Electric Power Systems

Electrical Power Engineer IV

Job ID
Location : Metro Area
San Diego, CA
Engineering Design


Sr. Substation and Line Engineer 

Electrical Engineer IV

Electric Power Systems is an Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization. We specialize in engineering & design, commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for utility, industrial, transit, data centers, and commercial facilities. At Electric Power Systems, we are committed to promoting a culture of safety within our organization and alongside all of our clients. Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

Job Purpose: Leads design teams on large projects, meeting customer objectives and timelines. The candidate will perform project management, conceptual and detail design services for physical, protection & control and SCADA for new or existing substation expansion. 



  • Deep knowledge and ability to apply engineering and scientific methods and tools
  • Perform complex calculations to support project objectives
  • Knows commonly applied standards without having to look up details
  • Able to research and interpret standards and regulations
  • Develop wiring diagrams from schematics and vendor submittals
  • Develop equipment and project specifications
  • Strong understanding of controls and develops control schemes
  • Review and comment on relay one-lines regarding protection philosophies
  • Develops operation and relay one-lines based on project objectives from a blank sheet
  • Develop control schemes based on customer requirements
  • Prioritizes workload to meet customer and management requirements
  • Perform independent field investigation for complex problems
  • Subject matter expert on at least one topic
  • Develops personal/team schedules to meet customer and company goals
  • Assigns project team members tasks to meet project objectives
  • Coordinates with multiple teams, customers and vendors to meet project objectives
  • Mentor less experienced engineers, designers and draftspersons
  • Support sales team with complex quotes
  • Provides construction support and customer guidance
  • Create/revise engineering standards
  • May perform managerial duties of an office 
  • Perform EOR duties


  • PE registration is required.
  • Experience in substation relay protection, metering, control and SCADA applications.
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with applicable industry codes and standards.
  • Design and engineering for HV and EHV electrical substation projects (for higher level classifications).
  • Project management experience required. PMP certification desirable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University.
  • Overtime as required to meet assigned deadlines.
  • 25% travel will be required in first year.

EPS in an equal opportunity employer. Our organization does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, veteran status, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an E-Verify, Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.


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