Tag Archives: Substations

Sr Electrical Engineer / Field Project Engineer – Grid

BSCE. Hands on electrical design engineering specialist for National Grid projects. Performs system and reliability upgrades, designs overhead and underground systems, and control systems for hydro-electric governers. Has worked extensively with power distribution involving substations, P&C, reclosers and transformers. Highly project-minded. Uses AuthCAD, Visio, Smallworld GIS, STORMS. 75K. 06122015.

Sr Regional Technical Sales Manager – Transformers

BSEE. Brings principal engineering design background to global sales management talent for transformer sales and service / utility voltage regulation. Includes related test equipment, and also breakers, relays, controls, substation monitoring equipment. Works routinely with OEMs and closely with clients/end users providing tech support, problem resolution and training in an applications role. Contract or Direct. 135K. 06112015.01

Regional Sales Manager – Utility Steel Structures & Equip

BS/Business. Excels in utility capital equipment, substations and steel structures sales for super-sized power transmission and distribution projects. Analyzes all market factors (SWOT), develops competitor strategies, deepens customer relationships, increases brand awareness, and develops large (9 figures) order opportunities. Manages and grows highest strategic accounts. 90K. 06032015.4

Protection & Control Engineer – NERC

BSEE, PE. Calibrates and sets SEL, GE substation/transmission relays, 4kV to 500kV, sizes and analyzes high voltage circuit breakers and switchgear, performs overvoltage and short circuit studies, transient simulations, automation restoration, and mentors others. Ensures compliance to NERC/OSHA. Develops operating instructions/training materials. Uses CAPE, EMTP-ATP, AcSELerator, AutoCAD, MATLAB, MathCAD, TCL, LabView, PSpice, C. <10 Years. 105K. 06012015.3

Corporate Vice President, VP-Business Development

MSEE. Executive level leader, bringing top technical engineering skills to drive sales, business development, engineering management, and operations for multi-billion $, utility-scale power projects for solar/renewable energy, power distribution/transmission, and substation automation. Responsible for P&L, domestic/international strategic alliances development, and creation of business, sales, project and engineering units to support resulting growth. Excels in customer management and startup environments. Contact us for more details! 05292015.7

Product Marketing Applications Engineer – Metering

MSEE. Provides design, test, applications and marketing talent for utility/SmartGrid metering, electric handheld devices, substation automation, electrical controls and switches; plus has a background in LED lighting, RFIC/wireless. Publishes technical documentation for field sales and distributors and provides customer support and training. Project management skill and field experience. Uses LabVIEW, Python, PSpice, Cadence, MATLAB, MathCAD, Microstation. 95K. 05192015.3

Sr Software/Systems Field Engineer – Renewables

MSME/BSEE. Strong software development, simulation, validation, and systems engineering talent for wind/solar markets working with SCADA automation and substation / transmission line layout. Extensive domestic/international field work with upgrades, modifications, farm management systems, and testing. Provides equipment mechanical/electrical support, turbine optimization, root cause analysis and prototype commissioning. Background in harsh environment data acquisition, wireless telecom embedded software. Uses Wind/SolarSCADA software, WindPro2, MATLAB, Simulink, SQL, CanBUS, C. >15 Years. 100K. 05142015.01

Vice President – Business Development, Utility Equip / Automation

MSEE. Strong executive-level business developer for utility/renewable energy equipment and services such as: Large transformers, switchgear, high/medium voltage breakers, and power transmission and distribution solutions and automation, such as substation SCADA. Strategizes, defines and monitors utility market/competition, provides marketing and promotion leadership, establishes regional service sectors and introduces strategic sales programs to boost revenue. Is liaison for overseas factories and performs product certifications. 130K. 05112015.8

Protection and Controls Design Engineer – Utility, Generators

BSEE. Develops and updates P&C schematics, wiring diagrams and design packages for distribution/transmission utility substation equipment such as for line switching, breakers, transformers. Experienced with substation modification/upgrade projects, including SCADA, automation, and RTU. Generates and executes test procedures and provides overall engineering support to field crews and onsite technicians. Has experience leading teams on reclamation generator projects. Strong technical documentation specialist. 5 Years. 75K. 05082015.01

Sr Substation Standards Engineer – Protection & Control

BSEE/Honors. Responsible for evaluating, developing and leading others in engineering standards for substation protective relay equipment and controls, SCADA, plus transmission, distribution and fossil plant electrical equipment. Evaluates emerging technologies, regulatory changes and develops resulting design/planning integration strategies. Strong supervisory experience. Often is member of focus teams (i.e., customer satisfaction, reliability engineering). Many professional certifications (PE, PMP etc) and awards. 125K. 04272015.6

