Substation Senior Project Engineer - 111

ENTRUST Solutions Group
Linthicum Heights, MD

ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 2,500+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.

We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies. With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, our engineering professionals provide expertise in Renewables, Power Services, GIS and Data Solutions, Automation Integration, Pipeline Engineering, Integrity Services, Industrial Solutions, Telecommunications, and Process Safety Management.

At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity.

We are passionate about what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for. We work with a smile, connect easily with others, and believe that work-life balance and a flexible work environment benefits everyone.

In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization. 


  • 35+ US locations with licenses in all 50 states
  • 3000+ Employees company-wide
  • 31+ Languages in which our employees are fluent
  • 105+ Professional Engineers (PE)


The Project Engineer is responsible for performing engineering design on a variety of engineering tasks both independently and with ongoing supervision. The Project Engineer receives technical guidance on new design topics that have not been experienced previously. The Project Engineer will work closely with other senior engineers on typical engineering assignments tasks which are not familiar to the Project Engineer.


  • Applies complex technical information to designs and ensures projects meet specifications
  • Responsible for fully understanding design requirements in their area of expertise
  • Leads small to medium or multi-discipline projects and directs the activities of Design Engineers working on their projects
  • Prepares complex technical analyses
  • Willing to share information with team as well as question internal and external Stakeholders to appreciate the design requirements and nuances of tasks
  • Reports to the PM and communicates challenges about scope, cost, schedule and quality
  • Interacts independently with clients, estimates proposals, and understands the role of business development in operations goals
  • Helps the Design Coordinator evaluate design personnel and assign design related tasks to Designers and Drafters
  • Reviews and provides feedback on vendor drawings related to their projects
  • Performs independent engineering reviews of simple projects prepared by other engineers
  • Provides input to PMs and leadership concerning potential process and design improvements
  • Ensures that the quality control process is followed, including documentation utilizing the Quality Review Tracking tool for engineering, formatting, and independent reviews
  • Self-checks work assignments prior to submitting for review, completes work with minimal errors. Participates in peer reviews and QC reviews.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from ABET accredited university
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in substation design and engineering.
  • Knowledge of Computer Aided Design or GIS Design is a plus
  • Strong work ethic with desire to work in a production environment



  • Working knowledge of basic software programs such as Microsoft Office and ArcGIS
  • Skill to use hand-eye coordination, visual (near) acuity and depth perception.
  • Skill to use effective verbal and listening communications.
  • Ability to read, understand and closely follow both client and ENTRUST data standards and practices.
  • Ability to concisely communicate technical concepts within the scope of their assignment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend written material of a technical nature.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, plan daily activities, evaluate new situations, and respond accordingly.
  • Ability to interdependently work with others to produce products/services.
  • Ability to apply basic design skills.



Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time (2-3 hours) with the ability to move at will; have vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; have hearing and speech skills to communicate in person, over the telephone or Teams/Skype/Zoom; have use of hands to finger, handle, type, or feel and manipulate mouse, keyboard, and computer equipment.