Substation Engineer in Tampa, FL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/20/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

JobID: 395103

Johnson Service Group is recruiting for a Substation Engineer for a direct hire role for a great client of ours in Tampa, FL

Position Summary Description

  • Performs complex substation electrical utility system inspection, analysis, design, and other design assignments requiring demonstrated proficiency of engineering principles, ethical behavior and the exercise of sound professional judgment.
  • Supports projects and coordinates the design and construction of major electric utility substation physical facilities.
  • Develops documentation for substation facility compliance with the NERC Reliability Standards. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Civil/Structural Engineering or equivalent mechanical/electrical training from an ABET accredited engineering curriculum is required. 
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible engineering design is required in addition to the educational requirement. 
  • Experience must include demonstrated proficiency in the development of specifications, detailed economic studies and evaluations, and the analysis of complex engineering problems related to substation design, construction and operation.
  •  Knowledge of substation engineering and construction methods and applications is beneficial.
  • Licensure/registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) is beneficial.

Essential Functions

  • Provides technical direction and support for substation staff in the performance of their design, construction and testing responsibilities.
  • Coordinates activities in the following areas: project definition, engineering and equipment specifications and design, permitting and construction.
  • Interprets contract requirements for engineering and construction services or equipment supply.
  • Prepares engineering progress reports including design, construction, manufacturing, and consulting activities associated with assigned projects.
  • As required, prepares and presents expert testimony in hearings and litigation involving NERC Reliability Standards compliance audits.
  • Prepares and updates system documentation including substation drawings/diagrams, equipment documentation and data, operating manuals, practices, and procedures.

 Technical Competencies/Skills:

•   Structural and electrical engineering principles

•   MicroSoft Office Suite, AutoCadd, databases and engineering analysis/design software

•   Electric utility substation maintenance, engineering, analysis and design

•   Development of technical documents, permits, specifications, drawings and design

•   Project/construction management

•   Agency interactions, including FPSC, RUS and NERC


** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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