Sr Substation Physical Engineer - Davenport, IA in Davenport, IA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 7/15/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16988

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Sr Substation Physical Engineer located in Davenport, IA. This is a full-time Direct Hire position. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals. 

Job Summary

Our Client is seeking a Physical Substation Design Electrical Engineer.  Must have experience with Physical substation design  and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Position will be responsible for some lead design efforts, with expectations of performing design duties with minimal supervision.  Must be able to Physical substation design including layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection.   
  • Prepare calculations for studies and reports (grounding, lighting protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)
  • Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing
  • Coordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members
  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel
  • Provide short term field support during construction

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, with power related courses, required
  • Able to perform all electrical engineering studies and calculations, revise substation drawings related to the physical layout of electric power substations from 4kV to 500kV. Able to apply engineering standards including NEC, NESC, and IEEE.
  • 5+ years hands on experience as an Electrical Engineer in high voltage substations and electrical utilities
  • Professional Engineering Registration (PE)
  • Must be knowledgeable in physical substation design
  • Knowledgeable with electrical systems design and codes (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.) required
  • Candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills; supporting examples a plus
  • PE license required, ability to obtain Iowa PE required within 6 mos. of hire
  • Utility experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, with power related courses, required
  • Able to perform all electrical engineering studies and calculations, revise substation drawings related to the physical layout of electric power substations from 4kV to 500kV. Able to apply engineering standards including NEC, NESC, and IEEE.
  • 5+ years hands on experience as an Electrical Engineer in high voltage substations and electrical utilities
  • Professional Engineering Registration (PE)
  • Must be knowledgeable in physical substation design
  • Knowledgeable with electrical systems design and codes (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.) required
  • Candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills; supporting examples a plus
  • PE license required, ability to obtain Iowa PE required within 6 mos. of hire
  • Utility experience preferred
  • Due to the nature of the work, the candidate must be a US Citizen.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.