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Lead Distribution Engineer

  • Location:

    Massachusetts

  • Sector:

    Power Delivery

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $115,000 - $130,000

  • Contact:

    Patrick Keech

  • Contact email:

    patrick.keech@wearero.com

  • Job ref:

    34185

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    366

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-07

  • Startdate:

    06/09/2021

Responsibilities

  • The qualified candidate should be familiar with the design and operation of utility electrical systems which they can apply their knowledge for developing new designs

  • The ability to apply engineering calculations to various project challenges to develop the most complete and competent design

  • Perform quality reviews of project deliverables

  • 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.

Your Profile/Experience

  • Three (6) + years of experience in the design and operation of overhead and underground distribution lines (4 kV through 35 kV)

  • A Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related Engineering Technology degree from an ABET accredited program

  • The qualified candidate should be experienced with utility standards, joint facilities design, compatible units, and construction package development

  • Familiarity with distribution design software, both overhead and underground, the National Electric Safety Code, and utility best practices

  • Professional Engineering license (P.E.) or ability to achieve P.E. within six (6) months of hire date

  • 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.

  • The ability to lead and direct a team of engineers, designers, and drafters