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Salient Power Engineering is a premier electric power consulting firm specializing in medium and high voltage power systems analysis and design. Salient performs studies, conceptual and detailed physical and electrical design of high voltage substations, transmission lines, distribution lines and generation facilities in the utility, heavy industrial, and renewable energy markets. Team members at Salient are well-rounded in their field and are encouraged to expand their technical and professional skills. Salient is a growing company with a team that is lively, energetic, optimistic, and works well together. 



Job Summary 

A Project Team Lead performs technical work while responsible for multiple projects and/or programs. This requires collaborating, mentoring, and coordinating efforts of other engineers while interacting with clients, contractors, and suppliers to assure successful projects.


Job Responsibilities

  • Executing project scope, schedule, budget, and quality assurance.

  • Developing proposals, defining scope of work, and project cost estimates.

  • Performing technical work as part of the team.

  • Collaboration and coordinating the efforts of internal and external resources.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with multiple client departments and disciplines, including procurement, engineering, communications, project management, and construction.

  • Project types may include:

  • High voltage substation physical and electrical design (conceptual to detailed).

  • Substation protection, controls, and communication design and settings.

  • Power system studies (short-circuit, load flow, coordination, arc flash, distributed generation interconnection, capital planning studies, power quality, transient stability, grounding etc.).

  • Travel as required to support onsite construction observation, data acquisition, and problem resolution.

  • Performs other duties as requested or assigned and volunteers to assist others.

  • Proactively and independently develops new skills and refines existing skills.

  • Approaches and completes tasks efficiently.


Job Skills & Qualifications

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Engineering Degree B.S in Electrical, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering.

  • PE or EIT with the ability to obtain PE within one year of hire.

  • 3-10 years experience within utility or high voltage power transmission/distribution projects.

Required Skills

  • Capable of successfully coordinating with multiple disciplines for successful project/program execution.

  • Energetic self-starter who is accountable, assertive, self-directed, and proactive.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while responsible for multiple projects operating in parallel.

  • Ability to anticipate issues and develop plans in order to mitigate risk.

  • Ability to recognize, acknowledge, and correct potential mistakes whether by self or others.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, to convey ideas and information and actively collaborate with coworkers and clients.

Software (examples)

  • Experience using project management and scheduling software.

  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.

  • Power Systems modelling and analysis software such as ASPEN, ETAP, SKM, and Milsoft.

  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

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Currently, we are looking for qualified electrical engineers who have experience specializing in the following:

  • High voltage substation physical and electrical design (conceptual to detailed)

  • Power systems studies (short-circuit, load flow, arc flash, distributed generation interconnection, capital planning studies, power quality, transient stability, etc.)

  • High voltage/medium voltage power system protection, including modeling of systems, creation of relay settings, protection philosophies, and coordination.

  • Project management of small to large sized projects ($10k-$50k)


Ideal candidate has 5-10 years of relevant experience and is able to carry out projects from start to finish with minimal review or assistance.  Candidate must hold a 4-year ABET-accredited engineering degree and be a registered P.E. or EIT with ability to obtain P.E. within one year of hire.  Candidate is expected to serve as an engineering mentor to younger engineers and may be expected to write and/or review engineering proposals.  Travel may be required on a per-project basis but is typically around 10%.


We offer a challenging work environment with excellent growth potential.  Our outstanding benefits are all available after 30 days of employment and include 100% coverage of employee medical premiums, dental, HSA Benefit, disability insurance, life insurance, paid holidays and PTO.  We also offer a 401k with 4% match after a year of employment.


If you believe you have the experience and drive to join our growing team, please submit a resume with cover letter to this posting.


Salient Power Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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