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Pike Corporation Engineer III-Substation Physical in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Position Overview: This is the third level of the Engineering classification. Provide engineering/technical expertise to solve more complex problems and provide leadership skills to manage work in a specific area of expertise, with minimal supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently.

Please note: This electrical engineering position is in the Substation Physical Engineering group within the Transmission & Substation division of Pike Engineering. This position will work closely with clients, engineering departments, and CAD Designers in the development of High-voltage Substation Engineering Design packages for electric utility clients. See desired qualifications below.

*Duties & Responsibilities *

Under minimal supervision, in the area of expertise will provide:

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

  • effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities

  • 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

  • accurate records and files


• 8 to 10 years experience as a practicing engineer or state registration as a Professional Engineer.

• Proficient in engineering theories and principles.

• Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations

• Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

• Good written and oral communication skills.

Other Skills/Abilities

• Self-Motivated

• Work independently

• Team-Oriented

• Customer Oriented

• Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members.

Desired Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • NCEES and ability to become licensed in multiple states preferred.

  • Experience in the electric utility industry

  • 3 - 5 years of electrical utility substation design experience (as an employee, contractor, or consultant) with a workingknowledge of the physical design of substations 23 kV and higher.

  • Ability to design the physical layout of the substation equipment (circuit breakers, transformers, disconnect switches, bus, etc.)

  • Ability to design the cable trench and conduit for the routing of cables to the substation equipment.

  • Ability to complete the bill of material required for construction of the substation.

  • Ability to ensure that a complete design package (drawings, bill of materials, conduit lists, construction specifications, etc.) are delivered to the customer within budget and on time.

  • Working knowledge of NESC and IEEE

NOTE:This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Organization: *Pike Corporation, Inc.

Title: Engineer III-Substation Physical

Location: South Carolina-Fort Mill

Requisition ID: 21000046