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Power Engineers Substation Project Lead/Project Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

Substation Project Lead/Project Engineer

Location: Columbus

State/Territory: Ohio

Department: Power Delivery Columbus Substation Dept


Substation Project Lead/Project Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Substation Project Lead/Project Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department in our Columbus, Ohio office. Flexibility is available for a hybrid work environment.


  • Manage relationships with alliance clients.

  • 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.

  • Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients.

  • Manage schedule, budget, and quality of assigned projects.

  • Occasional travel will be required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Experience in 15kV through 138kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards.

  • Experience filling the role of project lead 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.

  • Candidate must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.

Desired Education/Experience

  • Experience in 230 kV through 500kV substation design.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or a relevant technology.

  • Ten (10) or more years experience in utility substation design is a plus.

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

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, build success. 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.

EOE, including disability/vets