Substation Electrical Designer
Job Opportunity at Spaulding Associates

Posted on Jul 21    (207) 967-2883

Location: Lancaster, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4131769

Substation Electrical Designer
Locations: Lancaster PA, Syracuse NY, Orlando FL, Atlanta GA, Raleigh NC, Manchester NH, Marlborough MA, Albany NY, Portland ME, Augusta ME, Newark NJ, Chicago IL

Substation Electrical Designers - here is a great opportunity!
The Substation Designer will develop construction drawings for medium to high voltage electric utility substation projects. You will supervise and mentor lower level designers.

  • Using scoping information, the substation one-line drawing, and general guidance from Design Engineer, develop substation design layouts, plan views, and section views in 2-D and 3-D
  • Independently develop 3-D models of Electrical Substation features and components, such as transformers, circuit breakers, etc. using MicroStation
  • Develop layout of parts and assemblies in 2-D and 3-D
  • Modify and/ or update existing models, assemblies, and layouts to reflect changes to the design
  • Create or modify physical drawings such as single line diagrams, station location plans, electrical assemblies, cable and conduit plans, cable schedules, grounding plans, duct bank designs and layouts, and other details and drawings that will provide sufficient detail and information to construct an electrical substation with guidance of senior designers and project lead engineer
  • Handle complex projects without supervision
  • Coordinate with people from other departments who are involved in a design project
  • Supervise and mentor less experienced designers
  • 4 - 6 years of experience designing physical layouts, equipment layouts, plan views, elevation views, section views, and creating detailed bills of material
  • 4 - 6 years of design experience using MicroStation or AutoCAD
  • Associate degree in applied science (AAS) in drafting and computer aided (CAD) design or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology or equivalent experience
  • Ability to develop physical design drawings such as layouts, plan views, and section views from the substation one-line drawing and project scope with general guidance from a higher level designer or lead engineer
  • 3D knowledge of electrical drawing symbols and their purpose
  • Advanced understanding of one-line and three-line electrical drawings
  • Advanced understanding of design practices and engineering systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Salary:$DOE. Comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance.

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