Early Career Substation Engineer - Kiewit Power Engineers

Kiewit Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 weeks ago

Requisition ID: 93539

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing Power district, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for power facilities. We offer a variety of engineering services, including owner's engineering, project development, detailed engineering and design, construction management and plant services. Our engineering teams bring power projects to life across North America in the following areas:

  • Gas-fired generation

  • Power delivery

  • Environmental retrofits

  • Renewables and new technology

  • Water/wastewater

On our team, you'll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit's culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America.


This position is based out of our Houston, TX office.


  • Assist project team in creating all design documents and drawings, including one and three-line diagrams, protection and control schematics, communications diagrams, wiring diagrams, substation layout plan, section and detail drawings and application of mark-ups for project built drawings.

  • Specification development for the procurement, installation and testing of substation equipment.

  • Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, equipment sizing, relay coordination, and electrical studies.

  • Communicate and coordinate project activities with project lead, customer representatives, and other stakeholders.


  • Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university

  • 0-2 years of experience performing engineering related duties

  • Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI

  • Eligibility to take Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam or Engineer-In-Training (EIT) license

  • Legally able to work in the United States for any length of time

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluent in the English language

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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