Electric Power Engineers

Distribution Design Engineer II

Location US-TX-Austin
ID 2024-1337
Category
Distribution Design
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

We are designing the Grid of the future!

Be a part of an innovative team shaping the grid of the future through advanced energy intelligence.  For more than half a century, Electric Power Engineers, (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe providing consulting expertise and energy intelligence software solutions for complex engineering and grid modeling challenges. As leaders in the renewables space, we are focused on building a modern, secure, and resilient gid.   Join us in making an impact on the communities we serve and the environment in which we live. Together we can transform the future of energy.

Responsibilities

Join us in leading the change!

We are seeking to grow our Distribution Design Engineering Team and would like to hire candidates who can complete design tasks with minimal oversight and can learn quickly and provide training to other staff while ensuring that EPE’s reputation for providing clients the highest level of quality is maintained.

 

How you can make an impact:

  • Create distribution design sketches and supporting documents per the Client’s distribution design guidelines and standards.
  • Specify distribution construction standards.
  • Review, approve and stamp distribution designs and drawings.
  • Mentor and train new distribution designers.
  • Specify necessary materials per Client distribution construction standards.
  • Perform and provide cost estimates to customers.
  • Support distribution designers with customer related issues and expectations.
  • Prepare new drawings utilizing AutoCAD and/or Autodesk Utility Design methods.
  • Perform all necessary steps to produce and release to Client design drawings, including:
  • Field inspects pole locations.
  • Stake pole locations.
  • Create unique tracking numbers for each pole/project location.
  • Coordinate with Client’s internal stakeholders including Construction, Civil Inspection, Forestry, Public
  • Maintain knowledge of current procedural/process documents.Create and update process documents as needed
  • Maintain accurate documentation of project correspondence, project schedules/timelines
  • Provide professional and timely communication with the client, other contractors, and utility customers as well as other project stakeholders
  • Field inspect locations of the impacted field locations to gather necessary information for design purposes.
  • Perform and/or check engineering calculations to determine and confirm design feasibility.
  • Create distribution construction notes.
  • Specify materials required for distribution construction projects.
  • Perform and provide cost estimates to customers.
  • Follow Client approved safety procedures both in the office and in the field.
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Other distribution engineering and design services as required such as permitting or project coordination

 

Qualifications

Bring your passion, here what’s needed:

  • Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university/college.
    • Preferably an Electrical Engineering degree but a Mechanical Engineering degree is also acceptable
  • Experience with electrical power calculations
  • Familiarity with the NESC and NEC
  • Experience with Utility Work Management Systems (WMIS, Dynamo, SAP)
  • Experience with Utility Design and Construction Standards
  • CAD Experience (AUTOCAD/MicroStation or similar)
  • Must have experience using ESRI ARC GIS or AUD/AutoCAD Experience
  • Consulting Experience preferred
  • Ability to travel to client site  

 

 

How we support you:

  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision with 100% premium coverage for you.
  • Generous PTO and paid holidays
  • Continuous Education Benefits
  • Work with industry leaders
  • 401K, up to a 4% match (100% vested from day 1)
  • Flexible Work including hybrid and remote possibilities base on position.

 

 

Location: This position will be located in Austin, TX

Travel:  Occasional travel may be needed (10% or less)

 

EPE is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster, and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster

 

If you are interested in applying for employment with EPE and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to: applicationassistance@epeconsulting.com

 

Third-Party Recruiting Notification

EPE does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited third-party resumes forwarded by recruiters to EPE via our career page or to any of our managers or employees will be considered public information, may be treated as a direct application from the person identified in the resume, and will not be eligible for placement fee payment to the agency. EPE will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter or agency without a previously signed third-party agreement and has not coordinated their recruiting activity with the appropriate member of the Talent Acquisition team. 

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