• location: Englewood, CO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $45 per hour
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Contract position: Client involved high voltage Substation engineering & construction projects is looking for a Substation Designer with 3-15 years of experience either focused on designing the physical layout for high voltage substations or designing the protection & controls schemes. This position will start out as contract with the potential to transition to direct hire.

Responsibilities for the Designer
  • Prepare/create a full range of construction documents for the installation of new, or modifications of existing, high voltage substations
  • Perform physical design on various high-voltage (69-550kV) substation projects
  • Provide engineering and construction support for projects
  • For the Physical Layout Designer - assist in the design for substations, including yard layouts, plans, elevations, sections and details, grounding, ground grids, Bill of Materials (BOMs), interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC and DC power systems, and cable lists
  • For the Protection & Control Designer - assist in preparing new and modified relay drawings, including relay panel arrangements, protection and controls, single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring, and relay panel wiring
  • Read one line & three line diagrams and then do the design that is required and translate that to a physical layout or controls scheme
  • Develop drawing packages for construction contracts and bill of material for procurement specifications
  • Communicate and coordinate project activities with project manager and others as needed
Requirements for the Designer

  • 3-15 years of experience as a Substation Drafter and Designer supporting high voltage substation projects
  • You need specific experience designing the physical layout & electrical clearances of the substation
  • You must be proficient with AutoCAD software
  • Our client prefers candidates that have an AS Degree in drafting technology or related field but direct substation experience is more important

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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