Substation Structural Engineer - Power Delivery

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/29/2024 11:24 AM)
Bachelor's Degree
Electrical, Energy


Kimley-Horn has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a motivated Substation Structural Engineer to join our Substation practice in our St. Paul, Minnesota (MN) office!


  • Design and analyze new and existing substation structures and foundation systems.
  • Prepare and review structural drawing and calculation packages.
  • Apply and review department and industry standards when preparing calculations, project drawings, and project specifications for procurement and construction.
  • Incorporate the requirements of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract, customer Requests for Proposals (RFPs), professional service agreements, or other contractual requirements ensuring the projects meet or exceed project goals.
  • Identify and propose value engineering or best installed cost options for projects and process improvement opportunities.
  • Coordinate with internal and external partners including cross-discipline, construction, vendors, fabricator(s), and owners to address structural-related issues or concerns including constructability reviews and construction RFIs.
  • Support substation team in achieving performance goals with the power delivery group.
  • Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as foundation and steel structure design.



  • BS or MS degree in the field of Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering.
  • 4+ years’ experience in Structural design engineering on substations in the Power/Industrial Industry
  • Knowledgeable in basic engineering software and eager to learn software such as SAP2000, STAAD, SAFE, RISA3D, PLS POLE, PLS TOWER, LPILE, FAD Tools, and MathCAD.
  • General knowledge of engineering standards including ASCE 7, 10, 48, 74, 113, ACI 318, 336, AISC 325, 348, 360, and IBC.
  • Licensed PE in the state of MN (or ability to obtain within a year of employment) desired.

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!


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