Kiewit Corporation Substation P&C Engineer- Kiewit Power Engineers in Chicago, Illinois
Requisition ID: 160459
Job Level: Mid Level
Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering
Department: Design Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time
This position will be responsible for the protection & control design and engineering of greenfield and brownfield substation projects ranging from 12kV to 500kV voltage levels. The successful candidate should be able to formulate one-line diagrams based on project scope, develop AC and DC schematic diagrams, design and check wiring and interconnection diagrams, and perform protection & control-relevant calculations. Familiarity with developing relay settings and RTU configuration is desired.
Kiewit Power Delivery is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil, gas markets. As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.
Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.
We are an innovative team that prides itself on continuous improvement and always delivering on our commitments to our clients and ourselves. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.
On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.
This position can sit out of Lone Tree, CO, Chicago, IL, or Atlanta, GA.
Work with project team to create all design documents and drawings, including one and three-line diagrams, protection and control schematics, communications diagrams, and wiring/interconnectiondiagrams..
Specification development for the procurement, installation and testing of substation equipment.
Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as determining equipment ratings, sizing equipment per project requirements, CT burden calculations, AC station service load calculations, DC battery sizing calculations, and voltage drop calculation.
Communicate and coordinate project activities with project lead, customer representatives, and other stakeholders.
Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Electrical engineering from an ABET accredited university
At least 3 years of experience performing substation protection & control design and engineering for high voltage substations
Licensed Professional Engineer preferred, but not required
Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI
Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluent in English language
• Regular, reliable attendance
• Work productively and meet deadlines timely
• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.