- Location: Detroit
- Salary: Market related
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.
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. Position Requirements: Candidate must have 15+ years' experience with increasing responsibility in the electrical utility market.Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited University.Candidate must be a registered Professional Engineer in the United States.Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.Must be able to work effectively both independently and in a team setting.Demonstrate a high motivation for success and a willingness to take on increasing responsibilities.Working knowledge of distribution construction standards and National Electric Safety Code.Be familiar with USDA Rural Utilities Services design bulletins and lending program requirements associated with planning and design.Proficient in the design, construction and maintenance practices of electrical distribution systems. Recognize constructability of the design.Review designs completed by other distribution engineers or designers.Mentor and lead less experienced distribution designers and engineers.Assume project lead responsibilities which includes meeting production targets, budgets, and project deliverables.Assist in marketing business opportunities with key clients and development of responses to RFP/RFQs.Valid driver's license.
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
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
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 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.
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.
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 email@example.com or call: (08) 6245 9478
Job Title: Assistant Project Manager - Transmission and Distribution ProjectsJob Summary: The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager in the planning, coordination, and execution of transmission and distribution projects. The position will involve working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.Key Responsibilities: Assist the Project Manager in developing project plans and schedulesCoordinate project activities with internal and external stakeholdersMonitor project progress and report on project status to the Project ManagerManage project documentation, including contracts, change orders, and project reportsWork with cross-functional teams to identify and manage project risks and issuesEnsure that project deliverables are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standardsSupport the Project Manager in preparing project budgets and forecastsAssist in the management of project resources, including personnel and equipmentAssist in the development and implementation of project processes and proceduresParticipate in project meetings and provide updates on project statusPerform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering or a related fieldEPC experienceStrong organizational and communication skillsAbility to work effectively in a team environmentProficient in project management software and toolsKnowledge of transmission and distribution systems and equipmentAbility to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environmentExperience in managing project budgets and resourcesAbility to travel to project sites as required.
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
Qualifications: 5-7+ years' experience and a P.E. License.Ideal Projects: Mission Critical - Data Centers ExperienceAviation ExperienceCommercial Other projects are open to consideration - this position is relatively flexible. Compensation Ranges: $110,000 - $160,000+ (Commensurate w/ Experience) Benefits: Paid Parental LeaveHealth Vision Dental401k matchPTO Starts at 3 weeks, upward flexibility for sure.HolidaysSick Time ECOPass for DenverPaid parking in Phoenix Requirements A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university.Registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect.This position requires a strong understanding of the mission critical industry and the nuances of renovation and greenfield construction projects.Successful performance at this career level typically requires 10 - 15 years of relevant work experience in Engineering or Construction Management in the Mission Critical industry.Experience designing of medium voltage, power monitoring, lighting, and lighting controls systems a plus.Strong verbal communications skills and ability to present solutions to project teams and clients.Demonstrated ability to manage and collaborate with diverse team members who are geographically dispersed utilizing a combination of virtual technology and in-person meetings.Must be available to travel occasionally.Requires the ability to pass background checks or security screenings as required by our clients.To be authorized to work in the United States and have proof of COVID Vaccination. Responsibilities: Be the technical lead for the electrical engineering and design of high-tech facilities, including new data centers, facility expansions, and system upgrades.Create power design for complex electrical systems including UPS and generator support systems.Have expertise in power distribution, grounding, standby power, uninterruptible power, and related systems.Possess proficiency in the development of electrical one-lines, specifications, calculations, studies, and software-based systems analysis.Have a strong understanding of building systems and inter-discipline coordination.Be comfortable leading, mentoring, and delegating portions of design work to project engineers, designers, and BIM/CAD staff.
