Substation Engineer (Remote Option)

United States /
Beta Engineering – Engineering and Design /
Regular Full-Time
/ Remote
Come join our creative team at Beta Engineering! We understand that finding the right place to work isn't easy. At Beta, we believe in cultivating a team that wins together and takes on the most challenging projects in the high voltage industry. 

We provide power delivery solutions for a variety of customers, including those in the utility, industrial and renewable markets. We design and build high voltage projects to our customers' specifications. Our work includes substations, transmission lines and more. We help our customers achieve their goals of creating a reliable, sustainable power grid by reducing risks and identifying innovative solutions for their problems.

Our Purpose: We pursue that which challenges us, growing our community to provide critical, creative solutions that achieve extraordinary results.

Beta Engineering is currently looking for a Substation Engineer to join their team. Substation Engineers (SE) are responsible for the design, interpretation, application and documentation of drawings and calculations pertaining to the physical design of a substation. Substation Engineers are tasked with ensuring that designs, and their applications, are completed to code and standards set forth by the appropriate authoritative bodies. In addition, SE’s are required to work with customer representatives, Project Management Teams and other engineering disciplines to ensure designs meet appropriate specifications and requirements.
Understanding the value of the customer, Contributes to overall team success, Continuous and applied learning, Strategic development, and Pride
Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Business Insight, Drives Results, Collaborates, Communicates Effectively, Courage, Instills Trust, Manages Ambiguity
Checks conduit, grounding, control shelter, electrical arrangements, outdoor lighting and equipment vendor design packages.
Performs and checks grounding calculations.
Performs and checks conduit fill calculations.
Performs and checks pulling tension calculations.
Performs and checks vehicle tracking calculations.
Performs and checks outdoor lighting calculations.
Performs and checks lightning protection designs calculations.
Performs and checks substation Sag-10 calculations.
Performs and checks flexible jumper calculations.
Performs and checks bus design calculations.
Performs and checks arc-flash calculations.
Performs and checks insulation coordination calculations.
Performs and checks underground ampacity calculations.
Creates and checks material list descriptions for all major equipment.
Creates and checks material list descriptions for all minor substation material.
Demonstrates integrity and ethics in all client relationships and communications.
Answers technical questions posed by construction managers, field staff, project managers, customers and their representatives.
Recognize and recommend methods to improve customer’s experience.
Perform other studies as able and required.
Travels periodically to both customer offices for project meetings and to job sites for construction visits and testing
Manages day-to-day activities of schedule and design of projects assigned to them
Coordinates and problem solves between design teams and departments
Performs quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
Interacts professionally with other employees and customers.
Works effectively as a team contributor on all assigned projects.
Communicates regularly with supervisor regarding designs, concerns, studies or tests
Desire to participate in continued education and training
Occasional overnight travel to active job sites
Must have clean driving record as use of company vehicles is a requirement of position
Adhere to and practice the Beta core competencies and Beta principle
Maintains check print set of all work they perform
Utilizes the department resources in an effective manner to get all work accomplished on time and correctly
Bachelor degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Civil Engineering.
2 - 4 years of experience in the physical design of high voltage substations is preferred
Strong background in Microsoft Word, Mathcad, Excel, and PowerPoint required; strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
Knowledge of all or some of the following applications are preferred: AutoCAD, CDEGS grounding software, CYMCAP, LitePro, FEAP, Southwire SAG/Ten, Alcoa, Vehicle Tracking, SAP-2000.
Will work in an office environment with minimal exposure to dust, noise, and other environmental hazards.
Overnight travel is required to an active construction site for a period of one or two weeks at a time. Ability to perform duties safely and to adhere to each job site’s safety requirements; while working on an active job site, outdoors, is a requirement.

$68,649 - $130,614 per year

Salary range is estimated. Actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications and application of any geographic salary differential.

Medical, prescriptions
Life insurance
Short and long term disability
401k with a company match
Paid time off
Paid holidays
Cafeteria plan
Corporate fitness plan
Beta is owned and operated by Crest Industries, which manages Beta's job listings. Crest owns and operates companies that serve industries including power delivery, manufacturing, natural resources and specialty chemicals. Click here to learn about careers within the Crest Industries® family of companies.

Beta Engineering is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.
Beta Engineering is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request information regarding reasonable accommodation, contact your Human Resource Business Partner.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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