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Power Engineers Substation Engineer in Syracuse, New York

Substation Engineer

Location: Syracuse

State/Territory: New York

Department: Power Delivery Syracuse 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 Syracuse, New York office. Flexibility is available for a hybrid work environment but you must live within driving distance since in-office coordination and mentorship will accelerate your career growth as a Substation Engineer.


  • The 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 medium to extra high voltage utility substations. Typical designs include but are not limited to:

  • One-line diagrams

  • Protection and control schematic development

  • Wiring diagrams


  • Communications

  • Substation physical layouts

  • Material lists

  • Conduit and cable sizing/routing

  • AC and DC systems calculations and sizing

  • Substation grounding

  • Participation in quality assurance and quality control programs.

Required Education/Experience

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Candidate 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 (EIT) certificate or passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

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