SUBSTATION ENGINEER POSITION

SUBSTATION ENGINEER (SPRINGFIELD, MO)

This electrical engineer will work on the design engineering and construction monitoring of substations, with a focus on protection and control in relation to power delivery projects. You will be involved in all aspects of substation projects, including but not limited to: completing detailed scope documents, developing one-line diagrams, producing logic diagrams, conducting fault studies, proficiently performing necessary calculations, assembling relay point assignments, developing schematics, front views, and bills of material. Conducting a proper QA/QC check on a P&C package will also be required.

Must have a thorough knowledge of current principles and practices of substation engineering. You will individually evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Work will include multiple projects of moderate to large size.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program is required
  • 3+ years of experience in the design of Medium or High Voltage Power Systems
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints
  • Experience tracking project information such as schedules & expenditures against budgets, preparing status reports, and client interface
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in the design of substations 138kV and above
  • Ability to prepare substation grounding calculations, direct stroke shielding calculations, and battery & charger sizing calculations
  • Physical layout and protection & controls experience
  • Ability to work with Designer to develop substation single-line diagrams, relaying & metering diagrams, DC schematic diagrams, substation plan & sections, and grounding plans
  • Familiarity with ANSI/IEEE/NEMA standards as they relate to substation design. This includes the National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI – C2)
  • PE license
  • AutoCAD experience

FULL-TIME BENEFITS

Employees and their families are at the heart of Toth and Associates’ benefits package. Health and financial wellness needs are supported, as well as the promotion of a positive work-life balance, through benefits, paid time off, and a flexible work arrangement.

  • Competitive compensation: An avenue through which TOTH reflects its commitment to the welfare of its employees is by offering competitive earnings. Rewarding employees with competitive compensation for all positions and skill levels is essential to TOTH.
  • Bonus program: Discretionary bonuses are a form of appreciation expressed by TOTH for an employee’s performance. Dedicated employees strengthen the company.
  • Flexible work arrangement: To assist employees in meeting life’s demands, most positions offer the flexibility for an employee to establish a routine work schedule. Furthermore, missed time for tending to personal matters can be accommodated by working those hours elsewhere in the week rather than using a paid time off option.
  • Vacation, sick, and holiday time off: Work-life balance is encouraged. Time off for vacation, illnesses, and holidays is issued to support family, personal interests, and social or leisure activities.
  • 401(k): TOTH recognizes the importance of preparing for the future. Committed to financial preparedness, TOTH’s 401(k) plan offers pre-tax contributions and post-tax Roth contributions deferred through payroll deduction. TOTH provides 3% of earnings via Safe Harbor contributions that are 100% vested, and in addition, provides discretionary profit sharing and matching contributions into employees’ retirement plans.
  • Medical: TOTH understands the value of health care coverage. To meet the needs of employees and their families, 3 coverage options are available. TOTH pays a significant portion of the premiums for all covered individuals, including paying 100% for an employee-only level.
  • Dental: Overall health and wellness are enhanced through the offering of dental insurance. By providing 2 plan options, there is flexibility for employees to select the option best suited for them and for their families. TOTH pays 100% of a designated employee-only plan and shares the premium cost for all other coverage levels.
  • Vision: Receive valuable eye care for a full range of services and products through a national leader of vision benefits. A nationwide network provides convenience in locating a provider near your home, workplace, or when traveling.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Utilize tax-free dollars on out-of-pocket costs for qualified health, dental, vision, prescription, or dependent care expenses. Experience the convenience of a debit card to pay for expenses.
  • Cell phone package: TOTH subsidizes the cost of a cell phone and pays for specified accessories associated with the phone. Employees joining the business’ cell phone plan also experience savings by eliminating the expense of a personal line.
  • Life/AD&D: An important provision for every family, life insurance offers coverage levels for self, spouse, and children. Accidental death and dismemberment are included automatically with elected life insurance coverage.
  • Short-term disability: Collect income protection benefits if you are disabled short-term. Deductions are withheld on a post-tax basis, allowing the income replacement payments to be issued tax-free, giving you the maximum benefit when you need it most.
  • Long-term disability: Collect income protection benefits if you are disabled long-term. Just as with short-term disability, deductions are withheld on a post-tax basis, allowing the income replacement payments to be issued tax-free, affording you the maximum benefit when you need it most.
  • Education assistance: TOTH believes in the worth of knowledge. Employees pursuing education in their field of work are offered tuition assistance.

Company Overview:

TOTH and Associates, Inc. (TOTH) was incorporated in December 2003 as a full-service engineering firm specializing in electric utility engineering, structural engineering, civil engineering, land surveying, and GIS/mapping. We serve a wide range of clients, including small cooperatives to large G&T’s, public & investor-owned utilities, municipalities, architects, and educational institutions across the country. No job is too large or small.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

TOTH provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, training, or other aspects of employment.

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