Substation Electrical Engineer – Power Delivery



About the job


Ranked as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. prides itself on hiring high-achieving, dedicated, and reliable professionals. Kimley-Horn has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a motivated Substation Electrical Engineer to join our team in our St. Paul office.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the design and analysis of complex electrical systems for utility-scale substations
  • Develop design documents and reports, including electrical layouts, schematics, one-line/three-line diagrams, etc.
  • Provide electrical design and installation support (RFI, submittal, transmittal, etc.) to project staff, EPC contractor, and EPC project management team
  • Daily interaction and collaboration on multi-disciplinary teams, with interaction across Kimley-Horn offices
  • Mid-level and senior staff are expected to prepare project specifications, electrical cost estimates, and proposals, supporting the growth of electrical engineering service areas in the Minneapolis market and across the country
  • Mid-level and senior staff are expected to lead project teams to produce high quality deliverables
  • Mid-level and senior staff are expected to assist in mentoring, training, and growing a team to expand our electrical engineering practice



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Prior experience in an Electrical Engineering role focused on utility-scale substation design
  • Understanding of the National Electrical Code (NFPA70), National Electrical Safety Code, IEEE and ANSI Standards
  • Interest and experience engaging directly with clients, having a growth mindset to build business
  • Willingness to travel to support site visits and client meetings, as needed


  • Experience in utility-scale PV, wind generation, energy storage, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, microgrid, or data center designs
  • Experience with ISO (ERCOT, PJM, CAISO, etc.) interconnection procedures
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
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