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Remote Substation Engineer


Posted Thursday, May 11, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003769092

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The position falls within the substation department of the organization. The engineer will working to complete projects that support our utility customer. They will work with in-house and client engineers and designers. They will provide, coordinate, and conduct training to lower level engineers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop project scopes, one line diagrams, and estimates for substation projects

• Review substation construction drawings such as electrical arrangements, plan and section views, grounding, cable and conduit drawings, and other project documents and verify compliance with appropriate codes and standards

• Engineer and design lightning protection, grounding, and equipment replacement and repair for substations

• Make necessary changes and corrections to drawings and documentation

• Verify the proper use of equipment and material according to project documentation standards and codes

• Verify that material and equipment are ordered and delivered on time for substation construction

• Travel to project sites for walk downs and gathering information to develop the correct requirements for the projects to scope and develop substations

• Function as a project lead for substation projects

• Perform all engineering and design activities with minimum direction

• Lead, facilitate, and coordinate work activities of others within the work group, team, department, or those external to complete substation projects

• Provide training and guidance to lower level employees

• Identify and initiate corrective action when substation project objectives are not being met

• Interpret codes and regulations and develop standards for construction projects

• Promote engineering professionalism and standards

• Participate in development of plans by establishing goals, objectives, and requirements

• Work under supervision of higher level engineers

• Position will require occasional site visits


Substation, Physical, Utility, Grounding, Lightning Protection, One Line Diagrams

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• Minimum of eight years of experience in utilities working with substations

• Minimum of eight years of experience completing engineering projects from start to finish

• Minimum of eight years of experience scoping, estimating, and ordering materials for substations

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution

• Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution will count toward years of experience

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