Engineer III - Civil

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as a Civil Structural Engineer. In this role, the candidate will design and detail mat and pier type foundations for substation structures. Additionally, the candidate will design substation structures ranging from simple equipment supports to overhead line towers.  All work will be performed with emphasis on quality and project costs following client’s requirements and internal company’s quality control and quality assurance practices.


The candidate may also complete substation designs, as necessary.  Work will include applying applicable codes and client standards to design general arrangements, equipment and electrical layouts, elevation views, grading and fence plans, foundation plan and details, substation rigid bus arrangements, structure details, and bills of material.


  • Develop overall conceptual design plans in the initial development phase of new projects.
  • Work with renewable energy developers and other clients with support specific to schedules and cost estimates.
  • Design foundations using commercially available software such as LPILE.
  • Develop steel structure models for rigid bus and equipment supports.
  • Perform company’s Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) processes.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with our external business partners; Present information and respond to questions from individual or groups of clients.
  • Direct and/or participate in client meetings/job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data.
  • Mentor less experienced staff on a wide range of technical and project management skills.
  • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines.


  • Bachelors of Science or Masters in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution
  • 5+ years of experience performing civil structural engineering calculations.
  • Proficient with drafting programs such as AutoCAD and MicroStation a plus. 
  • Experience in transmission, distribution and generating stations is a plus.
  • Must have strong analytical and computer skills. Must be able to identify necessary software to complete needed design work.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record are required

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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