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Substation Design Engineer (MAD 18192) in Madison, WI at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Madison, WI
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/22/2018

Job Description

Substation Design Engineer

The Design Engineer is responsible the overall design and engineering of substations as assigned from schematic phase through final construction drawings.
Specific experience performing aspects associated with substation design including One Line Diagrams, General Arrangements, Sections, Grounding, Conduit Plans, Foundation Plans, Material Lists, Relay Protection and Control Systems, Schematics and Wiring Diagrams, SCADA Systems and Communication Systems is required.

Essential Functions:
  • Confers with client personnel, utility personnel, manufacturers’ representatives and others as required when carrying out above work.
  • Prepares technical specifications and calculations
  • Reviews and evaluates drawings.
  • Performs site visits to verify drawings and to view existing conditions, as required by clients.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Requires a BSEE from an ABET accredited program
  • 4+ years’ experience as an Electrical Engineer in the power industry
  • PE registration is preferred, or the ability to become registered is a requirement
  • Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the function and application of major substation electrical and control house equipment
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Travel may be required
Physical Demands:

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate.  This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional overnight travel to another client location/facility or the home office. 
  • Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
  • When working outside Middough's office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required.
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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