Electrical Design Engineer II

Syracuse, New York

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer
Location: Syracuse, NY
Onsite Requirement: Onsite
Contract Duration: 12 months

  • Responsible for the design of Electrical power system design experience/knowledge is required


  • Conduit/duct bank routing and design
  • Conduit/trench/cable tray layout, including fill calculations in accordance with NEC
  • Substation ground grid design
  • Low voltage power distribution system design, including AC/DC panel schedules, load balancing, cable ampacity verification, and equipment specification
  • Utilize knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) to ensure that designs comply with the required safety clearances
  • Adhere to ABB Power Systems
  • Provide construction, installation & commissioning support and other desired competencies which add value to the ABB Substation organization
  • Knowledge of three-phase and single-phase encapsulated GIS substations, including Gas Insulated Bus (GIB) and associated SF6 type terminations (i.e., SF6 to SF6, SF6 to air and SF6 to oil)

Education/Skills Required:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required; Professional Engineering certification preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of power systems/substations experience
  • Basic knowledge of applicable ANSI standards is required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, AutoCAD & MicroStation is a plus
  • This position requires the ability to clearly communicate with ABB and Customer personnel in order to successfully collaborate, coordinate, and resolve project-related activities and issues

About SSI:
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well.

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