Distribution Engineer

Contract: Charlotte, North Carolina, US

Salary: $28.00 Per Hour

Job Code: 328390

End Date: 2023-01-24

Job Status: Expired

This Job is no longer accepting applications

Job Description

  • The successful candidate must have experience in developing the work packages for OH, UG, URD, Make Ready and Street Light projects, using customer GIS and WMS systems such as GE Smallworld, Bentley Expert Designer and Maximo.
  • The candidate will be comfortable in both a field and office setting, and will trained in customer engineering and construction standards. Successful candidates will have experience structural analysis, guying calcs, cable pulling calcs, coordination of protective devices, calculations of electric demand and fault currents.
  • Candidates will gain experience in coordination of conflicting utilities, and other field engineering design requirements, the assessment and development of design big packages for complex cable/conduit projects in dense urban environments, work permit development, easements and ROW applications, and the design of mainline vault medium voltage switchgear, network system design and distribution system protection and coordination.

Background must haves

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering degree (EE preferred) is required and 0-2 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2+ years: relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering (EIT/FE credentials or PE license is preferred)
  • Experience with Voltage Conversion projects, Road Widening Projects, Major Underground Projects, Conductor replacements, and OH to UG conversions.
  • Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation
  • Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates Nice to haves
  • Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
  • Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, SOCKET, Spida-Calc
  • Experience using MicroStation--performing Electrical Distribution design
  • Experience with design standards Professional Attributes
  • Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skills and supporting of customer advocacy
  • Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work with limited supervision

Must- Haves (Hard Skills) 

Nice-To- Haves (Hard Skills) 

Power related courses taken 


Internship or co-op experience with an electric utility company 


Must- Haves (Soft Skills) 

Nice-To- Haves (Soft Skills) 


Fundamental of Engineer or Engineering In training certification 



Degree Requirements 

Degree Preferences 

Typically requires BS degree in Engineering or equivalent in experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience. 


Overview of work environment/workspace 

Office environment and office culture 

Variety of years’ experience in office 

Newly renovated workspace (past 4 years) 

Open door manager style 

Encourages collaboration and innovations 

Big into processes, automation, and quality  

Always looking for ways to improve and will listen to all ideas Fast paced environment 

How will this role interact and support the team?  






Size of team? 

Working directly alongside with full-time employees 

Assigned work from supervisor.  

Supervisor will check quality and deadlines met.  

Anything that is assigned to an employee could be assigned to temp 



Details of the project this role will support   

Currently working with local electrical utility to perform design drawings and supporting ongoing efforts to modernize and update the electric grid 

What have others done to succeed in this position? 

Willing to take initiate and dig into work.  

Understand material, and client standards 

Proactive about how they go about day-to-day 

Keep supervisor aware of work deadlines 

Quality of work is up to standard 

Using engineering judgement to solve problems 

What do you foresee as the biggest challenge of this assignment/role? 

Initial ramp-up 

What is a typical work day? 

Checking internal work management systems to see what’s assigned and what’s in the queue 

Checking emails, updates from clients or upper management.  

Any growth & development opportunities within role/greater team? 




Job Requirement
  • EIT
  • FE
  • Underground Projects
  • GIS
  • electrical maintenance
Reach Out to a Recruiter
  • Recruiter
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chandan Singh
  • chandan.singh@collabera.com
  • 9738412305
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