Remote Substation Engineer

Actalent Remote
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February 2, 2023
Dallas, Texas


Actalent connects passion with purpose. We are supporting critical engineering and sciences initiatives that advance how companies serve the world. With almost 40 years of experience, our scalable talent solutions and engineering and sciences services provide the expertise our customers need to achieve more.

The position falls within the substation department of the organization. The engineer will working to complete projects that support our utility customer. They will work with in-house and client engineers and designers. They will provide, coordinate, and conduct training to lower level engineers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Develop project scopes, one line diagrams, and estimates for substation projects

Review substation construction drawings such as electrical arrangements, plan and section views, grounding, cable and conduit drawings, and other project documents and verify compliance with appropriate codes and standards

Engineer and design lightning protection, grounding, and equipment replacement and repair for substations

Make necessary changes and corrections to drawings and documentation

Verify the proper use of equipment and material according to project documentation standards and codes

Verify that material and equipment are ordered and delivered on time for substation construction

Travel to project sites for walk downs and gathering information to develop the correct requirements for the projects to scope and develop substations

Function as a project lead for substation projects

Perform all engineering and design activities with minimum direction

Lead, facilitate, and coordinate work activities of others within the work group, team, department, or those external to complete substation projects

Provide training and guidance to lower level employees

Identify and initiate corrective action when substation project objectives are not being met

Interpret codes and regulations and develop standards for construction projects

Promote engineering professionalism and standards

Participate in development of plans by establishing goals, objectives, and requirements

Work under supervision of higher level engineers

Position will require occasional site visits

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Minimum of eight years of experience in utilities working with substations

Minimum of eight years of experience completing engineering projects from start to finish

Minimum of eight years of experience scoping, estimating, and ordering materials for substations

Bachelor s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution

Master s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution will count toward years of experience

A PE License is desirable but not required

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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