Electric Power Systems

Senior Substation Design Engineer IV

Job ID
Protection and Control Engineer


Senior Substation Design Engineer IV


EPS Engineering & Design focuses on communication, effective project management and logical problem solving to drive projects to completion both on time and within budget. With a strong history in the Utility market, we have expertise in all the applicable physical, protection & control and SCADA communication based design tasks and deliverables. EPS Engineering & Design is focused on helping our customers by providing project management, conceptual and detail design services …with 100% satisfaction as the key deliverable.


Job Purpose: The candidate will be instrumental in the development of physical electrical and quality assurance for new and existing medium and high voltage electrical utility substations for small and large projects throughout the country including coordination across multiple entities within the company and with outside clients.  Candidate shall have extensive experience performing all aspects associated with substation design including one-line diagrams, general arrangements, electrical elevations, foundation layout/design, lightning protection, grounding plans, conduit plans, buswork design, control house layouts/elevations and material lists.


Working knowledge of electrical substation physical layout and control houses.

  • Develop site plans, general arrangement plans and single line diagrams
  • Develop and review specifications, drawings and standards.
  • Selection of equipment and material.
  • Develop detail design for steel and buswork, control house, breakers, switches and transformers.
  • Lightning protection design and analysis.
  • Develop detailed design for foundations, system grounding, grading, conduit and trenching.


Project Management

  • Manage assigned projects focusing on scheduling, resource planning, cost control and key deliverables.
  • Cost estimates related to the development of new transmission and distribution substations



  • Provide engineering support for project installation, commissioning, checkout and troubleshooting.
  • Perform distribution and transmission line design.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations.
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Microstation a plus.
  • Mentoring and providing guidance to developing engineers within department.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • PE registration is required.
  • Experience in substation relay protection, metering, control and SCADA applications.
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with applicable industry codes and standards.
  • Must be highly creative and analytical with the ability to think critically.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills both orally and written.
  • Design and engineering for MV, 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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