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Substation Design Engineer- MN


  • System One
  • 06/21/22
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 55435
  • $50-56 / Hourly
  • Contractor
System One is actively seeking a Substation Design Engineer for a 6-month contract position.



Substation Design Engineer Responsibilities:

Functions as a technical specialist in a lead substation design role encompassing distribution, sub transmission and transmission level voltage classes
With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods
Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline
May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas
Will lead other engineers and interface directly with clients
Responsible for the overall execution and quality of substation projects as a leader within a team environment
Perform substation design, including physical design, protective relaying/control with an emphasis on continuous improvement
Responsible for ensuring compliance with company quality program while performing internal Quality Assurance technical reviews


Engineering Standards:

Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and company policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks


Quality/Continuous Improvement:

Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with company quality program relative to assigned tasks
May be responsible for ensuring compliance with company quality program
Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline
Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts


Engineering Production:

Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
Reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments
Responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project


Project Coordination:

Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects


Client Focus:

Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects
Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects
May provide support to business development or pursuit


Substation Design Engineer Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing
Minimum of 5 years related work experience
Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
Required skills: High Voltage Substations, Budget, Electrical Engineer, High Voltage, Substation Design
Written Communications, Drive for Results, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams
Additional Skills: Engineer, Engineering Design, Materials Selection, Physical Design, Change Management, Quality Program, Analog Silicon, Body Engineering, Conflict Management, Business Development, Mechanical/Electrical Engineer, Substation, Collection
Languages: English (read, write and speak)
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations


Duration: 6-month contract
Location: Edina, MN
Pay Rate: $50.00 - $56.00/hr.

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