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Substation Civil Engineer

Company: Ampirical
Location: Covington
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

We'd love to have you join our team as a Substation Civil Engineer in our Covington, Louisiana office.Company Overview:Ampirical has been committed to improving and strengthening the power grid since the company's inception. Just as an ampere is the base unit for electric current, Ampirical takes pride in being on the leading edge of innovation and technology, allowing our industry to flow forward in a positive direction. We show gratitude for our customers and uplift our team members who make it all happen. We embrace challenging - yet rewarding - work, and we invest in our people every step along the way. Working at Ampirical is a career, not just a job. Please enjoy this video about our culture.Division Overview:Ampirical's Substation Engineering Division has recognized national expertise in the planning and design of new substations and high voltage electrical substations and switchyards. The mixture of our talents to offer all aspects of substation/switchyard design services, our trained resources to get the job done, and technical knowledge allows us to design a multitude of solutions to fit the client's need.Job Summary:The Substation Civil Engineer will work within a multi-discipline team to develop efficient and reliable preliminary drawings and design of site/foundation/structural components for High Voltage Substation Facilities in accordance with applicable industry codes and standards and Request for Quote (RFQ) scope of work ensuring constructability of design. This position requires the individual to provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to less experienced engineers within the department.What we Offer:We offer a competitive highly compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. You can review all of the details of our benefits package here. Below are some highlights.Medical, Dental, and Vision effective your 1st day of employment401(k) with company match (immediate vesting)120 hours (about 15 days) of paid time off (PTO)10 paid holiday daysFlexible work schedule (every other Friday off)Opportunity for advancement and career growthEmployer-sponsored Life Insurance, short-term and long-term Disability InsuranceGym Membership StipendTuition ReimbursementWellness ProgramPet InsuranceWho You Are:Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited universityProfessional Engineering License is required4-15+ years of experience in the Engineering/Design of Civil/Structural systemsUtilities or Energy Industries experience is a big plusExperience with the analysis and design of concrete foundations (Ipile, risa), anchorage systems, and the review of structural steel and connections, preferredExperience with site drainage design, grading, surface/sub-surface drainage plans, and cut and fill requirementsEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Develop site designs including storm water management, grading, surface/sub-surface drainage plans, detailed plans and specifications, and bidding and construction management of civil projects.Determine cut and fill requirements based on site topography and soil boring logs.Deliver accurate designs of complex structures that meet industry and client standards and applicable codes.Perform quality reviews of civil/structural engineering work for both peers/sub-contractors on assigned projects.Perform structural design and analysis of anchorage and foundation systems, using SAP2000, LPILE, MFAD, RISA-3D or equivalent.Perform hand calculations applying proficiency in civil/structural codes and standards such as AISC, ACI, ASCE 113, CBC, IEEE, NESC, etc.Prepare preliminary construction drawing packages for submittal to construction contractors for bid; review incoming proposals for alignment with design and constructability of methods.Assist with the development of project proposals, bid preparation, project schedules, etc. for assigned Substation projects.Assist project team during construction on civil, site, and foundation issues.Travel to client sites/field as necessary.Sign plansGuide younger engineers in designAmpirical is an Equal Opportunity Employer, meaning we do not discriminate based on the following characteristics in our hiring and employment practices: Age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion or religious attire, marital status, pregnancy (child birth or related medical conditions), citizenship status or amnesty, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, sickle-cell trait, status as a tobacco user or non-user, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Ampirical, New Orleans , Substation Civil Engineer, Engineering , Covington, Louisiana

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