Electrical Engineer

Source of Future Technology Inc - Newark, NJ

30+ days agoContract

SOFT's client located in Newark, NJ is looking for a Electrical Engineer for a long term contract assignment.

Job Description:

  • Perform electrical engineering and/or support Project Integration work and provide technical assistance through the application of engineering/business knowledge.
  • Support the origination and approval effort of major substation capital projects (69 kV – 500 kV) in terms of safety, reliability, functional performance requirements.Responsibilities include the following:
  • interface with other technical and project disciplines to develop optimal station layout and one-line control drawings during origination phase of projects;
  • assist in the development of preliminary project schedule, risk matrix, construction sequence documents;
  • act as primary Company interface with multiple Architect-Engineering firms assuring that the company's standards are maintained; coordinate as required with system planners, system protection engineers, designer, asset experts, project managers, vendors, construction & operating personnel, consultants and contractors as the project moves through the external project approval process;
  • Review and approve Architect/Engineer vendor packages to ensure all engineering standards, construction standards and safety codes are met and optimal station layout is developed.
  • Review and approve preliminary project scope document, schedule, one line drawings, layouts, construction sequence document, touch points, risk matrix control and layout design drawing packages.

Required Skills:

  • B.S. in an Engineering discipline or comparable technical experience
  • Minimum of six (6) years of utility or construction industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience leading engineering aspects of projects and engaging and working with stakeholders to make key project-related engineering decisions
  • Working knowledge of utility best practices and industry standards such as IEEE and NESC
  • Experience developing designs in Microstation or equivalent software
  • Applicant must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing
  • skills, must be adaptable and be results-oriented.
  • Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills are essential.

Desired Skills:

  • Professional Engineering License
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with utility regulations, standards codes and engineering principals
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.
  • Display aptitude in 2D and 3D CAD modeling software for large infrastructure projects.
  • Familiar with drawing references and proficient to set up drawings with external references, including raster images, drawings in dxf, dgn, and dwg formats.

Job Type: Contract