Job Summary

Substation Engineer

  • Location:
    Houston , Texas
  • Category:
    Electrical
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_3_105447_320309



A Substation Engineer job in Houston TX is available courtesy of Modis Engineering and Technology.You will need a Bachelor degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degrees, from an accredited university and at least three years experience. Experience in substation design; successful candidates will have at least five years experience in substation engineering design with more senior level positions requiring seven years or more in hands on design. Senior level applicants must be a licensed professional engineer with ability to become licensed in multiple states or must be able to gain license within one year of hire. Requires knowledge of substation systems from 34.5kV to 500kV with familiarity with basic principles related to the engineering design or high voltage substations. Successful candidates may be placed in job titles ranging from Design Engineer I, Design Engineer II, Engineer, or Project Engineer based upon experience and knowledge in the field.

Substation Engineer job responsibilities include:
• Work within a project team to create all design documents and drawings for a project, including creating wiring diagrams from schematics, generating bills of materials, and applying field mark-ups of project as-built drawings with minimal supervision
• Perform Engineering support tasks such as relay burden, lighting, load flow, and short circuit calculations with minimal supervision
• Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, relay coordination, transformer sizing, and load flow and short circuit studies with minimal supervision
• Apply engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI
• Spend time at job sites to gain hands-on knowledge and additional training in substation construction and design
• Bring potential project-related problems and possible solutions to the attention of the responsible party

Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degrees, from an accredited university.
• Five years experience in substation engineering design with more senior level positions requiring seven years or more in hands on engineering design.
• Familiarity with electrical relays currently utilized in the electric power utility industry
• Experience in application of relays and metering in an electrical substation at 138kV and above
• Experience in the design of electrical schematics for relay applications and control systems
• Relay coordination experience is a plus
• Knowledge and understanding of three phase power systems
• Knowledge and understanding of substation components and their functions
• Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI

If you are interested in this Substation Engineer job in Houston, TX then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering and Technology go to www.modis.com. If you have questions about the position please contact Thomas Grider at 832-325-3361 or Thomas.grider@modis.com

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