Senior Distribution Engineer
- Location: Des Moines
- Salary: $1.3m - 1.4m per year + Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
Senior Distribution Engineer
Location: Des Moines
Salary: $1.3m - 1.4m per year + Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
This unique opportunity will primarily consist of working with project teams on electric utility distribution system design, analysis, planning, protection, and consulting.
System distribution design includes the application of the National Electrical Safety Code to provide strength and clearance calculations to be used in the design of electrical distribution facilities - both overhead and underground. Construction inspection using the same tools will also be required. Application of distribution system analysis software to provide system analysis of steady state and transient conditions, develop long-range and capital construction planning studies as well as performing protective coordination studies is also included in this job function.
This position also has the potential to be involved in other distribution engineering services, including power quality reviews, reliability, distribution automation, smart grid, and communications.
The Distribution Engineer will work on project teams to create world-class designs for new projects, alterations, and redevelopments on various 2.4kV to 34.5kV overhead and underground utility distribution projects. The Distribution Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting electrical distribution plans according to budget constraints, design factors, or client needs. Develop and prepare distribution voltage packages for both overhead and underground projects, including distribution equipment installation, feeder replacement, cable replacement, and new feeder design.Develop and prepare design sketches, cost estimates, bill of materials, and other required deliverables.Perform various distribution calculations, including cable pulling, voltage drop, and pole loading calculations.Apply strong knowledge of NESC standards and utility standards, guides, specifications, and procedures.Research and compile project-related data as required by the project managers.Perform field inspections for overhead and underground electric facilities on public and private utility systems.Prepare and disseminate project communication regarding vegetation management, third-party attachments, right-of-way, and outage planning.Develop client presentations, reports, and visualizations to demonstrate technical results and project status.All other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.A Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related Engineering Technology degree from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year experienceThree (3) years of relevant engineering experience is a MUST, consulting preferred. Internship experience DOES NOT count.Successful completion (i.e., passing) FE or EIT preferred.Strong knowledge of electrical distribution power flow.Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite).Proficiency in distribution design software and GIS to aid in design.Strong knowledge regarding easements, right-of-way, and permitting for distribution projects.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.
Seeking a Distribution Designer to perform distribution line design on a variety of utility projects. This position offers the opportunity to challenge and grow yourself professionally within Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine's top-ranked Transmission & Distribution practice. Be on the cutting edge of new technologies and engineering practices in the T&D engineering space. The Distribution Designer will work within our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Global Practice to perform the following duties: Responsible for the design of low to medium voltage (2.4-120kV) distribution and subtransmission lines using CADD.Prepare construction documents including plan and profile drawings for overhead and underground electric distribution, fiber optic and telecommunications facilities.Provide field support during construction.Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.Performs work that involves conventional engineering practices, but may involve a variety of complex features.Requires general knowledge of precedents in specialty areas and familiarity with basic principles and practices in related specialties.May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.Assist project manager to develop scope of work and conceptual design for the projects.Communicate and coordinate project activities with project manager, client, and others as needed.Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of one's work.Other duties will be assigned as required Requirements: Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and seven years related experience or associate's degree and eight years related experience or nine years progressive detailing and design experience. (Bachelor's degree in ANY Engineering field is NOT allowed for this role except for Engineering Technology).Advanced understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables.Ability to learn and effectively utilize new design software programs.Advanced ability to utilize both 2D and 3D applications to prepare engineering drawings.Advanced knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.Advanced knowledge in the theory and practices of assigned discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.Ability to work collaboratively with others including, but not limited to Project Managers, Engineers and Designers in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.Excellent written & verbal communication skills.Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail
