Sr. Electrical Substation Engineer - South Charlotte


  • Charlotte, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Kavaliro has an immediate need for a Sr. Electrical Engineer with Substation and Transmission experience in South Charlotte, NC. This direct hire opportunity will be working for the nation' s leading engineering consulting firm supporting public utilities.

Please note: This electrical engineering position is in the Substation Physical Engineering group within the Transmission & Substation division of Company. 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.

**PE Required
  • Essential Functions: Under minimal supervision, in the area of expertise will provide:
  • 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
Position Requirements:
  • Graduate from an ABET Accredited - 4 yr. engineering program.
  • 5 to 8 years experience as a practicing engineer and state registration as a Professional Engineer.
  • Proficient in engineering theories and principles.
  • Proficient 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.
Desired Qualifications :
  • Proficient in principles of project management
  • Experience in the utility industry.
  • NCEES and ability to become licensed in multiple states preferred
  • Experience in the electric utility industry
  • 3 - 5 years of electrical utility substation design experience (as an employee, contractor, or consultant) with a working knowledge 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

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