Substation Designer - Kiewit Power Delivery


Columbus, OH, US

Requisition ID: 171072 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are currently looking for motivated Substation Designer/Drafter to join our growing Substation and Transmission Line Design team. As part of the team of highly specialist design professional, you will support variety of substation, transmission and distribution project ranging from 12kv to 500kV. We are supporting both engineering design and EPC projects for clients throughout the country.


This position is based out of our office in Columbus, OH.


•    Work with Engineers and Designer to develop the design documents and drawings for Substation or Transmission Line project.
•    Create design/construction drawing package for substation design project including substation general plan, elevation and detail, bill of material, conduit and cable schedule.
•    Provide drafting support for various type of substation project including physical, electrical and protection and control design. 
•    Utilize company standards, client standards, and/or Engineering direction to produce new drawings and update existing drawings utilizing AutoCAD, Microstation or PLS-C ADD
•    Maintain document management system with quality data.
•    Train, develop and mentor the less-experienced design team members
•    Perform quality control checks and provide feedback to team members


•    At least 5 years’ experience in design and/or drafting disciplines with a background in electrical substation, civil /structural or transmission line design
•    Minimum GED Diploma with drafting or electrical design training. Bachelor’s degree in Drafting/Design preferred
•    Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD or Microstation
•    Ability to work in a growing, adaptive and multi-discipline team environment
•    Ability to work independently with limited direction and oversight
•    Legally able to work within the United States for any length of time
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluent in English language

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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