Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain | US-REMOTE HOME OFFICE


As a member of our Engineering Services Team, you will be responsible for creating substation drawing packages including one-line drawings, substation plan and elevation drawings, electrical assembly drawings, equipment manufacturing drawings, foundation and grounding plan drawings, conduit and cable routing plan drawings, cable schedules, bill of materials, and detailed electrical connection drawings.


  • Ability to develop and modify the following engineering deliverables:
    • Substations equipment and devices
    • Substation structures and/or modifications to existing steel structures
    • Substation Site Development Drawings (i.e. cable trenches, conduit sizing/routing, etc)
    • Detailed Substation Bill of Materials
    • Below grade and above grade drawing packages
    • General arrangement and elevation drawings
    • Equipment Manufacturer Drawings
    • Electrical One-Line Drawing
    • Electrical Bus and Conductor Sizing and Connections
    • Control Building Layouts
    • Foundation Plan Drawing and Design Review
    • Grounding Design & Analysis, and Connections
  • Ability to read and understand above grade and below grade construction plans and interpret intent
  • Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, transformer sizing, short circuit loading forces, voltage drop calculations, and conduit fill for sizing
  • Familiarity with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and National Electric Code (NEC)
  • Familiarity with IEEE standards for substation bus design
  • Ability to collaborate with protection and control engineering and structural engineering teams to implement their comments into design
  • Ability to provide construction support and provide solutions to problems that arise during construction/installation
  • Assist as appropriate in the development of project estimates as it relates to substation design opportunities
  • Customer visits as necessary (Travel approximately 10% of the time)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering Technology program
  • Minimum of one year experience in the field of engineering disciplines as noted above
  • On track to obtain PE License in the U.S.



  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate technical details in a clear manner
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Project management experience with ability to assist in multi-team projects to completion


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