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Project Lead Engineer

Company: Aldridge Electric
Location: Libertyville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Building and Strengthening America's Infrastructure Aldridge is seeking an experienced, energetic, self-starting team member with a strong project leadership background to perform engineering design activities for electrical substations. This position is based out of the Libertyville, Illinois office with the ability to work remotely. What you'll do: The Project Lead Engineer will lead internal and external design and engineering resources to support ongoing projects and key pursuits. The Project Lead Engineer is expected to support the Power Division teams and report to the Vice President of Utility Services.

  • Develop and manage project schedules, budgets, and quality of assigned projects
  • Perform and direct internal and external resources in the detailed design of medium to extra high voltage substations and transmission lines including, but not limited to - Communications - Station physical layouts - Sections/Elevations - Cable and conduit plan and details - Ground grid design and details - Foundation plans and details - Structural plans and details - Control enclosure design and details - Bills of Materials - Sag calculations - Inter-discipline coordination activities - Specify and select substation equipment - Contribute to substation equipment specifications - Facility studies
    • Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients
    • Support PM with project reporting needs
    • Support the mentorship and training of other team members
    • Shall understand and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs
    • Travel will be required estimated +/- 25% Who you are: We are pursuing experienced professionals with the following qualifications:
      • BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering), BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, or equivalent technical education
      • Or equivalent ten (10) or more years of experience in substation design
      • Experience in 15kV through 345kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards
      • Experience filling the role of project engineer/lead for several transmission & distribution projects occurring concurrently
      • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
      • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, tracking and organizing many tasks of varying importance and size
      • Proven ability and desire to mentor and help others
      • Seven (5) to seven (7) or more years of experience in substation design
      • Experience in electric utility substation design (15kV through 500kV) and IEEE/ANSI standards is a plus
      • Professional Engineering license (PE) or the ability to obtain licensure and ability to obtain licensure in multiple states
      • Ability to successfully participate in multiple projects concurrently and manage budgets and schedules Who we are: Aldridge, a family-owned company, is one of the largest specialty contractors in the US, dealing in the power and transportation markets. We have built a reputation as a trusted source in the construction industry, with 70 years in business, 1,600 employees, and offices and job sites nationwide. Our continued success is attributed to our commitment to quality, attention to project planning, and dedication to an Incident and Injury Free (IIF) culture. -

        Aldridge's mission is to build and strengthen America's infrastructure, and that starts with building the strongest team. We have sustained significant growth and foresee that continuing for years to come. Our ability to execute difficult projects is made possible by engaging passionate, forward thinking, and innovative people. - What we offer: At Aldridge, you will be a valued member of our workforce and receive:
        • 401K plan with matching contributions
        • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
        • Paid Time Off
        • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Health Wellness Programs
        • Life and Disability Insurance
        • Lodging
        • Gas Card Aldridge cares about our team members and the communities in which they live. We are proud to support and participate in:
          • JDRF
          • Bridges to Prosperity
          • Bucks for Burn
          • Feed My Starving Children
          • Greenhouse Scholars This job-specific task list covers only the most important job duties. Employees assigned to this position title will also perform other occasional work assignments not mentioned above, including temporary assignments, training assignments, and other related duties. Aldridge is an EEO Employer and will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. -View your Equal Employment Opportunity rights under the law. Aldridge is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please call 847-680-5200 or email us at . -

Keywords: Aldridge Electric, Chicago , Project Lead Engineer, Engineering , Libertyville, Illinois

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