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Lead Primary Engineer

  1. Raleigh
R-112763

Job Title: Lead Primary Engineer

Location: Raleigh, NC

Join us!

Reporting directly to the Head of Engineering & Procurement, you will collaborate with peers such as Electrical Engineer Specialists, Project Engineers, and Civil Project Engineers.

As the Lead Primary Engineer at Linxon in Raleigh, North Carolina, you will leverage your technical expertise to lead the design and installation of Substation Layouts for projects ranging from 400kV to 11kV.

What will you do?

Technical Leadership:

  • Lead and deliver primary and High Voltage (HV) design packages for various substation projects, including those related to Grid projects and wind farms.
  • Develop substation layouts and detailed diagrams in compliance with established UK standards and processes, guiding and leading allocated Computer-Aided Design (CAD) resources locally and across different business units.
  • Develop technical specifications and material schedules for HV primary equipment.

Technical Expertise:

  • Undertake primary design and calculations, grounding and lightning design, steel design inputs, transformers, converters/rectifiers, HV and Medium Voltage (MV) switchgear systems, auxiliary power AC and DC systems, power cables, Request for Quotation (RFQ), Bill of Quantities (BOQ), Site Construction File (SCF), Design Safety Lifecycle Plan (DSLP), earthing system, busbar sizing, and cable engineering.
  • Provide technical support and contribute to the development of tender scheme options and related project scope documents.
  • Produce engineering time estimates and support monthly forecasts.

Design and Collaboration:

  • Lead and participate in design and hazard review meetings.
  • Provide technical support on-site when required.
  • Develop tenders and proposals as assigned by the line manager.
  • Train and mentor junior staff.

Position Interactions:

  • Collaborate with Line Managers for resourcing, domain knowledge, training, and conflict resolution.
  • Engage with other engineering functions, including HV cables, civils, commissioning, secondary systems, engineering support, and lead engineers.
  • Interact with site commissioning, test engineers, and installation teams.
  • Liaise with customers and technical assurance for design review.
  • Work closely with suppliers for technical alignment and review.
  • Engage with wider project teams, including project managers, planning, tendering, and supply chain.

Customer Management:

  • Strengthen customer relationships through the presentation and delivery of successful design solutions.
  • Hold and participate in design and hazard reviews.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Prepare conductor force calculations.
  • Check and approve project documentation in accordance with established standards.
  • Ensure that own work packages and delegated work packages align with project program, scope, and allocated budget.

About Linxon

We bring together Hitachi Energy and SNC-Lavalin strengths.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s 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.

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

Building the infrastructure to power the world - we are Linxon! - YouTube

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