Senior Substation Project Engineer
Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join the Substation and Transmission Engineering group. You will have a strong background in protection system and high voltage substation design. Your primary job responsibility will be performing electrical design, equipment selection and procurement, and project/construction management tasks to complete substation projects. The roles and responsibilities of this position fall under three areas; engineering design, project management and procurement management.
Salary Range: $90,000 to $120,000.
Engineering Design: Your engineering expertise to produce quality and accurate designs work to ensure that the substation equipment and controls will serve the needs of the Colorado Springs Utilities transmission and distribution systems today, tomorrow and into the future. To this end, you will be responsible for:
Project Management: By bringing a technical perspective to project management efforts, from commencement through design and construction to integration, you will be instrumental in aligning project scope and execution with technical requirements while keeping projects on-time and on-budget. Key responsibilities in this area include:
Procurement Management: Procuring the right equipment and services that conform to our standards is critical for the long-term reliability of our substations. Appling your knowledge of the project and system needs, you will be responsible for:
Why should you apply? This position provides a unique opportunity to perform engineering design and project management in all aspects of substation projects from start to finish – including stake holder identification and coordination, scope definition and refinement, equipment selection and procurement, design detail and implementation, and technical expertise during construction and energization. The responsibility of performing in all project aspects enhances your engineering expertise while showcasing your propensity for self-directed work and ability to balance competing projects and priorities. In joining the Substation and Transmission Engineering group, you will gain membership to a highly skilled and experienced team who routinely leverages their technical expertise to serve in our municipal utility's Energy Services Division and beyond.
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What will it take to be successful in this position? A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program is required for this position; an emphasis in Power Systems engineering is strongly preferred. A Master's Degree, Professional Engineer (PE) registration and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification are desired but not required. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess 5 years of substation design experience with demonstrated expertise in creating protective relay one line / three line diagrams; current, voltage and trip schematics; and panel / equipment wiring diagrams including point-to-point and inter-panel wiring. (Please highlight these skills within your resume) Proven skills in the areas of teamwork, collaboration, initiative, and communication are a must.
What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you...
Offering four services, Colorado Springs Utilities gives you experience unmatched by other utility companies. We champion innovation, state-of-the-art facilities and clean, efficient technologies that sustain the Colorado Springs lifestyle. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, you will enjoy nature at its finest. From snow-boarding to biking to theater to community service to food and wine festivals, Colorado Springs offers something for everyone.
Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community!