Substation & Protection/Control Support Engineer

MSEE. A substation, distribution and transmission support engineer, performing both design and oversee of relaying and metering 1/3 diagrams, interconnection diagrams, panel layouts, schematics (transformers, lines, banks, breakers), drawings, DC & AC auxiliary systems, fault studies, and relay settings. Supports full SCADA integration and automation projects. Performs electrical analysis such as short circuit, relay coordination using CYME. Designs auxiliary systems (batteries, chargers, load centers, conduit/cabling). Helps customers define scope/upgrades. 5 Years. 90K. 04272015.3

Project Field Manager – Substations, Facilities, Data Centers

BS/Civil, BS/Proj Mgmt. Oversees start up, construction, commissioning, testing and maintenance for utility substations/control rooms, power plants, critical power / data centers, industrial and commercial facilities. Some elements of many responsibilities include: permitting, site development, bid and materiel management (SOWs, negotiations), protection and control, and layout/specifications for all other related equipment, plus factors such as lighting, cooling, compressed air concerns and energy efficiency.  95K. 04202015.3

Executive VP/Consultant – Utility-Scale Solar Installations

Executive vice president and potential startup CEO for large, utility-scale solar farms development for utilities, military and large organizations requiring high voltage interconnectivity, substations and renewable power. Fully responsible for complex projects/contracts from concept to closeout, including: Risk and liability analysis; litigation management; commissioning, test, and engineering design/layout management; subcontractor selection/supervision. Strong business development and branding skillsets. Extensive industry contacts rolodex. Multiple industry honors, awards. Contact us for more details! 04142015.4

Principal Electrical Engineer – T & D Planning

BSME/EE, PE. High voltage electrical planning leader working with power distribution, substations, SCADA; power transmission/grid; and power generation plants, all to IEEE, NERC and other regulations.

  • T&D planning: Concept, licensing/permits, easements, structural, foundations, physical layout, switching/protective relays schemes, reserve/auxiliary power, and equipment selection. Strong skills working with variety of transformers.
  • Strong analysis and technical studies skills: load flow/forecasting, grounding, fault, stability, lightning, harmonic.
  • Transmission line design including underground, overhead and subsea.

120K. 04082015.3

Sr Applications Engineer – Protection and Control

BSEE. Oversees protection and control technical support group for multiple substation projects, providing leadership as P&C relay practical and theoretical expert. Provides onsite testing, debug and root cause forensic analysis for hardware, firmware and software with extensive reporting, demonstrations, and training for customers and sales channels. Ensures emergency call resolution. NERC/SERC/FERC compliance. 15 Years. 100K. 03312015.01

Construction Manager – HV Substations, T&D, Industrial Plants

BSEE. Performs large scale construction management for power projects involving large substations, distribution and transmission projects, institutional facilities, data centers, steel plants, mining, mills, marine port terminals. Manages new construction, upgrades, and re-powering.  Works 10-figure contracts from concept costing to closeout, with full P&L accountability. Supervises superintendents, foreman, and subcontractors. Has final approvals and bid packages responsibility. 156K. 03302015.5

Sr Electrical Power Consulting Engineer, T&D/PV/Hydro

BSEE/Honors. An electrical engineering leader in power transmission, distribution and renewable energy. Excels at product test and systemic analysis such as: Load flow, stability, transfer, harmonics, plus contingency, quality, reliability. Performs modeling, steady state/dynamic simulation, long range calculative planning. Performs at both plant/facility & substation performance level and power electronics/devices level (including transformers, protection & control/relays etc). Compliance strengths: SERC, FERC, NERC, NEC, ISO. Uses MATLAB, SimPower, Riskamp, ETAP, SKM, etc. Consultant or Direct hire. 120K. 03202015.5

Electrical & Systems Design/Integration Engineer

BSEE. A truly diversified engineering professional:

  • Substation, SCADA and Protection & Control: Leads field installations, performs switching, wiring and drawings verifications, troubleshooting
  • Critical Power: Designs, integrates and installs UPS, power monitoring and other equipment, optimizes data management and provides customer technical support for large entities (data centers, military (FAA), Internet-of-Things)
  • Communications:  Experienced developer and systems integrator with HMI, video, audio and security control systems for military and government organizations. Subject Matter Expert on video monitoring

