Entry Level Electrical Engineer

Location: Salt Lake City
State/Territory: Utah
Department: Power Delivery SLC Substation Group


Entry Level Electrical Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is seeking an entry level Electrical Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department in our Salt Lake City, Utah office. 


  • The position entails performing detail design of low to extra high voltage substations and switchyards.
  • Typical designs include one-line diagrams, protection and control schematic development, wiring diagrams, SCADA, communications, substation physical layouts, material lists, conduit and cable sizing/routing, AC and DC systems calculations and sizing, and substation grounding. The Entry Level Electrical Engineer will participate in QA/QC processes as part of the learning curve.

Required Education/Experience                                                                                

  • BSEE (BS Electrical Engineering) or BSEET (BS Electrical Engineering Technology) degree, from an accredited university preferably with a power option.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering to build on.
  • 3 months relevant electrical engineering work experience; could be on an internship or co-op basis.
  • Candidates should enjoy living in the Salt Lake City metro area or have a desire and ability to relocate there with minimal assistance.
  • 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

  • Minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Experience working in an engineering department that designs substations up to 500 kV.
  • Knowledge of electrical utility substations and familiarity with substation design.
  • Engineer In Training certificate (EIT) or passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

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 work, make money. 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.


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