Senior Engineer - Substation

Job Locations US-FL-Lake Mary
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as a Senior Substation Engineer. Substation Design Engineers are responsible for designing substations utilizing applicable codes and client standards. Typical design to include general arrangement, equipment and electrical layout, elevation views, cable trench, grounding, conduit drawings, details, bills of material, and AC and DC power systems.


  • Design substations utilizing applicable codes and client standards (if available). Typical design to include general arrangement, equipment and electrical layout, elevation views, cable trench, grounding, conduit drawings, details, bills of material, and AC and DC power systems.
  • Design ground grids based on applicable codes utilizing industry available software.
  • Design lightning protection and grounding plans.
  • Complete calculations such as AC and DC load, bus spans, and ampacity calculations.
  • Create equipment and material specifications for procurement of engineered equipment as well as development of design scope and cost estimates.
  • Complete conceptual designs and layouts for facility planning studies.
  • Preparing additional support documentation as needed to assist procurement, construction, and operation/maintenance of systems being designed.
  • Direct and/or participate in client meetings/job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data.
  • Perform/Ensure company’s Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) processes are followed all design packages.




  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering required.
  • Experienced in substation physical design. 
  • Experience in directly related to working with electricity, preferably in utilities.
  • Must have strong knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation (a plus).
  • Microsoft Office product application.
  • Excellent document management and organization skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and work with a variety of projects and deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Company Overview

Qualus is a leading pure-play power services firm and innovator at the forefront of the energy transition, with differentiated capabilities across grid modernization, resiliency, security, and sustainability. The firm partners with utilities, commercial, industrial, and government clients, and renewable and energy storage developers, offering comprehensive solutions through boutique and integrated advisory, planning, engineering, digital solutions, program management, and specialized field services. Qualus also provides software and technology enabled services and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry challenges such as distributed and variable resource integration, emergency management, and secure data exchange. The firm has over 1,000 professionals, with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. 


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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