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Substation Project Engineer

Austin, TX

Engineering responsibilities include the development and delivery of physical, electrical, civil and communication design studies, calculations, drawings, exhibits and specifications. A Project Engineer assists the Project Manager in the planning and execution of best-in-class projects, including client and stakeholder coordination, training and mentoring of design staff, project quality assurance, and oversight of design engineers, designers, drafters and support staff. Project Engineers coordinate the completion of specialized tasks with ECI’s subject matter expert discipline groups such as Distribution Studies, Transmission Studies, Grounding Studies, Protection (relay coordination and settings), Civil Engineering, Communication (SCADA Integration), Transmission & Distribution Engineering, Environmental Planning, Surveying, Lands/Right-of-Way, and Project Management/Controls.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, 6+ years’ project and design engineering experience, or an acceptable combination of education and experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organization and planning skills; ability to work in a team environment; commitment to quality and accuracy; and a willingness to meet fast-paced project schedules. A PE license is preferred. The successful applicant must have an advanced knowledge of power engineering principals, be expert regarding applicable codes, standards and design tools, possess basic project management execution skills, and have the ability to oversee and direct design personnel on a project team. Experience in utility or merchant power industry a plus. The successful applicant may be subject to client-mandated drug and background checking. Occasional travel/driving is required; therefore, the successful applicant will be subject to ECI’s auto insurance carrier requirements. Applicants must not require immigration sponsorship now or in the future.

 Submit letter of application, résumé and list of three professional references.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience and education. Benefits include the following:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings accountLife insurance
  • Disability insurance401(k), profit sharing and employee stock ownership plan
  • Paid vacation, personal days and holidays
  • Continued professional education reimbursement

ECI employs over 500 engineers, designers, project managers, surveyors, right-of-way agents, environmental planners, construction professionals and support staff in 20 engineering offices across the U.S. ECI has over 35 years of experience in the planning, engineering and construction of a wide range of power delivery projects including substations, transmission lines, energy storage facilities, distribution systems, communication systems and industrial electrical facilities.