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Lead Civil & Structural Engineer

  1. Raleigh
R-112669

Job Title:  Lead Civil & Structural Engineer

Location: Raleigh, NC, USA

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Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will be rsponsible for the coordination and execution of Civil & Structural engineering in both Air Insulated Switchgear (AIS) and Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) substation projects in the 34.5kV – 550kV range, Railway Electrification and Renewable (Wind/Solar) Substation with an emphasis on project safety, cost, quality and reliability.

What will you do?

  • Provide civil & structural engineering services during the proposal, design and construction stages of AIS and GIS substations, Railway electrification and Renewable projects with strict adherence to the project contract.
  • Support proposal efforts by introducing and promoting innovation, cost saving ideas, and value-added solutions to the overall system design concept.
  • Involvement in marketing activities like tender processing, preparing costing sheet, sending RFQ’s to Contractors, review of quotations, and replying to queries from various officials and contractors
  • On-site assessment and evaluation of existing equipment, steel structures, foundations, etc., in so called “brown field” substation projects
  • Provide expertise and support to the proposal and project teams in validating construction sub-contractor bids, and in negotiating sub-contracts for electrical substations and switchyard projects
  • Prepare, update and support the execution of civil & structural engineering and site activities in the schedule with emphasis on; On-time delivery, Quality of deliverables and Project costs.
  • Work with the project lead engineer to develop the Design Criteria and the Document Deliverables list for the project.
  •     Provide engineering and design support in specific civil & structural engineering areas, including (but not limited to):
  • Substation / switchyard, both AIS and GIS, general arrangement review
  • Estimate civil & structural quantities with emphasis on project cost effectiveness
  • Grading and drainage design
  • Foundation calculations and design
  • Anchor bolt plan and details
  • Steel structure calculations and design
  • Building calculations and design
  • Equipment specifications
  • Equipment documentation reviews
  • Seismic qualification
  • Material and Construction specifications
  • Signing and sealing of design packages
  • Resolve civil and structural design issues as identified by individuals in the project execution team.
  • Notify the project lead engineer of any difficulties encountered in the engineering and design that may adversely impact safety, reliability, quality, cost, or schedule of the project deliverables, and provide recommendations for solutions.
  • Perform technical, cost savings, and constructability reviews of civil & structural design packages from internal engineering, outsourced sub-contractor engineering and equipment factories.
  • Utilize knowledge of applicable standards and codes to ensure that designs comply with the required national and local codes and requirements.
  • Assist the department manager in meeting department goals.
  • Adhere to Linxon Substations quality processes and document control procedures to ensure design documents are complete and accurate.
  • Civil & Structural Engineers shall be prepared to perform Construction and Field Engineering support on their respective projects while they are in the construction stage.
  • Perform Change Management (including providing technical information to support variations)

Education Required: 

  • Professional Engineering certification is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum ten (8) years of experience in foundation, reinforced concrete, and steel design.  OR
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum eight (6) years of experience in foundation, reinforced concrete, and steel design. 

Other Competencies:

  • Experience with outdoor and indoor GIS applications.  Specifically on indoor applications, a good understand­ing of the necessary building infrastructure to support GIS is required (e.g. foundation requirements, wall penetrations, embedded steel supports, overhead cranes, maintenance access, etc.).
  • Experience in HV power cable system applications, including cable vault layouts, cable restraint design, and GIS sealing end/air termination applications.

Experience/Special Skills Required:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Geotechnical site surveys, earthworks, site grading and drainages
  • Knowledge of Structural Analysis and Design Software (STAAD) and/or Structural Analysis Program (SAP2000) is necessary.
  • Experience with CAD software such as Autocad and/or Microstation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suites.
  • Travel is required; up to 25% both domestic and international.

About Linxon

We combine Atkins Realis project management expertise and Hitachi Energy’s industry leading technological knowledge into a company dedicated to substations. We deliver sustainable energy solutions and act as a true partner to facilitate the digital transformation for those who depend on consistent reliability.

Our vision

  • We are the partner of choice for our customers for our comprehensive solution portfolio.
  • Linxon delivers the best market offer of EPC projects through world-class power technologies and the highest level of competence in managing infrastructure activities. We want to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers and partners whilst complying with the highest standards of quality, safety, efficiency, and sustainability.

Our purpose

  • We are building the infrastructure to power the world with carbon free energy.
  • Linxon is driving sustainability by building vital infrastructure for the energy transition. We help cities grow, industries expand, and communities thrive by building a crucial part of the power transmission grid.
  • Linxon combines the accumulated knowhow of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and project execution capabilities so that customers benefit from efficient and

To know more about Linxon, please click the Link below:

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