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Senior Engineer II - Substation Design

Las Vegas, NV

Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 26549 Pay Rate: $ - $80.2 Remote Friendly?:

Job Description


It is required that candidates have professional license (PE), and they should list PE license number and state of registration on resume.

Basic Purpose


Provides comprehensive engineering design services for substation facilities, and ensures the facilities are constructed on schedule and within committed resource allocations. Leads functional teams and provides technical oversight in performing all phases of projects. Assists with internal training for engineers and technicians. Works closely with managers and principal engineers on higher-level projects, and in recommending and implementing changes that benefit the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develops economical, technically feasible, reliable substation physical and control designs with no supervision and guidance. Provides technical management of multiple substation projects and prioritization of work, working collaboratively with outside consulting firms and internal stakeholders.  (25%)

Ensures quality control on assigned projects by providing construction support as needed, including coordination with construction forces and job site inspections.  (25%)

Provides coordination and communication with other departments in completing procurement tasks on projects with no supervision or guidance. (15%)

Assists and guides other departments in the solution of non-standard substation design problems. (15%)

Provides accurate cost estimates for use in company budgeting procedures such that cash flow requirements are identified. (10%)

Provides input for development of detailed project schedules and update project management system to reflect the status of projects assigned. (10%)

Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed;understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company. 

Performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Education, Skills, and Environment

Education and Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree from accredited school in electrical engineering and 8 years industry experience as a practicing engineer and must be a licensed PE. If no PE license, must have 10+ years as a practicing engineer.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Demonstrated knowledge of:
  • Substation/control engineering principals and knowledge of other phases of engineering.
  • Areas of cost control, budgets, finance, and accounting with technical experiences in cost analysis 

Skills such as:
  • Analytical, interpersonal and communication with company personnel, customers, and regulatory agencies.

·      Multi-tasking’s, leadership, research, analysis, project management, problem-solving and decision-making.

Equipment and Applications
PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.   

Work Environment and Physical Demands
General office environment with some field work for supervision.
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