  We work in a fast-paced environment where the Substation Engineer will have the opportunity to realize his/her potential.
  • Client satisfaction is essential to our shared success. Understanding our clients’ needs at the deepest level ensures we deliver on our promise of quality.
  • In the Substation Engineer’s first six months, he/she will be fully engaged with one to two of our key clients to learn everything about their day-to-day business, their needs, and building a strong working relationship.  This initial engagement will be the steppingstone to growing these clients within the company and expanding into new clients.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • ExecuPOWER is a women-owned firm that provides Engineering Design for Transmission, Substation and Distribution as well as Project Management, Construction Management, QA/QC Inspection and Renewable Energy
  • Some domestic travel to client locations may be required
  • Substation protection and control engineering – Drawing development consisting of one-lines, relay functionals, three-lines, AC/DC schematics, RTU/DFR/annunciator schematics, IRIG-B schematics, panel front views, control house layouts, wiring diagrams, and bill of materials
  • Substation physical engineering (aka, outdoor electrical) – Drawing development consisting of substation equipment plans/arrangements, bus spacing, sections, elevations, conduit, grounding, fencing, lighting, shielding, and bill of materials
  • Calculations
    • DC battery sizing and battery charger sizing
    • AC & DC system analysis
    • AC station service transformer sizing
    • Overcurrent protection
    • Voltage drop and cable sizing
    • CT/VT saturation and burden
    • Conduit fill
    • Illumination studies (lighting)
    • Direct-stroke shielding (lightning)
    • Grounding studies
    • Rigid-bus calculations
    • Insulation coordination
    • Short-circuit analysis
    • Arc flash analysis

What You Need to Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • The ability to meet the performance objectives is more important than years of experience.  However, most individuals will likely need at least 2 years of substation experience but could have significantly more experience.
  • A professional engineer certification is not required for this position but on the path to licensure is desirable.

What’s In It for You?

  • 401K Plan, paid holidays, PTO, full medical plans (medical, dental, vision and prescription), life insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company bonus program
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Internal advancement
  • Cutting edge projects
  • Lunch and learns
  • Company sponsored events

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