Sr Substation Engineer

Posted 31 May 2022
Location Oklahoma City, United States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing

Job Description

Sr Substation Engineer

Location:  Oklahoma City, OK

Job Family Summary:

  • Develops plans and specifications, performs analysis, and provides reports on assigned tasks involving design and construction of new facilities or operation and maintenance of existing facilities.

  • Technically involved in the resolution of equipment and operational problems that may include performing field investigation or inspections, performing design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project.

Level of Responsibility:

  • Complex responsibilities related to primary focus of job area.

  • Uses best practices and in-depth business knowledge to solve complex problems and improve products or services.

  • May adapt procedures, processes and techniques to meet the more complex requirements of position

Primary Duties:

  • Provides on-the-job training to new staff.

  • Manages multiple projects and associated budgets, schedules and resources.

  • Functions as quality inspector or defines quality requirements on engineering designs and projects.

  • Assures that all design specifications conform to the latest national and local codes, rules and regulations.

  • Reviews and critiques proposed changes to engineering standards, policies and guidelines.

  • Review development plans for compliance with adopted engineering standards and good engineering practices.

  • Conducts surveys to gather field data.

  • Prepare and interpret schematics, drawings, layouts and other visual aids.

  • Prepares engineering analysis for small/routine projects to include: preliminary design, calculation, life cycle cost and equipment selection.

  • Assists upper level engineers as directed while developing specialized engineering skills.

  • Supports company safety programs and initiatives by following all EHS and Operating procedures and adhering to established design standards.


  • Working Conditions:

  • May require travel.

  • May be required to work non-standard work schedules.

  • May be exposed to extreme conditions and inclement weather.

  • May be required to work at heights up to and exceeding thirty (30) feet, underground and in confined spaces.


  • Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Able to communicate effectively in speech and writing with members at all levels throughout the organization and outside professionals.

  • Self motivated.

  • In depth knowledge and experience in multiple engineering initiatives.

  • Able to work without supervision and make independent decisions.

  • Strong project leadership skills.

  • Ability to work within stringent deadlines.

  • Able to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities. Interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with diverse personalities.

  • Team Player.

  • Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills.

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or PE. Five (5) years directly related experience as an Engineer.

  • Valid State Driver’s license.