Substation Physical Engineer - Austin, Houston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Iselin, Boston, Detroit - RCS Corporation

Substation Physical Engineer – Austin, Houston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Iselin, Boston, Detroit

Engineering - Electrical

Job Type: Contract To Hire
Posted: 10/14/2021

Iselin, New Jersey

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Substation Physical Engineer in one of the following locations: Austin, TX; Houston, TX; Charlotte, NC; Raleigh, NC; Iselin, NJ; Westwood/Boston, MA; Plymouth/Detroit, MI. This is a full-time, temp to potential perm contract assignment. The position will begin remote due to COVID-19. RCS offers a competitive package including benefits, vacation and holidays. Our client is seeking an outgoing, self-motivated individual looking for a company where they can continue to grow their skill set!

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.



The office based role provides expertise in substation design and works with multi-disciplinary teams for utility and renewables clients. As part of this role, the successful candidate will lead assignments for the delivery of high voltage substations and the design/condition assessment of existing substations.


  • Engineering/technical guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems

  • Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, monitoring and managing work activities of an engineering team

  • Thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches

  • Continuous improvement of job-related engineering technical and professional knowledge skills and performance

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Support of company’s goals and represents the company positively and professionally

  • Active participant in regional weekly resource meeting (may also participate in national resource meeting as applicable)

  • Promotes inter-office collaboration/communication in sharing of knowledge, resources and work to help level utilization

  • Mentors team of engineers


Minimum Requirements

  • P.E. Not Required, however the candidate must be authorized and able to apply and obtain a PE License within two years.
    Passing score on the EIT exam is preferred

  • BS in Electrical Engineering preferred, other Engineering disciplines considered

  • 5+ years experience working in a consulting environment

  • Experience leading a team to perform detailed design of HV substations

  • Experience working closely with Civil, Structural, and Relay teams assuring an integrated design

  • Ability to use CDEGS and/or WinIGS (Grounding studies per IEEE80)

  • Ability to use CYMCAP

  • Ability to design lightning protection per IEEE

  • Knowledge and experience completing insulation coordination per IEEE

  • Knowledge of completing rigid bus calculations per IEEE

  • High proficiency in AutoCAD

  • You are a team player who is comfortable liaising with stakeholders internally and externally with an exceptional ability to communicate orally and through written correspondence.

  • You have a strong work ethic and take pride and accountability in your duties and accomplishments as an individual.

  • You have expansive experience in consulting environments and understand the importance of keeping all parities involved in a project updated and in the loop at all times.

  • You are a multitasker who can work on multiple projects at once.

  • You enjoy fast paced, dynamic projects and teams


RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
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