Perform detailed design of overhead and/or underground electric distribution systems. This work includes the preparation of field notes, drawings, specifications and design estimates. Possess an analytical competence to interact with variety of individuals including engineers and experienced distribution system designers.
Overview of Responsibilities
Design and prepare independently, construction orders related to overhead, underground facilities associated with electric distribution systems applying prescribed standards, guides, specifications and procedures.
Apply the client's standards, guidelines, specifications, practices and procedures or appropriate industry standards in preparing layouts of overhead and/or underground electric distribution facilities.
Prepare design sketches, cost estimates, bill of materials and any other required documents and reports for construction and maintenance projects.
Assist in the performance of load studies on distribution transformers, investigate circuit overloads and voltage complaints to determine necessary corrective action.
Contact landowners and/or their agents, to negotiate agreement of Rights of Way (easements) for proposed utility equipment. Obtain necessary contact and tax map information for easement processing.
Prepare and submit required reports and correspondence.
Assist in the acquisition of field data.
Assist in the gathering of information from field notes.
Perform tasks such as digitizing, copying and scanning of drawings, prints and maps.
Utilize client and company information systems to track and update design activities.
Follow Code of Safe Practices as outlined in the company safety policies.
Analytical competence to interact with variety of individuals including engineers and experienced distribution system designers.
0-3 years total accumulated position related experience in CAD or design field.
Proficient in Computer Aided Design (experience with 3D platforms a plus).
AutoCAD and/or GIS Skills desired.
Proficiency in reading and understanding technical drawings and specifications.
Possess a working knowledge of the practices and procedures pertaining to technical matters in electric distribution design.
Experience in similar power systems audit, layout, technician, or design role
Possess a working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Codes (NESC).
Ability to produce accurate work with attention to detail.
Proficiency in MS Office programs.
Self-starter who can work with little or no supervision, strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an ability to learn quickly.
Travel is primarily local to the client and project during the business day, although some out of the area and overnight travel may be expected.
Education, Licenses and Certifications:
Associate degree from an accredited two-year college or technical school in computer science, computer aided architectural drafting and design or related field (Preferred)
Associate Degree in Engineering (Power Delivery preferred)
Management may consider other education and work experience to be acceptable for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled