Distribution Engineer

Date Posted
12/16/2019

City
Kansas City

State
MO
Job Description

AstraWorks is a recruiting agency focused on the Construction Design/Build market. We place professionals across various disciplines including Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering, Environmental, Real Estate and Operations.

We partnered with an industry leading design firm to identify a Distribution Engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and develop distribution voltage construction packages for both overhead and underground projects, including distribution equipment installation, feeder replacement, cable replacement, and new feeder design.
  • Work closely with the project team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction.
  • Work closely with the project team to ensure that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines.
  • Prepare calculations and assist with equipment specifications.
  • Prepare proposals, engineering/project cost estimates, and execution schedules.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.
  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from accredited program required.
  • Minimum 3 years distribution experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of overhead and underground construction methods and distribution system equipment.
  • Experience conducting distribution field inspections.
  • Understanding of distribution power flow.
  • Experience with various distribution design tools, as well as GIS to aide in design.
  • Knowledge of the NESC or GO95/GO128 rules and how they apply to distribution design.
  • Knowledge regarding easements, right-of-way, and permitting.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Capable of devising new, more efficient approaches to solving problems and processes.
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize work.
  • Knowledge of utility telecommunications, distributed energy resource integration, and advanced distribution technologies is a plus.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification strongly preferred.

 
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