Electrical Engineer—Powerhouse, Substation or Relay


Responsible for correct and safe performance of electrical equipment involved in Powerhouse, Substation or Relay – Energy Transmission. Support energization of new or modified equipment and testing activities. Direct phase-out activities and/or coordinate with appropriate personnel. Verify ready to start procedures are complete prior to energizing equipment. Coordinate with construction managers and operations managers on various new projects, upgrades, or modifications. Read electrical design documents and work with other personnel and vendors on maintaining energy transmission.

Position Requirements


Control systems, protective relay systems, equipment inspection and test methods, electrical equipment, electrical engineering, reading schematics


Bachelor's degree (engineering) preferred or equivalent combination of training & experience


3-5 years experience replacing transmission line relays, writing up reports

Credentialing Required/Optional

PE (Professional Engineer) preferred

Career Path

Position Reports To

Transmission Manager, Transmission Director, Engineering Manager

Career path moves from this role

Sr. Electrical Engineer, Transmission Manager, Project Manager

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