Substation Physical Designer

Full Time | Full-Time |
Chattanooga, TN, Tennessee, USA
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Title: Substation Physical Designer
Location: Chattanooga, TN 37402
Duration: Full-Time

Job Description: 
Client seeks a Substation Physical Designer for our Power Delivery Substation group with the following skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Possess an understanding of high voltage transmission substation outdoor equipment, as well as be willing to learn the Client’s standards and practices.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems related to substation design.
  • Ability to work independently with direction, while not hesitating to ask questions when needed.
  • Possess an aptitude for developing a strong working relationship with Senior Management, Program Manager, Project Manager, Group Leads, and design staff.
  • Possess an aptitude for developing a strong working relationship with the Client.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess a willingness to develop, promote, and comply with Client quality requirements.
  • Possess a willingness to develop, promote, and comply with Client safety requirements.
  • Possess working knowledge of computers and software such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, and software used for specific technical applications within the group.

Education/Experience/Licensure:

  • Associate or better in Engineering Technology or a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in 69kV to 500kV substation physical design is required.
  • Experience in generation plant switchyard physical design is desirable.

Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of the Physical Group Lead.
  • Work with a team to complete substation physical design projects to meet client standards and practices.
  • Maintain good quality and efficiency while developing deliverables such as General Arrangements, Equipment Plans, Elevations, Sections, Control House Layouts, Grounding analysis/design, Switchgear design, Conduit and Cable design, Creation of Bills of Material, etc., utilizing AutoCAD.
  • Foster strong customer relationships through communications and support.
  • Estimate and assist in the preparation of bid packages.
  • Attend scoping meetings as requested for projects.
  • Complete assignments within budget and schedule with a high degree of accuracy to provide quality deliverables.
  • Mentor other designers/engineers in a group to increase knowledge of physical substation design.
  • Check/review other personnel's work for accuracy and adherence to client/national standards.
  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply engineering principles and practices relevant to the project requirements. Share updates with the team and leads to continually improve communications and quality.
  • Promote a strong safety culture within the team and advocate the incorporation of safe work practices into all activities.
  • Work with the Physical Group Lead and Program Manager to identify potential areas of engineering process and/or procedure improvements.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay – 10 Annually
  • Group Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Disability Insurance (Company Paid)
  • 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 401(K) Matching Contribution
  • Section 125 / Cafeteria Plan
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fitness Center Reimbursement
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • 9/80 Work Schedule Option

Qualifications:
Education

  • Associates or better in Engineering Technology or related field.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in 69kV to 500kV substation physical design is required.
  • Experience in generation plant switchyard physical design is desirable.

About us:
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