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Actalent Substation Designer in Elkridge, Maryland


We are looking for a candidate that has specific DESIGN engineering experience related to substation and/ or transmission projects. The ideal candidate would have history with both, but our client is expecting us to find someone that has one or the other. Our client is very busy with incoming work from both BGE & Pepco and has an existing backlog of production level work. This role would be supporting the substation and transmission team to knock out the backlogged work. This engineer/designer would then help to support new work coming in, either running projects start to finish or assisting based on their capabilities.

An Average day would look like:

Attend client and internal project meetings to understand engineering deliverables required.

Design/ engineer blueprint drawings to match scope of work

estimate cost of materials

perform site walkdowns when needed

collaborate with other engineers, pm's designers and drafters to delegate responsibilities

work within schedule deadlines, often supporting multiple projects at once.

submit completed design with calculations to internal QA/review team

Make corrections as needed before submitting final project.

Learn BGE/Pepco/ Dominion engineering standards.


substation, transmission, bus arrangements, foundation, autocad, CAD, grounding system design, raceway design, control and relay, Pls cadd, autocad civil 3d, autocad, gis, engineering calculations

Top Skills Details:

substation, transmission, bus arrangements, foundation, autocad, CAD, grounding system design, raceway design, control and relay

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in engineering is required for engineering roles. Associates required for designer specific based openings.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.