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Senior Substation Engineer in Phoenix, AZ , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Gannett Fleming is looking for a Senior Substation Engineer to join our dynamic and growing team to support utility and power substation efforts within the West Region from a Phoenix, Arizona office. A successful candidate will be capable of leading, scheduling, and developing engineering teams within a multidisciplinary office environment. .

The growth and diversification of the Power Business Line is a top initiative, on both a regional and national scale. The successful candidate will have experience on various substation projects from 69kV up to 500kV, in addition build effective relationships with clients and stakeholders in the Power & Utility industry to help grow Gannett Fleming’s market share.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop Substation layout drawings including, plan and elevations, yard layouts, grounding, grounding details, raceway, raceway details, control building layouts, cable lists, and material lists on new and existing substations.
  • Develop Substation one lines, three lines, Aux AC Power Systems, DC Power Systems, DC Schematics, SCADA and Communications Systems, Relay Panel Layouts, Equipment Wiring, and Cable Schedules for new and existing substations.
  • Prepare calculations and reports presenting the calculations to clients.
  • Prepare equipment specifications, for substation equipment, components, and construction.
  • Be responsible for managing the technical, financial, and scheduling aspects of substation projects.
  • Accountable for project financial performance, quality standard, project deliverables.
  • Collaborate internally to pursue power substation projects regionally and nationally with the objective of increasing Gannett Fleming presence in the power delivery  business
  • Build, maintain and manage the necessary skills, resources and expertise to develop and deliver strategic services, partnerships, programs and projects.
  • Develop and nurture client relationships and network to uncover teaming arrangements
  • Assume an active role in the preparation of proposals bids, reports and presentations


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Advanced Degree strongly preferred.
  • Professional Engineer License in Arizona or ability to obtain within 6-12 months of hire.
  • Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in design, engineering and project management within power and utility industry.
  • Solid knowledge of the consulting engineering profession, 5 years of which would have principally focused on managing projects and/or client relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability with project management software and tools (Microsoft Project or similar) for scope, schedule and budget management.
  • Design and design management experience in high voltage substation, and distribution projects.
  • Experience in the creation of quality technical solutions and the design delivery of major power delivery projects.
  • Recognized within the Utility and Power Transmission & Distribution (T&D) industry, as demonstrated by authored papers and/or activities in relevant professional societies. 
  • Successful candidate will bring a strong network of professional industry contacts. 
  • Strong business acumen and history in developing project proposals and budget forecasts.
  • Commitment to driving strong business performance, continuous improvement, and best practices.

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 2018-4841



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