Designer - Substation

Alpha 3 is seeking a designer to support substation engineering projects through conceptual and detailed design. Designers will apply knowledge and experience to create new drawings and revise existing drawings with guidance from engineering personnel. Designers will use their knowledge of components, arrangements, and layout standards to complete design packages including one-lines, schematics, electrical layouts, site plans, structures, wiring diagrams, and bills of material. Required qualifications include:


  • Knowledge of electrical substations including familiarity with the physical characteristics, access, connection, and support requirements for transformers, breakers, disconnects, buswork, and associated equipment
  • Knowledge of common substation configurations, clearance requirements, and layouts
  • Adaptation to various client drafting standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of Microstation CADD tools
  • Ability to work on a team and on multiple projects
  • Ability to visualize and design work in 2D and 3D
  • Ability to understand and incorporate comments and feedback
  • Personal time management skills and ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Attention to detail and pride in work product quality
  • Utility project experience
  • Associates degree or equivalent experience