Substation Project Engineer

HDR - Bismarck, ND3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $88,000 - $110,000 a year
Substation Project Engineer - (156002)

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR Engineering is looking for a Substation Project Engineer to join our growing and nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals.

The primary duties of the Substation Project Engineer include responsibility for knowledge and execution of the technical aspects and deliverables of projects assigned and is an experienced, competent engineer who generally understands and can complete all technical requirements of projects of basic to moderate complexity.

The primary duties of the Substation Project Engineer may include:
Produce or review substation design drawings, including General Arrangements, Elevations, Bus Connection Details, Grounding Plan & Details, Conduit Plan & Details, Cable Schedules, One-Line and Three-Line Diagrams, AC/DC Schematics, and Wiring Diagrams.
Ability to perform AC & DC auxiliary design and calculations.
Coordinate design and tasks with project team members on small to moderately complex projects.
Perform Quality Control (QC) design reviews and provide technical guidance to junior team members.
Develop/edit technical specifications for equipment apparatus and facility construction
Manage workload to complete tasks on schedule and within budget.
Work with senior engineers and the technical leaders to identify and develop specific technical expertise and will attend training and seminars focused on further development and understanding of complex concepts related to their discipline.
May assist with developing technical papers and/or presentations that showcase HDR’s technical capabilities at industry conferences or other events.
Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise efforts of less-experienced EIT's and/or Designers.


Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
Professional Engineer (PE) license or commitment to obtain PE. .
5+ years of electrical substation facility design experience, including both physical (apparatus) and electrical (protection & control) experience.
Knowledge and application of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
Strong written and verbal communication skills preferred.
Experience providing technical leadership.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
Some travel may be required.
Permanent authorization to work in the United States of America.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience using industry design software such as AutoDesk AutoCAD and Bentley MicroStation.
Experience with BIM design using industry design software such as AutoDesk Inventor or similar.
Knowledge and application of Rural Utility Service (RUS) design requirements.
Knowledge and application of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC).
Experience with basic protective relay settings and SCADA design.
Previous consulting firm experience desired.

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-North Dakota-Bismarck
Industry: Power
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Substation Engineering
Job Posting: Oct 17, 2019