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Electrical Design Engineer (Engineer III)

Charlotte, NC 28202

Posted: 04/27/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 555321 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


The P&C Scoper manages work in engineering areas of specialization, with minimal supervision. The P&C Scoper is expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. Employees in this position are fully competent in the use of concepts and procedures. The P&C Scoper identifies problems, develops solutions and takes action to resolve. Responsibilities Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Create the Protection & Controls (Electrical) scope of work for capital improvement projects to ensure constructability, regulatory compliance and adherence to industry and our clients standards. Scoping efforts include but are not limited to the following:
  • Assess substation yard and control house impacts and requirements
  • Specify major equipment changes
  • Identify cable/cable type
  • Specify relays and determine panel layouts
  • Assess and account for telecom requirements
  • Identifies equipment and material needed for projects
  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems of increasing complexity both in and outside of typical responsibilities,
  • Engages with a variety of project stakeholders (i.e. Construction and Maintenance, Project Management, Planning and Operations, etc.) to ensure stakeholder needs are accounted for in project scopes.
  • Attends site visits to review current conditions and planned changes with project stakeholders
  • Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, scheduling and monitoring of work activities; decisions may affect the operations or results of the work group and may have some impact on major projects or department results,
  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches related to well-defined problems and analysis of increasing complexity,
  • Conducts engineering and related studies,
  • Completes non-routine engineering projects with minimal oversight with the ability to independently manage project schedules and interfaces,
  • Possesses and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures; proficient in technical and analytical competencies necessary to handle assignments of increasing complexity,
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities,
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills,

Desired Qualifications
  • Proficient in the design of protection settings and control of all classes of substations (T to T, T to D, Customer, etc.)
  • Familiar with the creation of SPCC plans and secondary oil containment designs
  • 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,
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiar with principles of project management
  • Experience in the utility industry

Working Conditions
  • Hybrid - Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable commute to our clients facility.
  • Corporate office or substation environment

Specific Requirements
  • Moderate travel required. Scopers typically attend 1-2 sites per week.
  • In connection with the project, will non-public technology or information concerning the design, contraction, maintenance, repair, overhaul, refurbishment or operation of a nuclear reactor be transferred, or made available (e.g, via access to computer systems), to the contract? Yes or No
  • Work hours of Requested Position: 40
  •  Will this contingent worker work in the field, plant, lab or office environment? 70% office, 30% field
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