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Pike Corporation Designer 2-Substation Physical in Marietta, Georgia

Position Overview:Provide substation physical design, technical support, and project coordination to Transmission Substation projects for the purpose of delivering safe, cost-effective, and quality design projects. Provide technical competency on complex problems for projects including a wide range of utility substation concepts and designs including all range of voltage substation and switching station, battery energy storage systems, and solar collector substations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create substation physical design project drawings from existing standards based on client standards and industry best practices

  • Ability to read and interpret physical designs for utility stations through 500kV, including foundation and grading plans, lighting plans and details, fence plans and details, grounding plans and details, below grade designs to include duct banks and cable trenches, and equipment support structures

  • Understand the installation of high voltage transformers, group operated disconnect switches, breakers, PTs, CCVTs, line turners, surge arresters, and other equipment within the substation and be able to create/draft sections, details, and overviews

  • Ability to interpret written specifications and implement them on engineering drawings

  • Ability to check designs for accuracy, appearance, and adherence to customer standards

  • Collaborate, communicate, and liaise effectively with other design disciplines

  • Visit sites, advise on physical design issues


  • 2-4 Year(s) experience in CAD Design

  • Proven Autocad and/or Microstation skills

    Other Skills/Abilities

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Self-Motivated

  • Work independently

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members

  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds

  • Think both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems

    Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in the utility industry

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Pike Engineering is an equal opportunity employer


    Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company

About Us

Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.

“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.

Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.

Requisition ID: 23005696