Power Engineers Entry-Level Substation Electrical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia
Entry-Level Substation Electrical Engineer
Department: Power Delivery Richmond Substation Dept
Entry Level Substation Electrical Engineer
Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities
Power Engineers, Inc. is actively seeking a talented, energetic, self-starting Entry Level Substation Electrical Engineer to perform design activities for electrical substations. Classified as an Electrical Engineer I, this individual will work with our Substation design teams out of our Power Delivery Substation Department in our Richmond, Virginia office. Flexibility is available to work hybrid and/or in the office (employee will need to live within driving distance of the office).
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 its goals, maintain POWER’s high-quality standards, promote internal teamwork and meet the needs of our clients.
Perform the detailed design of low to extra-high voltage substations including, but not limited to
Station physical layouts
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
Support QA/QC for deliverables to clients
Shall learn, understanding and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs
BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, from an accredited university preferably with a power option
Strong knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering to build on.
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.
Candidates should enjoy living in the Richmond, VA area, or have a desire and ability to relocate to Richmond with minimal assistance.
At least 3 months relevant electrical engineering work experience; could be on an internship or co-op basis.
Minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).
Knowledge of electrical utility substations and familiarity with substation design.
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:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
Telehealth Benefit covers all providers
Maternity and Paternity Leave
New Dads and Moms Benefit program
Gender affirming care
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
EOE, including disability/vets