National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Substation Engineer III or IV in Benson, Arizona

Substation Engineer III or IV

Job ID:35721603

Position Title:Substation Engineer III or IV

Company Name:Arizona G&T Cooperatives

Job Function:Engineering

Job Type:Full-Time

Location(s):Benson, Arizona, 85602, United States

Posted:June 19, 2017

Job Duration:Indefinite

Min Education:BA/BS/Undergraduate

Min Experience:3-5 Years

Required Travel:10-25%

Salary:$82,760.00 - $112,130.00 (Yearly Salary)


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Job Description

Provide electrical engineering and project management support for capital and maintenance projects, construction management, field response and commissioning.

  • Act as project manager using project team concepts to assure successful projects from inception to closeout

  • Develop & provide technical specifications, drawings for equipment procurement and construction contracts

  • Develop project cost estimates

  • Develop and track project schedules and provide progress reports

  • Provide contract and construction management

  • Manage third party engineering services

  • Test and commission newly installed and upgraded substation equipment for energization

  • Assist the Engineering Projects Support Administrator with contract closeout documentation.

  • Provide technical assistance to Transmission Operations and Maintenance staff by preparing verbal and/or written technical answers to problems and questions

  • Provide technical review of system changes proposed by Planning Division from both design and constructability viewpoints

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (power option preferred) from an accredited college or university

  • 5 plus years of experience in design, construction and troubleshooting problems in electrical substations

  • Understanding of substation design configurations and physical design

  • Determine necessary Substation Equipment Ratings based on fault studies and future load requirements

  • Interpret transformer and breaker test results and determine corrective measures

  • Understand Relay Coordination Techniques

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Effective team leadership and participant skills

  • Thorough understanding of word processing, spreadsheets, and computer applications in SharePoint software

  • Thorough understanding of IEEE/ANSI, IEC, and RUS Standards, along with NESC requirements

  • Professional Engineer Certificate or an Engineer-In-Training Certificate and working toward obtaining a PE


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