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Electrical Engineer - Substation Design Lead

Brand: Asplundh Engineering Services

Location: Boonton, NJ, United States

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Requisition Number: 46-OTHLOC-C0hAYfwz

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Asplundh Engineering Services is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer - Substation Design. As a technical lead substation design engineer, you will be responsible for developing electrical design deliverables, including protection and control design (protective relays) and/or physical design for distribution, sub-transmission, and transmission level voltage classes. You will also actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings. 
  • Continuously learn, remain current, and apply independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes, and Asplundh Engineering Services policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks
  • Consistently and independently apply knowledge and comply with Asplundh Engineering Services quality program relative to assigned tasks and ensure compliance with the quality program
  • Prepare a variety of complex engineering deliverables and perform complex research and develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Manage assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements, and plan and conduct independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Actively coordinate with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects
  • Assist with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects, communicate client interests and drivers to project team members, and develop approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects
  • Design a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)
  • Assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years related work experience
  • Substation design experience - Physical and/or Protection & Controls
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control of substation design projects
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License or EIT
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
At Asplundh Engineering Services, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a positive work environment where you can grow your career and make a difference. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please apply today! 
This exciting opportunity presents a flexible hybrid work schedule, allowing for a balance of office and remote work. At AES, you will have the privilege of working alongside highly skilled and experienced engineers, who are easily accessible to offer guidance and support. Additionally, you will have the chance to develop your career while mentoring junior members of the team. This position offers a promising path for growth and success. 

We offer a competitive benefits package that provides a foundation of support for the health, safety, and security of you and your family. We are proud to extend a broad selection of benefits to meet your needs—and medical, dental, and vision benefits start on the first day of employment.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire reasonable accommodations should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note:
  • All job offers are subject to pre-employment drug screening and a background check.
  • Unless otherwise noted, we do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Notice to Agencies: We only accept resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing services if a Service Agreement has been signed and we have requested recruitment/staffing services for the specific position. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of the company, and no fees or compensation will be paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or staffing service.