Electric Power Systems

Substation Civil / Structural Engineer

Job ID
Location : Metro Area
West Palm Beach
Engineering Design


Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities


EPS Engineering & Design (EPS E&D) is the professional engineering arm of Electric Power Systems International, Inc. (EPSII).  EPS E&D was formed in 2008 to offer a broad spectrum of capabilities that range from a simple relay settings change all the way to turnkey a 500kV power substation design project.


EPS E&D has the ability to provide our customers cost effective consulting, engineering, design and drafting services, with support through construction completion and commissioning with a personal touch that differentiates our small, privately held firm from the very large design companies that need to compensate for higher overhead costs.


EPS Engineering & Design, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced, energetic, self-starting team member to perform civil / structural engineering design activities. The Engineer will lead the design of foundations, steel and concrete structures, equipment supports for utility substation projects, transmission and distribution line design, development of civil site plans specific to site grading, drainage, soil erosion and sediment control details.  This position will be a member of a design team comprised of engineers, designers and drafting technicians.  The position is located in our St. Louis, MO office.



• All aspects of substation structural design including preparation of steel performance drawings, fabrication drawings, foundation design and construction inspection
• Ability to independently create foundation/structural calculation construction packages
• Ability to perform basic civil/structural engineering tasks and reviews of 3rd party designs
• Development of steel and concrete construction specifications, cost estimates, engineering proposals, and project schedules
• Support of substation physical design with bus analysis calculations and coordinating with multiple disciplines on results
• Preparation of calculation packages to satisfy client and code requirements.
• Occasional travel will be required 


Required Education/Experience   


  • BSCE (Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering) degree from an accredited college
  • Licensed Civil Engineer
  • 5+ years structural design experience
  • Foundation Design for Substation Structures and Major Equipment
  • Structural Loading and Force Calculations for Stand Along, A – Frame, and Box Structures
  • Strain Bus and Solid Bus calculations for environmental conditions
  • Complete Understanding of IBC – International building code
  • Strong Familiarity of ASCE – Association of Structural Engineers design manuals, IBC – International Building Codes, ACI – American Concrete Institute  standards, ASTM International standards, applicable IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers standards as they apply to utility construction, 
  • Drainage and Grading plans
  • Familiarity with LPile, STADD, MAT3D, SAG10 or industry equivalent software

Desired Education/Experience

  • Experience in electric utility substation design (15kV through 500kV) is a plus
  • Structural Engineering licensure is a plus


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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