Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has a long tradition delivering Transmission and Design projects globally to a wide and established client base. Due to recent growth we are expanding our resources through the South East of America to provide enhanced local support to our customers.

Wood currently have an exciting opportunity for a Substation Engineer. Reporting to the Substation Lead Engineer, this position is located in our Orlando, FL office. If you are looking to strengthen and enhance your skills, thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment and are looking for that next step in the growth of your career, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support designing electrical substations of 12 to 500 kV
  • Prepare electrical design deliverables including one-line diagrams, general arrangements and sections for major substation equipment, bus work, HV structures, associated hardware and grounding
  • Support designing station grounding grids, lightning protection, low voltage AC & DC systems and lighting layouts
  • Prepare protection and control design deliverables including one- and three-line diagrams, AC and DC schematics, wring diagrams, cable schedules, panel arrangements and panel front views
  • Support designing substation communication systems, substation networks, substation controls, alarms, metering and protection and control schemes
  • Support reviewing vendor documents against specifications
  • Preparing material take-offs for all substation electrical equipment and hardware
  • Preparing engineering documents, calculations, and specifications
  • Supporting field inspections
  • Traveling and visiting client sites from project definition through construction

Skills / Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university with the ability to register as a Professional Engineer in the future
  • 3+ years of electrical engineering experience in a Transmission and Distribution Utility or EPC organization designing substations
  • Proven experience with delivery of Transmission and Distribution engineering solutions is considered an asset
  • Understanding of basic power systems theory, protective relays, substation communication devices, substation control, substation alarms, fault recorders, SCADA and high voltage equipment
  • Experience with substation design standards including - ANSI/IEEE/NEMA
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • FPL experience and local utility experience (Central Florida) is considered an asset
  • Due to clients in Latin America, Spanish is considered an asset
  • Driving License

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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