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Entry-Level Substation Electrical Engineer

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POWER Engineers


22d ago

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  • POWER Engineers is seeking an Entry-Level Substation Electrical Engineer to work in our Power Delivery Substation Department in our Richmond, Virginia office. Flexibility is available to work hybrid and/or in the office (employee will need to live within driving distance of the office).


  • BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, from an accredited university preferably with a power option.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering to build on.
  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.
  • Candidates should enjoy living in the Richmond, VA area, or have a desire and ability to relocate to Richmond with minimal assistance.
  • Desired Education/Experience:
  • At least 3 months relevant electrical engineering work experience; could be on an internship or co-op basis.
  • Minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Knowledge of electrical utility substations and familiarity with substation design.
  • Engineer In Training certificate (EIT) or passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • The Electrical Engineer will share responsibility with the rest of the department to produce a product consistent with POWER’s mission statement and our culture. They are expected to support the department in achieving its goals, maintain POWER’s high-quality standards, promote internal teamwork and meet the needs of our clients.
  • Perform the detailed design of low to extra-high voltage substations including, but not limited to:
  • One-line diagrams
  • Schematics
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Communications
  • Station physical layouts
  • Sections/Elevations
  • Cable and conduit plans and details
  • Ground grid design and details
  • Foundation plans and details
  • Structural plans and details
  • Control enclosure design and details
  • Lightning protection plans
  • Yard lighting plans
  • Bills of Materials
  • Site visits
  • Support QA/QC for deliverables to clients
  • Shall learn, understanding and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging designs
  • Occasional travel


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program
  • Fertility Benefits
  • Gender affirming care