Substation Engineer

Toth & Associates - Springfield, MO


This electrical engineer will work on the design engineering and construction monitoring of substations with a focus on protection and control in relation to power delivery projects. You will be involved in all aspects of substation projects including but not limited to: completing detailed scope documents, developing one line diagrams, producing logic diagrams, conducting fault studies, proficiently performing necessary calculations, assembling relay point assignments, developing schematics, front views, and bills of material. Conducting a proper QA/QC check on a P&C package will also be required.

Must have thorough knowledge of current principles and practices of substation engineering. You will individually evaluate, select, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Work will include multiple projects of moderate to large size.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program is required
  • 3+ years of experience in the design of Medium or High Voltage Power Systems
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints
  • Experience tracking project information such as: schedules and expenditures against budgets, preparing status reports and client interface.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in the design of substations 138kV and above
  • Ability to prepare substation grounding calculations, direct stroke shielding calculations, battery & charger sizing calculations, etc.
  • Physical layout and protection & controls experience
  • Ability to work with Designer to develop substation single line diagrams, relaying & metering diagrams, DC schematic diagrams, substation plan & sections, grounding plans, etc.
  • Familiarity with ANSI/IEEE/NEMA standards as they relate to substation design. This includes the National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI - C2)
  • PE license
  • AutoCAD experience

Benefits Package:

  • Paid vacation
  • Medical Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • 401K

Company Overview:

TOTH is a full-service engineering firm specializing in electric utility engineering, structural engineering, civil engineering, land surveying, and GIS/mapping. We serve a wide range of clients, including public and private utilities, municipalities, architects, and educational institutions across the country.

Here staff members are more than just employees. Our leadership lives by the idea that employees should be treated like family, and our functionality shows that. With a company that has its clients and employees at the forefront of decision making; a rewarding, innovative and growing company is sure to exist, which occurs at TOTH.

We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an enjoyable work environment. TOTH employees have a rewarding career at every level.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Engineering: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Professional Engineer (Required)