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Sr Substation, Distribution or Transmission Line Electrical Engineer

  1. Clean power
  2. Guaynabo
R-103291

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking for a Sr Substation, Distribution or Transmission Line Electrical Engineer to join our team. This position location is in Guaynabo, PR. The work schedule could be a Hybrid work opportunity in Puerto Rico or may be based in our Atkins Caribe office.

The Senior Electrical Engineer reports to our Chief Electrical Engineer and is responsible for possessing a deep and broad base of knowledge of Engineering Design in Power Systems for High Voltage within the US.

About us

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

Substation Engineer

  • Providing electrical design for 38kV thru 230kV substations.
  • Providing detailed protection & control single line diagram for high voltage substation projects.
  • Performing substation relaying & metering diagrams such A.C. schematic diagrams, and D.C. Schematic diagrams.
  • Developing high voltage substation physical design.
  • Providing support on project scope and estimating.
  • Providing input to project cost and schedule.
  • Controlling and monitoring design budget.
  • Performing electrical system studies and calculations such as load flow and short circuit analysis, relay coordination and programming, arc flash analysis, grounding, and lightning protection system calculations.
  • Preparing engineering reports, tender and construction drawings, and documents.
  • Preparing equipment specification and selection and performing technical bid evaluation and making recommendations.
  • Sizing and specifying electrical equipment.
  • Assisting with field construction, commissioning, and vendor factory acceptance tests.

Distribution Engineer

  • Providing design for distribution power systems 120/208kV thru 13kV.
  • Developing drawing for overhead and underground distribution power systems.
  • Providing pole structural analysis.
  • Preparing power distribution layouts, grounding and lightning protection system design and layouts.
  • Performing Short circuit and voltage drop calculations.
  • Providing support on project scope and estimating.
  • Providing input to project cost and schedule.
  • Controlling and monitoring design budget.
  • Preparing engineering reports, tender and construction drawings, and documents.
  • Preparing equipment specification and selection and performing technical bid evaluation and making recommendations.
  • Sizing and specifying electrical equipment.
  • Assisting with field construction, commissioning, and vendor factory acceptance tests.
  • Ability to effectively interact with other disciplines on multi-disciplinary projects.

Transmission Line Engineer

  • Providing design for transmission line power systems 38kV thru 230kV.
  • Providing pole or tower structural analysis.
  • Providing conductor selection studies, shielding, grounding and induction studies.
  • Specifying transmission line components. 
  • Developing and reviewing transmission line models using PLS-CADD software.
  • Preparing specifications for transmission line materials.
  • Developing transmission line plan and profile drawings and construction documents
  • Designing based on the right of way requirements, and conductor sags/tensions.
  • Providing support on project scope and estimating.
  • Providing input to project cost and schedule.
  • Controlling and monitoring design budget.
  • Preparing engineering reports, tender and construction drawings, and documents.
  • Preparing equipment specification and selection and performing technical bid evaluation and making recommendations.
  • Sizing and specifying electrical equipment.
  • Assisting with field construction, commissioning, and vendor factory acceptance tests.
  • Ability to effectively interact with other disciplines on multi-disciplinary project.

What will you contribute?

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with seven years of experience since B.S. or 6 years since M.S.
  • Typical incumbent has ten to fourteen years of experience.
  • Have solid engineering design background in power, industrial and high voltage substations (AIS and GIS).
  • Strong knowledge in applicable codes and standards (NEC, ANSI/ IEEE).
  • Knowledge in physical distribution design methods and application.
  • Have leadership skills to lead projects and engineering design team.
  • Excellent communication skills with a focus on client management.
  • Valid P.E. in Puerto Rico, US or have NCEES record.
  • Experienced in equipment sizing, specification, and selection (transformers, generators, motors, HV substation equipment AIS and GIS physical layout, elevation, conductor and bus bar sizing/selection, and material selection).
  • Experienced in developing one-line diagrams, 3-line diagrams, schematic diagrams.
  • Experienced in power system studies (load flow, short circuity, arc flash, relay coordination, grounding/lightning protection system,).
  • Experienced in reviewing design drawings created by others.
  • Familiar with power system analysis software such as ETAP, SKM, Easy Power, WinIGS, CDEGS.
  • Familiar with the following software PLS-TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, CDEGS, PoleForeman.
  • AutoCAD experience.
  • Experienced in Bill of Material and Cost Estimate.

What we offer at Atkins:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan.

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Group Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college.

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

Atkins cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to Atkins, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. 

https://careers.snclavalin.com/recruitment-agencies

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