Substation Engineer

Birmingham, AL 35005

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg91281389 Compensation: $120000-150000 / year

Job Description

Title: Substation Engineer

Location: Atlanta, GA or Birmingham, AL

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:
  • Responsible for scope, schedule, budget, and client management, and technical execution of the project.
  • Develops and implements a project execution plan for the technical aspect of projects.
  • Assigns project tasks and provides technical guidance to project team members.
  • Supports the technical aspect of scope, schedule, and budget, including proposal development, work breakdown structure development and implementation, progress assessment, risk assessment/mitigation, change management, and schedule management.
  • Coordinates and/or performs quality checks and reviews for all project deliverables per Quality Management Systems (QMS) requirements, processes, and procedures to deliver a quality product to the client. Performs quality checks and/or reviews of projects from other teams on an as needed basis.
  • Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise one or more Project Engineers, EIT’s, or CADD/Designers.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects concurrently, utilizing teams in different locations.
  • Works with senior engineers and technical leaders to identify and develop specific technical expertise and will attend training and seminars focused on further development and understanding of complex concepts related to their discipline.
  • May also assist with developing technical papers and/or presentations that showcase HDR’s technical capabilities at industry conferences or other events.
  • Participates in project reviews as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferred it is in Electrical Engineering
  • PE license or willing to get one
  • 3-7 years of technical design experience with high voltage electrical switchyard and substation projects of varying complexity up to 500kV preferred, including at a minimum, conceptual knowledge of physical, electrical, civil, and structural design components, and knowledge of IEEE, ANSI, and other applicable design and equipment standards
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Experience using industry standard design software required – Bluebeam, Microsoft Suites, Teams
  • Self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills preferred
  • Strong conceptual, organizational, problem solving, and collaboration skills; Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Some travel may be required – Remote position, but would be able to travel to client for client meetings or Atlanta for team building exercises

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lindsey Begue

Meet Lindsey Begue, a seasoned Technical Recruiter specializing in the Utilities Division. With an impressive 8-year career in recruitment, Lindsey's passion lies in fostering meaningful relationships with candidates and guiding them toward their ideal careers.

As a Technical Recruiter, Lindsey brings a deep understanding of the Utilities Division to her work, allowing her to expertly connect candidates with roles that align with their career goals and aspirations. Her commitment to understanding each candidate's unique journey positions her as a trusted partner in their professional endeavors.

For Lindsey, the most fulfilling aspect of her work is the opportunity to build lasting relationships with candidates and assist them in securing their dream jobs. She derives immense satisfaction from witnessing individuals achieve their career aspirations and embark on transformative professional journeys.

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