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Senior Engineer – Substation Design

Reno NV   Full Time
Dec 18, 2019   Open

Basic Purpose

Provide comprehensive engineering design services for substation facilities, and to ensure that these facilities are constructed on schedule and within committed resource allocations.  Provide leadership, training, and direction to fellow staff members.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops economical, technically feasible, reliable substation physical and control designs with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Ensures quality control on assigned projects by providing construction support as needed, including coordination with construction forces and job site inspections.
  • Provides coordination and communication with other departments such that total project schedules and expenditures are maintained in accordance with commitments.
  • Provides assistance and guidance to other departments and districts in the solution of non-standard substation design problems.
  • Monitors project expenditures, and practice cost control such that project commitments are met.
  • Provides accurate cost estimates for use in company budgeting procedures such that cash flow requirements are identified.
  • Provides input for development of detailed project schedules and update project management system to reflect the status of projects assigned.
  • Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited school
  • 5 years industry experience as a practicing engineer, and must be a licensed PE.
  • If no PE license then must have 8+ years as a practicing engineer.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Substation/control engineering principals and knowledge of other phases of engineering.
  • Areas of cost control, budgets, finance, and accounting with technical experiences in cost analysis.


Skills and Certifications

Substation Engineering

PE Electrical Engineering


Visa Candidate Considered: No



  • Base Salary – $88,000 to $107,000
  • Full-time Benefits – Full
  • Relocation Assistance Available – Possible for ideal candidate
  • Interview Travel Reimbursed – Yes


Candidate Details

  • 5+ to 7 years’ experience
  • Seniority Level – Mid-Senior
  • Management Experience Required – No
  • Minimum Education – Master’s Degree
  • Willingness to Travel – Occasionally


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