Substation Designer (Virtual)

November 18, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


System One is actively seeking a Substation Designer for a contract position.

Substation Designer Responsibilities:

  • Functions in a senior level engineering technician capacity
  • With minimal supervision, performs advanced functions requiring knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards and document control processes/procedures in support of creating and modifying deliverables
  • May provide technical guidance and direction to other engineering professionals including delegation of work assignments

Engineering Standards:

  • Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and company policies and procedures

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

  • Proactively applies knowledge of the Company Quality Program relative to deliverables
  • Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
  • Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency
  • Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project

Engineering Production:

  • Broadening the use of applications to continuously evaluate and improve methods, processes and procedures used to accomplish deliverables
  • Create and develop deliverables based on a variety of design inputs
  • May develop less complex design concepts and create project design deliverables based on a variety of design inputs
  • May perform computations such as development of detailed material quantities and estimates

Project Coordination:

  • Coordinate deliverables with other groups involved on the same project to minimize interference or errors
  • May support field activities
  • May be responsible for support of project finalization including for example consolidation of records for as-built drawings or information to take off as-built quantities

Client Focus:

  • Focuses on the needs of internal clients while gaining an understanding of external client's main interests and drivers

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes
  • May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation

People Management: - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring): May provide work direction and guidance to others

Substation Designer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Typically a minimum of 3 years related work experience
  • Preferred Non-Technical Skills: learning on the fly, problem solving, perseverance, patience, time management, drive for results, self-development, listening, informing
  • Preferred Technical Skills: Ability to use Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD), information modeling or other applications or design or modeling skills and/or design principles and practices
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and company policies and procedures
  • Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends
  • Intermediate knowledge of company quality program
  • Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
  • Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines
  • Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles
  • Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline

Duration: Contract

Location: Virtual

Pay Rate: $35.00 - $40.56/hr.

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