Power Engineers Senior Substation Design Engineer in Syracuse, New York

Senior Substation Design Engineer


State/Territory:New York

Department:Power Delivery Syracuse Substation Group


Senior Substation Design Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a senior level Electrical Engineer with substantial experience in substation design (or equivalent). This position is in our Syracuse, New York office, in the Substation Department of our Power Delivery Division. Responsibilities

  • Perform and direct others in the detailed design of medium to extra high voltage utility substations.

  • 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.

  • Occasional travel will be required.

Required Education/Experience

  • BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, from an accredited university preferably with a power option.

  • Experience in 15kV through 500kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards.

  • Experience in managing 3-5 people on a project team.

  • Experience filling the role of project engineer for several projects occurring concurrently.

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) registration.

  • 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 (10) or more years experience in utility substation design as outlined above.

  • Professional Engineering license (PE) strongly preferred, or ability to sit for the exam within 6 months.

  • Managerial and leadership skills a plus.

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.