Lead Substation Physical Engineer


Brunel head office in Amsterdam

About this job

  • Market: Infrastructure
  • Branche: Utilities & Distribution
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Reston

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, July 24, 2022

About this role: Lead Substation Physical Engineer

Brunel are actively recruiting a Lead Substation Physical Engineer for a major Fortune 500® technology, engineering, science solutions and services leader.

This direct hire role is based in Durham, NC and the successful candidate will interact with other electric utility disciplines, playing a valuable part in leading and designing high voltage utility substation projects

Our client is an organization who provide a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits. For the right candidate they will also offer a relocation package.

What you need to bring:

To be considered for this role candidates will ideally have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or other related)
  • Five plus years of direct experience in substation physical design
  • Capability to interpret electrical drawings such as one-line and three-line drawings, plan views, and elevations.
  • Ability to lead substation design projects by aligning engineering execution with program management


Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a safe on-boarding process. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are supporting projects and clients worldwide. With Brunel you gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

Anything Else?

Anything Else?

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 45 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Keith Jones is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Keith Jones
Brunel USA - Houston