Senior Lead Substation P C Engineer

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Position Overview

Equagen is seeking a Senior P&C Engineer to support our Substation Protection & Control Engineering and Manufacturing teams. This position may be filled with a Lead P&C Engineer depending on the applicant’s qualification.

This position will be lead responsible for the protection & control design, testing and commissioning protection and control panels for greenfield and brownfield substation projects ranging from 5kV to 500kV voltage levels. The successful candidate should be able to formulate one-line diagrams based on project scope, develop AC and DC schematic diagrams, design and check wiring and interconnection diagrams, and perform protection & control-relevant calculations. Familiarity with developing relay settings and RTU configuration is desired.

Raleigh, NC. Relocation assistance is provided.
Job Responsibilities
  •      Detailed design of Substation and/or Protection & Control projects  ·        
  • Preparation, development, and modification of one- and three-line diagrams, protective relaying & control schematic/elementary drawings, AC & DC schematics, wiring diagrams, panel front views, equipment layout/sections, cable & conduit schedules, and bills of material according to applicable Client Procedures  ·        
  • Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as determining equipment ratings, sizing equipment per project requirements, CT burden calculations, AC station service load calculations, DC battery sizing calculations, and voltage drop calculation.  ·        
  • Prepare equipment specifications for procurement  ·        
  • Ability to perform quality assurance reviews of Substation project documentation and manufacturing procedures  ·        
  • The candidate will be expected to execute the followings supervision tasks: Panels manufacturing, FAT and SAT, IFAT – integrated factory acceptance test, Protection and control devices configuration and test, Commissioning on CTs and VTs. SAT for control & protection, Protection test routines, Commissioning  ·        
  • Candidates will need to be accountable, professional, and willing to go the extra mile to exceed customer expectations  ·        
  • Effective communication  ·        
  • Schedule delivery on time and within project budget  ·        
  • Provide guidance and mentoring where needed  ·        
  • Communicate and coordinate project activities with customer representatives, and other stakeholders.  Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.         
  • Candidate shall be available to travel to site mainly within US, to perform supervision and training that may be needed. Ability to travel 25%
  • A Licensed Professional Engineer is required.
  • Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Electrical engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • At least 7 years of experience performing substation protection & control design and engineering for high voltage substations in US.
  • Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluent in English language
Additional Information
We offer our fulltime employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, Tuition reimbursement, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.
Equagen is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable Federal, State and Local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D