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Senior Substation Engineer - Design

Senior Substation Engineer - Design

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For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.


Gannett Fleming is looking for a Senior Substation Engineer to join our dynamic and growing team to lead utility and power substation efforts within the North East Region (Marlton, NJ).   A successful candidate will be capable of leading, scheduling, and developing protection and control designs for substation projects.


The growth and diversification of the Power Business Line is a top initiative, on both a regional and national scale. The successful candidate will have 15 years of protection and control experience on various substation projects from 69kV up to 500kV.  In addition, be able to build effective relationships with clients and stakeholders in the Power & Utility industry to help grow Gannett Fleming’s market share.


Responsibilities include:

  • Design Substation one lines, three lines, Aux AC Power Systems, DC Power Systems, DC Schematics, SCADA and Communications Systems, Relay Panel Layouts, Equipment Wiring, and Cable Schedules for new and existing substations.
  • Design relay protection schemes, and develop settings for electronic and electro-mechanical protective relays.
  • Prepare calculations and reports.
  • Have design experience with and be familiar with substation layout drawings including, plan and elevations, yard layouts, grounding, grounding details, raceway, raceway details, control building layouts, cable lists, and material lists on new and existing substations.
  • Prepare equipment specifications for substation equipment, components, and construction.
  • Collaborate internally to pursue power substation projects regionally and nationally with the objective of increasing Gannett Fleming presence in the power delivery  business
  • Assume an active role in the preparation of proposals bids, reports and presentations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Advanced Degree strongly preferred.
  • Professional Engineer License in NJ or ability to obtain within 6-12 months of hire.
  • Minimum of 15 years progressive experience in design, engineering and project management within power and utility industry.
  • Experience in the creation of quality technical solutions and the design delivery of major power delivery projects.
  • Design team and project management experience in high voltage substation projects will be considered a plus.