Electrical Engineer - Transmission, Distribution, and Substation Design

Fort Worth, TX 76179

Posted: 02/16/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering - Electrical Job Number: 18709 Pay Rate: 120,000

Job Description

Electrical Engineer - Transmission, Distribution, and Substation Design
Our established Fort Worth Electrical Engineering client is looking to hire a full-time Electrical Engineer to join their team on a direct hire basis. 

Company Profile: 
Family oriented engineering consulting firm that has been in business 50+ years and is proud to serve the North Texas area market. Come join a work family that prides itself on a relaxed tight knit culture and boundless professional development of it's employees. 

Electrical Engineer - Transmission, Distribution, and Substation Design Role: 
As an Electrical Engineer specializing in Transmission, Distribution, Substation, and Industrial Projects, you will be responsible for designing, planning, and overseeing the implementation of electrical systems across a range of projects, with a primary focus on transmission lines, distribution networks, and substation infrastructure.
Additionally, you will contribute to industrial and commercial projects, including oil and gas loading/offloading facilities, MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) design, and foundation systems.
This role requires expertise in electrical engineering principles, particularly in power systems, coupled with the versatility to adapt to various project requirements and industries.
Design and analyze electrical systems for transmission lines and distribution networks, considering factors such as load requirements, voltage regulation, and system reliability.
Substation Engineering:
Design substations and switchyards, including layout, equipment selection, and protection schemes.
Specify and design transformers, circuit breakers, relays, and other substation equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
Industrial Projects:
Provide electrical engineering support for industrial facilities, including oil and gas terminals, refineries, and manufacturing plants.
Design power distribution systems, control panels, and instrumentation for industrial processes, ensuring compliance with industry standards and safety regulations.
Commercial Projects:
Contribute to the design of MEP systems for commercial buildings, including electrical power distribution, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), and plumbing systems.
Collaborate with architects, structural engineers, and other stakeholders to integrate electrical systems into building designs.
Oil and Gas Infrastructure:
Design electrical systems for oil and gas loading and offloading facilities, including marine terminals and onshore/offshore installations.
Ensure compliance with industry-specific standards and regulations governing electrical equipment and installations in hazardous environments.
Foundation Systems:
Provide engineering support for the design of foundation systems for various structures, including equipment foundations for substations and industrial facilities.
Perform structural analysis and design calculations to ensure foundation stability and integrity.
Project Management:
Manage electrical engineering projects from conception to completion, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
Coordinate with project teams, contractors, and clients to ensure project objectives are met on time and within budget.
Technical Support and Troubleshooting:
Provide technical expertise and support during construction, commissioning, and operation phases of projects.
Troubleshoot electrical system issues and recommend corrective actions to ensure optimal performance and reliability.

Electrical Engineer - Transmission, Distribution, and Substation Design Profile: 
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
Professional Engineer (PE) TX license required
Extensive experience in electrical engineering, with a focus on transmission, distribution, substation design, and industrial projects.
Proficiency in electrical design software, CAD tools, and simulation programs.
Strong knowledge of relevant codes, standards, and regulations, such as NEC, IEEE, and NESC.
Excellent communication, teamwork, and project management skills.
Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams and adapt to changing project requirements.

Features and Benefits of Client: 
Industry leading salary (DOE) 
Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
Flexible schedule
Professional development assistance 


Job Requirements

Electrical Engineering

Meet Your Recruiter

Tyler Ellis
Executive Recruiter

Tyler Ellis is a seasoned Executive Recruiter specializing in connecting top talent with leading companies within the Engineering, Construction, and Manufacturing industries. With an impressive track record in managing the full recruitment life cycle, Tyler has mastered the art of sourcing and screening candidates to negotiating and closing placements. His dedication to providing exceptional white glove service has earned him a reputation for delivering scalable results while building strong relationships with clients and candidates alike.

His expertise is not confined to just one area within Civil Engineering. Tyler boasts extensive experience across a broad range of sub-disciplines, including Geotechnical, Municipal, Transportation, Structural, Water and wastewater, and Land Surveying. In addition, he has gained valuable experience in MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and plumbing) Engineering, Environmental, and Electrical Engineering, particularly within substations.

"I am driven by the challenge and reward of helping people find their best career opportunities."

Beyond his work in engineering, Tyler has honed his skills in the Manufacturing Industry. His comprehensive understanding of the sector allows him to identify the best fit for both the clients and candidates he serves. This ability to navigate multiple industries showcases his adaptability and commitment to meeting diverse staffing needs.

Tyler holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Sam Houston State University, with a minor in Political Science. However, it's his professional experiences that truly set him apart. Driven by the challenge and reward of helping both companies and candidates find their perfect fit, he leverages his diverse skills in recruiting, business development, account management, training & development, and performance management to excel in his role. With each placement, Tyler continues to demonstrate his unwavering commitment to creating successful staffing solutions.

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