Senior Engineer - Substation Design

NV Energy   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 110 days ago

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Basic Purpose
Provide comprehensive engineering design services for substation facilities, and to ensure that these facilities are constructed on schedule and within committed resource allocations. Provide leadership, training, and direction to fellow staff members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develops economical, technically feasible, reliable substation physical and control designs with minimal supervision and guidance.

Ensures quality control on assigned projects by providing construction support as needed, including coordination with construction forces and job site inspections.

Provides coordination and communication with other departments such that total project schedules and expenditures are maintained in accordance with commitments.

Provides assistance and guidance to other departments and districts in the solution of non-standard substation design problems.

Monitors project expenditures, and practice cost control such that project commitments are met.

Provides accurate cost estimates for use in company budgeting procedures such that cash flow requirements are identified.

Provides input for development of detailed project schedules and update project management system to reflect the status of projects assigned.

Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Essential Education, Skills, and Environment
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited school and 5 years industry experience as a practicing engineer, and must be a licensed PE. If no PE license then must have 8+ years as a practicing engineer.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of:
Substation/control engineering principals and knowledge of other phases of engineering.
Areas of cost control, budgets, finance, and accounting with technical experiences in cost analysis.
Relay wiring and control
Skills such as:
Analytical, interpersonal and communication with company personnel, customers, and regulatory agencies.
Multi-tasking’s, leadership, research, analysis, project management, problem-solving and decision-making.

Equipment and Applications
PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
General office environment with some field work for supervision.


Annual Salary: $81,500 (Min) to $105,200 (Mid); Up to 10% Short Term Incentive Plan opportunity at the discretion of the company.

This is a non-represented position.


Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance
401(k) with a Company match provision
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NV Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.



$81K - $105K