Distribution Design Engineer

Testa Search Partners

  • Raleigh, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Our utility consulting client in Raleigh NC is seeking a full-time Distribution Design Engineer to join their team. This is a fairly senior position requiring a PE license.

The Distribution Engineer works with an established, industry-leading consulting engineering firm. The role is expected to work independently and within a team environment with minimum supervision. Seeking a Distribution Engineer with overhead and underground distribution design experience.

Position summary:
  • Design, stake and coordinate overhead and underground distribution projects to meet NESC, RUS or other applicable standards, specifications and all applicable codes.
  • Perform peer and final reviews of distribution designs performed by others to ensure all applicable standards, specifications and codes are met.
  • Seal distribution line designs completed personally and by others.
  • Coordinate design and construction of distribution line project with client and affected parties.
  • Assist customer in acquiring easements and permits.
  • Provide design support through preparation of draft reports, calculations, details, plans and specifications.
  • Preparation of scheduling, planning, designing, permitting and construction documents.
  • Ensure that work meets safety and quality standards, codes and specifications including set schedules and deadlines.
  • Provide timely and accurate information on progress, reviews, observations, solutions and/or any other project related information.
  • Track budgets and project financials for accuracy; invoice clients appropriately.
  • Conduct field observations and preparation of applicable field reports.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of relevant experience as a distribution designer.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License required.
  • Project management skills and ability to meet deliverables on time and on budget. Experience with Microsoft Project software preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with multiple priorities and schedules throughout the project life cycle.
  • Experience interacting with technical and non-technical people.
  • Skills with Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD (Civil 3D experience is a plus).
  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time.