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Engineering Technician 6 - Substation Design

Shawnee Mission, KS 66211

Posted: 05/30/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 568189 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Pay: $50-62.90

Functions in a senior lead engineering technician capacity.  Under general direction, modify or create deliverables and perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles and established design practices to develop complex design concepts. Provide technical guidance and may provide direction to other engineering professionals.

Engineering Production:
  • Applies basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables
  • Applies judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation
  • Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals
  • Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records
  • Uses advanced applications (e g, modeling and design software) in performance of work provided
  • May review the deliverables of others
  • May define work assignments and maintain schedules
  • May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise

Project Coordination:
  • Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development
  • May support field activities
  • May communicate project design requirements, progress and schedules

Preferred Technical Skills:
  • Ability to use the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments
  • Include but not limited to CADD, other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems
  • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
  • Advanced knowledge of other disciplines
  • Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • 3D design a plus
  • Experience with engineering calculations (i.e. lightning protection, ridged bus, grounding, battery sizing)
  • Advanced knowledge of physical substation design from 13KV-500kV
  • Below grade and Above grade design experience
  • Ability to take a scope and produce a physical design
  • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
  • Bachelor Degree in an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
  • Typically a minimum of 8 years related work experience.
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