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Kimley-Horn Substation Electrical Engineer - Power Delivery in Saint Paul, Minnesota


Ranked as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. prides itself on hiring high-achieving, dedicated, and reliable professionals. Kimley-Horn has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a motivated Substation Electrical Engineer to join our team in our St. Paul office.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the design and analysis of complex electrical systems for utility-scale substations

  • Develop design documents and reports, including electrical layouts, schematics, one-line/three-line diagrams, etc.

  • Provide electrical design and installation support (RFI, submittal, transmittal, etc.) to project staff, EPC contractor, and EPC project management team

  • Daily interaction and collaboration on multi-disciplinary teams, with interaction across Kimley-Horn offices

  • Mid-level and senior staff are expected to prepare project specifications, electrical cost estimates, and proposals, supporting the growth of electrical engineering service areas in the Minneapolis market and across the country

  • Mid-level and senior staff are expected to lead project teams to produce high quality deliverables

  • Mid-level and senior staff are expected to assist in mentoring, training, and growing a team to expand our electrical engineering practice



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

  • Licensed Professional Engineer - Electrical

  • Prior experience in an Electrical Engineering role focused on utility-scale substation design

  • Understanding of the National Electrical Code (NFPA70), National Electrical Safety Code, IEEE and ANSI Standards

  • Interest and experience engaging directly with clients, having a growth mindset to build business

  • Willingness to travel to support site visits and client meetings, as needed


  • Experience in utility-scale PV, wind generation, energy storage, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, microgrid, or data center designs

  • Demonstrated understanding of construction techniques and project management practices

  • Experience with ISO (ERCOT, PJM, CAISO, etc.) interconnection procedures

  • Experience managing and mentoring team members

  • Experience with marketing and business development activities

  • Experience in engineering project management

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD

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Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Location : Location US-MN-Saint Paul

ID 2023-8246

Education Bachelor's Degree

Employee Type Regular

Discipline/Focus Electrical, Energy