• Renewable Energy
  • Syracuse, NY12301
  • Salary: $90,000 - 109,999
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Years of experience: 2-5
  • Skillset: BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree
  • Licensures: PE
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BG Power Advisors

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Today we are hiring a Remote/Hybrid Mid-Level Substation Design Engineer for our client in Syracuse, NY.

This exclusive company of Engineers is currently seeking a mid-level Electrical Engineer with experience in substation design (or equivalent). This position is in the Power Delivery Substation Department of their Syracuse, New York office. An in-office and/or hybrid work environment is preferred, however a remote role may be considered and is dependent on the individual’s level of experience and proven ability to work remotely. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work.

We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world of substations.

At this power company, as an Engineer you can have a rewarding career on every level. Their philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success. You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since were employee-owned, we get to make the decisions for our career leaders and they get to proclaim levels to strive for the progression of their career.

Responsibilities include:

Develop Substation layout drawings including, plan and elevations, yard layouts, grounding, grounding details, raceway, raceway details, control building layouts, cable lists, and material lists on new and existing substations.
Develop Substation one lines, three lines, Aux AC Power Systems, DC Power Systems, DC Schematics, SCADA and Communications Systems, Relay Panel Layouts, Equipment Wiring, and Cable Schedules for new and existing substations.
Perform engineering calculations & prepare reports.
Prepare equipment specifications, for substation equipment, components, and construction.
·         You must have experience on various substation projects from 15kV up to 500kV and/or a strong understanding of electrical distribution systems.

·         Experience with substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards.

·         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.

·         Must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
·         Managerial and leadership skills a plus.

Advanced Degree strongly preferred.
EIT or ability to obtain within 6-12 months of hire.
·         Professional Engineering license (PE) strongly preferred, or ability to sit for the exam within 6 months.

5 years progressive experience in design and engineering with power distribution and/or high voltage substations.
Experience on Renewable (Wind, Solar & Energy Storage) will be considered as an asset.
Commitment to driving strong business performance, continuous improvement, and best practices.
Hands on experience in AUTOCAD & MicroStation will be considered as an asset.

That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:


Paid Holidays Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

Voluntary Life Insurance 401K

Tele-health Benefit covers all providers Maternity and Paternity Leave New Dads and Moms

Benefit program Fertility Benefits Gender affirming care this client is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary DOE:

The pay range for this position is $75k – $95k per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc. EOE, including disability/vets

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