Sargent & Lundy

  • Electrical Testing & Commissioning Specialist -- Fossil

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Temporary
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  • Overview

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation projects worldwide. With a highly experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects. The Construction Support Services Division has a temporary, full-time opportunity for a lead Electrical Testing & Commissioning Specialist to support a Fossil generated project in Wheatland, Wyoming.


    • Oversight of project specific testing activities
    • Provide interface between testing contractors/subcontractors and client
    • Create project specific testing and commissioning plans
    • Create project specific site work plans
    • Review of test data to client standards and review of in-service test data (load flow verification)
    • Monitor relay testing and review of relay settings
    • Monitor functional testing in accordance with the three-line current and potential and schematic diagrams
    • Monitor and review of testing of SCADA and communication systems
    • Troubleshoot issues that arise during testing activities



    Essential skills and experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience.
    • 15, or more years, of experience in commissioning and startup of generating power plants and high voltage substations.
    • Familiarity with microprocessor protection relays used in electric utility substations. Should have knowledge of relays from ABB, AREVA, Siemens, SEL, etc.
    • Ability to read and understand AC and DC Schematic Diagrams and Wiring Diagrams for electric utility substations. This includes schematics and wiring diagrams for protection, transformer protection, bus differential protection, breaker failure protection, etc.
    • Ability and willingness to travel 75-100% of the time within the United States
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • PE license


    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.





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