Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-OH-Fairfield
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as a Senior Electrical Engineer. Our engineers are responsible for executing design projects from start to finish in compliance with industry and company standard practices and procedures. Our team of engineers provide technical and sales support to design complex and large power systems, relay upgrades and modifications, and life-extension and projects. Our engineers also complete power systems studies including arc flash studies, short circuit analysis, load flow analysis, and grounding and lightning protection studies. Apply now and join the Qualus team!


  • Medium and low voltage electrical design consisting of, but not limited to: Outdoor substations, unit substations, power transformers, protection and control schemes, power monitoring, circuit breaker replacements, relay replacements, brownfield and greenfield EPC projects.
  • Specification development for medium and low voltage electrical equipment.
  • Works with CAD staff to develop and/or update client electrical drawings including one lines, wiring diagrams, and schematics.
  • Reviews field data and performs coordination, short circuit, and arc flash studies.
  • Review power monitoring data to provide customer recommendations.
  • Act as a representative of Qualus to support sales in customer site walks.
  • Leads interaction with other functions and locations to determine optimum solutions.
  • Remains current on all safety and technical training.
  • Adheres to all company, industry and client safety protocols and standards.
  • Assesses project specific resource needs and coordinates assignments with project manager.
  • Communicates core technical job requirements.
  • Supports immediate supervisor on planning and organizing workload to ensure the most effective return on assets.
  • Coordinates proper project hand-off between sales and operations/engineering.
  • Participates in project kickoff meetings to discuss work scope, project specifications, budgets, schedules, and safety requirements with project team.
  • Effectively communicates with other departments to assure activities are properly coordinated.
  • Ensures timely and accurate invoicing for all engineering projects by providing all paperwork in a like manner; these include Service Acknowledgement Forms (SAFs), weekly time keeping, documentation of change orders, test reports, and other documents as required by the project deliverables.
  • Consults and coordinates as necessary to utilize suppliers with the capabilities to meet material and equipment needs.
  • Up to 30% travel may be required for training and visiting customer job sites.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in electrical engineering or related from an ABET accredited institution, preferred with a focus on power systems.
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) License preferred.
  • 4+ years of design engineering experience on primary power distribution, P&C schemes, and/or electrical equipment.
  • Experience developing relay protective setpoints and settings files.
  • Working knowledge of NEC/NFPA 70, ANSI C57, ANSI C37, and NESC, and other applicable codes and standards in the design of substations and industrial power distribution.
  • 2-5 years of AutoCAD experience.
  • 2-5 years using power systems modeling software such as ETAP, SKM, and/or EasyPower.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively discuss technical recommendations with customers.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately, and with a high attention to detail.

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, renewable developers, and government clients, 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 solutions and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry issues 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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