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Lead P&C Engineer

Lake Mary, FL 32746

Posted: 11/23/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 491950 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is looking for someone to lead a Protections and Controls team. This person will  Lead and develop the regional Protection and Control Engineering team to ensure the delivery of high quality, cost competitive engineering services and recruit and maintain a competent and knowledgeable workforce. Candidate must be a hands-on problem solver willing to work through issues as they arise with staff, offices, disciplines, and projects. This individual must also develop and implement strategies to unify offices, leadership, disciplines, and staff to promote a seamless, communicative working environment.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Solid understanding of substation project scope and deliverables
  • Capable of producing control building layouts, P&C one-line diagram, three-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, control panel layout and wiring diagram, station service AC/DC distribution diagram, bill of material, cable schedule, etc.
  • Complete AC/DC load calcs and CT saturation analysis
  • Review the design basis memorandum, detailed engineering scope, and guide the assigned discipline engineers/designers to align the engineering deliverables according to project requirements
  • Review and accept vendor submittals based upon conformity to and compliance with applicable technical specifications and industry standards
  • Provide construction support including resolving site queries through and RFI and/or submittal process, attending site meetings and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects
  • Incorporate substation studies in detailed design
  • Lead meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordination with equipment vendors, clients, and other design disciplines
  • Prepare Construction and Review packages
  • Plan, organize and manage the day-to-day activities of the project from inception through engineering, construction, commissioning, and hand over
  • Report the progress of the project to the client or Stantec Project Manager
  • Act as a liaison between Stantec engineering and construction teams
  • Respond to RFIs
  • Work closely with other disciplines to produce complete station drawings and package
  • Preparation of project plans, management of work in progress (WIP), cost control, schedule, management of the coordination of the project engineering and technical support staff and management of project scope, including negotiation of scope changes with the client.
  • Ensure that Stantec Design Practices are followed as they relate to their Practice/Discipline deliverables, and they act as a focal point for the Stantec Project Practice/Discipline Team Members.
  • Perform QA/QC and peer review on design packages
  • Schedule and coordinate peer reviews of said tasks including, third-party Practice/Discipline quality reviews of deliverables

Business Development
  • Oversee or prepare the development of manhour estimates and proposals.
  • Interact extensively with clients, including developing new and maintaining existing relationships.


Able to discern complex data and disseminate practices, policies, procedures, and context on project/program development to internal and external clients
  • Must foster effective working relationships between colleagues, associates, clients, and officials

Accountability & Complexity
  • Plans, conducts, and directs complex assignments with a high degree of independence
  • Assignments/projects are complex in nature and require the application of broad engineering knowledge in multiple disciplines
  • Reviews and evaluates technical work of direct reports and other professionals

Leadership & Teamwork
  • Mentors technical staff with varying levels of experience and geographical presence.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for direct reports.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and develop strong relationships
  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to manage and deliver protection and control engineering deliverables as per project schedule and within budget
  • Ability to lead team to meet project timelines for engineering deliverables
  • Ability to understand client specific requirements (standards & specifications) and applicable codes & regulations for preparing protection and control packages
  • Capable of writing equipment specifications and review vendor drawings
  • Experience in P&C system studies, relay setting/calculation/coordination, automation system design using Aspen One-liner, ETAP and SKM
  • Proficient with MS Office tools; familiarity with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Registered PE or eligible for PE
  • Minimum 5  years of consulting engineering and or direct power delivery experience with increasing levels of responsibility for staff, projects and clients.
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