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Power Engineers Senior Substation Project Engineer in Freeport, Maine

Senior Substation Project Engineer



Department:Power Delivery Freeport Substation Group


Senior Substation Project Engineer

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

Roles and Responsibilities

  • 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 but not limited to:

  • One-line diagrams

  • Elementary and wiring diagrams


  • Communications

  • Conduit and cable sizing/routing

  • Substation physical layouts

  • Selection of substation equipment

  • Writing of substation equipment specifications

  • Proposal development

  • Construction cost estimates

  • Project scheduling

  • Ensure POWER quality procedures are followed and that the team is resourced in an optimal manner

  • Perform quality assurance and quality control 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)

  • 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

  • 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

Desired Education/Experience

  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in utility 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.