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Substation Electrical Engineer (Kodiak)

Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


Seeking Electrical Engineers to fill positions in our Substation Design Team.

Junior level engineer: Support detailed electrical design and standardization of Liberty’s substation installations and modifications to ensure a reliable and safe electrical system. In tandem with the Department Manager and more expert engineers acting as mentors, develop subject matter expertise in substation equipment, specifications, design standards, and project execution. Senior level engineer: Apply senior-level experience with authoritative knowledge and judgement to lead and direct the electrical design of Substation builds and improvements produced within the department. With minimal guidance from the Department Manager, support and lead the work tasks within the department and coordinate work of entry level engineers within the department to support and accomplish department goals. Cross lead in other areas of engineering where required or needed. Provide guidance to intermediate level electrical engineers and consultants, and train entry level electrical engineers.


  • Develop conceptual and detailed electrical designs of low to high-voltage substations utilizing AutoCAD, including, but not limited to, one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, AC and DC schematics, wiring diagrams, ground grids, lightning protection, and bill of materials. 
  • Generate professional-level substation electrical design deliverables in a timely manner and continue engineering involvement for all stages of project completion, including material procurement, construction support, and as-built finalization. 
  • Provide technical guidance to internal and external project teams for adherence to organizational substation design standards while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, codes, and policies, along with consideration of industry best practices. 
  • Specify and evaluate vendor designs and quotations to ensure compliance with specifications and company purchasing guidelines to ensure cost effectiveness over the life of the equipment. 
  • Support Substation Operations personnel to solve detailed and complex substation problems with innovative and low-cost solutions. 
  • Maintain Substation equipment asset databases to ensure accuracy of technical information and data for miscellaneous reporting. 
  • Utilize excellent written and verbal communication skills to promote change within the company. 
  • Enhance the company by implementing time- and cost-saving methods of completing tasks within the department

Education and Experience

Junior level engineer: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering 
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate or ability to obtain EIT certificate within 12 months preferred. 
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills. Solid analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Willing to travel once trained, up to (15% with some overnights). 

Senior level engineer: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of utility substation experience. 
  • Proficient in AutoCAD. 
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license preferred. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for compiling technical reports. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Willing to travel (15% with some overnights).

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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