HNTB Engineer II Traction Power Design in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
What We're Looking For
Come join the HNTB Rail Systems team and support the design and development of innovative transit power systems.
You will be responsible for assisting in the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position performs research, development, calculations, design and delivery in partnership with the project team. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to assist in the execution and evaluation of project designs. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project execution using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.
Contributes to the preparation or modification of reports, plans and designs for projects.
Assists in the preparation of project quantity and cost estimates.
Performs other duties as assigned
Support design team for AC and DC power distribution systems and AC and DC traction power substation, including 600/750V DC rail transit traction power substations and 25/12kV AC rail transit traction power substations.
Design auxiliary power and switchgear systems in a transit environment.
Support design team with traction power system analysis and simulations including load flow, short-circuit availability, motor-starting, and protective relay coordination studies.
Generate traction power specifications and design drawings.
Perform design services during construction for traction power projects.
Be lead technical resource for transit traction power projects.
Performs site investigations in substations and along railroad tracks.
Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Master's degree in Engineering
Engineer in Training (EIT) certification
Knowledgeable in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
What You'll Need
Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.
Responsible for preparation and/or modification for select portions of project reports, plans, designs, and calculations.
Develops project quantities and assists with development of cost estimates.
Assists engineering teams with organization and administrative support of design files.
Able to self-sufficiently complete various tasks and duties including but not limited to research, data collection, field investigations, development, and design of projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience
Master’s degree in Engineering and 1 year of relevant experience
Enhances action orientation by taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with support and a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Collaborates by building partnerships and working within their department to meet shared objectives.
Communicates effectively by developing and delivering communications that convey a clear understanding of the project needs in a group setting to the project discipline team.
Demonstrates self-awareness by using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and development opportunities.
Drives self-development by actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
Being tech savvy by learning the applications used on the job and understanding what software applications are needed to accomplish tasks. Applying discipline-specific software as well as CAD.
Instills trust by gaining the confidences and assurances of others, internally and externally, through honesty, integrity, and commitment to be used through their career.
Displays proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and MicroStation and/or AutoCad or other software as required for job assignments.
Exhibits proficiency in applying engineering, geometric and algebraic principles in your work.
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