Vice President of Substation Engineering

Posted 11 May 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePower Delivery
Contact NameBeth Baston

Job description

Metric Search are representing a well established and fast-growing engineering consultancy, completing over 18,000 projects annually with an office in 30+ locations and a presence in nearly every state.


We are seeking a highly skilled VP of Substation Engineering to oversee the the substation engineering department and provide technical leadership to the team - a highly experienced individual and strategic leader, with a deep understanding of the industry and the ability to drive business growth and innovation.




  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the substation engineering team.
  • Oversee the design of substations, ensuring that projects are completed to the required standards, on time, and within budget.
  • Review and approve all substation design work, including specifications, drawings, and calculations.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the substation engineering department, in alignment with the overall company strategy.
  • Provide regular updates to the executive team on the progress of substation engineering projects, including any issues or challenges that arise.
  • Participate in business development activities, including proposal writing, presentations, and meetings with clients.
  • Act as a mentor and coach to other senior leaders within the company, providing guidance and support as required.
  • Attend and present at industry conferences and events to promote the company's expertise in substation engineering and power delivery engineering.
  • Ensure that all substation engineering work is performed in accordance with the company's quality management system.
  • Participate in the recruitment, training, and development of substation engineering staff.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • PE License is NECESSARY - Multiple states preferred.
  • 15 years experience minimum within the power delivery substation design industry
  • 7+ years in a managerial or senior leadership position.
  • Extensive experience in P&C and Physical Substation design.
  • Willingness to travel to conference meetings and the HQ in Chicago.





  • $190k - $220k base.
  • Generous annual and sign on bonuses.
  • Generous PTO and industry leading benefits.
  • Flexible working.
  • Majority remote working.


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