Job Title: Senior-Level Electrical EngineerLocations: Napa, CASan FranciscoSan JoseSacramento Job Summary:This position requires extensive and comprehensive knowledge in the subject area, sound judgement, effective decision making and the ability to communicate effectively while working cooperatively with team members and clients. The essential functions of this position also include technical mentoring or staff and may include managing staff as appropriate. A Senior Engineer shall procure work for the company, by attending client “meet and greets” but especially by providing excellence to our clients to ensure repeat business. The values “quality”, “integrity”, and “expertise” may be helpful reminders regarding the expectations of the Senior Engineer.Key Responsibilities: Examine the electrical load requirements of both new and existing projects to determine the most effective electrical system design, sizing, and requirements.Conduct electrical calculations, such as estimating demand and connected loads, calculating voltage drops, short circuits, and ensuring compliance with energy codes.Develop comprehensive electrical distribution system designs, including specifying all components of low and medium voltage electrical equipment.Communicate and collaborate with internal and external disciplines to ensure project requirements and space needs for electrical systems are met.Interact with clients to support business development, prepare proposals, scopes, and budgets. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field.5-10 years of experience in designing lighting and power distribution systems.Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Power design electrical engineering opportunity, specialising in the design phase within the offices in NSW, Sydney.Working in the tier 1 company environment, exposure to competitive technical development.12 month contract basis with possibilities to result to permanent full time employment.Specialist requirements:- Overhead transmission and distribution exposure.- Autodesk, AutoCAD design software experience.- Senior role 8 + years experience in similar role.- 40 hour working week, in design office.- Competitive market rates.Any interest in the role please forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call: (08) 6245 9478
Description:Responsible for oversight of substation engineering and consulting services for clients across the US and internationally. Main responsibilities include leading others in creating electrical protection & control and/or physical layout design deliverables. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the future of the resiliency and reliability of the electric grid. Opportunities to advance into leadership/management roles are available. Position may include full or partial responsibility of the following assignments: Lead in preparation of proposals and scope development, including: Conceptual designs and execution plansEngineering/project cost estimates and schedules Lead in the execution of engineering activities: Physical substation design including yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of materialProtection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring and relay panel wiringCalculations for studies and reports (grounding, lighting protection, AC/DC load studies, etc.)Equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing Lead coordination of design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line, etc.)Develop and improve processes, tools and/or technology implementationsProvide leadership, training and mentoring to less experienced engineers and team membersRegularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnelPerform quality reviews for other engineers and designersProvide short term field support during constructionSupport business development and marketing initiativesOther areas of involvement may include: relay settings, 3D modeling/design, or industry/professional technical committee involvement Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)Professional Engineer registration strongly preferredProficiency with National Electrical Safety Code and IEEE / ANSI StandardStrong preference for those with: Excellent written & verbal communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsCapability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures and criteria
Principal SCADA Engineer with a background in SCADA and Communications design for Substation Utility or Generation clients. Technical responsibilities will include the design of any / all of the following: SCADA and Communications systems including RTUs, RTACs, HMIs and IEDs; computer modeling/analysis of electrical systems; preparation of specifications for equipment and systems; report preparation; applying codes and standards and performing and reviewing design computations.Essential Duties: Detailed design of SCADA and Communications systems for high voltage substations including generating single lines, schematics, points lists and configuration files for RTUs, RTACs, HMIs, IEDs and other communications systems componentsDesign of SCADA interfaces with Protection and Control designs including panel wiring, AC/DC schematics, and Control building and relay panel layoutsCoordination with other disciplines as neededPerforming site visits for gathering data, site acceptance and commissioning supportWriting material procurement and construction specifications & evaluating contractor bidsFamiliar with NERC SIP regulatory requirementsProtective relay coordination and settings experience preferredReviewing shop drawingsResearching equipment and client standardsPerforms typical calculations such as equipment and conductor sizing, voltage drop and battery sizingGenerating engineering fee estimatesProviding field support during constructionMentors and teaches less experienced engineers and design staffOccasional overnight travel may be required for client meetings and or site visits Required skills, education and experience: BSEE from and ABET accredited University15+ years of protection and control design experienceExperience working directly with clients, supporting marketing proposals/efforts preferredExperience managing a design budget and schedule preferredMust have excellent verbal and written communication skillsPE license preferred
