Substation Engineer- Atlanta


Job Description
SUMMARYVanderweil Engineers specializes in MEP/FP and technology services engineering and construction / commissioning support for buildings, sustainable design, central heating and chiller plants, power generation, and transmission and distribution projects. Founded in 1950, Vanderweil is consistently ranked among the top U.S. engineering firms. With offices throughout the United States, Vanderweil is a company that values its clients, its employees and the environment. We are currently searching for an Engineer to join our team working on a specialized substation project in Puerto Rico.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESApply industry codes and standards in the engineering and design of electrical T systems including replacement, refurbishment and reconductoring of existing tower structures, clearances, new Transmission lines and structures. Perform engineering analyses, prepare materials lists and construction documents, work with project planning, environmental, permitting and construction managementAssuring that tasks are complete, accurate and in accordance with good engineering practiceTechnically involved in the resolution of design problems that may include performing filed investigation or inspectionsPerform design of overhead and underground transmission, sub-transmission and distribution system improvements in accordance with industry practicesAssist with reviewing designs and verifying that specs are followedWorks closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projectsProvides additional support to clients and stakeholdersOther duties as assignedKNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related fieldEIT/ PE preferredProficiency in PLS - CADD, AutoCAD and Revit with fluency in MS Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook and cloud tools. Strong typing and computer skills are requiredCandidate must have the ability to create and modify technical drawings and specificationsKnowledge of overhead transmission line and structure Design StandardsExperience with the foundation design for Tower Structures is preferredKnowledge of Utility Grid Design Standards is preferred The preferred candidate will have excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skillsBi-lingual English/Spanish would be a plusMinimum 7 years' experience preferredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to visit job sites, ascend and descend stairs, lift 25 pounds and may sit for extended periods of timeORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPDirectly reports to Dept. HeadDirect reports of this position are None WORKING CONDITIONS The Substation Engineer will be a part of the Power group and T & D team and collaboration and team work are required. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the Engineer may have direct or incidental contact with clients, vendors and others a successful background check may be required. This job will require some travel to Puerto Rico. Willingness to relocate can be discussed.We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and an opportunity for growth. We believe in the quality of life and work life balance for our employees.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.To hear more about working at Vanderweil, but not ready to apply? Connect with us for information.