Substation Designer

Roanoke, VA

Posted: 06/04/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 30789

Job Description

Our client is a leader in the Utility industry and currently they have a need for an experienced designer. The focus of the role will be on substation design, but candidates with transmission design experience will also be considered.

The Designer will perform conceptual and detailed design services for various substation engineering projects, with moderate supervision. This position will work within a staff of engineers, designers, and specialists on a wide variety of engineering design tasks, from the request for project estimation through construction and record update.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Perform substation design tasks, develop design drawings and documents, prepare material lists, perform field reviews, and other tasks for projects.
  • Prepare substation related drawings such as one lines, plan views, electrical assemblies, structural details, foundation details, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and other engineering drawings.
  • Apply all relevant client, national, and state standards when applicable.
  • Perform calculations, reports, and designs on substation projects to support engineers.
  • Understand client standards and complete projects by performing simple to moderately complex tasks, exercising judgment in design criteria, evaluation, and design.
  • Collaborate with engineers and designers across disciplines and work to identify and resolve potential design issues.
  • Contribute to a safe environment for substation personnel, contractors, and the public.
Required:
  • Associate degree in engineering technology with 2 plus years of relevant experience or 5 plus years of experience.
  • AutoCAD Proficiency (AutoCAD Civil 3D highly preferred
Pay: $65k-$80k
Term- Direct Hire
 

Meet Your Recruiter

David Michaud
Account Manager

After more than eighteen years at Selectek, Dave has the know-how to serve our clients as an account manager. Originally from New Jersey, Dave found the staffing industry by pure luck. After a move down south and time spent in Columbia, SC earning a degree in psychology at the University of South Carolina, Dave found himself in Atlanta hoping to learn new things. Selectek presented the perfect opportunity, and Dave quickly moved from technical recruiter to account manager. After hours and on weekends, Dave is a craft beer connoisseur; he loves tasting new brews across Atlanta’s pub scene, at live music festivals, or while watching the Yankees or the Jets play.

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