Engineering Technician III

Job Locations US-UT-Farmington | US-NV-Reno
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Individuals interested in dynamic and challenging work environments that have experience working with Relay Protection & Control, Substation Engineering, or Transmission Line Design Engineering will be interested in the Engineering Technician role. The Engineering Technician III will create Transmission Substation and/or Protection & Control design packages for the electric utility industry. This candidate will be responsible for providing technical support to the engineering staff producing design packages and associated project work in our beautiful Salt Lake City office. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with a variety of people in a team environment. Someone who enjoys continuously learning and honing their technical and professional skills will thrive in our growing, entrepreneurial environment.


  • Supporting project teams in all quality and project management goals.
  • Assisting and supporting scope and project proposals.
  • Meeting all project deadlines and supporting the processes and procedures to meet deadlines.
  • Mentoring and training less experienced colleagues.
  • Building and maintaining effective client relationships.
  • Maintaining up-to-date technical skills related to the design of protection and control systems for the electric utility power grid through on-the-job work and formal training.
  • Developing drawings and assist in the preparation of design packages using CAD/drafting skills.
  • Preparing additional support documentation for the construction and maintenance of protection and control systems being designed.
  • Consistently following established design standards and CAD drafting standards while assuring quality, accuracy and completeness.
  • Identifying process improvement ideas and commuting ideas through appropriate management channels.
  • Compiling bills of material.




  • AS Degree or 2 years of formal post-high school specialized trade (technical school/certifications)
  • Experience in directly related to working with electricity, preferably in the utilities
  • 5+ years electrical, civil, or structural design experience
  • Must have strong knowledge of AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • 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
  • Ability to lead a small team
  • Knowledge and ability to apply fundamentals of electricity; Electricity AC and DC
  • Knowledge and ability to apply Protection and Control schemes/concepts

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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