Senior Engineer II – Substation Design in Las Vegas, Nevada - #64939 | VanderHouwen

Las Vegas, Nevada


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Job Id: 64939

Sr. Engineer II – Substation Development
Our client is seeking a Sr. Engineer II – Substation Development to assist their organization.

This role is onsite in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Senior Engineer II – Substation Design Responsibilities

  • Provides comprehensive engineering design services for substation facilities, and ensures the facilities are constructed on schedule and within committed resource allocations.
  • Leads functional teams and provides technical oversight in performing all phases of projects.
  • Assists with internal training for engineers and technicians.
  • Works closely with managers and principal engineers on higher-level projects, and in recommending and implementing changes that benefit the company.
  • Develops economical, technically feasible, reliable substation physical and control designs with no supervision and guidance. Provides technical management of multiple substation projects and prioritization of work, working collaboratively with outside consulting firms and internal stakeholders.
  • Ensures quality control on assigned projects by providing construction support as needed, including coordination with construction forces and job site inspections.
  • Provides coordination and communication with other departments in completing procurement tasks on projects with no supervision or guidance.
  • Assists and guides other departments in the solution of non-standard substation design problems.
  • Provides accurate cost estimates for use in company budgeting procedures such that cash flow requirements are identified. (10%)
  • Provides input for development of detailed project schedules and update project management system to reflect the status of projects assigned.
  • Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Senior Engineer II – Substation Design Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited school in electrical engineering and 8 years industry experience as a practicing engineer and must be a licensed PE. If no PE license, must have 10+ years as a practicing engineer.

Demonstrated Knowledge:

  • Substation/control engineering principals and knowledge of other phases of engineering.
  • Areas of cost control, budgets, finance, and accounting with technical experiences in cost analysis


  • Analytical, interpersonal and communication with company personnel, customers, and regulatory agencies.
  • Multi-tasking’s, leadership, research, analysis, project management, problem-solving and decision-making.

Equipment and Applications:

  • PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • General office environment with some field work for supervision.

Compensation: $50-$51/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

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