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Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) - Lead Engineer/SME

Brand: Asplundh Engineering Services

Location: , MD, United States

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Requisition Number: 57

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Asplundh Engineering Services is seeking a highly experienced Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) – Equipment Subject Matter Expert to join our Mid-Atlantic team. The ideal candidate will have significant Gas Insulated Switchgear experience.  Expertise in equipment functions in a High Voltage Substation (HV) up to 500kV is required.
  • Provide expertise for developing and updating GIS specifications, ensuring deliverables meet client technical requirements and follow best practices.
  • Work with the Client's Sourcing group to develop and submit bidding packages to the approved Vendors.
  • Respond to GIS Vendor questions during the bidding process.
  • Review Vendor Bids, including technical information and preliminary GIS drawings
  • Lead the GIS proposal evaluation effort and coordinate with the Client and Owner's Engineer to arrive at a recommendation for the successful Vendor
  • Assist the Client Sourcing group through GIS equipment award.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings with the project team consisting of the Client, Engineer of Choice (EOC) and OE and provide support related to the GIS equipment purchasing process.
  • Review GIS vendor equipment drawings and designs at the various stages and resolve related issues. Provide comments as required.
  • Successful candidate will be responsible for supporting all GIS equipment related aspects of each assigned project.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the GIS Equipment field up to and including 500kV, with extensive knowledge of Gas Insulated Switchgear.
  • Experience in developing/Editing GIS  specifications, and assisting the Client Sourcing Group with GIS procurement
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to correspond with GIS vendors and provide recommendations regarding high-voltage engineering issues.
  • Ability to attend project status meetings, schedule review meetings, and provide support during construction activities.
  • Ability to review GIS Vendor Drawings and provide technical comments.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

We offer a competitive benefits package that provides a foundation of support for the health, safety, and security of you and your family. We are proud to extend a broad selection of benefits to meet your needs—and medical, dental, and vision benefits start on the first day of employment.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire reasonable accommodations should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note:
  • All job offers are subject to pre-employment drug screening and a background check.
  • Unless otherwise noted, we do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Notice to Agencies: We only accept resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing services if a Service Agreement has been signed and we have requested recruitment/staffing services for the specific position. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of the company, and no fees or compensation will be paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or staffing service.