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Developing EHV transmission line design parametersProficiency with PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE and SAG10Providing leadership to project teamsTraining and mentoring junior staffProviding technical design and project reviewDeveloping transmission standards and specificationsPreparing transmission studies and reportsProficiency with AutoCAD and/or Micro-stationSolid communication and coordination skills with graphics and engineeringSupport business developmentOversee financial performance including budget control of project assignmentsMust be able to work legally in the United States for any length of time without sponsorship Preferred education, skills and experience: Minnesota Professional Engineering LicenseBachelor's Degree10 years of relevant experience500kV and below experienceEHV underground experienceMix of lattice and tapered tubular h-frame design and 230kV double circuit
The roleTo supervise and train staff. Prepare and update Electrical deliverables. The successful candidate will have experience in green field and brown field engineering of offshore O&G facilities and renewables. Capable of contributing to many areas as part of a small project team. Capable of originating documentation and working with minimum supervision and external input.Scope of Responsibilities: To ensure the quality of work undertaken by themselves and others is commensurate with the goal of the activity considering the constraints of time and budget.To support with competency the Engineering Design of Electrical Systems for Offshore and Onshore Installations, from Concept phase to Detail Design, actively participating in the production of Project Deliverables and Discipline Meetings.Conduct Power System studies including calculation files.Design of substations.Coordinate engineering activities with other interested parties.Represent ODE with Clients on technical matters.Prepare and update technical specifications.Prepare and issue reports on electrical design.Prepare and issue Enquiry Documentation.Technical Bid analysis of electrical equipment and materials.Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs).Assist with the preparation of budget estimates (materials and manhours).Review Project Documents produced by third parties.Direct and lead other junior engineers and designers as required. Qualifications/ Experience: Candidates must hold a minimum Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering combined with 5+ years of professional experience in design and engineering.Candidate must be registered with an Engineering Council or equivalent and preferably a Chartered Engineer (or working towards) is considered advantageous.Proven success in delivering studies and preparing clear, concise reports against time, cost, and quality objectives.Experience in feasibility/concept selection studies and FEED projects. Competencies & Soft Skills:Electrical engineer, with experience as an electrical engineer in the oil and gas industry for offshore projects. Candidate should have: ETAP Software experienceCommercial awarenessDetail conscientiousStrong work ethic & leadership skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsTeam player, self-starter.Strong IT literacyFlexible to travel in UK and OverseasGood report and procedure writing skills
6-month contract-to-hire positionThe successful candidate should be a collaborative leader focused on driving technical team success with an excellent understanding of medium voltage underground utility distribution permitting, design and construction. They should also have a thorough understanding of relevant California codes, standards, jurisdictional agencies and regulatory oversite.The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following: Performs various management, leadership, people accountability and quality responsibilities for the program technical team including subcontractor deliverablesResponsible for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating technical assignmentsMulti-discipline knowledge of engineering and construction; importantly; underground electrical distribution systems and associated civil and electrical engineering work packagesAbility to define scope and selection, research, specify, and recommend equipment to reduce time and costs for designing and constructing underground electricity distribution systemsManages program technical team delivery including remote and subcontract staffFacilitates design reviews with internal and external clientsProvides technical expertise for studies and design effortsPresents complex technical solutions to clientsPerforms quality control reviews of work developed by othersProvides estimates for the engineering task, budget and scheduleApplies strong knowledge of utility standards, guides, specifications, and procedures specific to working in California such as G.O.128 and G.O.95Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work The energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture - and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter - allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutionsQualifications:Minimum Requirements Bachelor of Science in Civil or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.8 years of relevant experience, including medium voltage underground utility distribution design and constructionDemonstrated experience in managing complex program/project technical teamsDemonstrated experience with California utilitiesValid driver's license w/ a clean driving record Preferred Qualifications Professional Engineer (PE) strongly preferredExperience in client facing role managing multiple disciplinesDeep knowledge of utility practices, industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.).Able to lead engineering tasks with strong communication skills (written and verbal)Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.Field construction and commissioning experienceConsulting experience preferredExperience on large, multi-discipline projects and programsProficiency in engineering analysis and modeling softwareFluency with Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft ExcelStrong written and verbal communication skills
