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Full time
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Substation Applications Engineer
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Job Description

This well-established South West Dallas manufacturing company is actively seeking to hire an experienced Substation Applications Engineer for a direct hire position. This position requires technical knowledge and experience in the design, operation, testing and maintenance of substation equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, CT's, PTs, batteries, switchgears, etc.


  • Provide technical support for substation test equipment via telephone, with personal visits, demonstrations and hands-on training.
  • Validate new products through testing of hardware and software for various applications and provide feedback for product enhancement/improvement.
  • Work with engineering team on product specifications, applications, software and contribute towards product design & development.
  • Participate in company marketing and sales activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.
  • Prepare white papers, application notes and technical articles to reinforce company as subject matter expert in power industry.
  • Should be able to present on different theoretical topics and case studies at conferences and technical meetings.


  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Preferably 5 years of direct experience in substation field testing and commissioning.
  • Knowledge of power system operation and circuits analysis.
  • Have a good working knowledge of the methods and procedures used in utility substation design, commissioning and maintenance practices.
  • Familiarity with design, construction and operation of transformer, circuit breakers and batteries.
  • Experience in the installation, testing, and maintenance of substation assets.
  • Knowledge of different transformer, circuit breakers and batteries testing methods and ability to perform results analysis.
  • Knowledge of applicable and relevant IEEE, NETA, IEC and NERC standards as it relates to testing and maintenance.
  • Ability to present technical topics and communicate effectively in front of large audiences consisting of technicians, engineers, managers and key decision makers.
  • Required travel (approximately 50%).
  • Position requires strong computer skills including knowledge of various Windows platforms, software installation, various PC I/O ports and Microsoft Office.
  • Creative, driven and self-motivated individual with strong customer focus.

Relocation assistance available for highly qualified out-of-town candidates. Will consider highly qualified candidates with a transferable H1b visa (no corp-to-corp). This is a Full time position and candidates must be willing to work onsite (no remote option).


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location