Distribution Design Engineer


Job Description:

    Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

    Currently, we have an opportunity for Distribution Engineer for electric utility design engineering.

    Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:
    • Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
    • Professional Engineer License (PE)
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    • Technical & non-technical training opportunities
    • Mentorship Program

    In this role, you can also expect to gain
    • NESC expertise
    • Electrical Power Calculations
    • GIS design training
    • Time management and organizational skills

    If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

    • The successful candidate will have an interest in developing construction work packages for the electric distribution system using various software systems and construction standards. Distribution systems may be in an OH, UG, or URD environment. Work packages will be developed using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems.

      Project work will require performing engineering calculations that may include: structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, transformer sizing, voltage drop and flicker, and coordination of protective devices. Assignments may also include: preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, development of a BOM, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements. Work assignments will include travelling by motor vehicle to various project locations located throughout the area to conduct field investigations.


    • Bachelors of Science degree is required (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial Engineering is preferred) and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with less than 2 years: relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering. Additional experience may be considered in place of degree.

    • Experience with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and client construction standards

    • Experience with BOUD or GE Smallworld

    • Experience using CAD tools

    • Experience with software such as: PoleForeman, SAP, Microstation

    • Must be comfortable in both a field and office setting

    • Must be able to lift 20 pounds

    • Must be able to walk up to 2 miles on unpaved surfaces

    • Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation

    o (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)




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    Clearance Level Required:



    Yes, 10% of the time

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    Distribution Design Engineering

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