Substation Project Engineer (Portland, OR)

| Portland, OR
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About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Electrical Engineer we'll count on you to:

  • Support preparing scopes, schedules, and budgets, and ensure that schedules and budgets are met
  • Understands physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of material
  • Understands protection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC/DC schematics, equipment wiring and relay panel wiring
  • Prepare calculations for studies and reports (grounding, lighting protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)
  • Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing
  • Coordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate project activities with manager, clients, and others as needed
  • Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise efforts of less-experienced EIT's and/or Designers.
  • Perform other duties as needed


Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • PE required
  • 5+ years of experience in substation design is required.
  • Specific experience performing aspects associated with substation design including One Line Diagrams General Arrangements Sections Grounding Conduit Plans Foundation Plans Material Lists Relay and Control Systems Control Schematics and Wiring Diagrams is required.
  • Strong computer skills, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and electrical design software
  • Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Some travel may be required.


Preferred Qualifications
• Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

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More Information on HDR
HDR operates in the Greentech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE, Anchorage, AK, Phoenix, AZ, Tuscon, AZ, Irvine, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Sacramento, CA, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Colorado Springs, CO, Denver, CO, Englewood, CO, Washington, DC, Jacksonville, FL, Orlando, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Tampa, FL, Atlanta, GA, Honolulu, HI, Boise, ID, Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, Baton Rouge, LA, Boston, MA, Portland, ME, Fulton, MD, Ann Arbor, MI, Minneapolis, MN, Kansas City, MO, St Louis, MO, Lincoln, NE, Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV, Albuquerque, NM, New York, NY, Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC, Cleveland, OH, Columbus, OH, Portland, OR, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, North Charleston, SC, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Salt Lake City, UT, Bellevue, WA, Seattle, WA, Spokane, WA and Virginia Beach, VA. HDR was founded in 2022. It has 11170 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 156 open jobs at HDR, click here.
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