Sr. Engineer II – Substation Development in Las Vegas, Nevada - #65126 | VanderHouwen

Las Vegas, Nevada


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Job Id: 65126

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.

Sr. Engineer II – Substation Development Responsibilities

  • Provides comprehensive engineering design services for substation facilities, and ensures the facilities are constructed on schedule and within committed resource allocations. Provides leadership, training, and direction to fellow staff members.
  • Develops economical, technically feasible, reliable substation physical and control designs.
  • Serves as an expert to provide engineering solutions to engineering problems.
  • Provides accurate engineering designs and products. Directs an engineering team for engineering and drawing productions.
  • Provides accurate cost estimates for use in company budgeting procedures such that cash flow requirements are identified.
  • Provides coordination and communication with other departments such that total project schedules and expenditures are maintained in accordance with commitments.
  • Provides input for development of detailed project schedules and update project management system to reflect the status of projects assigned.
  • Monitors project expenditures, and practices cost control such that project commitments are met.
  • Ensures quality control on assigned projects by providing construction support as needed, including coordination with construction forces and job site inspections.
  • Assists and guides other departments in the solution of non-standard or complex substation design problems.
  • Assigns and reviews work of other department staff.
  • 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.

Sr. Engineer II – Substation Development Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in engineering and 15 years industry experience as a practicing engineer and performing highly technical work of a specialized nature.

Demonstrated Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge in substation/control engineering principals and knowledge of other phases of engineering.
  • Economic analysis methods, budgeting procedures, and company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Utility engineering practices and procedures, construction methods and material specifications.


  • Directing, coordinating, and reviewing the work of a staff of engineers, technicians, and designers.
  • Ability to prove judgment and solves unusual problems with a high level of independent decision-making.

Equipment and Applications:

  • PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • General office environment. No special physical demands required.

Compensation: $53-$54/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.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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