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Power Engineers Substation Civil Engineer (Remote) in Fort Worth, Texas

Substation Civil Engineer (Remote)

Location: Nationwide


Department: Power Delivery Boise Substation Dept


Substation Civil Engineer (REMOTE)

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is seeking an experienced, energetic, self-starting team member with a strong civil engineering background to perform engineering design activities for electrical substations. This position is posted in multiple POWER office locations with the ability to work remotely from a mutually acceptable location (please note in the application questions where you prefer to be located).


  • Leading other engineers, designers, and drafters and self-performing all aspects of electrical substation civil design including permitting support, site design, roadway design and grading design.

  • Development of civil construction specifications, cost estimates, etc.

  • Coordination with all disciplines contributing to electrical substation design.

  • Preparation of calculation packages to satisfy client and code requirements.

  • Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients.

  • Support Project Manager and Project Engineer with project reporting needs.

  • Support proposal development.

  • Support the mentorship and training of other team members.

  • Shall understand and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs.

  • Occasional travel will be required.

Required Education/Experience

  • BSCE (Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering) degree from an accredited college.

  • 4 + years civil design experience.

  • Mechanical reasoning skills and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, tracking and organizing many tasks of varying importance and size.

  • Proven ability and desire to mentor and help others.

  • A 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

  • Seven (7) or more years of experience in civil engineering.

  • Experience in foundation design, structure design, and control building design are not required, but would be beneficial.

  • Experience in electric utility substation design (15kV through 500kV) is a plus.

  • Experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation, RISA, MathCAD, LPile, and Civil 3D are beneficial.

  • Geotechnical background is a plus.

  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam.

  • Professional Engineering license (PE) or the ability to obtain licensure and ability to obtain licensure in multiple states.

  • Ability to successfully participate in multiple projects concurrently and manage budgets and schedules.

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender affirming care

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $60K - $200K per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.

EOE, including disability/vets



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