Principal Engineer – Electrical Substation


  • Bangalore, India
Principal Engineer – Electrical Substation
Job Posted : May 7th, 2024

Job Description

Responsible for engineering design and modification activities related to electrical & electronic circuits, systems, and equipment. May involve the installation, operation & maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.

Discipline concerning power systems, electronic and transmission equipment, electric service and supply systems, lighting systems, communication service and supply systems, fire alarm and detection systems, control systems or electrical installations.

An electrical engineer focuses on designing, maintaining and improving products that are powered by or produce electricity. Electrical engineering deals with electricity, electro-magnetism and electronics. It also covers power, control systems, telecommunications and signal processing. These engineers are usually concerned with large-scale electrical systems such as motor control and power transmission, as well as utilizing electricity to transmit energy.

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team
  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff’s specific area of expertise.
  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.
  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.
  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.
  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.
  • Prepares technical specification sections.
  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.


  • Master of Engineering degree (or equivalent education) in an appropriate engineering discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), or Professional Engineer (PE) license or equivalent in the relevant field from any global organization (e.g., Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK)
  • Overall 8+ years of work experience is preferred.

Minimum Requirements:-

  • Overall 8+ years of work experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience in leading large design engineering teams performing Grid Substation design in a global consultancy firm is preferred.
  • Experience on HV Plant Design for large EHV Grid Substations is mandatory.
  • Previous experience in design teams working for Grid Utilities (for e.g., National Grid, Transgrid, Powergrid etc.,) is highly desirable
  • Expsoure to International standards (IEC, IEEE, ANSI, Australian Standards and Middle East region codes and standards) is preferred
  • Previous design experience working with GIS and AIS EHV substation HV Plant Primary design is preferable
  • Chartership or Fellowship with IET or equivalent is highly preferable
  • Very good communication skills (Oral and Written) in English language is mandatory


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone – uplifting communities, improving access and sustaining our planet.

We’re committed to managing our business with the upmost responsibility and to always strive for better — be that reducing emissions, creating social value or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce.

We understand both the urgency of the challenges facing our society and our responsibility to act in an impactful and enduring way. We’re leading the change towards a more sustainable and equitable future, partnering with those who want to make a positive difference in the world.

We’re listening to clients and the communities we serve in order to improve lives and livelihoods, and to create sustainable legacies for generations to come.