This includes managing all activities related to project scope, schedule, cost/budget, quality, communications, resources, procurement, and risk elements to optimize client service, quality and financial performance on large, complex and challenging projects.Essential DutiesLeads the planning and implementation of medium-large power delivery engineering projects ranging in complexity and utilizing resources from multiple office locations.Supports business development by participating in project scoping, fee development, proposal preparation, interviews, negotiations, and contract development.Reviews assigned project(s) after award to define project scope, determine work procedures/sequences and develops schedules, budgets, staffing, vendor lists and progress billing points.Forms a project team and sees that responsibilities are assigned and the execution of tasks are begun and completed according to schedule.Submits documents to federal, state and local authorities for code compliance review and obtains permits required.Meets with client management as necessary during the term of a project to resolve issues and to obtain approvals at the project's completion.Maintains a continuing business relationship with clients as part of ongoing business development efforts.Plans, organizes, communicates and coordinates project engagements.Manages the day-to-day activities of project engagements including Clients and Project Teams.Prepares project opening orders, project outlines, project initiation, project schedules, project executions and project closings.Achieve project objectives including quality/scopes, budgets, and schedules.Maintains accurate and comprehensive Project Records.Achieve project performance metrics established for the engagement (i.e. target margins, revenue, multiplier, etc.).Analyzes project performance, resource utilization, profitability, margins, and revenues.Identifies potential out of scope work. Manages, and negotiates contract change orders.Identifies and manages project risk from the proposal phase through the duration of the project.Trains, mentors, and oversees other Project Managers and conducts/participates in portfolio and project reviews.QualificationsBachelors of Science in engineering from an accredited college or university or relevant experience.MBA (preferred but not required).PE (preferred but not required).Minimum of 15-20 years of increasing experience in the Power Delivery Industry with a minimum of 5 years in project management.Firm understanding of financial management.Demonstrated capabilities and success in managing large multi-discipline programs, projects, multi-office projects, and/or multiple projects.Thorough understanding of various types of power delivery projects (transmission, substation, distribution).Demonstrated understanding and experience in multiple project delivery methods (i.e. DBB, DB, EPC, CM@Risk).Outstanding time management skills.Performance StandardsJob KnowledgeQuality of WorkScheduleBudget and Cost Control and PerformanceRisk ManagementJudgment and InitiativeInterpersonal Skills and TeamworkAdherence to Company Policies and TeamworkLeadership and MentorshipClient Satisfaction
Position of: Electrical, Instrumentation & Control Manager Scope of Responsibility includes: - • Establishing electrical operation concept, schematic drawings for HV panels, LV MCC & LV DB’s from single line diagram • Good understanding of 66/11kv, 115/11kv, 22/11kv switchgears, control panel and metering panels • Reviewing of offers/drawings for technical compliance, preparation of instrumentation I/O list, cable sizing & termination schedule preparation. Co-ordination with suppliers on design approvals and FAT & SAT • Supervision of installation, erection, testing and commissioning sub-contractors. Co-ordinate with customers to make changes related with approval drawings. • Pre-commissioning testing of various protection relays of Generator, Transformer, Motor & Feeder Protection of ABB, Schneider, Areva, GE, Reyrolle, Siemens make with following functions. • Trouble shooting and maintenance of all kinds of field instruments which are related to DCS & SCADA system • Provides technical, trouble shooting and maintenance support to all electrical equipment and instrumentation, including low/medium/high voltage substations, switchgear, transformers, motors, distribution systems and associated protection and support equipment. • Testing of Current, Voltage & Power transformers, MV/HV/LV circuit breakers, and Control & Protections schemes with complicated interlocking schemes. • Develop engineering capabilities and work with sales team on project proposal and bidding • Preferably with knowledge in Diesel Generator, Control Panel modification, commissioning and testing. Knowledge in Water Treatment System, Boiler, Turbine, Fuel Handling System, Fuel Preparation System is an added advantage. Requirements • Degree in Science in electrical engineering with emphasis on power systems • Min. 5 years of working experience in renewables, power generation, power systems design or similar field. • PE Certificate is an added advantage • Ability to perform detail-oriented, critical reviews of technical documentation • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment • Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills • Ability to write technical reports in English and proficient in MS Office • Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) mindset • Travelling/Site stationed is required Interested applicants please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org