Job Description :
Role: Commissioning Engineer

Location: Glendale Height, IL

Duration: Full Time

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Essential Responsibilities :
Review specification and engineering drawings to understand the purpose and functionality of substation.

Schedule the installation and commissioning with subcontractors and customer.

Provide safety analysis and proper equipment isolation procedure.

Provide a day-to-day outage plan for customer.

Develop detail test procedure and sign-off sheet for each piece of equipment.

Monitor the construction and be available to address technical questions as they arise during construction, installation and testing.

Identify and resolve design errors.

Assist field crews and dispatch in developing switching to properly sequence in equipment, making sure proper hold points for testing are incorporated.

Directly witness or perform critical tests such as DC Functional Trip Testing prior to energization and in-service

Direct crews as necessary during critical work junctures. This typically occurs during final commission, just prior and through initial energization.

Acknowledge substation modification is complete and functional and formally turns it over to Dispatch to be operated within its design limits.

A Senior Commissioning Engineer is expected to support several capital projects occurring at the same time. Accordingly they rotate amongst the jobs, keeping abreast of the construction activities, reviewing test results and monitoring the work so as to anticipate any problems and gauge their level of involvement from a technical support perspective.

Near project completion, as the equipment is ready to have its control schemes functionally tested and the equipment energized is when a commissioning engineer will be required to work extended hours/days in a row at a particular job site.

This position does not directly supervisor a crew, however they will direct field technicians from time to time on performing technical tasks as needed.

Possess and Maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license


Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor''s degree in electrical engineering or engineering technology from an accredited institution

Minimum 5 years of engineering experience

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

The position is open geography. Candidates must reside in the U.S. to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications :
7+ years of experience evaluating and servicing electrical distribution or control systems is desirable. Experience in testing, troubleshooting, evaluating, and servicing electrical distribution and control systems is highly desirable.

Protection and Control experience with transmission and distribution equipment

3+ years of experience in protective relay testing.

5+ years working with high voltage substations