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Associate Substation Civil Engineer

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Responsible for the development, expansion, and design of the system and its equipment to meet the mission and objectives of the organization. Responsible for civil and structural design and calculations for electrical substations, and ensuring that the Eversource transmission and distribution systems are designed to high quality standards that provide customers with safe, reliable, competitively priced and environmentally sound electric service. This position shares accountability with peers in the strategy, development, and design of the organizations Life Cycle Plan, a comprehensive long-term plan for the transmission/distribution system.

  • Must work well in a team setting and be willing to learn new skills. An ability to learn technical proficiency in a range of Civil Engineering principles is a requirement.
  • Site grading design, storm water management, structure and foundation design, oil containment design, substation sanitary and water installations, and rigid bus analysis.
  • Assistance in the development and approval of project scopes, specifications, engineering designs, details, material ordering, and cost estimates.
  • Interface with Substation Engineering and Design to communicate the details of a proposed project and ensure all system additions, removals, and modifications are adequately designed for their safe use and maintenance.
  • Communicate effectively with others, use computers effectively, and write clearly and concisely.
  • Accountable for root-cause analysis, development, and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Perform storm water assessments in substations and provide best management practices including proposed mitigation where applicable.
  • Conform to the project schedule including the detailed planning of successive construction phases to effectively implement the design while considering outage time and maintaining a realistic timeline.
  • Perform review of engineering vendor submittals and participate in meetings with vendors to discuss comments on submittals throughout the design and review process of a project.
  • Review all construction drawings and design documentation before being issued to construction contractor.
  • Ensure work is in accordance with Eversource standards and applicable Codes.
  • Ensure that the design and specification of additions, modifications and replacements to the transmission and distribution systems are completed accurately and in accordance with the schedule.
  • Provide Civil Engineering support of construction activities including resolution of all field questions and approval of any field generated change to the issued design.
  • Computer skills include Microsoft Office. Any of the following additional software familiarity or proficiency will be beneficial. AutoCAD, MathCAD, RISA software (3D, Foundation, Base, Connection, and Foot), STAAD Pro, DS Anchor, L-Pile, PLS Tower, TNX Tower, Retain Pro, and HydroCAD.
  • Expected to assist with storm duty and any other major events


  • Requires a BS Engineering or BS Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering degree preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • EIT and/or PE License Preferred

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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment.If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversources HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers needs is part of every employees role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

Salary Range
$66,000.00 - $91,000.00
per Year
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Berlin, CT, US