Substation Electrical Engineer

David Evans & Associates Inc
Denver, CO 17517
United States


Job Description
DEA's Energy Business Unit is currently hiring a Substation Electrical Engineer to join our team. The responsibilities for the Substation Electrical Engineer will include working closely with project engineers and other project managers on multidiscipline project teams providing electrical engineering and technical expertise. The position entails performing detail design of medium to high voltage substations and switchyards, as well as a variety of power system studies.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following
  • Develop technical design deliverables including: one-line diagrams, protection and control schematics, wiring diagrams, SCADA system design and troubleshooting, communications design for substation automation, substation physical layout and design, material lists, conduit and cable sizing/routing, lighting design, and system grounding design.
  • Perform advanced engineering studies.
  • Prepare project deliverables including but not limited to engineered drawings, technical reports, correspondence and miscellaneous project documentation.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines as required. Should be able to assess the impacts of design changes on other disciplines to pick the best solution. Foster constructive communication between disciplines.
  • Assume the role of technical lead on projects with limited guidance.
  • Directly manage projects and support staff in project development and delivery, including scoping, budgeting, contract negotiations and project execution

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (or closely related field) from an accredited college
  • 5+ years experience in power system design and/or analysis
  • Professional Engineering License (PE)
  • Ability to write technical reports in a clear, concise manner

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college.
  • 10+ years of substation design and project engineering experience in the utility engineering industry.
  • Experience working as an electrical consultant and managing small projects
  • Experience writing technical papers or reports

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

Energy Jobs with DEA:

David Evans and Associates, Inc. is a well-respected, employee-owned electrical engineering consulting firm providing Siting and Permitting; Renewable Energy; and Power Delivery services to utilities, renewable developers, and contractors across the United States. Our team is committed to helping our clients develop renewable and responsibly generated electricity and optimize their power system infrastructure for safe operation and reliable, economic power delivery to our communities and end users. For more than 40 years, David Evans and Associates, Inc. offers a dedicated team of creative people who work together to understand client needs, provide creative thinking and technical excellence, and deliver extraordinary service that exceeds expectations.