Lead Substation Engineer

Kiewit Hanover , MD 21076

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition ID: 85399

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with project team to create all design documents and drawings, including one and three-line diagrams, protection and control schematics, communications diagrams, wiring diagrams, substation layout plan, section and detail drawings and application of mark-ups for project built drawings.

  • Specification development for the procurement, installation and testing of substation equipment.

  • Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, equipment sizing, relay coordination, and electrical studies.

  • Communicate and coordinate project activities with project lead, customer representatives, and other stakeholders.


  • Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited university

  • At least three-ten years' experience performing engineering related duties

  • Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI

  • Eligibility to take Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam or Engineer-In-Training (EIT) license

  • legally able to work within the United States for any length of time

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluent in English language

Working Conditions

  • Fast-paced office environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds.

  • Travel in the U.S. and internationally (Less than 10%).

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We're Different

  • Consistently ranked within the top five of the "Top 400 Contractors" according to Engineering News-Record

  • Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment

  • 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay

  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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