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Senior Substation Project Engineer

at Power Engineers Inc

Posted: 8/8/2020
Job Reference #: 6515
Keywords: engineer, electrical

Job Description


New York

Power Delivery Syracuse Substation Group

Senior Substation Project Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a senior level electrical engineer to work as a Substation Project Engineer in the Power Delivery Substation Department of  our Syracuse, NY office. 


  • Grow and manage relationships with alliance clients.
  • Mentor less experienced staff in substation project execution.
  • Perform and direct others in the detailed design of medium to extra high voltage utility substations including one-line diagrams, elementary and wiring diagrams, SCADA, communications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, substation physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, writing of substation equipment specifications, proposal development, construction cost estimates, and project scheduling.
  • Ensure POWER quality procedures are followed and that the team is resourced in an optimal manner.
  • Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients across multiple offices.
  • Manage all schedule, budget, and quality of assigned projects.

Required Education/Experience                                                                         

  • BSEE (BS in Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS in Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, from an accredited university preferably with a power option.
  • Professional Engineering license (PE) or ability to obtain within one year.
  • Experience in 15kV through 345kV physical and electrical substation design, and IEEE/ANSI standards.
  • Experience in managing 5 or more people on a project team.
  • Experience filling the role of project engineer for several projects occurring concurrently.
  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.

Desired Education/Experience

  • Ten or more years experience in utility substation design is preferred.
  • Experience with and established positive relationships with local clients.
  • Experience in 345kV through 500 kV substation design.

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.