Physical Substation Engineer



– Performs all aspects of design for high voltage (4kV – 230kV) and EHV (above 230kV) substation projects

– Development of general arrangements plan views/elevation views, and grounding plans

– Provide specifications for major primary equipment (transformers, breakers, switches, etc.)

– Ability to perform grounding, lighting, AC/DC, and bus fault analysis studies

– Provide technical support for procurement and construction

– Ability to impact multiple projects in a fast pace environment

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

– 3-7 years of Physical Substation experience

– Familiarity with programs for lightning or grounding studies such as CDEGS or WinIGS

– Strong familiarity with the NEC and National Electrical Safety Code

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

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