Contract or Direct hire. 80K. 03182015.01

Power T&D / Substations Sales & Services Manager

BSEE. Brings technical edge to power transmission and distribution automation and equipment sales and service. Utilizes industry experts to enhance sales revenue for Smart Grid, advanced metering, demand response, SCADA control, voltage optimization/monitoring equipment, and wireless communications. Oversees regional management, channel sales staff and partners, providing custom sales plans and applied industry research initiatives. Provides overhead/underground switchgear expertise. Maintains 7-figure budgets and tracks performance goals results. Utilizes cross-business principles. 10 Years. 90K. 03172015.10

Sr Power Distribution Electrical Engineer – Switchgear

BSEE/CET. Performs design, commissioning, and solutions project management for low/medium voltage power distribution equipment in electrical buildings, pump stations and substations for oil & gas industry:

  • AIS/GIS switchgear, outdoor breakers, variable frequency drives, transformers, MCCs
  • Orchestrates site construction from concept (work scope, grounding, layout, equipment integration, inspection/test), prepares drawings, data sheets, manuals and customer presentations

Close work with contractors, M&O and project participants. AutoCAD. 110K. 03162015.2

Director, Business Development, HVDC Transmission

MBA, BSEE. Global business developer for high voltage DC power, substations and flexible AC power transmission large projects for utility and industrial sectors. Generates proposal responses, performs highest level negotiations and manages new contract projects from award through completion. Leads multiple sales forces on executive level, providing training, marketing support and implementing industry initiatives/strategies. Conducts presentations, defines requirements, often onsite, and architects custom solutions to capture resulting service and hardware contract revenue. 180K. 03132015.10

Power Systems/SCADA Substation Automation Engineer

Performs automation and planning for large, high voltage substations for utility and industrial sectors.

  • Complete drawing packages for SCADA/HMI, protection and control, metering and communications.
  • Comprehensive analysis and studies, using ETAP & SKM for short circuit, load flow, device coordination, relay settings and arc flash.
  • Single line, block and wiring diagrams; A/C and D/C schematics; and wiring, DCS, PLC, grounding, power equipment and panel layouts.
  • Power factor and harmonic modeling, simulation, workload demand, PFC.

Has experience with real time data management systems and global electrical codes, and is project-minded. 110K. 03052015.01

LV/MV Substation and Facilities Electrical Technician

<10 Years. Provides a variety of field technical support involving substations, facilities and related motor control centers for utilities, oil & gas refineries, government facilities. Prepares documentation deliverables, maintains electrical load lists for motors and variable frequency drives, sources various power equipment and components, generates drawing packages (equipment layout and installation) and provides on-site drawing verification, performs arc flash studies, participates in factory equipment testing, and prepares/conducts technical presentations. Uses AutoCAD, MicroStation, EasyPower, SKM. 80-90K. 02252015.2

Director, Substations, Power Distribution and Transmission

Ph.D-EE, P.E. Cert. An electrical engineering & construction team leader, working with substation automation/protection and control, power distribution and transmission lines/SmartGrid, and all types of electrical equipment for utility sector and with international reach. Variety of applications to include combined gas/electric, hydro, wind, and overhead/underground distribution feeders. Brings new technology through US & foreign regulatory certification and performs risk mitigation. Multilingual. 175K. 02242015.7

Director, Substation Engineering and Construction

MBA-Finance/<20 Years. Brings highly technical hand to directing entire substation construction process including defining scope, assigning resources and managing engineering schedules. Oversees various departmental staff including engineering, electrical, civil and drafting. Has led replacement of a complete power system for a very large municipality. Responsible for various project management functions: QA/QC, scheduling, cost control, budget and is involved in bid processes. Has reorganized entire departments for quality gains. Also has strong focus background with maintenance and field support, working with transmission line projects, high voltage, GIS, transformers, breakers and switching. Has been a high level contract hire. Contact us for more details! 02242015.6

Substation and Plant Automation Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Integrates, configures and programs routines/code for various systems into power transmission and distribution electrical substations, power plants, plus oil & gas and mining refineries. Works with SCADA, HMI, protection & control, PLC, DCS and ERP for site automation. Manages teams on various refurbish, re-instrumentation and new installation projects; monitors cost, budget and schedule; develops ESD programs; and generates user-friendly but highly technical maintenance programs. Is very project-minded. Has developed prototype libraries for documentability. Is a hands-on expert with various protocols such as IEC-61850 (and more), DNP, OPC, Modbus and too many to list. Uses C, Gensym, Visual Basic and more for programming. Multi-lingual. 90K. 02232015.4

