Lead Substation Structural Engineer

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Position Overview

This position is offered to a talented and highly motivated individual who specializes in Structural Design. Must be a synergistic team player and an invaluable resource for Equagen and clients. We aspire to provide a challenging and inspiring work environment for such a candidate in a position that will require detailed, project-specific designs. The purpose of this role is to Lead the design and analysis of structural components in high-voltage and medium voltage substations.

Remote or Hybrid or On-site (Raleigh, NC)
Job Responsibilities
  • Substation Structural Design: Lead the design and analysis of structural components in high-voltage and medium voltage substations, including foundations, support structures, bus structures, and control buildings.
  • Code Compliance: Ensure all designs adhere to national and international building codes, electrical industry standards, and safety regulations relevant to high-voltage substations.
  • Engineering Calculations: Perform detailed engineering calculations, such as load analysis, seismic analysis, wind loading, and foundation design, to ensure the structural integrity of substation components.
  • Design Optimization: Continuously seek opportunities to optimize substation designs, considering cost-effectiveness, constructability, and long-term performance.
  • Project Management: Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to coordinate projects, ensuring timely delivery, and providing technical support during construction and commissioning phases.
  • Technical Support: Offer technical expertise and guidance to internal teams and external stakeholders on structural matters related to high-voltage substations.
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in structural engineering, with a focus on high-voltage substations.
  • Proficient in structural analysis software, such as ETABS, L-Pile, STAAD.Pro, SAP2000, etc.
  • Solid understanding of national and international building codes and industry standards related to substations (e.g., IEEE, IEC, ASCE, NESC).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven project management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Additional Information


·         401(k), PTO, Health, Vision, Dental Plans, Annual Bonus, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement

·         Equagen is full-service engineering firm based in the Raleigh, NC area providing engineering services.

Equagen/EEI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D