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Power Engineers Civil/Structural Engineer - Substations Design in Billings, Montana

Civil/Structural Engineer - Substations Design

Location: Billings

State/Territory: Montana

Department: Power Delivery Billings Substation Dept


Civil/Structural Engineer - Substations

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking an experienced, energetic, self-starting team member with a strong structural engineering background to perform engineering design activities for electrical substations. This position is in the Substation Department of our Power Delivery Division in our Billings, Montana office.


  • All aspects of substation structural design including preparation of steel performance drawings, fabrication drawings, foundation design and construction inspection.

  • Development of steel and concrete construction specifications, cost estimates, engineering proposals, and project schedules.

  • Support of substation physical design with bus analysis calculations and coordinating with multiple disciplines on results.

  • Preparation of calculation packages to satisfy client and code requirements.

  • Occasional travel is required to build relationships with team members and clients.

  • Understand and implement client specific design standards.

Required Education/Experience

  • BSCE (Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering) degree from an accredited college.

  • 3+ years structural design experience.

  • Finite Element modeling experience; Risa3D or STAAD Pro.

  • Familiarity with steel detailing.

  • Foundation analysis design software experience.

  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.

Desired Education/Experience

  • Experience in electric utility substation design (15kV through 500kV) is a plus.

  • Ability to independently create calculation packages.

  • Understanding of ASCE 7-10 loading requirements.

  • Ability to perform basic civil engineering tasks.

  • AutoCAD or MicroStation experience is a plus.

  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • Professional engineering licensure is a plus.

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good, build success. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.

EOE, including disability/vets