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Substation Lead Electrical Engineer

Company: Ulteig
Location: Boise
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Opportunity
Ulteig is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Lead Substation Electrical Engineer to support Renewables/Utility/Power projects. The Lead Electrical Engineer acts as a technical leader and applies standard engineering techniques and procedures on complex projects. Plans, schedules, conducts and/or coordinates detailed phases of assigned project work.

What You'll Do
Makes design recommendations, adaptations and modifications for utility substations, relay automation equipment and drawings associated. Performs calculations using engineering formulas and skills. Provide technical guidance to other engineers.

What We Expect from You


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required. Master's degree a plus. ABET accredited program or equivalent required.
  • PE registration required.
  • 7+ years of engineering experience.
  • Effective leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, time management, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Capable of leading complex substation projects with a multidiscipline team from full scope estimating and proposals, through detailed design, to commissioning and construction support for energization.
  • Proficient with substation protection and control design and industry standards.
  • Capable of reviewing and producing design drawings, including one-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, wiring diagrams, and control panel elevations.
  • Ability to perform AC & DC substation studies.
  • Knowledge of substation electrical physical (apparatus) equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic relay settings a plus.
  • On site commissioning and/or construction support a plus.
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) a plus.
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Up to 15% travel required.
  • Must have the ability to work permanently in the US.


    As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.

    What You Can Expect from Ulteig
    Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees -for over 80 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, opening opportunities to make an impact by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We recognize our success relies heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. We prioritize flexibility and staying connected to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals. We value your unique perspective, respect your individuality and celebrate your contributions. At Ulteig, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.
    We offer our team members:

    • Flexible Workplace
    • Employee Ownership
    • Competitive Pay
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package
    • Collaborative Environment
    • Innovative Culture

      Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including Power, Renewables, Transportation and Water. Ulteig is a trusted partner in engineering North America's essential infrastructure and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.
      At Ulteig, we care deeply about our team, listening to their needs and ensuring they have the tools necessary to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. Regardless of where you work, you are empowered to build a workday that best suits your strengths. We strive to ensure a balance and separation between home and work life. We support a flexible working schedule so employees are able to focus on what's important to them.
      If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today!

      Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace
      ACHIEVE - GROW - COLLABORATE
      Additional Opportunity Details:Target Base Compensation Range for this role is $115,000 - $149,000* Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role
      This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 60 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.
      Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: to protect the interests of all parties, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate or an approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with Ulteig. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered Ulteig property. Ulteig is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes.

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Ulteig, Boise , Substation Lead Electrical Engineer, Professions , Boise, Idaho

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