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Substation Engineer

Gulfport, MS 39501

Posted: 06/30/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 25695

Job Description

Our client, in Gulfport, MS, is looking for a Substation Engineer. This position is responsible for managing, engineering guidance, and coordinating substations approved projects as well as performing activities in support of substation preventive maintenance. The substation engineer will be responsible for issue resolution and project communication throughout the lifecycle of capital projects.  In addition, the substation engineer will be expected to work with system peers to provide maintenance support for the service area.

  • Manage and coordinate assigned substation engineering capital projects (scope development, design development, manage project cost, interdepartmental coordination, et cetera).
  • Create work orders for substation projects.
  • Coordinate substation engineering activities within the organization.
  • Review substation designs
  • Provide regular updates/communication on the project status. Provide proactive communication and recommend solutions when problems arise that will impact costs, schedule, or external public.
  • Help monitor and provide budget variance on department capital actuals.
  • Provide input on development of 5-year capital construction budget and schedule.
  • Provide assistance to others related to substation engineering issues – Both Capital and O&M.
  • Support other areas with development of conceptual projects (provide estimates, preliminary designs, equipment investigations, et cetera).
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 2 plus years of power utility experience
  • Strong Substation Experience that includes general knowledge of power systems and substation equipment, transmission planning, operations, maintenance, and or construction.
  • Project Management Experience
  • PE
  • Distribution or Transmission Experience
Pay: $32.00-$50.00 per hour (Depending on experience)
Term: 2 Year contract

Our client is looking to fill the Substation Engineer position ASAP. If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, contact Shelley Laminack at slaminack@selectek.com.

No C2C applicants. Candidates must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Meet Your Recruiter

Shelley Laminack
Technical Recruiter

Shelley graduated from Kennesaw State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management. She started her career as a recruiter of Information Technology and transitioned to Engineering and Technical staffing at Selectek. She found her passion for recruiting through connecting with people and building relationships. Shelley is committed to putting people first and helping them find their dream careers. In her free time, Shelley enjoys hiking and eating ice cream.

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