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Electrical Power Engineer IV

Company: Electric Power Systems
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 10, 2018

Job Description:

Job ID 2018-1567St. LouisCategory Engineering DesignOverview

Substation and Line Engineer

Electrical Engineer IV

Electric Power Systems is an Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization. We specialize in engineering & design, commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for utility, industrial, transit, data centers, and commercial facilities. At Electric Power Systems, we are committed to promoting a culture of safety within our organization and alongside all of our clients. Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

The candidate will perform project management, conceptual and detail design services for physical, protection & control and SCADA for new or existing substation expansion.


Working knowledge of protection and control design for electrical substations and transmission lines.

  • Lead relay protection and control activities for 4kV thru 765KV electrical substation projects.
  • Prepare P&C scopes and cost estimates for electric substation projects.
  • Prepare and/or review P&C engineering and designs for electrical substation projects.
  • Review and approve P&C related work of other team members.
  • Review, evaluate and provide P&C comments and recommendations on transmission system planning proposals.
  • Coordinate with transmission customers and interconnected companies on associated protection issues.
  • Perform activities related to NERC P&C standards.
  • Identify, clarify, resolve, and initiate solutions to protection and control problems through analysis of interruption reports and fault recorder records.
  • Contribute to development of system-wide protection standards for transmission and distribution station protection, metering and control applications.
  • Provide general P&C technical support, as needed, including the technical interfaces with customer planning, engineering, transmission & substation operations personnel.
    Working knowledge of electrical substation physical layout and control houses
    • Develop site plans, general arrangement plans and single line diagrams
    • Develop and review specifications, drawings and standards.
    • Selection of equipment and material.
    • Transmission and pole line design
    • Develop detail design for steel and buswork, control house, breakers, switches and transformers.
    • Lightning protection design and analysis.
    • Develop detailed design for foundations, system grounding, grading, conduit and trenching.
      Project Management
      • Manage assigned projects focusing on scheduling, resource planning, cost control and key deliverables.
      • Cost estimates related to the development of new transmission and distribution substations
        • Provide engineering support for project installation, commissioning, checkout and troubleshooting.
        • Model transmission system impedances and perform short circuit fault studies.
        • Perform area protection studies and recommend settings for existing and new transmission line and station protection schemes.
        • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations.
        • Experience with AutoCAD or Microstation a plus.
        • Experience with system modeling program such as ASPEN a plus.
        • Mentoring and providing guidance to developing engineers within department.
        • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


          • PE registration is required.
          • Experience in substation relay protection, metering, control and SCADA applications.
          • Working knowledge and familiarity with applicable industry codes and standards.
          • Design and engineering for HV and EHV electrical substation projects (for higher level classifications).
          • Project management experience required. PMP certification desirable.
          • Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University.
          • Overtime as required to meet assigned deadlines.
          • 25% travel will be required in first year.
            EPS E&D is an Equal Opportunity Employer

            Key Words

            Electrical Substation - Physical Layout - Auxiliary systems - protection and control design - load management - Automated meter reading - distribution systems - tranmsisssion systems - SCADA systems - automation systems - power substation design - Relay settings change - lightning protection - grounding plans - conduit plans - buswork design - control house layouts - control house elevations -

            Power systems

            PM18 PI105388781

            Keywords: Electric Power Systems, St. Louis , Electrical Power Engineer IV, Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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