Sr. Engineer and Power T&D and Renewable Energy Analyst

MSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. Provide utility transmission, distribution (Smart/MicroGrid) and renewable energy array (wind, solar PV) planning, from concept, as technical lead and project manager. A vast amount of complex analysis experience for technical evaluation studies: Optimization, risk management (financial/regulatory), cost modeling algorithms, impact, transfer contingencies, voltage stability, interconnection, steady state/dynamic, ampacity, EMF/arc flash, harmonics, to name only a few. Provides resultant recommendations with reliability focus. Specifies equipment sizing on upgrades. Provides leading-edge research directly applicable to today’s requirements, plus necessary internal/external training. Applies all efforts to NERC, IEEE and others. Uses PSCAD, PSLF, PSS/E, SYME, SynerGEE, PJM, PEPCO, EMTP. Has multiple publications. 110-130K. 02192015.01

Electrical Test/Safety Contract Engineer, FAA/Substations – NETA III

BSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. A seasoned contract electrical test engineer, having a substantial history with both FAA/Avionics safety and substation equipment testing. The first of dual talents involves implementing new initiatives of regional FAA/EOSH safety program. Oversees arc flash risk program as expert and regional safety instructor/trainer. Performs power systems studies and is official FAA/EOSH Liaison. For the second skillset, has an extensive history with substation equipment testing and commissioning (relays, transformers, generators, switch/panel boards, transfer switches, breakers and cables) relating to utility and industrial plants and other facilities requiring critical power (such as hospitals, etc). Has focus for standards compliance in both fields. 100K. 02172015.8

Power Transmission Planning Analyst/Engineer – Contract

MSEE/<15 Years. A seasoned contract engineer, performing complex operability, reliability, and usage studies/calculations and recommendations. Applies to: Substation CT saturation, infrastructure analysis for reinforcement, interconnection stability, load pocket, congestion patterns, cable ampacity, ferro-resonance, equipment performance (sizing, grounding, short circuit, load flow, power compensation and transfer), and thermal assessments. Performs large-scale simulations, develops mitigation plans for critical/long term outages, wind farm/solar full grid modeling, and voltage flicker mathematical models. Has studied effects of reactive source substation removals. Assists in FERC 754/715, NERC NUC-001 compliance. Brings marketing talent involving proposal win strategies, external events liaison. Uses MUST, Aspen, SKM, ETAP, GE MAPS and more. Contract or direct hire. 100K. 02172015.3

Power Generation Plant Maintenance and Operations Manager

MSEE-Honors, PE Cert/20 Years. Provides M&O and start-up responsibility for power generation, hydro, wind, fossil fuel, and steam/gas turbine plants. Performs variety of maintenance programs: Short circuit studies for generator breakers, step-up transformers, and large electric motors; load flow and motor starting studies; transient stability analysis; power switching (switchgear); reliability tests; protective relay settings; and outage planning and coordination. Implements new installation, rehabilitation and upgrade projects from concept to completion involving construction supervision, asset management, technology development, technical support and training. Routinely monitors and work with HVAC and auxiliary power systems, PLCs, DCIS, and excitation systems. Uses MatLab, Pro-Engineer, AutoCAD, Cadkey, Micro Station, Etap, Mathcad, Primavera and more. Multilingual. 130-150K. 02122015.2

Substation Applications Engineer / Sales

BSEE/>20 Years. Has comprehensive experience with substation equipment, communications and control systems (powerline carrier systems/PLC, multiplexers, fault recorders, protection & control and more). Captures multi million $ revenue increases through customer interface using facility enhancements, retrofitting and reliability concepts. Conducts extensive advanced customer technical training and internal/external (domestic & international) presentations. Introduces new product lines, develops installation process improvements to reduce man-hours. Has significant domestic and international sales channel management experience. 110K. 02112015.5

Regional Sales Manager – Power Connectors, Cabling

BSBA/>20 Years. Builds and manages entire regional sales organization (includes direct, manufacturing reps and distributors) to increase sales revenue for power connectors and cables, applying to fiber optics, telecommunications, coax and datacom. Participates in new product introduction process and conducts thorough training presentations. Also works internationally with large OEM accounts. Business sectors include power utilities, substations, mining, telecommunications, transportation and industrial. 100K. 02092015.1

Director of Sales / Business Development – Utility Products

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. An executive level sales and business development leader for large power transformers, switchgear, SmartGrid and distribution automation solutions / substations for utility, investor-owned and large industrial entities. Orchestrates sales revenue and business development plans and strategy road plan with defined goals and expectations. Uses various techniques including partnerships development, tactical concepts, branding, plus customer training and value-add propositions. Owns profit and loss, and penetrates national and South American markets. Drives global manufacturing facilities utilization. Brings backgrounds in high finance, and applications engineering regarding grid power, energy management systems, and energy automation software/hardware for transmission utilities with substantial technical presentation/live demonstration expertise. Multilingual. 130-140K. 01302015.5

