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Pike Corporation Engineer IV- Substation Physical-EXP. Electric Utility Substation Design in Raleigh, North Carolina

Position Overview: This is the fourth level of the Engineering classification. Provide engineering/technical expertise to solve complex problems and provide leadership skills to manage work in a specific area of expertise, with increased latitude for un-reviewed work. Incumbents are expected to have advanced skills and have the ability to work independently.

Please note: This electrical engineering position is in the Substation Physical Engineering group within the Transmission & Substation division of Pike Engineering. This position will work closely with clients, engineering departments, and CAD Designers in the development of High-voltage Substation Engineering Design packages for electric utility clients. See desired qualifications below.

Duties & Responsibilities With increased Latitude for Un-reviewed work, in the area of expertise will provide:

• coaches and mentors other Engineering professionals

• reviews work of subordinate Engineering professionals

• engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems

• effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities

• thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches

• continuous improvement of job-related, engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance

• effective oral and written communication skills

• accurate records and files


*Graduation from an Accredited University with at least a 4yr. degree in Engineering (ABET Preferred)

• 8 to 12 years experience as a practicing engineer or equivalent.

State registration as a Professional Engineer.

• Skilled in engineering theories and principles.

• Skilled in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.

• Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

• Good written and oral communication skills.

Experience in the utility industry.

Other Skills/Abilities

• Self-Motivated

• Work independently

• Team-Oriented

• Customer Oriented

• Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members

* Desired Qualifications*

  • Skilled in principles of project management

  • NCEES and ability to become licensed in multiple states preferred.

  • Experience in the electric utility industry

  • 5 - 10 years of electrical utility substation design experience (as an employee, contractor, or consultant) with a workingknowledge of the physical design of substations 23 kV and higher.

  • Ability to design the physical layout of the substation equipment (circuit breakers, transformers, disconnect switches, bus, etc.)

  • Ability to design the cable trench and conduit for the routing of cables to the substation equipment.

  • Ability to complete the bill of material required for construction of the substation.

  • Ability to ensure that a complete design package (drawings, bill of materials, conduit lists, construction specifications, etc.) are delivered to the customer within budget and on time.

  • Working knowledge of NESC and IEEE

  • Working knowledge and ability to perform:

o Grounding studies.

o Bus calculations.

o Lightning protection studies.

Substation lighting / illumination studies

Pike Engineering is an equal opportunity employer

Organization: *Pike Corporation, Inc.

Title: Engineer IV- Substation Physical-EXP. Electric Utility Substation Design

Location: North Carolina-Raleigh

Requisition ID: 2000024P