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Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Transmission Line and Substation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Substation Engineer for our Rochester NY office.

The Substation Design Engineer is required to work within a multi-discipline team to design efficient and reliable electrical substations. The engineer will coordinate his/her design activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful project completion. The engineer will also assist the Estimating Team in preparation of estimates and project proposals.

This position is accountable to provide all design activities in accordance with all applicable codes and standards, including all of WSP's policies and procedures, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

Additional accountabilities for the Substation Design Engineer include:

* Preparation of project specifications for material and equipment purchase and installation.
* Design of electrical substation facilities including site and bus work layouts, ground grids, controls, protection, and metering.
* Delivery of accurate and thorough designs that will meet industry standards and specifications, and meet good engineering practice with excellent constructability.
* Review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability.
* Resolving site queries, attending site meetings and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects.
* Maintaining complete project documentation with respect to substation design and construction, including all completion packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
* Making and maintaining appropriate commitments to project teams and coordinating design activities with multi-disciplined project team members.
* Maintaining good working relationships with internal groups that support projects.
* Maintaining good working relationships with material suppliers, contractors, and any others that affect the quality, schedule and cost of projects.
* Mentoring and providing guidance to developing engineers within the department.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

* A degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution,
* P.E. Registration or eligible for P.E. licensing,
* A minimum of 10 years experience in transmission substation design.
* Knowledge of codes and standards such as IEEE and ANSI.


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

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