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Power Engineers Substation Project Engineer I in Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Substation Project Engineer I

Location: Mount Laurel

State/Territory: New Jersey

Department: Power Delivery Mt Laurel Substation Dept


Substation Project Engineer I

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Substation Project Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department of our Mount Laurel, New Jersey office. Flexibility is available for a hybrid work environment (employee will need to live within driving distance of the office).


  • 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.

  • Mentor less experienced staff in substation project execution.

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

  • Perform QA/QC for deliverables.

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

Required Education/Experience

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

  • Experience in 15kV through 138kV substation design (Protection & Control or Physical/Civil/Structural).

  • Experience filling the role of project engineer for several substation 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.

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

Desired Education/Experience

  • Five (5) or more years experience in utility substation design.

  • Professional Engineering license (PE).

  • Experience in 138 kV to 500 kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards.

  • Proficient in both P&C and Physical 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, 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