Substation Engineer Intern

Part Time and Full Time

Roanoke, VA / Charlotte, NC

DiGioia Gray is seeking a Substation Engineer Intern in our Roanoke, VA and Charlotte, NC offices. This intern will be involved with the protection and control engineering and/or detailed physical design for high voltage substation projects up to 500kV.


With supervisor’s guidance, prepare preliminary engineering design/layouts and technical drawings incorporating dimensions, quantities, and wording

Collect pertinent engineering data through research and/or investigation for a specific request.

Interpret applicable data and pertinent design criteria.

Assist in developing basic station equipment arrangements (station layouts) and single line diagram drawings.

Assist in performing grounding studies, AC load studies, DC battery and charger sizing calculations, shielding studies, lighting studies, bus ampacity calculations, voltage drop calculations.

Assist in determining specifications and assembling major equipment bill of materials.

Assist higher level engineers as needed to complete more advanced studies and calculations.

Assist in final presentation of analytical and design results in reports, graphics, and supplemental data.

Communicate technical concepts clearly and concisely to others.

Maintain accurate records in a timely manner and under project specific requirements.

Position Requirements


Required: In the process of earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, with a focus on power systems from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred: In the process of earning a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, with a focus on power systems from an ABET accredited program.


Required: 0 years of experience


Why Choose DiGioia Gray?

DiGioia Gray was founded by Anthony M. DiGioia Jr. and Richard (Dick) E. Gray, who are widely regarded as the “go-to” experts in the industry through decades of providing innovative project solutions on time and within budget.

DiGioia Gray’s founding principles emphasize quality work, client service, reliability, respect and integrity -- values that are central to the company’s business philosophy. These values, along with the objective to meet schedules and commitments and an ability to provide innovative solutions to the most difficult challenges, have earned DiGioia Gray a reputation for excellence.

The commitment to these values has enabled DiGioia Gray to win numerous awards, including ASCE Pittsburgh Section’s “Employer of the Year” Award.

DiGioia Gray provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, DiGioia Gray complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

DiGioia Gray expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of DiGioia Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Please send your resume and cover letter in strict confidence to:

Human Resources
DiGioia Gray

570 Beatty Road
Monroeville, PA 15146