My client is currently looking for an experienced Power Systems Engineer to join and expand their Grid Team, working alongside the Grid Development Manager. The client is a renewable energy IPP company with fully integrated development capabilities and it's head office in London. The main focus is developing renewable energy power plants across the United Kingdom with the help of their highly experienced management team and partners to allow them to deliver quality, bankable renewable power assets. Their focus is on the development of large-scale solar, wind and hybrid energy storage projects. Role: In this role you will be working closely alongside the grid manager, and if required the key management team members and land acquisition team. Supporting the Grid team in identifying and securing grid capacity both on the distribution level and national transmission level from 11kV up to 400kV network for its large-scale solar, wind and BESS projects. You will regularly communicate and liaise with the relevant DNOs and NGESO to gather all necessary intelligence to successfully source and secure grid capacity for prospective projects.The ideal candidate must have experience in power systems analysis, excellent communication skills and experience of liaising with external stakeholders such as network operators and specialist grid consultants.Furthermore, you will be actively manging relevant grid aspects of the business, building and maintaining relationships with the DNOs & NG throughout the entire development and construction process. Additionally, you will be supporting the planning team and if necessary, the legal team on any grid connection related matters to ensure that the permits and legal documentation are fully aligned with the grid requirements. Responsibilities:• Identify and qualify grid capacity that are suitable for PV, Wind and BESS by undertaking the desktop power system analysis.• Originate, submit, and managed the process of transmission and distribution connection applications. • Gathering intelligence and analysing the existing and future electricity network available data bases at transmission and distribution level to provide input into the location and electrical characteristics of new solar/wind developments:• Engagement with NGESO and DNOs on pre-app meetings and budget offers to glean market-leading intelligence on the availability of connections any upcoming developments (short-, mid-, and long-term)• Completing the ENA's G99 application form for developments connected to the distribution network.• Generating SLDs using the Auto Cad and analysing the thirds party technical drawing.• Reviewing grid connection offers and advise the Management team on summarising costs, scope of work and technical aspects of the offer.• Undertaking detailed cost analysis of the grid connection costs and implementing strategies to reduce and optimise the costs for connection.• Manage project pipeline by communicating with DNOs / NGESO/ ICPs as necessary to track progress with development.• Liaising with developers and TOs/DNOs to understand the status and delivery programs and meet the milestones for grid connections.• Working with NGESO’s connection portal, completing the application forms including DRC for specific transmission network opportunities. Special Requirements: • 3-4 years in a technical role working electricity projects, including submission of grid connection applications at distribution or transmission level.• Electrical engineering background preferred (you may have a postgraduate degree in a relevant topic) with experience in a technical environment.• Working knowledge of the Grid Code /ENA G99 is important.• Experience with DIgSILENT Power Factory.• Ideally working experience in Solar and wind projects.• BESS experience is preferred, but not necessarily required.
Job Title: Mid-Level Mechanical EngineerLocations: San DiegoLos AngelesNewport BeachIrvine Job Summary:We are seeking a mid-level Mechanical Engineer to design mechanical systems for residential and commercial buildings. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, working knowledge of California Codes & Standards, and experience in designing HVAC equipment, air distribution layout, plumbing systems, and performing engineering calculations.Key Responsibilities: Engineer mechanical systems from the conceptual design phase through construction.Attend meetings with clients and take meticulous notes.Design HVAC equipment, air distribution layout, plumbing systems, and perform engineering calculations.Understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals.Working knowledge of California Codes & Standards.Ability to provide responses to Requests for Information (RFI’s) and Submittal reviews.Competent in following software: AutoCAD Revit,Energy Pro, Navisworks, or similar clash detection design tool and MEP Fabrication. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.3-5 years of experience in designing mechanical systems for residential and commercial buildings.Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Job Responsibilities: Technical Lead for the mechanical engineering and desgin of projects including: Data CentersFacility ExpansionSystem Upgrades Design and review of design of Mechanical Systems: HVAC, Air handlers, Chillers, Plumbing and Sprinkler Fire protection, and performing calculations. Knowledge of building systems and multidiscipline coordination.Leading, mentoring, and delegating workload to your team (Junior Engineers, BIM/CAD Staff, Designers) Qualifications & Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical EngineeringP.E. Licensed (required)6+ yrs required, 10+ preferred.Verbal communication skilss - present solutions to teams and clientsManagement and Collaboration w/ internal and external teamsOccasional TravelPass Bckground Checks and/or security screeningsAuthorized to work in the US. Benefits! Training & Development: Personal and Professional specialized training.Mentorship Professional Licensure Reimbursement E.I.T / P.E. / FPE Study Courses (PAID FOR)Time off from work to study (PAID)Exam Cost (PAID FOR) Company paid parkingESOP opportunitiesCompany Paid Holodays, PTO, Parental Leave (paid)Vision, Dental, Medical - Employer HSA, FSA OptionsHybrid WFH - 2 days WFH 3 days in officeTraditional and Roth 401(K) - immediate vesting on matching contributions