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Southern Company Electrical Engineer - Construction Engineering in Durham, North Carolina

Electrical Engineer - Construction Engineering

Durham, NC •Distributed Infrastructure-EPC Engineering



We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Electrical Engineer to join our Construction Engineering team located in Durham, NC. This experienced engineer works with the project team to develop construction document sets, performs power system studies and supports our sales team with proposal drawings. Developing code-compliant construction documents with accuracy and speed is one of the main goals for this position. In addition, reviewing, interpreting, and applying all applicable NEC, NFPA, IEEE and AHJ codes and standards.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering program AND a minimum of 3 years' experience designing electrical power systems is highly preferred (In lieu of a degree, we will consider applicants with a minimum of 5 years of experience designing electrical power systems)

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with a CAD software package

  • Proficiency with National Electric Code (NEC), IEEE design standards and guides

  • Proficiency in recognizing and solving design issues and potential layout problems

  • Proficiency in power system modeling (fault, coordination, arc flash)

  • Proficiency with Adobe and Microsoft Office Products

About Us

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Personal Days and Sick Days

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other basis prohibited by law.

This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Operating Company: PowerSecure

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