1+ months

Electrical Engineer (High Voltage Substation & Transmission Line)

Orlando, FL
**Electrical Engineer (High Voltage Substation & Transmission Line)**

Locations:Orlando, Florida

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Power and Gas

**Business Unit:** Energy Solutions

**Requisition Number:** 219478

**Primary Location:** United States-Florida-Orlando

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 20%

**Division Description:**

Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation, transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications, power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and related instrumentation and control systems.

**Job Description:**

**Position Overview**

Electrical Engineer (High Voltage Substation & Transmission Line).

The successful applicant for this position may work with the following components and systems, but is not limited :

High Voltage Substation Equipments (Air Insulated Switchgear (AIS) and Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS)

o Circuit Breakers

o Disconnect Switches

o Transformers

o Surge Arresters

o Power Control Centers (PCCs)

o Protection and Metering

o Instrument Transformers (CTs / VTs)

o Support Structures

Transmission Line

Cable Management System including Cable Sizing / Conduit Sizing / Raceway Design ( Duct Banks / Cable Trays ) etc

One Line Diagrams / Three Line Diagrams / Phasor Diagram

Electrical Interconnection Drawings

Overall General Arrangement Drawings

Electrical System / Studies

Load Flow Study

Short Circuit Study

Grounding / Lightning Study

Relay Settings and Coordination

Arc Resistant Study

Grounding System

Lightning Protection

Lighting Systems

High Voltage Switchyard Interface with Power Plant and the Utility


The entire life cycle of the High Voltage Substation and Transmission Line will be managed and coordinated by the Electrical Engineer, commencing with proposal support and contract award, detailed Engineering Phase through construction / commissioning and plant startup.

1) Perform Overall H.V System Review for the Simple and Combined Cycle Power Plants.

2) Act as a Chief Architect of the H.V. Electrical Design

3) Expert in Code Compliance (NEC, IEEE, ANSI, IEC)

4) Knowledge of ISO requirements (NERC, PJM, ERCOT etc)

5) Knowledge of USA Utility requirements

6) As a Licensed Professional Engineer (if exists) shall be willing to Stamp project specific drawings.

7) Willing to get P.E. License (if P.E. Licensed) for different States where ever the Project exists.

8) Develop the department by mentoring other engineers for reviewing the H.V Substation scope of work.

9) Develop Reference documentations and Processes for the above Equipments and Systems.

10) Support the Proposals Department in developing proposals.

a. Development of Electrical Bill of Quantities (BOQs) for the Contruction Estimates.

b. Work with suppliers to provide performance data, pricing, and availability to support Proposals Department deliverables.

c. Evaluate competitive bids from suppliers to ensure they meet the requirements of the technical specification.

11) Write generic and site-specific technical specifications for any or all of the above components and systems. Develop Master Document List (MDL) to clarify supplier software deliverables and due dates.

12) Conduct design review & discuss any lessons learned with chosen equipment supplier to ensure all requirements of the technical specification are understood and will be met.

13) Coordinate with Architect/Engineers, partners, and Customers to support timely transmittal and understanding of supplier technical documents. Review design documents submitted by suppliers and approve or comment.

14) Conduct Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) for any or all of the above components and systems. Ensure all components are thoroughly tested and meet the performance and quality requirements established in the technical specification.

15) Site Support: Support commissioning and start-up activities for any or all of the above components and systems. Conduct readiness reviews, and participate in pre-commissioning activities with supplier Technical Field Assistants (TFAs).

16) Site Support: Respond to Architect/Engineer and site requests for information (RFIs); engineering changes to manufacturing information (ECMIs); product change management (PCM) recommendations; and field deficiency reports (FDRs) related to any or all of the above components and systems.

17) Perform communication of complex technical and commercial issues

18) Drive standardization and innovation of Electrical equipment and systems described above

19) Initiate department Research and Development projects, ensuring achievement of applicable goals and objectives.

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

The Candidate must be able to work independently and in a team environment on Complex assignments. Candidate must mentor, train and give directions to lower level engineers.

The candidate must possess knowledge of power plant electrical equipments and how electrical equipments are integrated within a gas turbine simple cycle plant, gas turbine combined cycle plant, or conventional steam power plant, as applicable.

The ideal candidate would also have experience in the following areas relative to the equipment identified above:

+ Power Plant & HV Substation Electrical Components and System design

+ Analysis and design of power plant & HV Substation system / component operation, startup, synchronization and shutdown

+ Knowledge and Experience with NEC / IEEE or/and IEC Standards for the above Electrical Equipments and Systems.

+ Knowledge and Experience with relevant tools like ETAP / SKM etc

+ Knowledge of 50Hz and 60Hz standards for the power plant electrical equipments.


Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge of field of specialization to the successful completion of complex assignments. Demonstrates advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates significant knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues.

BS/BA in Electrical Engineering with 8-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

+ Prior working Experience with an Architect Engineering OR EPC firms.

+ Site construction and/or commissioning experience with the above equipment

+ Professional Engineer (P.E.) license

**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing / Production

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Electrical Engineer (High Voltage Substation & Transmission Line)

Orlando, FL

Share this job

Electrical Engineer (High Voltage Substation & Transmission Line)

Orlando, FL

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast