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Power Engineers Substation Senior Project Engineer (Remote) in Orlando, Florida

Substation Senior Project Engineer (Remote)

Location: Nationwide


Department: Power Delivery Boise Substation Dept


Substation Senior Project Engineer (REMOTE)

Job Summary

POWER Engineers is seeking an experienced, energetic, self-starting team member with a strong project leadership 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).

Roles and Responsibilities

The Senior Project Engineer will share responsibility with the rest of the department to produce a product consistent with POWER’s mission statement and our culture. The Senior Project Engineer is expected to support the Department Manager/Area Lead (DM/AL) 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 is also responsible for assisting with developing, maintaining, and strengthening client relationships within the region.

  • Support DM/AL with the management of relationships with alliance clients

  • Develop and manage project schedules, budgets, estimates, and quality of assigned projects

  • Perform and direct others in the design of medium to extra high voltage substations including, but not limited to

  • Conceptual phase

  • One-line diagrams

  • Schematics

  • Wiring diagrams


  • Communications

  • Station physical layouts

  • Sections/Elevations

  • Cable and conduit plans and details

  • Ground grid design and details

  • Foundation plans and details

  • Structural plans and details

  • Control enclosure design and details;

  • Lightning protection plans

  • Yard lighting plans

  • Bills of Materials

  • Inter-discipline coordination activities

  • Specify and select substation equipment

  • Lead technical specification development for equipment and/or Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) projects.

  • Construction support

  • Facility studies

  • Site visits

  • Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients

  • Act as an Engineer-of-Record for large complex substation projects.

  • Be a technical liaison with clients, contractors, and vendors.

  • Support PM with project reporting needs, bid evaluation, and project planning.

  • 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

  • BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering), BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, or BSREE (BS in Renewable Energy Engineering) degree from an accredited university preferably with a power option. Professional Engineering license (PE) or the ability to obtain licensure and ability to obtain licensure in multiple states.

  • Twelve (12) or more years of experience in substation design.

  • Experience in 15kV through 500kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards

  • Experience filling the role of project engineer/ for several substation projects occurring concurrently

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

  • 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

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 $75K - $225K 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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