Electrical Substation Designer (Virtual) - Kansas City

Date Posted: 04/07/2021

Equity Staffing has a new Electrical Engineering opportunity with a KC based Engineering consulting firm that is a nationally ranked EPC company. They are eager to identify candidates with 3-4+ years of substation design experience to join their Power Division, and are open to someone working virtually from anywhere in the states!

Citizenship or authorization to work anywhere in the states is required!

$40 - $42/hr. based on experience

Location: report to office located in Overland Park, KS (KC area), but position can work from anywhere in the states

Qualifications:

- 4 years of Electrical Engineering experience focused in Substation Design (Physical and P&C)
- Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited program
- Ability to work well independently and as part of a collaborative team
- If working virtually, home office and personal equipment is required

Primary Responsibilities:

- Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.
- Prepare one-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics for power substation equipment.
- Prepare auxiliary power equipment sizing calculations.
- Design wiring diagrams for protective relaying panels.
- Perform complex engineering calculations/studies related to substation projects such as: lightning protection, conduit fill, AC/DC station service loading, surge arrester sizing and voltage drop.
- Create RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules along with maintenance/signage and nameplates
- Prepare equipment arrangement, grounding, foundation and conduit plans for high voltage substations.
- Review shop drawings, vendor quotes and perform bid evaluations.
- Develop construction release documents.
- Manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
- Actively coordinate with others on the team
- Delegate and supervise the work of younger engineers
- Communicate with upper management and provide status updates on engineering design activities.


Equity Staffing Group is one of the fastest growing Native American owned staffing companies in the United States. We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (RMMSDC).Equity Staffing Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equity Staffing Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.We welcome you to learn more about our company by visiting www.equitystaffing.com.


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