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Principal Substation Physical Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Power Delivery

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  • Salary:

    $125,000 - $150,000

  • Contact:

    Shannon Powell

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    713 589 5256

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Ready to amplify your career in the breathtaking landscapes of Colorado? Imagine working on cutting-edge high voltage substation designs, surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains. We’re not just offering a job; we’re inviting you to be a part of a transformative journey. Join us, where your expertise meets innovation, and your work shapes the very foundation of communities. Welcome to a career where the Colorado skies are not the limit—your ambition is.

About the Company and People:
Our workplace isn't just a workplace; it's a community of passionate professionals committed to driving change. Here, innovation isn't just encouraged; it's celebrated. As an employee-owned company, we value the unique perspective each member brings. With a legacy spanning over a century, we have successfully completed 50,000+ projects globally, shaping the future of power generation and delivery, transportation, water, energy, and more.

What Your Role Is:
As a Principal Substation Physical Design Engineer, your expertise will be at the core of our mission.

You will:

• Lead Innovation: Spearhead high voltage substation physical designs, generating detailed diagrams, elevations, and installation plans, ensuring precision and excellence.

• Client Collaboration: Work directly with clients, understanding their needs, and delivering solutions that exceed expectations.

• Mentorship: Share your wealth of knowledge by mentoring and guiding less experienced engineers, shaping the next generation of industry leaders.

• Quality Assurance: Ensure adherence to codes, standards, and client specifications, maintaining our commitment to excellence.

• Problem Solving: Tackle complex challenges, from equipment sizing to grounding and lightning protection, showcasing your analytical prowess.

• Site Support: Provide invaluable on-site support during construction, ensuring seamless implementation of designs.

What Skills You Will Need:
To excel in this role, you should possess:

• Education: Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited University, coupled with a Professional Engineer (PE) license.

• Experience: Over 15 years of hands-on experience in substation physical design, managing budgets and schedules, and leading design efforts.

• Technical Proficiency: Expertise in generating detailed substation designs, conducting site visits, and writing precise material procurement specifications.

• Communication: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, vital for client interactions and team collaboration.

• Innovation: A passion for innovative solutions and a track record of applying creativity to complex engineering challenges.

Join us, where your career is not just a job—it’s a legacy. Be part of a team where your ideas matter, your expertise is valued, and your future is limitless. To apply, send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to

We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to bring their unique perspectives to our collaborative and innovative team.