Sr. Substations / Instrumentation and Controls Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Provides instrumentation and controls, fuel handling and other systems design engineering for nuclear power plants. Also designs, installs, and tests electrical power systems, 40MVA substations and 600V E-Houses for utility, solar farms and petrochemical industry with expertise in complex studies (short circuit, load flow, arc flash, mitigation), concept development, design layouts, and photovoltaic analysis. Experience includes DCN projects including generating specifications, drawings, test procedures development, equipment selection, site inspection and commissioning. Applies regulatory standards knowledge. Uses AutoCAD, CRC-COV, ETAP, SKM, Easypower. Extensive publications. 90-100K. 01292015.4

Power Systems Project / Operations Manager

MBA, BS-Systems/15 Years. Manages turnkey projects for electrical transmission and distribution substations facilities, protection / control (relays), and automation systems for utilities, industrial and commercial end users. Has completed approximately 80 automation system contracts with 98% on-time delivery and 99% were below budget. Actively participates in new product development such as “intelligent” electronic P and C relays, leading innovation performance improvement and reducing launch time/costs. Integrates SAP/ERP systems. Uses a wealth of software tools to effect proactive project management and manufacturing principles. Brings a background in finance, involving systems development for effective international billing, cloud CRM and resource management. A significant, high level background in quality management with TQM, Six Sigma, ISO, PMI PMP (using Agile, SOX, CMMI and more) and involving FAA, IEEE, MIL-Q-9858A and DoD standards. Consultant or direct hire. 80-90K. 01282015.3

Power Systems / Protection and Control Engineer

BSEE-Honors, PE Cert/<10 Years. A professional engineer with power systems and substations expertise, and strong customer focus, relating to protection and control, utility networking automation (Modbus, NDP, IEC61850) and IP architecture, and complex load-flow/short circuit/fault modeling and disturbance/system stability analysis. Experience applies to various relay types (digital microprocessor, universal), SCADA, meters and metering rates concepts, switchgear and components and more. Uses 3-phase relay test sets, performs CT selection, systems simulations, implements asset management projects, and often provides managerial consulting on-site with substantial customer and regulatory officials interaction. Builds customer relationships and increases upgrade revenue. Utility, wind and solar power industries. Uses Matlab, PSpice, PSCAD, ETAP, SKM, Gantt, CRM and more. Available for direct or contract hire. 80-90K. 01222015.2



Substations Field Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Comprehensive experience in high voltage substations and field maintenance and operations management for thermo-electric power plants. Is lead on environmental regulations compliance (ASME, ANSI, NEC, IEEE and more), overall construction, and emergency equipment replacements. Generates BOMs, is responsible for bid processes and supplier selection, and performs hands-on maintenance and testing as required. Has particular expertise with transformers, breakers, interrupters and grounding. Has PE certification. 70-80K. 01212015.4

Field Service Engineer – Substations

BSEE/5 Years. Provides on-site technical engineering support and troubleshooting for substation operations and auxiliary subsystems. Identifies and resolves potential operational problems proactively, and leads subsystem component testing activities. Is technical liaison to customers (performance indicator reporting and more) and also to vendors / suppliers. Performs training for O and M technical staff, and manages technical documentation such as operations and maintenance guides, manuals. Brings EIT/NERC certifications and high voltage power transmission experience. 120K. 01212015.2

Systems Integration / Automation / SCADA Engineer

BSEET/>20 Years. Designs and programs substation automation solutions/SCADA and HMI using SQL, DMS/EMS systems and network configuration, and integrates protection / control and data acquisition devices for utilities. Integrates data from analog feedback, digital IO and variable frequency drives. Design experience includes various hardware, panels and layouts.  Manages bid processes and technical proposals. Works with various resources to actively resolve all customer issues. Uses AutoCAD, Visio. 80-90K. 01202015.6

Power Distribution / Substation Design Engineer – Contract

BSEE/>20 Years. Design engineer skilled in medium and low voltage power distribution systems, substations, relays and switchgear, plus integration of arc flash studies analysis. Works under NEC, IEEE/ANSI standards, performs load flow and short circuit complex calculations / analysis. Uses variety of tools such as SKM Dapper and ETAP for high level studies for: Motor starting, voltage drop, and sizing for breakers, transformers, load centers, MCC, UPS, batteries and cabling. Provides ampacity and penetration protection calculations for DCN/EDN/FCR modifications for nuclear power plants. Generates various diagrams for power factor improvements using AutoCAD. Designs / models lighting systems using AGI132. Assists with bid processes. Available for both full time roles and consulting projects. 100K. 01192015.6