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Senior Substation Engineer - Design

Senior Substation Engineer - Design

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Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.


Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges – transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.


Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!


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.



Gannett Fleming does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party agencies or recruiters. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to hiring managers. All resumes must be submitted by the applicant to be considered for a position at Gannett Fleming.
Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.