Sr. Civil Substation Engineer

Ampirical Solutions San Ramon, CA
Job Description

Ampirical is an electrical transmission and distribution engineering company that provides comprehensive customer support, from project conception to design engineering, project management, and construction. The Senior Civil Substation Engineer will work within a multi-discipline team to develop efficient and reliable design of civil/structural components for Substation Facilities in accordance with applicable industry codes and standards. This Sr. Engineer will be accountable for ensuring adherence to Ampirical's QA/QC guidelines, and reviews the work of peers and Junior Engineers/Sub-Contractors. This position requires the individual to provide leadership, mentorship, and/or guidance to less experienced engineers within the department.


* Deliver accurate designs of complex structures that meet industry and client standards and applicable codes.

* Perform quality reviews of structural engineering work for both peers/sub-contractors on assigned projects.

* Act as lead Engineer and Engineer of Record for projects.

* Perform structural design and analysis of anchorage and foundation systems, using LPILE, MFAD, RISA-3D or equivalent, while ensuring work is performed according to industry and company standards.

* Perform hand calculations applying proficiency in civil/structural codes and standards such as AISC, ACI, ASCE 113, CBC, IEEE, NESC, etc.

* Create oil containment system designs.

* Prepare construction drawing packages.

* Manage/development of project proposals, bid preparation, project schedules, etc. for assigned Substation projects.

* Travel to client sites/field as necessary.


* Bachelor's degree in Civil/Structural Engineer from an accredited program.

* Minimum of 8 years of experience in the engineering/design of civil/structural systems within the Utilities or Energy Industries.

* Structural analysis and design experience using RISA-3D, LPILE, MFAD.

* Analysis and design of concrete foundations, anchorage systems and the review of structural steel and connections ensuring compliance to industry and company standards.

* Active California PE or ability to acquire a California PE within one year of employment is required.

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