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Engineer III 188146

Charlotte, NC 28202 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 03/24/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 188146 Pay Rate: $52-$55 per hour

Job Description


Electrical Design Engineer (Engineer III)
The P&C Scoper manages work in engineering areas of specialization, with minimal supervision. The P&C Scoper is expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. Employees in this position are fully competent in the use of concepts and procedures. The P&C Scoper identifies problems, develops solutions and takes action to resolve.

• Create the Protection & Controls (“Electrical”) scope of work for capital improvement projects to ensure constructability, regulatory compliance and adherence to industry and the client's standards. Scoping efforts include but are not limited to the following:
• Assess substation yard and control house impacts and requirements
• Specify major equipment changes
• Identify cable/cable type
• Specify relays and determine panel layouts
• Assess and account for telecom requirements
• Identifies equipment and material needed for projects
• Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems of increasing complexity both in and outside of typical responsibilities,
• Engages with a variety of project stakeholders (i.e. Construction and Maintenance, Project Management, Planning and Operations, etc.) to ensure stakeholder needs are accounted for in project scopes.
• Attends site visits to review current conditions and planned changes with project stakeholders
• Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, scheduling and monitoring of work activities; decisions may affect the operations or results of the work group and may have some impact on major projects or department results,
• Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches related to well-defined problems and analysis of increasing complexity,
• Conducts engineering and related studies,
• Completes non-routine engineering projects with minimal oversight with the ability to independently manage project schedules and interfaces,
• Possesses and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures; proficient in technical and analytical competencies necessary to handle assignments of increasing complexity,
• Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities,
• Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills,

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications:

Education Requirement:

Bachelors of Science in Engineering

• Proficient in the design of protection settings and control of all classes of substations (T to T, T to D, Customer, etc.)
• Familiar with the creation of SPCC plans and secondary oil containment designs
• Proficient in engineering theories and principles
• Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting recommendations,
• Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds,
• Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
• Familiar with principles of project management
• Experience in the utility industry

Working Conditions:
• Hybrid – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable commute to the client facility.
• Corporate office or substation environment


Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Meet Your Recruiter

April Shelton

April Shelton is a senior recruiter with more than 25 years in the industry. April specializes in nuclear, power, and energy engineering. Her advice to job seekers is "Always have an updated resume. Don’t reply to a job posting if you are not fully qualified. If you use a cell phone as your primary contact, make sure it is professional and doesn’t have a song playing or an unprofessional voicemail message."

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