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Power Engineers Substation Engineer in Hailey, Idaho

Substation Engineer

Location: Hailey

State/Territory: Idaho

Department: Power Delivery Hailey Substation Dept


Substation Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Substation Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department of our Hailey, Idaho office. Flexibility is available for a potential hybrid/remote work environment.


The Electrical Engineer will share responsibility with the rest of the department to produce a product consistent with POWER's mission statement and our culture. They are expected to support the department in achieving the goals of the department, maintain POWER's high-quality standards, promote internal teamwork and meet the needs of our clients.

  • This position includes working individually within a team to complete complex and technically challenging aspects of electrical utility substation design and understanding and adhering to client standards.

  • Perform the detailed design of low to extra high voltage substations including, but not limited to:

o One-line diagrams

o Protection and control schematic development

o Wiring diagrams


o Communications

o Station physical layouts

o Material lists

o Conduit and cable sizing/routing

o AC and DC systems calculations and sizing

o Substation grounding

  • Participation in quality assurance and quality control programs.

  • Occasional travel.

Required Education/Experience

  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in utility substation design is required.

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

  • Candidate must have an understanding of substation equipment and its function.

  • Candidate shall have good command of the Microsoft Office suite, with emphasis on Excel and Word.

  • The candidate must have 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

  • Three (3) or more years’ experience in utility substation design is preferred.

  • Ability to produce applicable drawings from rough sketches, notes, vendor drawings, and such.

  • Ability to provide material take-off lists such as P&C equipment, wire conduit, HV connectors, and bus supports.

  • Engineer In Training certificate (EIT) or passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

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

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

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

EOE, including disability/vets