Substation Engineer

Electrical Consultants, Inc.   Chesterfield, MO   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on May 18, 2023
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Electrical Consultants, Inc. (ECI) is a leading power engineering consultant firm that provides engineering, system planning and studies, technical consultation, project management, surveying, environmental planning, commissioning/testing and construction services to electric utilities, energy developers and industrials throughout the U.S.  Our experience includes system voltages from 4.16 kV through 765 kV.

ECI is opening an office in the Chesterfield, MO area and has openings for substation engineers with varying levels of experience.  This is a great opportunity to help start and grow a new office location.

Responsibilities include the conceptual, preliminary and final detailed design of new, upgraded and expanded substations, including material procurement, construction and commissioning/startup support through energization.  Engineering responsibilities include the development and delivery of physical, electrical, civil and communication design studies, calculations, drawings, exhibits and specifications.  Additional responsibilities include assisting in the execution of best-in-class projects, including coordination, quality control and oversight of designers, drafters and support staff.  Completion of specialized tasks is coordinated with ECI’s subject matter expert discipline groups such as Distribution Studies, Transmission Studies, Grounding Studies, Protection (relay coordination and settings), Civil Engineering, Communication (SCADA Integration) and Transmission & Distribution Engineering.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 3+ years’ substation design and project engineering experience or an acceptable combination of education and experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organization and planning skills; ability to work in a team environment; commitment to quality and accuracy; and a willingness to meet fast-paced project schedules.  PE licensure or the commitment to progress towards PE licensure is preferred.  The successful applicant must have fundamental knowledge of power engineering principals and applicable codes and standards.  The successful applicant may be subject to client-mandated drug and background checking.  Occasional travel/driving is required; therefore, the successful applicant will be subject to ECI’s auto insurance carrier requirements.  Applicants must not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status) now or in the future.

Salary commensurate with experience and education.  Benefits include the following:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k), profit sharing and employee stock ownership plan
  • Paid vacation, personal days and holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Continued professional education reimbursement

ECI employs over 650 engineers, designers, project managers, surveyors, right-of-way agents, environmental planners, construction professionals and support staff in 20+ engineering offices across the U.S.  ECI has over 35 years of experience in the planning, engineering and construction of a wide range of power delivery projects including substations, transmission lines, energy storage facilities, distribution systems, communication systems and industrial electrical facilities. Visit our website at

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Electrical Consultants, Inc.

100 Chesterfield Business Parkway, Ste 120
Chesterfield , MO